Managing Premature Twins

Management of Premature Twins babies Twin babies at 32 weeks (8th month), were extracted after caesarian section (LSCS) for anterior placenta which makes normal delivery very challenging. The twin children were showing signs of distress and hence emergency LSCS was performed, however the twin babies were premature and required intensive care. Premature birth or Preterm […] Read more

Stage 1 Food for Babies

MAKE ‘EATING’ A JOYFUL EXPERIENCE FOR YOUR BABY- STAGE 1 FOOD   Preparing baby food, especially stage 1 food, is convenient and quick at home.   Since this is the first time your baby is consuming something other than breast milk, you should make it a joyful experience for your baby. Try different varieties of […] Read more

Acute Gastroenteritis in Babies

Acute Gastroenteritis An 11-month-old infant was brought to the casualty of Ovum hospitals with complaints of more than 15 episodes of loose motion and 4-5 episodes of vomiting on the same day. The child was feeling weak and was not able to consume any food. This was a critical condition and required the expert attention […] Read more

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

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

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

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