Priya Sachan

Priya Sachan is the founder and Chief editor of Shishuworld. Mother to a 5 years old girl, she is an avid reader, loves cooking and dabbles in DIY whenever time permits.

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Himalaya FOR MOMS Intimate and Nursing care kit

Welcoming a baby is one of the biggest joys. However, with this brings numerous changes in a woman’s body. Sleeplessness, bladder issues, discharges, hormonal imbalances all add to a new mother’s discomfort. During this time, a woman needs a lot of pampering and gentle care. Himalaya has recently introduced natural intimate hygiene care range. And I being an ardent Himalaya fan was only too

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Our Journey with Pediasure – Month 3

So you know that we have been using Pediasure for last few months and we shared our experience with your guys. In this article, I want to share how we fare after about 3 months of using Pediasure. To recap, my almost 6 years old daughter had an issue with catching frequent cold and cough. She was also turning into a slightly picky eater

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6 Month Baby Food Chart / Indian Food Chart for 6 Months old baby with Quantity & Timings

6 Month Baby Food Chart with Quantities & Suggested Timelines/ Routine Once your baby has crossed that 6 month mark, you might have just started solid food for him/her or are now starting. Whatever is the case, it is important to go slow and follow baby’s lead. For 6 months old baby, we start with very dilute purees and gradually thicken them as baby

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How important is failure for success?

So, my 6 years old daughter and I were discussing a question paper which she had attempted and I saw that she had made some silly mistakes in straightforward questions. I do not bother too much about these performances but I wanted her to know so that she is careful next time. Me: Baby,if you had just checked it once, you would have caught

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How to be a #YesMom? – Here’s my secret

We have been talking about how we should try to be a #YesMom, but every mother will admit that it is easier said than done. While we all want our kids to explore different things and enjoy life to the fullest, we are always concerned what effect it will have on their health. One recent example that comes to my mind. Last month, there

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5 outfits your baby needs to rock in 2018

The new year 2018 is knocking on the door and we are all set for saying good bye to 2017. I recently went shopping for my 1 year old nephew and we went crazy looking at the cute outfits available all around. But, of course we know that there is no point going overboard when shopping for babies as they outgrow their clothes at

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Disposable Diapers – Myths vs. Facts

Every mother has gone through the dilemma of choosing the right diaper for her baby. The decision can impact your baby’s early years in so many ways that it is important to be judicious about it. Today, we bust some myths which are prevalent around disposable diapers.   Myth: Cloth is better than diaper Fact: There used to be and still is a notion

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Malaria: Causes, Prevention and Treatment

Malaria used to be and is still a dreaded word. Malaria is a mosquito-borne disease, which can even be life-threatening sometimes. Malaria is caused by a parasite, which is carried by the female Anopheles mosquito. The World Health Organization estimates that 438,000 people died of malaria in 2015. Though the number of deaths caused by malaria has come down significantly in recent years, it

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Common Baby Rashes during the first year

Guide Common Baby Rashes during the first year  Baby’s skin is very sensitive and rashes of some form or the other are very common. A rash can be a simple, harmless redness on skin or more serious looking hives or even blisters. Some of them get healed on their own quickly while others may require some treatment and stay for a longer duration. Understanding

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Jaggery benefits for kids and adults | Top 15 benefits of Jaggery/ Gur for babies, kids and adults

Jaggery benefits for kids and adults – Jaggery or gur is a wonder ingredient that every Indian kitchen boasts of. It is not just a flavourful food item but also has numerous health benefits for children and adults both. I remember my mother used to give us a small piece of gur every day during winters, when we were young. It was supposed to provide warmth

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