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 ...