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A flight attendant suggests the best time to fly with toddlers

The flight attendant, who has worked as a Cabin Service Supervisor for eight years, also mentioned that parents should not be scared of letting their kids walk up and down the aisle.

This mom found a simple hack to keep her kids off mobile phones

In a social media post, the mother talked about her 'containment counter', where her kids have to leave their phones each night before going to bed.

‘Breast milk contains unique compound to protect babies from harmful bacteria’

Breastfeeding is known to contain natural antibiotics, besides increasing intelligence and decreasing the chances of getting middle ear infections. Breast milk is also known to increase cold and flu resistance.

Watch: How to tackle child sexual abuse material on the internet

"The amount of content in circulation today is massive and growing. This is a truly global problem...Abusers are cheered on in chat rooms dedicated to the abuse of children, where they gain rank and notoriety with more abuse and more victims."

Bad cola to snow: Moms share their weirdest pregnancy cravings

"I would wake up at 3 am craving snow so bad that I would leave the house barefoot in my PJs and eat it from the yard. I must have looked completely crazy."

Watch: Causes of recurrent miscarriages and precautions, as explained by a doctor

"There are women who have baseline hypertension and it is important to correct it and then proceed for pregnancy," said Dr Pratibha Singhal.

If your child liked Maleficent, here are 5 other movies they are sure to enjoy

Maleficent Mistress of Evil movie release: From an adaptation of Snow White to a retelling of Oz novels, here are some fantasy movies you can watch with your child over the weekend.

Teens are practising ‘sadfishing’ on social media, says research. What does it mean?

The trend came to notice after Justin Bieber and Kendall Jenner were reportedly found to practise sadfishing online. Recent surveys are now suggesting that not just adults but even children are resorting to sadfishing on social media.

Breastfeeding: Have you tried the football hold? Here are 6 ways to hold your baby

Breastfeeding your baby for the first time? Here are some comfortable positions you can try while feeding your baby.

The Sky is Pink’s Aisha was born with SCID: All you need to know about the condition

SCID is a rare condition but can be detrimental to a child's health, like that of Aisha Chaudhary, who had to undergo bone marrow transplantation for it when she was six months old.

‘Air pollution can increase risk of silent miscarriages by 50 per cent’

According to researchers, the presence of 10 micrograms per cubic metre of sulphur dioxide in the air, emitted from power plants and vehicles exhausts, increased the chances of miscarriage by 41 per cent. A further increase of air pollutant resulted in a 52 per cent risk.

Deworming in children: How intestinal worms can affect growth and ways to treat

Deworming: The type of worm that has infested the intestines, the infections caused by the worm and the age of the child determine the treatment.

How to throw a Frozen-themed party for your child, like Sunny Leone did

Sunny Leone and Daniel Weber were dressed in white for the party, along with birthday girl Nisha and twins Asher and Noah. The pictures from the party gave us glimpses of the props and decor — a blue-and-white snowy background, with Elsa dolls and a blue cake featuring Elsa and Olaf.

Global Handwashing Day 2019: Fun ways to teach kids to wash their hands

Global Handwashing Day: Kids tend to get their hands soiled while playing and if not washed properly, this can increase the risk of common diseases like stomach ache or diarrhoea.

For parents like Shahid Kapoor struggling for ‘breathing space’, here are tips to cope

What Shahid Kapoor is experiencing is perhaps familiar to most parents, especially those with younger kids. Parents have to be on their toes constantly to look after their little ones, leaving hardly any time for them to take a break from all the responsibilities and relax.

Watch: How Aisha Chaudhary’s mom seized every moment to keep her happy till the end

"We grieved the loss of her life even before she passed away. But one day we woke up and made a resolution and we said we may not have the years but we will seize the moment...We will keep her happy," said her mother Aditi Chaudhary.

Parents talk about why kids should not be hit: ‘It is completely pointless’

"I don't care what your kid did, never, EVER hit your kid. The psychological pain is unbearable sometimes."

Watch: A science experiment is like playing, with rules

“Science is not defined by the method section of a paper. It's actually a way of being, which is here, and this is true for anything that is creative. So if you add rules to play, you have a game. That's actually what an experiment is.”

Watch: A doctor explains if pregnant women must stay away from mobile phones

"We are all exposed to these radiations in our day-to-day life by use of ovens, microwaves and other electrical appliances. But the quantity of radiation emitted by appliances are very low and they are not said to be harmful to the human body."

A mom’s hilarious post on cleaning her child’s poop has gone viral

"I get a diaper and wipes, the wipes feel light...Sadie's just standing there naked in an empty (thank God) the parking lot, with poop up her back in her hair, down her legs to her knees, even on her shoes, because taking her clothes off did not go as smoothly as one would hope."