Breastfeeding, Featured, Preparing For Baby, Working Moms

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

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Preparing For Baby, Product Reviews

Product Review: Bumchum Diapers

BumChum

I have two kids. The older one is 4.5 years and the baby is 7-weeks old. Confession: I have never tried using cloth diapers for both of them. With my first born, once the baby moon period was over or somewhere along that time, I came to the realization that baby products are generally overpriced and started saving up on things

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Newborn, Preparing For Baby, Product Review

10 Toxic Chemicals That You Did Not Know Might Exist In Baby Products

Indina Mom and child

This is a sponsored post Pregnancy is the time we take utmost care of ourselves. We eat right, we breathe right, we sleep right. We know how tender & vulnerable our little one is inside. And, after the baby is born, we rush to the chemists & buy those baby products like soap, shampoo, powder,

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Book Review, Children's Books, Preparing For Baby, Story Time

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

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Parenting, Perspectives, Preparing For Baby, Preschoolers, Toddler, Working Moms

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

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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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Breastfeeding, Newborn, Preparing For Baby

5 Things to Have to Make Breastfeeding Easier

5 Things to Have to Make Breastfeeding Easier

Breastfeeding is not a easy journey for most new moms, it definitely helps to be prepared before the baby arrives not only in terms of gathering enough information about breastfeeding but also in terms of gear that can make the whole experience easier. Nipple Cream Breastfeeding can a lot of times bring cracked, sore nipples and

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Breastfeeding, Newborn, Parenting, Preparing For Baby, Working Moms

#IMCRadio – Breastfeeding – Why? When? How? with Dr. Manisha Gogri

Dr. Manisha Gogri

You can reach out to Dr. Manisha Gogri at manisharg@gmail.com and at her website – www.fitforbirth.net  

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Parenting, Preparing For Baby

Welcoming An Adopted Baby Home?

sushmita sen and two daughters

We talked about Adoption as a process in this post. Bringing a little one home is a day to celebrate. It’s a day that marks a new beginning for both parents and the child. When it comes to biological children, family and friends are involved throughout the pregnancy and are present to welcome the baby home.

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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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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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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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Preparing For Baby, Product Reviews, Tech Reviews

Wooden Baby Beds and Cribs from Wudplay in India

wudplay crib

This is a Sponsored Post written by our writer Geeta. As a doting parent you never want to take a chance on your baby’s health and safety. Be it in case of regular immunizations, pediatrician visits, healthy food, hygiene and even safe, eco-friendly toys and furniture. When it comes to baby furniture, baby crib or baby

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Gender Neutral Parenting, Preparing For Baby

Diary of an Expecting Mom

expecting mother

Last week my friend Anamika ( part of my girl’s gang ) planned for an adventure trip. Since it was a long weekend, they planned for a trip to Rishikesh for rafting. All excited she started the preps in full swing going for shopping, buying paddling suits, paddling pants. But little did she knew that

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