Category Archives: Pregnancy

On National Safe Motherhood Day, India needs to promise overall wellness to its mothers

National Safe Motherhood Day is observed on April 11 of every year to enforce that women must have the availability and adequate access to care during pregnancy, childbirth and postnatal services. Every minute of every day, somewhere in the world and most often in a developing country, a woman dies from complications related to pregnancy or childbirth. A woman’s…

5 Reasons To Introduce Indian Classical Music To Your Baby

Indian Classical Music

There are lots of articles out there saying listening to Mozart music will make your baby smarter. I too bought Mozart music CD during pregnancy & listened to it everyday. The aim was not to make my baby smarter though, but to expose him to soothing calm music & inculcate love for good music. Whenever…

Organize A Baby Shower | Part 3 | Games

Continued from Part 1 which deals with Venue and Part 2 which deals with Food and Decoration. Some of the games that we tried and enjoyed Guessing Mommy’s Tummy Measurement This is one of the standard game played in all baby shower. All you need is a yarn or some thread. Ask friends to guess mommy’s tummy measurement…

Organize A Baby Shower | Part 1 | Venue

Baby Shower / Valaikappu / Seemantham / Godh Barayi are a celebration to welcome the new baby and to shower the mom with gifts and blessings. I am really blessed because my family and friends arranged for both the traditional and non-traditional celebration. I really enjoyed and had loads of fun. Food, friends and family…

It Is Not Easy – Even The Second Time! – Confessions Of A Second Time Mom!

Confessions of a Second Time Mom! (1)

Having a second kid is as tough as having your first! Whoever told you it is easier is lying! Seriously! am not even thinking of a third one,but am sure it will be as tough! It’s tough being a second time mom! Right from the delivery to Breast feeding to starting solids to worrying about milestones to…

Moms At WorkPlace – Maternity Benefits and Beyond

maternity benefits

  It’s a moment full of hope for working women in India. On September 2, Maneka Gandhi, Union Minister for Women and Child Development, proposed to the Cabinet to increase maternity leave for working women from the present three or six months, to eight months. “Considering the fact that overall public sector employment has declined…