Pregnancy

Infertility – Everything you Wanted to Know

Infertility

Sunaina Bhargava had everything going for her. Happily married to Rohan for five years she had nothing to complain. Last week, someone enquired when would she be sharing some ‘good news’. Sunaina broke down. “We had decided to have kids after two years of marriage, but I was unable to conceive’, she explains. For some

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Activity Corner, Baby Sleep, Education, Parenting, Pregnancy, Toddler

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

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Pregnancy, Preparing For Baby

Delectable Gestational Diabetes Friendly Recipes – A Series

What is Gestational Diabetes

Diabetes is a group of metabolic diseases that can affect anyone at point in our lifetime. So what is diabetes? Diabetes Research explains it in a simple way, “When you eat, your body turns food into sugars, or glucose. At that point, your pancreas is supposed to release insulin.  Insulin serves as a “key” to open

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Baby Sleep, Newborn, Parenting, Perspectives, Post partum, Pregnancy

Postpartum Depression – Seek Help When Needed!

post partum

I always knew people around me were hoping I would have a baby boy. The hints were sometimes subtle and sometimes not too much, but they were there all around. So it was no surprise that the entire household was super happy when I did have a baby boy. I remember distinctly my uncle/doctor commenting

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Breastfeeding, Newborn, Parenting, Perspectives, Post partum, Pregnancy, Preparing For Baby

Vaginal Delivery Or Cesarean Delivery – Which One Did You Opt For?

Birth of a baby

As a first time mother at age 27, I decided that “Ignorance was Bliss” and didn’t read up much on the “finale” moment of my pregnancy – the actual delivering of the baby! Sitting at the doctor’s clinic with no movement of the child during my 40th week and over hearing the doctors discussing that

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Pregnancy

Organize A Baby Shower | Part 3 | Games

BabyShowerNapkinGame

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

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Parenting, Pregnancy, Preparing For Baby

This Is Why I Hate Proteins! – A Mother’s Experience With Preeclampsia

preeclampsia

I think having a baby and enjoying motherhood is a dream for every woman, but for me, it has been a difficult journey. The gift of motherhood over the last seven years has filled my life with a joy that is unsurpassed. My daughters have given me many hours of fun and laughter. I would not change

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Pregnancy

Organize A Baby Shower | Part 2 | Food | Decoration

BabyShowerFood

Continued from Part 1, Once the venue is decided, next is food and decoration. Decoration Baby shower party decoration can be gender based if you know the gender of the baby or it can be neutral too. I always try to use simple but cute decorations and see if you can reuse or borrow any

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Pregnancy

Organize A Baby Shower | Part 1 | Venue

BabyShower

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

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Perspectives, Pregnancy, Working Moms

40 Weeks and Beyond – Chapter 01 April Fool’s Day

Pregnancy Test

Chapter 1 of a Mom’s Diary- The Pregnancy Test. Dated – 1st April Well its funny how things happen on a particular date to enhance the effects of what has happened. On the morning of 1st April, I woke up early. We had bought the self pregnancy test kit last evening and the usage guide

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Baby Sleep, Newborn, Parenting, Perspectives, Pregnancy, Preparing For Baby

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

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Parenting, Perspectives, Post partum, Pregnancy, Preparing For Baby

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

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Breastfeeding, Newborn, Perspectives, Pregnancy

Labor of Love

lina 2

Lina Duncan has attended more than a thousand births. One that caught a lot of attention was that of South African cricketer Jonty Rhodes’ daughter in Mumbai, who was born by natural waterbirth in April, in Mumbai. Trained in midwifery from El Paso, Texas, USA, Lina has a decade of experience in the field of

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Parenting, Pregnancy, Preparing For Baby, Product Reviews, Toddler, Working Moms

Website Review: Pinkorblue.com

baby products

This is a sponsored post written by our sponsored post writer – Geeta Today, India is probably the fastest growing market for online retailers in the world. Households from various income slabs are finding it a lot more convenient and economical to shop online, rather than scouring through the physical shops for hours. No doubt,

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Parenting, Perspectives, Post partum, Pregnancy

Parenthood Truths

Parenthood truths

R’s Mom shares her thoughts about Parenthood the second time around. 1. Never believe if they tell you that if you have one kid, it’s easier having the second one. It definitely isn’t! 2. Breastfeeding is very important, but if you can’t do it, don’t fret. Remember there are loads of formula raised children in

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