Coconut or nariyal is an essential in every Indian home and so is coconut oil. Whether you use coconut oil for cooking or not, it is still a staple and is present in almost every house in India. Being a tropical country, this wonder nut is grown in most coastal parts and easily available in rest of the country too. Coconut is a wonder
Parenting is perhaps the most challenging of jobs and no single guideline is correct for all. Here we try and help answer some of your questions, during this amazing and nervous time of your life be it taking tentative steps in newborn care, bathing, massaging or even clipping nails.
We cover areas like diapering, teething, feeding your baby, when and how to start solids, ideas on those first foods and immunisation. We provide you with useful tools to help take care of your baby like Immunization chart, tracking sheets for newborn baby.
We provide a ready to refer milestone chart, which you can print and stick to your baby’s crib or changing table, so you don’t have to go, browse internet every time you want to check on something.
We try to help you in taking important steps like planning that first vacation with your baby by air, rail or road.It takes a look at planning finances for your baby even before s/he is born.
Protein Rich Foods for kids – Protein is an important nutrient for everyone but much more so for growing children. Protein is also called the body building nutrient and helps in building, maintaining and repairing the tissues of the body. Parents often worry about their kids not getting enough protein in their diet but the good news is children need much less protein in
Once we get our little bundle of joy in our hand, we constantly think of how to keep him/her healthy and safe. Every decision becomes monumental. How to keep our baby safe while sleeping is another such thing that keeps revolving in our mind. Few Parents opt for crib sleeping while some for co sleeping. Now a days, many of the parents are aware
With winter at its peak, we keep getting questions about caring for infants and young kids during the cold months. Winter brings with it seasonal colds and persistent coughs, which are heartbreaking to say the least. This is specially true in case of babies whose immune system and skin barrier are still developing making them prone to viral and bacterial infections. So, we have
Ear piercing for kids is an important ritual in India. I recently got my daughter’s ears pierced. And I had plenty of question before we took the plunge, so I realised that there must many parents across the country and the world who must be having similar questions. Ear piercing is a common ritual which has been followed through generations and it is common
Importance of hydration for Mothers and Kids – with Dr. Poornima Shankar Summer is at its peak and one of the most common queries that we receive is how to ensure children don’t get dehydrated. Recently, Himalaya Baby Care invited Dr. Poornima Shankar, Sr. Research Scientist & Nutritionist for a live session on their Facebook page to talk about this very topic. I
Many mothers worry that they are not producing enough breastmilk and want to increase breastmilk supply. One of the best ways to increase breastmilk supply is to keep nursing frequently. Frequent nursing signals to your body that it needs to produce more milk. But before you get worrying, it is important to be sure that you actually have low breastmilk supply. A lot of
When my daughter was baby, I was often not sure which spices to add in her food. Turmeric and cumin were the safest ones and I added them to most of her food, but I was hardly sure if I should add some more spices to her food. Also, garam masala is required in a number of recipes and I did not want to
Stomach aches are common for babies and they can make an appearance out of the blue. Your baby is perfectly happy and suddenly starts fidgeting and crying. She may be unusually fussy and seems very uncomfortable. This could mean she is having stomach pain due any of the common reasons. Thankfully, it not usually anything serious and can be mostly relived by some common
Is kajal safe for baby? Kajal for baby -This is a question that we are asked quite often and I can understand how confusing it can be for a first time mum to make this decision. On one hand, you have parents and other elders in your family advising you to apply kajal and on the other hand, you doctor and internet may be