The measles–rubella (MR) vaccination drive was launched on Feb 6, 2017 in states like Karnataka, Tamil Nadu, Pondicherry, Lakshadweep and Goa. This campaign is massive, and one of its kind of effort in the entire world. The final goal is to immunize 405 million children in the age group of 9 months–15 years by 2019. … Read more Measles Rubella vaccination drive across India!! Should you vaccinate your child?
Newborn baby’s head out of shape When you take your baby for the very first time in your arms and notice her head, it is quite normal to look out of shape. New born babies have soft spots (scientifically called fontanels) on their heads. These are meant to facilitate birth by being able to be … Read more Is your baby’s head out of shape? Causes and treatments
Babies have amazing curiosity and energy levels. It is of utmost importance to make their surroundings safe. Little ones are prone to get serious injuries when they are active and eager enough to try everything new. Keeping an active baby isolated in one room for safety purposes is simply out of the question. As parents, … Read more Important tips to make your home safe, once your baby is on all fours
Raunak looks healthy as a one-year-old toddler. But his mother is still worried as he rarely gives any response to her loving gestures. Most of the time he looks dull and aloof of the people around him. His elder sister was totally different at this age. She played peek-a-boo with her father, started babbling and … Read more Do you think your toddler is not social at all? Must watch for Autism red flags
It is the biggest blessing for a mother to give birth to a healthy baby. Life becomes upside down when parents discover that their young one is suffering from Autism. Pregnancy is the most important journey, which if completed with certain cautions can help avoid such a mishap in parents’ life. So, what exactly is … Read more Tips to minimize the risk of giving birth to an Autistic child
I know when your child has a real bad cold, it seems quite comforting to give that magic dose of antibiotic and wave a goodbye to sick days as soon as possible. But wait and ponder!! Think hard before giving antibiotics to your child. Read about some important concerns before starting the antibiotics for kids. … Read more Stop!!Think hard before giving antibiotics to your child.
Full term babies should be ready for solid food by the time they reach their half birthday. Clinical reports suggest that the majority of normal babies and obviously premature babies are not developmentally ready for the graduation from milk suckling to manage semi-solids swallowing until between 6-8 months of age. Here, is a quiz to … Read more Is your baby ready for solid food?
There is nothing best than hygienically prepared fresh baby food with right nutritious ingredients. Here is a list of some tools, which can help busy moms make mess free meals in a jiffy. Equipment you will need to prepare baby home food 1. Blender This is a must have tool needed to puree the food … Read more What all you need to make hygienic baby food at home?
Exclusive breastfeeding is recommended for infants till the age of 6 months as it provided better immunity. Breast milk provides all the essential nutrients till the age of 6 months. However, 6 months and above age baby has increased requirement of iron and zinc in his body, which can’t be met by Breast milk alone. … Read more Step by step guide to introduce solids to babies
It is quite an unnerving experience to watch your little baby having a hard time to suck milk and even breathe while suffering from cold. Babies are so fragile. So, obviously self-medication should not be tried on them. Cold take its own sweet time (about 1-2 weeks) to go away. There are some tried and … Read more Home remedies to soothe newborn’s cold