Baby food

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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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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 […]

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Food for infants: The homemade miracle grain

Did you know that some food for your infants is, in a sense, part of grandma’s kitchen recipe list? Child nutrition expert, Nidhi Mehta, explains how certain grains and pulses can be further enriched to assure your child of a healthy growth pattern. She says: Amylase Rich Food or ARF is a good complementary food […]

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How Indians introduce solid food to their babies

Indians, for generations, have celebrated every milestone of a human being’s life. The various customs associated with Indian culture are fine examples of such occasions. Interestingly, these are not mere traditions as most people deem them to be. On the contrary, each of these practices are governed by scientific and medical facts. To begin with, […]

Baby books Good Food For Kids by Dr Umesh Vaidya and Krisha Krishnani

A complete guide to baby food – Read it

Book: GOOD BOOK FOR KIDS; Authors: Dr Umesh Vaidya and Krisha Krishnani, Publisher: The Write Place, Price: Rs. 799 A wise person once said – Patience is the secret of good food. No offense, but with mother dearest and grandma around, food for your baby is truly an adventure. Not only are you given a […]

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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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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? […]

Baby food What to Feed Your Baby? This pediatrician’s best advice

Feeding Your Baby – A pediatrician’s best advice

  Dr. Tanya Altmann, pediatrician and author of What to Feed Your Baby, is an expert on baby and early child nutrition. At her own practice, Dr. Tanya helps new parents overcome the stress of first feedings and get babies started on a lifelong healthy eating journey.  […]

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Feeding your baby: Know more about storing breast milk

After a long wait, your little one is finally in your arms. You are indeed are excited and can’t stop grinning. However, the one thing you need to learn is the art of feeding your baby! It is recommended that your baby should be exclusively breast fed for the first six months. Although the natural […]

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Simple ways to burp your baby

[vc_row][vc_column width=”1/2″][vc_column_text]Your baby is likely to feel uneasy while feeding. Burping your baby, in such situations, may not be as simple as many consider it to be. 1. Always burp your baby when the feeding time is over 2. Burp your baby for about a minute and then continue feeding 3. If your baby is […]