Category Archives: Expecting

Getting to know that you are pregnant is one of the biggest joys a woman can know in a lifetime. We here help you figure out  those pregnancy signs early on before you get your first test done. You can find info on what to eat and what not to eat during pregnancy, ideal weight gain , how to calculate your BMI. Not only this, we also help you in one of the biggest joys of pregnancy, shopping and preparing for you baby’s arrival, whether it is clothes, bedding or bath supplies.

New dads and babies – building bonds that last a lifetime

So  you are  expecting  !!!   Your  friends  send  you  congratulatory messages ,  fellow  moms   excitedly share  with   you  the  joys  of  many  first  times.  This is a  time  of    change  both  physically  and  emotionally  for  the   expecting  mom . While  not  as  apparent  the  expectant  father might  be  dealing  with some changes  himself ,  some  of  which  are hardwired   culturally , and  some   biologically

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Gestational Diabetes : What, Symptoms & Precautions

Gestational Diabetes is a kind of diabetes which is diagnosed in pregnant women, who were previously not diagnosed with diabetes. This is usually diagnosed in third trimester of pregnancy.GD usually affects between 4 to 10 percent of pregnant women.   It occurs when the body does not produce enough insulin. Insulin is a hormone which breaks down body glucose to energy which is used

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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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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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Is it safe to fast during Pregnancy : Balancing spirituality with maternity

Pregnancy and Ramadan : A guideline to healthy fasting for the mother and foetus Can I fast when i am pregnant? Is it safe for a pregnant woman to fast? It is generally considered to be safe for pregnant women to fast, however each case is different and one must consider health concerns before making a commitment to fast. A consultation with the gynecologist will

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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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4 Best Stroller Safety Tips For The To-Be Parents 

Stroller safety tips Points to remember when buying a stroller   As the baby starts beautiful journey of life, parents feel the need for the prams to travel along or roam around with their baby at comfortable wheels. Baby moves around in the prams, takes a nap in the pram so it is primary need of any parent; but you need to be aware

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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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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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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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