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To understand birthrate crisis, Japan's new male minister tries out 'pregnancy belly'

August 11, 2022 2:14 pm

Former Bank of Japan official replaces veteran female minister as the country records low number of babies born last year.

Dr Saroja Balan's It's Your Baby is essential reading for every new parent

April 09, 2022 12:25 am

Self-assured and full of practical advice, the book is almost like having the leading paediatrician on speed dial

Everything you need to know about cluster feeding

March 20, 2022 7:12 pm

"Usually, mothers experience this issue more in the evening or late afternoon" noted lactation consultant Mercy Nixon.

Seven winter healthcare tips for you and your newborn

January 03, 2022 3:36 pm

If you are a new mother, you have to make sure both you and the baby are comfortable.

Babies' poop contains 10 times more microplastics than that of adults: Study

September 30, 2021 6:23 pm

This plastic is called PET or polyethylene terephthalate, which is widely used in bottles and polyester textiles

How Kangaroo Care promotes your baby’s wellbeing

May 25, 2021 2:44 pm

Kangaroo Care is mainly started for premature or low birth weight babies. However, full-term or normal weight babies also receive the many benefits of skin-to-skin contact.

A doctor explains: Why breastfeeding must continue in the COVID-19 pandemic

May 02, 2021 4:36 pm

"Breastfeeding protects newborns from getting sick and also helps them throughout their infancy and childhood."

What should new parents keep in mind while choosing baby wipes?

April 30, 2021 10:34 am

"You should always beware of wipes with high chemical formulations. 'The natural the better' should be the prime driving factor while selecting a wipe for a toddler," says an expert

Dos and don’ts of swaddling: A guide for new parents

April 22, 2021 2:07 pm

Swaddling is a way of imitating the warmth of the womb. This unique method of soothing a newborn is taught to parents

How to deal with diaper rashes in children

April 15, 2021 3:48 pm

It is one of the common skin disorders seen in young infants and generally seen in babies aged nine months to one year.