Why do babies spit up milk? Should I be concerned?

Why do babies spit up milk? Should I be concerned?

Gastroesophageal reflux, infant reflux or infant acid reflux. OMG!! What do these terms even mean? And why are these terms being used in relation to infant spiting up? First, let us understand the meanings of these terms. Reflux means the flowing back of liquid. Gastroesophageal reflux or acid reflux means… Continue Reading

Sleeping Tips For Infant And Mother

Sleeping Tips For Infant And Mother

The relationship between parenting and infant sleep is complex and multidimensional. There is a close association between infant sleep and different levels of parenting which include parental behaviors, cognitions and emotions, parent–child relationship and attachment, parental well-being and mental health, and the socio-cultural context or influence of the parents. It… Continue Reading

Using Mustard pillow is good for newborns ?

Using Mustard pillow is good for newborns ?

A very common concern that I come across from the mothers is “My baby’s head shape is flattened on one side, or from the back, or looks a bit elongated. What can I do?” Newborns have skull bones that are naturally soft and flexible. The babies have two soft spots… Continue Reading

Nipple soreness

Nipple soreness

Soreness of nipples and cracked nipples are common problem faced by majority of breastfeeding mothers, especially new moms. Even though slight pain or pulling sensation to some extent is natural, severe pain and in extreme cases cuts and bruises during breastfeeding is surely an indication that something is wrong. The… Continue Reading

What to Expect from Your First Period after Pregnancy

What to Expect from Your First Period after Pregnancy

As you will get nine months freedom from your periods, you need to make sure the menstrual cycle is working fine after pregnancy. The first menstrual period you get after pregnancy is generally different from the ones you used to get before pregnancy. A normal period after pregnancy typically returns… Continue Reading

Oral Hygiene During Pregnancy And Post Partum

Oral Hygiene During Pregnancy And Post Partum

Pregnancy induces many changes in the body. The hormonal changes caused by pregnancy, as well as changes in the pH of saliva can cause gum inflammation known as gingivitis and ultimately lead to more serious oral diseases. Pregnant women and new moms are found to have more gum swelling, tenderness… Continue Reading

Wintercare for Babies

Wintercare for Babies

Winter is almost here and new moms will be in conundrum.Question is about what all are the changes that need to be made in the daily routine so that the baby will be comfortable in the cool and comparatively dry weather.The climatic changes are sure to bring about some chaos… Continue Reading

NEONATAL JAUNDICE

NEONATAL JAUNDICE

Neonatal jaundice or neonatal hyperbilirubinemia, is a yellowing of the skin and other tissues of a newborn infant. A bilirubin level of more 5 mg/dL leads to a jaundiced appearance in neonates. In newborns, jaundice is detected either by a blood test taken after 48 hrs. of birth or by blanching… Continue Reading

Dealing with Loose Skin after Pregnancy

Dealing with Loose Skin after Pregnancy

During pregnancy your skin gets stretched and thus after delivery you experience stretch marks on your body. Skin is the largest organ of your body that gets stretched as you gain weight. After pregnancy it is difficult to deal with loose skin on your body. Skin is mainly made up… Continue Reading

C-Section: Tips for a Fast Recovery

C-Section: Tips for a Fast Recovery

After 9 months of carrying the baby in the womb, you need to deliver the baby either through normal delivery or through C- section (Caesarean section). Caesarean section is generally done by making surgical incision in your abdomen and uterus. C-section is done when you don’t experience labor normally and… Continue Reading