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You just welcomed your little bundle of joy in this world!  Congratulations! Holding this tiny human is so overwhelming and you are overcome with so many emotions all at once and rightly so! You want to protect this tiny little version of you from the big bad world and you want the best of the world for your baby! You’ve always heard...
As your kids grow, they may forget what you said .. what they never forget, is how you made them feel. Most of us derive the definitions of discipline from our own life experiences. Our parents, either one, if not both have most dutifully relied on the traditional intimidation techniques to inculcate discipline and good behavior - and these have...
A baby’s skin is so soft and smooth that everyone loves to stroke it and feel its delicacy against their own. But, it is neither flawless nor perfect in every aspect. A baby’s skin takes some time to fully adapt to the external conditions which are quite different from a mother’s womb. During this period of adaptation, it can...
A baby grows at an unprecedented rate within the first year of his life. He increases in height and weight while acquiring a number of developmental skills along the way. This helps him adapt to the new environment around him in a gradual yet productive way. In fact, a baby’s physical growth and development are two different aspects which have...
During the period of lactation which lasts for at least 6 months, breast milk becomes the sole source of food or daily nutritional requirements for the baby. A woman’s body is naturally designed in such a way that it produces breast milk which comprises of everything a baby needs including many nutrients and energy sources. In addition to the energy...
Vitamin D is fat-soluble vitamin synthesized by the skin in the presence of adequate amounts of sunlight. It is also known as the “sunshine vitamin”. Since vitamin D can be easily synthesized by your body in sufficient quantities, it does not fall under the category of essential nutrients. How vitamin D3 is formed Vitamin D can be found in different forms....
Healthy sleep is important for a baby as much as good nutrition. Every mother knows the struggle of handling a sleep deprived baby. Babies tend to become all cranky and fussy when they do not receive adequate sleep. On the other hand, your baby’s nap time is your nap time too. It often becomes the period of the day...
Sometimes babies tend to get fussy and uncomfortable during or after feeding. This is mainly because; when a baby feeds it tends to swallow air along with the gulps of milk. These bubbles of air fill up the space of the stomach and give a feeling of discomfort. Thus, the baby becomes all cranky and fussy. The best way...
Babies cry all the time. It is one way they use to communicate with their parents. When your baby gives that specific cry you can tell exactly whether it is time for feeding, a nappy change or something else. But, sometimes babies start to cry continuously for hours on a regular basis for no apparent reason and their parents...
A baby who has been enjoying the safety of a mother’s womb for nine months has to deal with the risks imposed by a number of pathogens and infective agents in the environment, once it is born into this world. But, a child’s immunity system is not fully developed at this point and it will not be fully capable...