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Medication for mother and foetus: Part 2

(.. contd from Ayurveda Medication for mother and foetus) A new mother undergoes several physiological changes from the fourth month of her pregnancy till the time of her delivery. Let us take a look at the ways in which she can be assured for a healthy and smooth delivery. 27 grams of butter During the […]

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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 assure the well-being of the woman and her baby. The pregnant woman’s regime Garbhini Paricharya or the ‘regimen of a pregnant woman’ refers to the monthly check-ups and instructions given by the medical expert. Dietary […]

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Feeding your baby: From breastmilk to solids

The initiation, duration, and exclusivity of breastfeeding depend greatly on the mother’s perception of ‘adequate breastmilk for her baby. Subsequent transition to semi-solids and solids is a decision that mothers take. How do you go about this transition. When do you start ?  Many mothers fear to practice exclusive breastfeeding due to: The belief that […]

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Preserving your baby’s stem cells: The 5 types of questions

Stem cells banks have proven to be beneficial in many ways. Then again, the debates regarding its preservation have triggered a wide range of concerns related to its effectiveness as well as the costs incurred by the parent to do so. More importantly, the terms associated with stem cell research have often left many parents in […]

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Ayurvedic medication for the mother and foetus

Ayurveda is the holistic science that perceives man as not a mere mortal of physical existence but a being with a body, mind and soul.  Thus, ayurveda applies a very holistic approach to pregnancy and its related ailments. The efforts, for a healthy progeny, do begin before its conception. It includes stabilizing the mother’s menstrual […]

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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 the Ayurveda baby care techniques. This article is an introduction to how alternative medicine looks at baby care and their advise. A brief history of Ayurvedic Pediatric care It is true that newborn and Pediatric […]

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Breastfeeding techniques- lessons for first time mothers – Part 2

Breastfeeding is a natural opportunity to communicate love at the very beginning of a child’s life, providing hours of closeness, nurturing every day. This is part two of a two part series on breast feeding techniques. There are few ways to ensure that your baby consumes sufficient milk while feeding.  Most of these methods are simple […]

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Breastfeeding techniques- lessons for first time mothers – part 1

Breast milk is the best gift that a mother can give her newborn baby. It is a unique way with which a mother fulfils her role of a nurturer . This is a natural opportunity to communicate love at the very beginning of a child’s life, providing hours of closeness, nurturing every day, laying the […]

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Joys of baby clothes

Baby clothes are galore for you munchkin. From Red Rompers to Dhotis, those dressing up little munchkins ,  especially mommies,have a wonderful time. Babies are the cutest persons in the whole wide world in any attire they adorn! How do you choose the best clothes for them ?

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Sweets for Baby’s Diwali

Diwali, the festival of lights, is around the corner. Amid the hustle and bustle of shopping frenzy, many people also gather around the locality’s popular sweet shops. The Peda, Gulab Jamun and many lip-smacking sweets do add flavour to the celebrations. Now, who would want to refuse a bite or two of these all-time favourite goodies? […]