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

Weight gaining recipe for Baby: Raw Kerala Banana Powder and Porridge

Weight gaining recipe for Baby Raw Kerala Banana Powder Raw Kerala Banana Porridge Bananas are extremely popular all across India. They are easy to eat, provide instant energy and full of goodness. Kerala banana or Nendran banana has a special name and is considered very nutritious, so it is introduced right at infancy. Kerala banana is also known as Nendran banana and it is

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Most comprehensive Indian Baby Weight and Height Chart Calculator

Indian Baby Weight and Height Chart Calculator WHO baby growth tracker How to read WHO weight and height charts Indian Baby Weight & Height Chart Calculator – One of the most common concerns that we receive from parents is if their child gaining weight and height appropriately. What causes them most distress is when they see another child from their family or neighbourhood who appears

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Coconut Oil Benefits for Babies, Kids And Adults

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

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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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