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

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