Fact sheet

Self-examination of breasts

Self-examination of breasts Breast self-exam, or regularly examining your breasts on your own, can be an important way to find a breast cancer early, when it’s more likely to be treated successfully. While no single test can detect all breast cancers early, Breastcancer.org believes that performing breast self-exam in combination…

Chikungunya Fever

How is the disease transmitted? The disease is transmitted from one person to another due to bite of an infected mosquito. What are the symptoms of Chikungunya fever? The symptoms begin 3 to 7 days after bite of the infected mosquito (incubation period). The common symptoms include fever and joint…

Tooth Decay

Learn to Spot the warning signs! Tooth decay is a gradual process which worsens over time. Spot the warning signs and see your dentist early to avoid complex and costly treatments. There are easy ways to protect your teeth : Brush them twice a day with Fluoridated Toothpaste Clean between…

Hand Hygiene

Making sure your hands are clean is one of the easiest ways to help stop infection spreading. The normal germs on your skin that are no risk to adults may cause infection in babies. Before entering Ankura Newborn please: Remove your Watch. Remove all jewelry from your Hands and Arms…

Feeding Your Baby

We will involve you in discussions and decisions about your baby’s feeding plan. Your baby will begin a feeding journey which may have several stages and include nutrition into a vein, tube milk feeds and sucking feeds. We will respect your decisions about feeding your baby. We will encourage and…

Child Dental Care

Healthy teeth and gums are essential to your child’s overall good health. Injured, diseased or poorly developed teeth can result in poor nutrition, painful and dangerous infections, and problems with speech development and self-image. Caring for an Infant’s Teeth Even though newborns and infants do not have teeth, it is…

Bad Breath

Causes of Bad Breath POOR ORAL HYGIENE. Maintaining poor oral hygiene is the main course of bad breath. FOOD. Eating strongly flavoured foods, such as onion and garlic, can often cause your breath to smell. GUM DISEASE. Persistent bad breath can be caused by gum disease. SMOKING AND TOBACCO. In…