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 Baby Diapers review

Two of the biggest concerns of any new parent are: Is the baby feeding well? Is the baby sleeping well? We have talked a lot about baby feeding, today let’s talk about sleeping well. One of my neighbours has had twins about 6 months back and she has been complaining about not able to get enough sleep, which is understandable. She told me that

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Checklist for a hospital bag to prepare for a hospital birth

By the time you are 35 weeks pregnant, you might want to keep your bags ready to be able to rush to hospital or birthing center at shortest notice. It is important to keep a list of what to pack to be delivery ready and keep the hospital bag prepared and at an easy to reach in your house, maybe even in your car. You

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Homemade date syrup for babies, kids: Natural sweetener for infants

Homemade date syrup for babies, kids How to make dates syrup at home How can we sweeten baby food without adding sugar One of the most common queries that I receive is how to sweeten baby’s food, when it is recommended that we avoid sugar specially refined sugar in baby’s food. There are many ways in which baby food can be sweetened naturally. One

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Toddler Nutrition: How to meet the Nutritional needs of Toddlers

The nutrition needs of a toddler is very different from that of an older kid. A child goes through rapid growth upto 6 years. These early years are the ones when there is maximum growth physically and mentally. Studies have shown that by six years of age the brain attains 90% of its adult size. They get milk teeth, they develop bones and muscles

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Top 30 Hindi Songs for kids, Bollywood Children Songs, Hindi Lullabies/ Lori, Patriotic songs

Music and songs are inherent to any culture and ours in no different. There is no dearth of rhymes and songs written for children, some so old that nobody even knows how they originated. Bollywood or Indian film industry has also given us numerous evergreen songs, patriotic songs  and lullabies for children. When my daughter was a baby, two things really used to soothe her

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Healthy, Homemade Sweets for kids/ Healthy Weight Gain Recipes

Healthy, Homemade Sweets for kids/ Healthy Weight Gain Dessert Recipes The sight of chocolates, candies and sweets makes the child reach out for it. And then there is a mother who is constantly worried about the cough and cold package that gets added uninvited. Plus, she feels it is empty calories and so unhealthy. Who says that sweets cannot be nutritious and healthy?   The

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50+ Independence Day, Republic Day Ideas- Crafts/Food/Books/Dress up/Colouring pages

Indian Independence Day, Republic Day Craft ideas Independence day, Republic Day activities chart for kids Books to read on Indian Independence Day, Republic Day Independence Day, Republic Day Fancy dress ideas How to dress up for Indian Independence Day, Republic Day party Food ideas to celebrate Indian Independence Day/ Republic day Indian Independence Day/ Republic day colouring pages India themed crafts We did this post when it was close

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Before, During & Beyond Pregnancy : Live Session with Dr. Hema Divakar and Himalaya FOR MOMS

I recently attended Himalaya BabyCare’s Facebook live session with Dr. Hema Divakar, who is a renowned gynaecologist. This session was generously conducted by Himalaya FOR MOMS and the good news is they will be conducting similar live events in future as well. It was a very informative and fully interactive session and Dr. Hema Divakar was very open to answering questions from the attendees.

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30 Handmade Rakhi Ideas- Easy DIY rakhi for kids

Easy DIY rakhi for kids to make school rakhi making competitions Handmade rakhi designs for Rakshabandhan DIY rakhi ideas The festival of Rakshabandahan or Rakhi as it is commonly called is just a couple of weeks away. This Indian festival is a day for brothers and sisters and is celebrated with greater joy across India. This festival celebrates and strengthens the bond between brothers

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Traditional Chinese Healing Therapy ‘Qigong’ on Pregnant Mothers and their Unborn Babies

 “There is no better feeling than the movement of Life inside of you” – Anonymous Traditional Chinese Medicine or TCM has evolved over thousands of years, through various eras and developments whilst retaining its original essence of science-backed therapies. Today, it has set itself as a distinctive benchmark as an effective medicinal as well as purification/healing process for the mind, body and soul of

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