Dehydration in Babies

When there is not enough fluid in a baby’s body, they experience dehydration. Babies are more prone to dehydration that adults. Dehydration can be caused due to excessive loss of fluid through vomiting, diarrhea, fever and sweating.  It is very important to keep track of the baby’s fluid intake in order to keep dehydration at […] Read more

Dehydration During Pregnancy

Pregnancy is a delicate period of time where extra care is to be given to both mother and child. During the summer, dehydration is common among everyone. Dehydration is a result of the body losing water faster than the amount being consumed. The condition may seem like a mild one, however, dehydration can cause a […] Read more

Baby Milestone: Reacting to Sounds

A baby can hear sounds and noises from the time they’re in the mother’s womb.All the sound information they gather in turn helps them in brain development and also plays a vital role in developing skills like sitting, rolling, standing and walking. Even though a child’s ears are well developed at birth, it takes around […] Read more

Pregnancy Discharge: What’s Safe?

Pregnancy is a delicate time where many are concerned about the health and wellness about the mother and baby. Increase in vaginal discharge is one of the earliest signs of pregnancy. Leukorrhea, the normal vaginal discharge is thin, clear or whitish and has a mild smell. The discharge becomes more prominent and heavier as the […] Read more

Managing Croup in Babies

Croup is a respiratory condition occurring in children where the larynx (voice box) and trachea (windpipe) swells. Croup is common among kids who are between 6 months to 3 years old. It is quite in children older than 6 years. Causes Croup is generally a result of viral infections like Influenza & Parainfluenza.  However, it […] Read more

Benefits of Lamaze For Childbirth

The Lamaze method, developed by French obstetrician Dr. Fernand Lamaze in the 1950s, is a prepared childbirth technique. It teaches expectant mothers to cope with the pain in ways which also help in facilitating labor and making it more comfortable. It also works on increasing women’s confidence in childbirth by removing the negative preconceptions associated […] Read more

Massaging a newborn baby

Massaging of a newborn baby is the gentle pressing of the baby’s body with rhythmic strokes. It serves multiple purposes and has numerous advantages for the baby. It helps in improving the baby’s digestion, assisting the baby in gaining weight, improves blood circulation and soothing of teething pain. The gentle massaging of the baby produces […] Read more

Important Baby Milestones

From the moment the baby is born, every parent is anxious about their development. Even the smallest of milestones become thrilling. Many parents look for milestones like rolling over and walking. Here are 10 small milestones during a baby’s first two years that have a lot of significance: Eye Contact: As a baby turns 6 […] Read more

How To Check Your Baby’s Temperature

Your baby’s normal body temperature can range from 36.5°C to 37.5°C (97.8°F to 99.5°F). If your baby’s temperature is 100 degrees Fahrenheit or higher, it means that your baby has a fever. You should only use a digital thermometer while checking your baby’s temperature. It is not advised to place the thermometer in your newborn’s […] Read more