Dr. Afshin PourMirza, MD, Phd, Obstetrics and Gynaecology – Maternal Fetal Medicine, Managing Director of Feto Maternal and GenetYX Center
You missed your period, a question comes into your mind, am I pregnant? Next thing you do is take a pregnancy test by using one of those over the counters. You got 2 lines! Does this mean you are soon to be a mother?
Essential preparations for your newborn's sleep routine
16 May 2018
It might seem counterintuitive, but babies are not born with the ability to differentiate between day and night. The first 3 months are spent developing this pattern, so being able to adjust your sleeping patterns to prepare for ...
It might seem counterintuitive, but babies are not born with the ability to differentiate between day-and-night. The first 3 months is spent view more
What is the best way to soothe a teething baby?
04 Jun 2018
Typically, babies get their teeth in pairs from the age on 5-6 months. First come the middle two on the bottom. A month or so later, the two above those arrive. Still, it's not uncommon to see a baby with four bottom and no uppe ...
In light of Breast Cancer Awareness Month, there is this quote floating around the internet. The said quote talks about how mammogramming your boobs is more important than instagramming them. While this couldn't be truer (and hilarious in equal par ...
Pregnant or Breastfeeding during Ramadan? Somethings you need to know...
02 May 2019
Although pregnant or breastfeeding ladies are exempt from fasting under Islamic law during the Holy Month, some will choose to fast. The most crucial thing to remember is not to make any decision without first consulting your doctor with his/her full knowle ...
Working Mums Making the Most of their Time this Ramadan
26 May 2019
Maintaining your family’s schedule throughout the year is challenging, and this can become even more challenging during the Holy Month of Ramadan. For Muslims, the Holy Month is the most glorious of the year and is accompanied by a renewed sense of co ...
The temperature’s rising and expecting moms will be feeling it more than most! Hormonal changes in pregnancy mean you’re going to be physically warmer anyway so it’s often a real challenge to feel comfortable during the depths of summer. T ...
Are They Not Entertained? Keeping Kids Engaged this Summer
05 Aug 2019
My kids are so excited for their summer vacation… unfortunately, I’m not! Like many parents, this time of the year brings a mixture of emotions. Of course, I love the idea of my children being able to chill out and rest over the school break. H ...
Family mornings just got a lot busier and there’s no doubt many of us struggle to get back into the morning school routine. So, for the week that’s in it, here are some great ideas you can adopt to save you and your family time (and stress!).
Too much screen time? Easy Alternatives Device-Obsessed Kids
25 Nov 2019
Today’s children (or the adults of tomorrow, I should say!) are as familiar with technology as we are with an old friend. Their comfort level with phones, tablets, and PCs is so high that they have no problem figuring out how to do any kind of task or ...
We’re fast approaching a time of year associated with family, friends, and indulgence! With the festivities and New Year looming, we can all benefit from continuing to take care of our health despite the temptation to neglect it f ...
Parents and Carers – Enjoy Some Well-Deserved Time Off
18 Dec 2019
The end of the year can be an intensely busy time with a lot of social events taking place, visits to be made, and invitations to answer. Handling the school holidays, bank holidays, and new year festivities can easily multiply the stress in our lives, even ...
Every year as the clock strikes 12, the whole world celebrates the beginning of a new year. Every year we make a gazillion promises to ourselves to start the New Year in a better way, but the real challenge starts when the first week passes by and the motiv ...
How to Recognise and Deal with Children’s Aggression
26 Jan 2020
Most parents feel helpless when it comes to dealing with their child’s anger and aggression. Parents blame their selves and feel that they are failing at parenting, when they are unable to handle the tantrums thrown by their kids. Depending upon your ...
A nursery school is a school for little children usually between the ages of three and five years – it provides educational play rather than simple childcare under the supervision of professionally trained staff.
Be Calm and Do the Right Thing at the Time of Emergency – COVID 19
17 Mar 2020
Life in the UAE is just as good as any developed country. Except for the hot weather and only during summer time. If you are earning well enough to own a nice place to live and send your kids to school - you can lead a content life in the Emirates.
How to Pick up Signs if Your Child is bullied by their Peers – How to Help Them?
13 Sep 2020
Schools have now been reopened and kids are back to some sort of normality after a long summer break and distance learning. However, this will have its own challenges at some point as kids return to their normal routine and some with new form of verba ...