Easy ways to stay cool and enjoy your summer pregnancy by Dr. Asmita Potdar

A gynaecologist by profession, Dr. Asmita Potdar, Apollo Cradle, Pune, shares a few tips for pregnant women on how to stay hydrated and relax in this summer heat with Life 365, Pune’s leading English daily. One can avoid the spell of heat exhaustion with appropriate precautions and care. As the doctor describes the ill effects of the summer heat, she explains how the body of a pregnant woman, takes twice the normal time to cool down. However, the body also needs minimum exposure to sunlight f...
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Preparing for natural childbirth

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First pregnancy? Want to choose natural birth but fear keeps getting in the way? How about giving fear some reasons to stay away. After all, natural birth is the healthier delivery option. What you need is an understanding of the natural birth process, emotional & physical preparation, and most importantly the support of your family, friends & your doctor. If you have all this then you are very much prepared for a normal delivery! Why & what to understand about the birth process? ...
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Baby Care Tips You Should Know

When you hold your baby for the first time you’re unable to describe the feeling. But, once you bring your little angel home, it is possible you get frantic about how to take care of your baby. Especially if you are first time parents. So, here are a few newborn care tips to help you out. The first guidance can begin from the hospital staff itself. While you are still there, you can ask the doctors and nurses for advice on what all you need to take care of when holding your baby, about breast...
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Pregnancy Exercises For A Normal Delivery

During pregnancy you need to take extra care of yourself, but that does not mean you just rest for the whole day. For a successful pregnancy, there are some exercises which you should do. You can’t go for your rigorous workouts, but there are exercises which you can do during pregnancy which in turn help you during labour. Here are some simple exercises which you can do during pregnancy for good health and to prepare yourself to give birth. Don’t forget to walk Walking is the most simpl...
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5 Tips To Help You Prepare For Natural Childbirth

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When you see a woman giving birth to a baby naturally, but does not show as much pain as the usual childbirth stories suggest; it doesn’t mean she is good at giving birth. It means she was well prepared for delivery. Pregnancy is not just the time where you see your baby bump grow. Your womb is not just an organ where your baby grows ; It is much more than that and if you understand what all it means then you are well prepared for natural childbirth! Here are a few tips which can help you ...
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Go the natural way. Don’t expose your baby’s skin to chemical products

When born, your baby’s skin is very tender and sensitive. You need to take extra care and protection to safeguard your baby’s delicate skin from harm. You want the best skin care for your angel and what is more better than natural baby skin care? Not all on the counter baby products are safe for your baby. Majority of them contain chemicals and artificial fragrances which are actually harmful for your baby. So here are some natural baby skin care products which will help protect your b...
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A guide to preparing healthy baby food

The first year of your baby’s life is vital due to essential health developments. Your infant needs to eat healthy so that he grows into a fine toddler! Are you struggling to feed your baby, who is hungry at regular intervals? If you are wondering how to feed your child healthy baby foods so that he retains his energy to run around, we are here to help! Below, is a healthy baby food guide. Here are some great ideas for preparing nutritious baby foods, throughout the first year: Four...
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Five effective ways for new mothers to balance work and family life

Are you a new mother? Finding it difficult to manage your work-life balance? You’re at the right place! The idea of 'having it all' might seem impossible to you, but here we are to help you strike the balance the right way, while keeping your boss & your little one at home, happy! Tips for you to balance work and life: Inform your colleagues – Make sure that you inform everybody at your workplace about your present situation, that you might not be available as often as earlier. Spe...
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Simple, homemade food toddlers love

Your tiny toddler can also be a very picky eater. It can sometimes be a very hard task to make them eat some nutrition. You need to be innovative, come up with your very own ‘homemade toddlers food ideas’ and convert them into ‘food toddlers love’. Here are some simple homemade nutritious food items you can start of with. Apple smash with a cinnamon touch Feeding your baby smashed apples is something everyone does. Sprinkle your apple sauce with some spices, giving it a little twist, and ...
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5 must-have fruits on your baby’s Summer diet!

Summer-time calls for fresh & cool food time! Don’t you feel like having something fresh, cool & light for your meal? Eating something hot, is a big no-no for us, this summer. Then what about your tiny toddler? Ever wondered what’s good for him? Here are 5 fresh & nutritious summer foods to re-energize your baby & keep him fresh all day long! Watery Watermelon! On top of the list is our super-cool fruit! Watermelons act as a cooling addition to your tiny tot’s drink diet. ...
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