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

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

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

Why use silverware to feed babies

Why use silverware to feed babies

Mostly, all Indians are aware of the tradition of gifting silverware to babies during the “Annaprashan” (A Hindu ritual/ceremony when the infant starts to have food for the first time other than milk). This tradition is definitely not to show just the riches or wealth as goes the saying “born… Continue Reading

RASHES IN BABIES

RASHES IN BABIES

As an anxious parent most of the times even a single blister or some rashes on the baby’s body is more than enough to make a parent tensed. Googling about rashes at that point will further make you end up with more confusions. So, here we are trying to address… Continue Reading

ADMINISTERING ANTIBIOTIC USAGE IN BABIES

ADMINISTERING ANTIBIOTIC USAGE IN BABIES

Usage of antibiotics has been and always will be a matter of controversy. We can tackle this dilemma easily if we know the basic concept. Here we are attempting to answer a few questions related to antibiotics which most of us have in our mind. WHAT ARE ANTIBIOTICS? As the… Continue Reading

Growth Spurts in babies

Growth Spurts in babies

What is growth spurt? Spurt literally means to move with a sudden burst of speed. You will notice that your baby has put on weight all of a sudden, has increased in length/height as well as increase in head circumference or achieved a milestone during the growth spurt. The most… Continue Reading

COMMON AILMENTS IN NEWBORN & INFANTS & HOMEOPATHIC SOLUTIONS

COMMON AILMENTS IN NEWBORN & INFANTS & HOMEOPATHIC SOLUTIONS

Parenting challenges is to keep your baby healthy and to build up healthy immune system, but even after due efforts of parents infants do fall prey of some routine ailments because of their vulnerability to external influences. Is it something wrong that infants fall ill? No, it is only natural… Continue Reading