Tag: starting solids

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The most common question which parents have about starting food for babies is what to offer, when to offer and how much to offer. Every child is different and every parent is unique. Some people introduce semi-solid food to their baby after 6 months, while some others start semi-solid food after completion of 4 months and a few…

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Every mother’s secret desire is to start solids for their infants, Honestly . I  did an impromptu survey and that’s what I came  up with…Most moms want their kids to start solids, because they believe they will get a good night’s sleep. I barely remember what I did when my older one was an infant. But…

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Inculcating healthy eating habits in kids is a daunting task for most mothers. Getting kids to eat healthy foods – fruits, veggies, dal, fish, meat and dairy – often require mothers to resort to negotiations, threat, bribery and even spanking sometimes. Over time, even these tactics become unsuccessful. After umpteen such failed attempts, the mothers…

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Sep 9

Weaning

My daughter was fully weaned at around 18 months. As per the doctor’s advice, I had decided to breastfeed my daughter S up to 12 months, exclusively up to 6 months and then supplementing with solids. The start to breastfeeding was a tough one.  So I figured weaning should not be easy as well. I…

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New mom, diapers, dads, motherhood, parenting
Jul 5

Tune Out

New mother? Baby howling into your ears? Advice pouring in from all sides? Think you’ll go crazy? Here’s a list of things every new mother ought to know: 1. Diapers are not evil: It’s true most moms in previous generations did not use diapers. It’s also true that disposable diapers are not environment-friendly. But if…

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How do you measure optimal health? Is it ok to judge if your child is healthy if he or she is plump and happy? How about a skinny child who is hyper active? Is your child’s appetite healthy, or is she eating too much or too little? I don’t think there is any one answer…