Baby’s first fever

  For first time parents, their baby’s first fever is usually a scary situation. But if you’re well prepared, it is nothing to panic about. Infants are very delicate in the first few months of their life and their immune system takes time to develop. So it is important to pay attention to any changes in your baby’s behavior. Touch your baby’s forehead and check to see if it is warm. It is not always necessary for the baby’s body to heat up if he/she has a fever. Look out for symptoms ...
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Signs of Postpartum Depression

  Postpartum Depression usually affects women right after childbirth. It normally occurs in the first year after delivery.  Frequent changes in your mood or the way you feel about everyday things are the affects of depression. It mostly effects women but can also be seen in men who are new fathers and even in couples who have adopted. Without proper counseling, the depression may last a long time. Postpartum depression is common in people who: Are relatively younger parents. Have f...
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Importance of vaccination

For every parent, their child’s health is the top priority. They will do everything possible to protect their children and make sure that they are healthy.  The best way to do this is to make sure that your baby is vaccinated at the right time. Babies get a number of vaccinations by the time they are 2 years old. This may seem a lot to a few parents but it is necessary.  Here are a few reasons why Vaccination is very important for your child’s healthy living.   Saves lives: Vaccines...
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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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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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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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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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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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