Dr. Amit Jayasingrao Nigade

Dr. Amit Jayasingrao Nigade

MBBS, FCPS(Child Health), MD (Peadiatrics), Clinical Fellowship in Neontaology & Perinatology
16 Years
Marathi, Hindi, English
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Dr. Amit Nigade is a practicing Neonatologist and Paediatrician who is well versed with new-born babies’ problems, immunization and vaccination, nutritional assessment, growth and development of infants, childhood infections and new-born care. He has pursued his MBBS from Maharashtra Institute of Medical Education and Research (MIMER) in 2004, FCPS (paediatrics) from College of Physician and Surgeons Mumbai in 2008, MD in Paediatrics from University of Seychelles in 2010 and Fellowship in Neonatology in 2014.  Dr. Amit holds an experience of 16 years. He has also been awarded with Joy to work with Consultant Paediatrics and Neonatology. He is a member of Indian Academy of Paediatrics (IAP) and National Neonatology Forum (NNF).




MMC: 2005/02/01219


Indian Academy of Pediatrics (IAP); National Neonatology Forum (NNF)




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How do I keep up with personal hygiene with a newborn? | Dr. Amit Jayasingrao Nigade
"First important thing is bathing for personal hygiene usually after birth, after 24 hours, bathing is done with lukewarm water, not adding any soap. Only by lukewarm water the bathing is done for a couple of days and then mild neutral pH soap is used. All baby soaps contain a mild neutral pH soap has been used. So all baby soaps contain mild neutral pH. So all baby soaps can be used for bathing. The second most important thing is changing of diapers regularly. So checking diapers if there is dirt present, not to keep them for the longer time. The third most important thing is the washing of their clothes. Washing of their clothes should be done with the soap as we as using a little bit of dettol in the water will help in killing the germs These are mainly the three cracks that will help in maintaining the personal hygiene of the baby. For the mother as well bathing regularly will be helpful, the second will be nipple care is most important because babies feeding through the breast . So nipple comes in frequent contact with the baby. So nipple care is washing them regularly, keeping it clean. That will help in ensuring good hygiene for the mother as well as the baby"
Can babies in NICU be breastfed? I Dr. Amit Jayasingrao Nigade
"Baby in the ICU can be breast fed. Usually from 34 to 36 weeks. Baby develops sucking swallowing reflex. Accordingly there are infant driven scales are available. We can plot the baby on the scale. Initially breast feeding is not started right away. It is started with the oral feeding and gradually transitioned to the breast feeding. Can be breast fed but requires patience as well as support from the lactation. Know how much baby is feeding and is there a stable weight gain normal feeding so this question needs to be answered before we start oral feeding"
How can I make my baby burp? I Dr. Amit Jayasingrao Nigade
"Keeping the baby upright for 5 to 10 minutes. The milk from the food pipe will go into the tummy that will help the baby not to vomit, the milk will ensure the milk will stay in the tummy will be digested. Sometimes it happens that the baby doesn’t burp. It is not abnormal, not to worry about that. Keeping the baby upright will make sure that everything is done. After some time if baby becomes older what we can do is putting the baby on the firm flat surface, which is called as tummy time. That will help in making sure that the gases are passed. That way it will help the baby in digesting the food"
How do you feed a new born baby? I Dr. Amit Jayasingrao Nigade
"The feeding of the newborn is one and only breast feeding. It will sure the growth and development of the newborn. Breast milk provides the benefit to the mother as well as the baby for baby provides protection against adult onset disease like hypertension, diabetes, allergy, obesity. For mother it provides benefit against reduction in weight, reduction in uterus size, as well as reduction in the ovarian and breast cancer. The breast milk formation has 3 main components for initial 2 to 3 days, it provides colostrum. The colostrum is very rich in protein as well as nutrition content. Second is the transitional milk. It usually starts from the second, third day which is more in water content, which suffices the thirst as well as the hunger of the baby and third is the mature milk which starts for 15 to 20 days of pregnancy which provides more nutritional requirement at that age"
How do you start complementary feeding? | Dr. Amit Jayasingrao Nigade
"According to WHO, the complimentary feeding starts from 6 months of age, the complimentary feeding in the food other than milk. So that ensures the growth and development of the infant. It usually starts with simple foods like rice water, dal water, and built on that the complimentary foods are introduced in the baby according to taste as well as the compliance of the baby. It usually starts from the non-milk liquid diet to transition semisolid diet and to solid diet. The target is that to achieve the baby should be eating with the family at 1 year of age"
Changing seasons & diseases that come after pregnancy | Dr. Amit Jayasingrao Nigade
"After pregnancy, women may experience changes in their immune system and hormone levels, making them more susceptible to seasonal diseases such as colds, flu and allergies. It's important to take preventive measures, like maintaining good hygiene, getting vaccinated and seeking medical advice promptly to protect both the mother and the newborn"

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Which city and centers, does Dr. Amit Jayasingrao Nigade practice at, on Cloudnine?

Dr. Amit Jayasingrao Nigade practices at Shivaji Nagar, Pune.

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Patients frequently visit Dr. Amit Jayasingrao Nigade for Pediatrics & child health issues related consultations and treatments.

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What is Dr. Amit Jayasingrao Nigade's education qualification?

Dr. Amit Jayasingrao Nigade has the following qualifications: MBBS, FCPS(Child Health), MD (Pediatrics), Clinical Fellowship in Neonatology & Perinatology

What is Dr. Amit Jayasingrao Nigade a specialist for?

Dr. Amit Jayasingrao Nigade is a child's specialist.

Dr. Amit Jayasingrao Nigade - Paediatrician, Pune - Book Appointment Online, Fees, Reviews, Contact Number | Cloudnine Hospitals

Dr. Amit Jayasingrao Nigade is the Best Paediatrician in Shivaji Nagar, Pune, which is nearby Yerawada, Aundh & Kothrud. Book Appointment Online, View doctor fees, read user reviews and real patient feedbacks, Contact Number - 099728 99728. Dr. Amit is a Senior full time Consultant at Cloudnine Hospitals - Consult the best paediatric specialist nearby you. Dr. Amit Jayasingrao Nigade holds an MBBS, FCPS(Child Health), MD (Peadiatrics) and Clinical Fellowship in Neontaology & Perinatology.

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