About Dr. Elizabeth John

Dr Elizabeth John has been working as an Ayurveda doctor for over 25 years and holds an MD as well as a PhD in Ayurveda. Presently, she is the Professor and Head of the Department of Shalya at the Karnataka Ayurveda Medical College (KAMC), Mangaluru, Karnataka, India. 

Articles created by Dr. Elizabeth John

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Celebrating and preparing for a little baby

The ancient texts have referred to each stage of life as ‘a unique gift from God’, including the birth of…

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The breastmilk checklist: Things to know

Ayurveda elaborates on a unique yet scientific set of facts surrounding breastmilk. The scriptures present several details regarding the formation…

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Ayurveda baby care – Keeping the mother healthy

The health conditions of the mother and the baby are crucial during childbirth. Hence, Ayurveda prescribes the following practices to that…

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Ayurveda & Baby care – an introduction

Ayurveda has gained wide recognition for its contribution to general medicine and surgery. However, only precious little is known about…

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What’s in a name -the Naming ceremony or Namkaran

The Namakarma Sanskar is usually held after the first 11 nights of a baby’s delivery.

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Understanding Neonatal Occipital Alopecia

NOA occurs temporarily on the occiput of babies between the ages of two and three months.

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Understanding your baby’s brain

Find out more about the development of a baby’s brain and the few home remedies that could enhance its growth

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The teething baby – Dentation

Dentation is perhaps one of those areas of baby-care that raises a sense of curiosity among many new parents. Be…

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34 signs to know that your baby needs help

Newborns are more susceptible to infections than children. It is important that you watch your baby carefully for any signs…

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Dhaatri – a long lost breastfeeding practice?

Child-care during the first 12 months is a herculean task. More so if the mother is unable to spend ample…