Our Team

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Dr Harmanpreet Kaur

MBBS MD(Obs and gyane)
MRCOG(UK)
Mch in minimally invasive surgery(UK)

Dr Harmanpreet Kaur is an Obstetrician and gynaecologist with a special interest in pregnancy care. She began her career in Obstetrics and Gynaecology by completing her post-graduation (MD in Obs and gynae) in India. Thereafter she moved to UK and completed her MRCOG(UK) and MCh in minimally invasive surgery (laparoscopy and robotics). She is a member of Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologist, London, UK and Federation of Obstetric and Gynecological Societies of India (FOGSI). She has worked both in Indian and UK hospitals (NHS) in Obstetrics and gynaecology. She is very dedicated, highly professional and patient oriented. Her expertise involves dealing with High-Risk Obstetrics, LSCS, Painless Deliveries, Normal Deliveries, Complicated Deliveries and gynaecological procedures. She has multiple publications in prestigious Obstetrics and gynaecology journals and has done many presentations in national and internal conferences. She believes and advocates holistic care of women in pregnancy and postpartum period which involves not only medical management but also lifestyle modifications incorporating regular exercises, yoga, and good nutrition. She is passionate in improving maternal care provided to pregnant women, especially in India.

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Dr Ruchi Aggarwal

BAMS IBCLC
International Board Certified lactation consultant
IYCF From UNICEF and RPYT

Dr Ruchi Aggarwal, an International Board-Certified Lactation Consultant is working in the field of lactation for about 5 years. She has helped thousands of mothers to achieve their goals of exclusive breastfeeding for 6 months and then continuing breastfeeding till mother and baby are ready to wean. Dr Ruchi Aggarwal’s passion to help babies to get best nutrition and mothers to enjoy their journey of motherhood is reason for her constant learning, dedication, and determination in the field of lactation. Her hunger for knowledge, determination and experience is seen into her consultation. She is a good listener, skilled and good in communication who first evaluate the things and then gives the suggestion. Being mother of two kids who were exclusively breastfed for 6 months and then continued the journey, she knows herself what all types of difficulties mothers can face during their journey of motherhood. In fact, she started working as lactation consultant, after being experienced as mother herself. She is currently working as lactation consultant in Delhi and Indirapuram Dr Ruchi Aggarwal believes that mindfulness in the work is the key to success, achieved by first loving yourself, keeping yourself healthy by yoga and meditation.

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Rupal Shah

MSc Nutrition and Dietetics
Registered Dietician
Certified Diabetic Educator

Rupal Shah received her master’s degree in Nutrition & Dietetics from Mumbai, India. She is a Certified Diabetes Educator & have qualified National Eligibility Test for lectureship. Her endeavours are focused towards providing most advance & scientifically proven Medical Nutrition therapy for disease Management and lifestyle modification in different life stages.  She is also international member of Academy of Nutrition & Dietetics, USA & volunteering as Global Liaison for Indians in Nutrition & Dietetics IND – MIG. She is Winner of Wimpfheimer Guggenheim International Exchange in Nutrition, Dietetic & Management & AIND Outstanding Achievement award on October 22nd, 2018 Food & Nutrition Conference & Expo, Washington DC. She has also conducted talks & camps for several schools, corporates, banks & Mumbai traffic police. In her free time, she is an avid food, fitness & nature enthusiast. Often, she can be found at one of her favourite fitness studio, cycling/ hiking unexplored destinations, cooking up a storm in kitchen or geeking out about the latest nutrition research. She believes that "Eating is an art that needs practice. Once it's a habit it never leaves you !!!"

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Priyamwada

MSc Nutrition and Dietetics
Registered Dietician
Certified Diabetic Educator

Life member of Indian Dietetics Association, Nutrition Society of India, The Indian Association for Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition and Nutrition & Natural Health Sciences Association. Priyamwada is a certified dietician and nutritionist with more than 8 Years of experience. She deals with various aspects of clinical nutrition like Diabetes, Heart disease, Liver and Kidney diseases, Nutrition in Pregnancy and Lactation and Lifestyle disorders, Pre and Post- transplant dietary management, Paediatric nutrition, Diet in Weight management, Metabolic disorders and many more therapeutic nutrition. She has attended and organized various health camps and events where she has counselled children as well as parents. She has worked with Safdarjung Hospital, Max Health Care, Sitaram Bhartia Insitute of Science and Research, Narayana Health, Fortis Healthcare, Apollo Hospitals and Health ARX Technologies private ltd. She loves working with Pregnancy and Lactation, PCOD/PCOS, Critical Care, Renal Diet and Diet in Diabetes Diet in Heart Disease. She also develops healthy recipes to add more nutrition in meals. She has observed that people have become more aware about their diet and are following preventive measures to be healthy, but still, many myths are prevalent in the society around dietary habits especially in pregnancy and postpartum period. Presently she is working as consultant nutritionist (Brain before birth – Dhwani Program) with Brain Gurukul and chief dietitian with food for heal.

