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Do you wonder why the shampoo that you have been using for the past five years suddenly makes your hair limp; and your face appears darker than usual? These are changes that you cannot avoid in pregnancy. Pregnancy hormones bring about changes to almost every part of the body, including your breasts, skin, hair, teeth and gums.
You are feeling giddy and nauseus. Your menstrual cycle has been delayed. Things don't seem quite right. Consult a gynaecologist. You might be pregnant.
Some mothers think that their milk is not sufficient for their baby. There could be many reasons for low or no milk. Here are some pointers mothers could keep in mind.
It would be a good idea to prepare your older child for a new baby in the family in a way that she extends her circle of love to the new visitor and not feel unwanted.
Many of us would waive an article on immunisation as irrelevant to us. And yet, our own personal experience has shown that even educated parents ignore new vaccines, unaware how critical they can be to their child's health.
Once the couple climbs down from cloud nine to eight or seven, certain logistical issues stare them in the face, especially if both happen to be working.
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Very often women embarking on their first pregnancy are plagued with fears of the unknown. Anuradha Gandhi, an expectant mother, sees herself anxious, eager and yet vulnerable.
You often hear the phrase 'balanced diet' and its advantages, particularly for pregnant mothers and growing children. What does this mean?
While speaking of somebody with a visual impairment we would be referring to a person who is either partially sighted or is blind.
Accidents caused by baby products are quite common. This is because most products in the Indian market are not made according to any safety standards.
Have you noticed how children are fascinated by the world of dolphins and turtles? Why not create an underwater ambience for the next children's party?
Cures from the Kitchen Shelf. External application of half a teaspoon of dry ginger powder with hot water over eyebrows and forehead gives relief in headache.
An original approach towards tackling the same old lessons on the part of the teacher and an attempt to stimulate the creativity that every child possesses.
An eight-year-old being injected with insulin? If you think these are far-fetched scenarios, think again. "Juvenile" or "Type 1" diabetes is a harsh reality.
High fever upto 102 degrees Fahrenheit in a newborn could be dangerous and needs immediate management...
A chance question about the largest delta in the world made the writer travel with his niece to the Sunderbans to learn an exciting nature lesson.
The easy accessibility of pornography on the Internet has become a cause of concern for all parents worldwide. The US Government has taken an initiative on this issue.
Educationist/artist Devi Prasad's insightful book on the role of art in education draws on his experience as a teacher of art at the Nayee Talim Educational Institute at Gandhiji's ashram in Sevagram, Ahmedabad. Some excerpts.
This is your baby’s (fetus') week by week development calendar. The fetus grows and changes in the womb and you can keep track of that progress through this calendar. Our editors give you some pointers towards what to expect as your pregnancy progresses and some ideas, suggestions to manage your changing body.
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