Category Archives: Baby Health During First Year

Baby’s health is always the foremost in any parent’s priorities. First Year in a baby’s life is perhaps the most difficult and nervous phase for parents. Parents learn on the job, so small baby health issues can look much bigger and may send you scampering to the doctor, which is always advisable if you think necessary. One day, your baby is absolutely healthy , fit and fine and next day s/he has some rash, fever, eye infection, diarrhea, constipation, acid-reflux or vomiting. Having knowledge about common physical problems and first-aid can serve you well in taking care of your baby’s health. Here we present a guide to illnesses and other health issues in babies. To find out Hospitals and Baby Health Care Centers around your home, check out KHOJ.  Find common first aid

New Mommies Dilemma- Crib sleeping or Co sleeping? Which is advantageous?

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

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How To Take Care Of Your Baby & Toddler In Winter?

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

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Ear Piercing for Kids: Correct Age, Precautions, Safety Tips

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

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How Much Water Is Needed By Baby, Kids & Mother?

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

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8 Home Remedies to Relieve Stomach Pain in babies

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

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Kajal for baby – Is it Safe to Apply Kajal/ Surma/ Kohl in Baby’s Eyes?

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

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Monsoon Baby Care Tips : 10 Tips For Taking Care Of Babies During Rainy Season

Monsoon Baby Care Tips – Monsoon season is here and it is raining and pouring all across India. Babies and young children needs special care during this season and we are today sharing 10 simple tips with you all to make sure you and your children are healthy and happy during the rainy season. Monsoon Baby Care Tips/ Caring for Babies during Rainy Season

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pH Balance of Baby’s Skin and Daffy Cleansing Syndet bar for babies

Daffy soap bar review for babies Daffy cleaning bar for babies You must have heard about pH balance of skin, but most common people do not understand what it really means. Let us try and understand what it is and how it affects our baby’s skin. What is pH? The pH is a measure of acidity and alkalinity of a substance or solution. The

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Gastroesophageal Reflux (GERD)| Acid Reflux in Babies and Kids

It is common for babies to bring a little milk up or spit up after feeding, specially when they are burped. But frequent vomiting accompanying discomfort and crying which leads to weight loss is a more serious condition commonly known as infant acid reflux or GERD.   What is Acid reflux ? Acid reflux or Infant acid reflux a.k.a Gastroesophageal Reflux (GERD) is a

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What is the right way to massage baby?

What is the right way to massage baby? Which oil to use for massaging baby? How to do infant massage? Massage can be a great way to bond with your baby. In India, a baby is massaged as soon as she is 4-5 days old. Massage is usually done before bath. Massage can be done using baby oil, lotion or some sort of edible

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