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Dr Smitha R Varne

BNYS (naturopathy and yoga sciences)
MD, alternative medicine

She is a NATUROPATHY & YOGA DOCTOR practicing from 11years. She did her BNYS course from RGUHS, Karnataka & MD Alternative Medicine. She is Passionate in teaching yoga to attain good health, immunity & amp; mental balance. She is currently working in Bangalore.

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Shirley Arulgruz

CAPPA certified childbirth educator
Advanced Certified Lactation Professional

Shirley, a mom of adorable twin brats, is a CAPPA certified childbirth educator. She loves to read books, cook for loved ones & travel. One thing which really drove her towards educating pregnant women was her own experience with twin pregnancy & breastfeeding journey. After giving birth, she truly believes that each birth has its own unique and powerful story. Keeping this in mind, she helps women stay strong & confident in pregnancy & postpartum period. Her experience with Breastfeeding was a piece of cake with the support from her loved ones & friends who boosted her confidence even with twins. Her journey inspired her to start lactation course so that she can give the same confidence to the lovely mothers in need. She is currently working in Bangalore and is attached to The birth home, Bangalore.

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Shampa Banerjee

MSc. Nutrition
Registered dietician( Indian Dietetic Association),Certified diabetic educator
Fostac FSSAI Food Safety Trainer in Advanced Catering
Diploma in Sports Nutrition from Fab Academy, California, USA.

Shampa Banerjee has been working as a professional dietitian for the past 15 years.  What truly sets her experience apart is the diversity she brings to the table. Shampa completed her Masters in Dietetics, and began her career working in one of the biggest multi-speciality hospitals of her city. Since then, she has worked in clinics, both online and offline, research centers, an institute specializing in women and childcare, a hospice working with terminally ill-patients, as one of the chief dietician at formulating Nutritional Supplements, and as a mentor and guide of a State Level Women’s Cricket team. This incredible mix of experience in the field of dietetics has prepared her to empathize and find solutions to the widest range of nutrition related problems her patients/clients might have. In addition, her client base is truly international, making her intently aware of food patterns among cross-cultural demographics. For the last couple of years, she has specialized in working with the diet plans of people

from East Asia and Middle-East. In her tenure as a professional dietitian, Shampa has been a resource person in various corporate health camps, television shows, online live streams, and other community outreach health camps. Several of Shampa’s articles have been published in newspapers and online portals. Shampa is also a member of the Indian Dietetic Association, a certified Diabetic Educator, a Fostac FSSAI Food Safety Trainer in Advanced Catering, and a Diploma holder in Sports Nutrition from Fab Academy, California, USA.

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Vidhyasree Srinivas

CAPPA certified childbirth Educator

Vidhyasree, mother of two, currently lives in Bangalore. She is an Internationally Certified Childbirth Educator and also founder of Art of Giving Birth. She is also an active member of many birthing communities in India. After getting an unmedicated successful VBAC on her second pregnancy, she realized how important it is to be prepared for the birth and to have a good Support. She wants to extend her support to expecting parents by providing them with Evidence Based Information. She wants every expecting parent to approach birth with much more confidence and have a fulfilling, empowering and positive birthing experience. She would love to be a part of your pregnancy journey; help coach you and your family through this transitional journey to motherhood. She is currently working in Bangalore.

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Praneetha Bhagavatula

MSC Clinical Nutrition
Certified Diabetes Educator

Praneetha Bhagavatula is a certified dietician with almost 5 years of experience in the field of Clinical Nutrition. She is a life member of Indian Dietetic Association. She has completed her post-graduation in Clinical Nutrition from Sri Ramachandra Medical College and Research Institute-Chennai. She has interned from Global Hospitals and has worked as Dietician for reputed multispecialty hospitals KIMS, AIG and Rainbow Children and Gyenic hospital in Hyderabad. She has received Best PG student – Clinics award (2014-2016 batch) from Sri Ramachandra Medical College and Research Institute, Chennai. She was also Presented with certificate of appreciation AIG ACHIEVERS CLUB (2018-2019) for impressive performance in hospital for delivering quality work and was presented with a token of appreciation in Rainbow Hospital for receiving positive feedback from pregnant and postnatal women. She has also published observational study in her field in the International Journal of Foods and Nutritional Sciences. She is currently based in Hyderabad.

