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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How to take the best care of your baby in Summer!

If you've had a baby in the last couple of months, we’re sure you're already stressing over how you are going to take care of your baby this summer. Your little bundle of joy is as delicate as a rose & protecting your baby from anything & everything, is all that you need to think of. The summer heat can be dangerous for your baby as their skin is easily affected by the heat. Their skin is more susceptible to overheating and heat rashes. As our tiny little angels can’t cool themselves...
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Breastfeeding as a method of contraception

Most women who recently delivered a baby use breastfeeding as a method of birth control to uphold a gap between baby’s births. Efficiency is an important concern while considering a birth control method. Today, we are discussing on how effective is breastfeeding as a birth control method. How does breastfeeding work to prevent pregnancy? Breastfeeding naturally suppresses the hormones that are necessary for ovulation (release of an egg from the ovary), in turn, prevents conception. Baby’s ...
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Tips of breastfeeding for new moms

Breastfeeding is an important topic for every new mom. Your body will produce colostrum (pre-milk) for first few days after your baby's birth. Colostrum is nutrient rich and has properties including antibacterial and immune-system-boosting substances. Colostrum may be either thick and yellowish or thin and watery. After 3 to 4 days of colostrum production, the breast of new mom starts producing milk. Sometimes milk production might take few more days’ time which is quite normal. Points to kno...
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How to deal with earwax of your child ?

Earwax is nothing but secretions from glands in ear canals, sweat, and skin that has been shed. It has an important role in keeping the ears healthy. Medical term of earwax is cerumen. Earwax helps to trap tiny particles of dirt and dust protect the eardrum and ear canal by giving a waterproof lining for the ear canal After the wax is produced in the ear, it slowly comes out through the outer ear canal. Then the wax falls out or comes at the time of bath. Some kids have more earwax c...
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Delicious yogurt recipe for kids with diabetes

Preparing recipes for kids with diabetes can be a daunting task. Here we present four interesting recipes for kids with diabetes made with yogurt. SALTED LASSI It is a traditional drink of India and helps to beat the heat. Ingredients Plain Yogurt - 2 cups Water - 1/2 cup Black Salt - 1/2 teaspoon Roasted Cumin Powder - 1 teaspoon Salt to taste Procedure Take yogurt in a bowl. Now add salt, black salt and roasted cumin powder into it. Next add water and whisk ...
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Top five reasons to immunize your child

Immunization or vaccination is significant for child's health as it helps to protect them against a range of diseases. Under UIP (Universal Immunization Programme) following vaccines are provided: BCG (Bacillus Calmette-Guerin), DPT (Diphtheria, Pertussis, and Tetanus Toxoid), OPV (Oral Polio Vaccine), Measles, Hepatitis B, and others. Here are reasons why you should vaccinate/immunize your child: Immunization can protect your child's life: Advances in medical science helps to give protectio...
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Neonatal conjunctivitis and tips to prevent It

Conjunctivitis is referred as inflammation of conjunctiva which is the thin tissue covering the white part of the eye and inside portion of eyelids. When conjunctivitis occurs in infants within first 28 days of life, it is called neonatal conjunctivitis. Neonatal conjunctivitis is usually caused by the bacteria like Chlamydia trachomatis, Neisseria gonorrhoeae, Staphylococcus aureus and Streptococcus pneumonia. During vaginal delivery, gonococcal or chlamydial infections are transmitted from ...
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Hearing screening for newborn

One or two babies in every 1000 babies have permanent hearing loss in either one or both ears. There are certain factors which increase the risk of hearing the loss in newborn. The factors include: Illness of mother during pregnancy Family history of hearing loss Exposed to certain drugs which affect hearing Baby's development is affected significantly due to permanent hearing loss. Early detection of hearing loss in a newborn can help these babies to develop language, speech and comm...
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Diet of kids with cystic fibrosis

What is cystic fibrosis? Cystic fibrosis (CF) is a disease which affects epithelial cells which are found in the lungs and the digestive system. If a problem occurs in these cells, the balance of salt and water in the body gets disturbed. This leads to the formation of abnormally thick mucus, and this mucus can clog up the lungs which cause breathing problem in kids with CF. Similar mucus can impact the digestive system and block the body from getting the essential nutrients like fats and vit...
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