Category Archives: Preparing For Baby

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…

Breast Pumps – A Product Guide For India

breast-pumps

Motherhood is a fulfilling and exciting phase for a woman but it can sometimes also be frustrating! Overnight life becomes topsy-turvy and no amount of homework can prepare you for this amazing journey. However, all new mothers, for sure, are well-aware of the benefits of breastfeeding their babies. As more women opt to strike the balance…

Invited to a Baby Shower? Gift a Book!

Books for Baby Shower

Baby showers and ‘first visits’ to meet newborns come with the need to carry along the perfect gift. Clothing, bedding, towels and other ‘baby essentials’ are always popular, but run the risk of duplication – and are outgrown so quickly! More meaningful and original is a book, which should hopefully be treasured forever. Here are…

5 Scary Realities Every SAHM (Stay At Home Mom) Should Know

Stay at home mom in India

I used to be a working woman till few years back, pretty ambitious & a workaholic. I was used to hefty paychecks, regular outings, movies every weekend, a great social circle, shopping sprees and what not! Then things changed when I was trying to conceive. It was a much longer than a normal process for…

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…