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
Importance of folic acid during pregnancy Why is folic acid crucial during early pregnancy You’ve spent the longest three minutes of your life waiting for that pregnancy test to turn out positive. And it did! The very next thing on your agenda should be to double up that morning bowl of cereal and order an extra loaf of 100% whole wheat bread to go
BMI or Body Mass Index is a gross estimate for the amount of fat in your body. It is a number calculated from a person’s weight and height and applies to both men and women between ages of 18 to 65. BMI provides a reliable indicator of body fatness for most people and is used to screen for weight categories that may lead to health
Weight Gain is normal, healthy and essential during Pregnancy. Most healthy women gain weight between 8kgs to 15kgs during pregnancy. Most of weight gain occurs during second and third trimester.
Diet is on top of every pregnant woman’s mind. Eating for two does not mean, you need to eat twice as much, but well-balanced diet with some extra calories for the development of the baby is required. Your body works extra-hard in making the baby and needs adequate energy as well as nutrition for the job.