Rish Singhania

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One hundred and twenty mothers from upper socio-economic status and education up to graduation level were assessed for infant feeding practices using a pre-tested questionnaire. Prelacteal feed of honey was administered by 51.7% and initiation of breast feeding delayed by more than 24 hours by 68.3% of mothers. Colostrum was discarded by 53% mothers; 83%(More)
Real time ultrasonography was done in neonates to establish the norms for ventricular size and to see if there is a correlation between ventricle size and gestational age. A total of 153 normal infants admitted to our nursery after September, 1989 were taken up for the study. First ultrasound was performed within six days of birth. Sonography was done with(More)
This study was undertaken with the aim of providing adequate calories for optimal growth in low birth weight (LBW) by fortifying human milk with medium chain triglycerides and sugar. Twenty-one LBW babies with birth weight between 1.0 and 1.75 kg and gestational age 28-36 weeks constituted the study material. They were administered expressed human milk,(More)
The motor and cognitive development of a visually handicapped child is delayed due to various constraints placed on learning by the handicap. The child requires a functional visual assessment, and assessment of mental & motor development. Based on these findings a total remediation programme needs to be worked out. This is individualised, integrated &(More)