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VITAMIN C : How Important in Viral illnesses?

Vitamin C is an essential micronutrient for humans, with pleiotropic functions related to its potent antioxidant and a cofactor for a family of biosynthetic and gene regulatory enzymes. Vitamin C contributes to immune defense by supporting various cellular functions of both the innate and adaptive immune system. Its deficiency results in impaired immunity and higherContinue reading “VITAMIN C : How Important in Viral illnesses?”

Infant Feeding Decisions in times of COVID Pandemic

With COVID cases on the rise in last 2 months in India, challenges are faced when a pediatrician is encounters a situation where a family/mother is panicked and confused about feeding decisions for the newborn when mother is known COVID positive or when a previously nursing mother is diagnosed as COVID positive. There is flurry of doubts and apprehensions that is blasted upon the healthcare professionals.

Dr Shacchee Baweja, who is an International Board Certified Lactation Consultant(IBCLC) briefs about these situations in this small educational video.

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