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Kiran Rawat

M.A in yogic science
Diploma in Acupressure YTT 200

Kiran began her career into the yoga with a master’s degree in Yogic Science. Kiran went on to develop skills in creating powerful teaching plans that aim to support and benefit each and every individual. She is experienced and passionate yoga instructor with three years of teaching experience and has done advance training in Asana, Pranayama, Ashtanga, Vinyasa, Drishti approaches. She has been recognized with 200 hours Yoga Teachers Training at Rishikesh, Uttarakhand and has also done Diploma in Acupressure from ASPEUS Prayagraj. She has always been a people-person and working with a wide variety of unique individuals to aid in their yoga practice is what makes her feel alive. She enjoys the fast-paced and influential nature of her job bringing forth a love and respect for the art of yoga. She also has two years of experience in Himalay Yog Shodh Sansthan as a Yoga Instructor. She was honoured with Gold medal in National and State Yoga Championship. She has worked one on one with Students to nurture their motivation and created an environment where students felt supported and encouraged.

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Vaishali Verma

MSc Nutrition
Member of Association of Diabetes Educator (ADE), Member of Indian Dietetic Association (IDA)

Vaishali Verma has over 6 years of experience in the field of Nutrition and Lifestyle disorders, she has been one of the few dietitians who have been extensively trained and qualified in the field of Nutrition and Lifestyle disorders, and in the past has worked with organizations like Diabetes Care and HealthifyMe, Dr. Shikha’s Nutrihealth and esteemed hospitals like Arogya Hospital and Sir Gangaram Hospital, New Delhi.  She has been instrumental in setting up counselling sessions for patients at Hospitals and Colleges and is equipped in designing customized plans for patients for various lifestyle diseases and also for pregnant and postnatal women. She has given various health and wellness talks on women related issues. Her area of expertise involves giving dietary advise, diet charts to pregnant and postnatal women and also diabetes management. She also is expert in dealing with lifestyle disorders as PCOD/PCOD. She has received Food Safety Supervisor Certificate of Competence organized by FoSTaC, FSSAI, held at Lady Irwin College, University of Delhi. She is currently working as a Consultant Dietitian, Diabetes Educator at Manipal Hospitals, Dwarka, New Delhi.

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Rajalakshmi Ramanathan

CAPPA Certified Childbirth Educator
Maternal and Child Nutrition Expert
Advanced Certified Lactation Professional
UNICEF Certified Infant and Young Child Feeding in emergency Expert

Rajalakshmi is a mom of two kids. She works part time as a Birth educator and Lactation Professional in a hospital. She has completed her Childbirth Educator Training , Infant and Young Child Feeding in Emergency from UNICEF and Lactation Professional and have been educating pregnant mums. She really enjoys teaching about birth, breastfeeding, nutrition, and postpartum care. She loves seeing how it clicks for some parents discussing about physical, hormonal, and emotional process of birth. All her classes are evidence based and she tries to lighten the mood around such a tense subject of labour and birth. She currently lives in Chennai and is attached to a maternity hospital.

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Priyanka

B.ed Yoga sciences

Priyanka is a dynamic professional with nearly 3 years’ experience in Indian Yoga. She guides members through invigorating and encourages yoga practices. She also provides fitness counselling. She teaches Pranayam and Meditation amd also focuses on how to lead a stress free life. She teaches yoga for losing weight and for prevention and healing of common colds, sinus problem, hypertension, back pain, knee pain, Arthritis, depression, stress. She is charismatic, flexible, enthusiastic, friendly in nature and artistic.

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Pallavi Sharma

Certified yoga teacher (ERYT 500)

Pallavi started her yoga journey in 2014 as a teacher or yog sikshak. She has Spent one year in Rishikesh with Sadhvi Bhagwati (Parmarth Niketan). As a yoga teacher she was teaching in Mumbai group classes and private classes. In 2018 she went to Uttarkashi for deep intensive sadhana. She also takes hatha, pranayama, mantra chanting philosophy and alignment &adjustment classes. She has done Kri yoga from Bangkok. Currently she is teaching at Sohum yoga school in Noida and Gurgaon.