Eighth Month – The Baby knows your voice!

Category: The Nine Months

The third trimester continues, and your baby will grow more in the coming weeks (32 – 35). If you haven’t thought about it yet – it’s time to begin shopping for all the things you will need during and after your baby’s birth! Read more about the eighth month of pregnancy in the given table. Read More…

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Childhood Obesity

Category: Health Lifestyle

Obesity or being overweight is not just limited to adults, and the number of children being reported obese has been increasing over the past few years in many parts of the world. About 10% of children worldwide are either overweight or obese [1]. Obese children are more likely to become obese adults. Obesity is known Read More…

Introducing yogurt and cow’s milk to babies

Category: Baby Food

Image Source – Flickr Creative Commons Yogurt (or curd) is known to be beneficial in aiding the digestive system by replenishing the friendly bacteria that help fight harmful pathogens and also useful for people who have lactose intolerance. These bacteria also help keeping the digestive tract healthy, and yogurt helps replenish the digestive tract with Read More…

First Month – The new life Begins

Category: The Nine Months

In the first month of pregnancy, a woman is often not aware that she is pregnant! This is the month a woman conceives a baby and may start noticing some changes in her body and behavior. For some the pregnancy is planned, but for some it can be a surprise. Once pregnancy is confirmed, the Read More…

Third Month – The baby begins movement!

Category: The Nine Months

The third month of pregnancy is from week 9 to 12 and the last month of the first trimester. The fetus now is safer and more developed as compared to when it was an embryo in the earlier weeks. The given table summarizes the third month of pregnancy. Mom-to-Be Baby Do’s and Don’ts Food Some Read More…

How much salt is OK in my Baby’s first food?

Category: Baby Food

Salt makes food tastier, but it is better to let the baby’s first food be without salt. The daily amount of salt required by a baby is not more than 1g per day (which means around One fifth of a teaspoon. 1 tsp = 5g of salt). Too much salt can damage kidneys, result Read More…

Some Good YouTube Videos on Fetus Development

Category: Videos

These videos are a good source of information if you want to learn about how a baby is conceived, gets embedded in the uterus, and develops further. Related posts: Are walkers good for babies?

Your Child’s Internet Safety

Category: Child Safety

Internet has become an important part of our daily lives, and children have access to abundant information through it. With all the benefits that internet provides, it comes with many possible risks that can pose a threat to a child’s vulnerable self. Some risks your child may be facing on the internet can be: Chat Read More…

Garden Gupshups and more

Category: General

Wanted to share something I wrote on my blog, about juggling work time with time spent with kids, especially during the holiday time… not sure what others moms are doing about this, but maybe the posters attached on my blog post may be of interest to some mothers… sharing one here! [ratings] Related posts: Read More…

What exactly does Stress mean?

Category: Happiness and Emotional Well Being

Numerous unavoidable situations in a person’s life can be stressful, be it exams, daily chores, finances, job, relationships, pregnancy, parenthood, remembering disturbing experiences in the past to ageing and sickness. Moreover, stress comes with its own set of bad effects on health. Stress can not be completely avoided as it is part of our body’s Read More…

10 Good Reasons to eat more Mangoes!

Category: Food

It’s Summer Time, and the King of fruits – Mango is flooding the food market. Mango mostly originates in the Indian Subcontinent, and therefore is a popular Indian fruit. In fact, it is the national fruit of India.  There are almost 60 different varieties of Mangoes found in India, but most popular among them is Read More…

Metabolic Syndrome – Are you at risk?

Category: Health Prevention

Metabolic syndrome doubles the risk of developing heart diseases, diabetes or stroke, also termed as metabolic syndrome X, syndrome X, insulin resistance syndrome, Reaven’s syndrome, cardiometabolic syndrome, prediabetes or even CHAOS. It is a cluster of symptoms that promote development of diabetes or heart diseases in a person. Though metabolic syndrome affects mostly people above Read More…