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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 a child. Hence, it should be celebrated. These samskaras or sacraments include the various stages of prenatal care, namely: 1.Garbhadhana or the conception 2.Pumsavana or the protection of the foetus 3.Seemanta or the parting of the […]

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The Parents’ diary – Part 1

When sleep becomes a distant dream – by Shreelakshmi Abhishek Nair I still remember how excited I was to know that my little angle was soon going to be part of this wonderful world. Every visit to the doctor as well as an ultrasound session was as exciting as a carnival. Not only would my […]

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It’s all about the rains, your baby and you!

The rains are bound to leave you mesmerised. With the scent of the drenched, birds chirping and the kids splashing around in the mud, like ‘’merry” peacocks with their feathers spread-out. However, the monsoons also demand a great degree of caution. It is wiser to take a few precautions to prevent ailments such as the […]

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#100daychallenge – The last 10 days to Aim for the Name

Only 10 more days to go! The #100daychallenge – Aim for the Name has proven to be a fun experience for the young and old! In the past many weeks, we have compiled a list of over 100 baby names for your little prince and princess. But, don’t worry. Your time is not up until […]

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Xylitol gum wipes: For healthy baby teeth

Every parent craves for that day when their baby gives them that precious toothy grin! Indeed, it is adorable. In a nutshell, the apt dental care for your little one can assure you of many such happy moments. But how does one do so? This product could help you to a large extent. Keeping bacteria […]

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Baby names: The 5 dos and don’ts

“What’s in a name?’” say many. The truth – a name is a big deal! It is the first step towards becoming a unique individual.  In a world where animals and even vehicles are ” christened” by many, a person indeed has a right to do so too. The most challenging of the naming processes […]

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Healthy food for the lactating new mother

Insufficient breastmilk has been a concern for many yet-to-be mothers. Most often, it is the need to initiate the baby to formula feeds or any such supplements that leaves them worried and confused. Interestingly, 90% of the mothers, in the present era, ensure that their babies are solely breastfed until he or she turns seven-months-old. […]

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Caring for your premature baby: Expert guidelines.

Babies born before 37 weeks of gestation are considered preterm or premature and are vulnerable to many complications due to the physical and physiological immaturity. Parents often find it difficult to care for the “preemies” due to various reasons. These babies are often unusually small and have specific nutritional and developmental needs. Why do premature […]

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Complementary food for your baby: 7 guiding principles

Most parents are often puzzled by the various aspects of baby food. Questions related to the introduction of semi-solids, solids or even a combination of both have been some of the most common concerns. According to Amrita Desai, a child nutrition expert, your baby should be given the appropriate quantity of different foodstuffs at each […]