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Friday, January 17, 2020
baby tummy time

5 things parents can do to encourage more tummy time

January 17, 2020 6:21:46 pm

"Tummy time can be started any time or immediately after birth. Adult supervision is a must throughout."

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Parenthesis: How to navigate peer influence around your child

January 17, 2020 2:08:37 pm

Peer influence is real and occurs at all ages. You don't need to wait for your child to become a teenager to realise how susceptible your child is to peer influence.

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Should you eat feta or mozzarella cheese during pregnancy?

January 17, 2020 9:19:46 am

Cheese is available in a lot of varieties. Find out which ones are safe to eat during pregnancy.

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How babies see: Fuzzy vision and getting to recognise colour

January 16, 2020 12:24:07 pm

Most new parents intently wait to check the colour of their newborn's eyes upon birth, but are often left confused and worried when they notice their little ones to be a little crossed and not well-coordinated.

baby blink rate

Do you need to worry if your baby is not blinking enough?

January 15, 2020 7:33:14 pm

A 2010 study titled Optometry and Vision Science by Leigh F Bacher states that spontaneous eye-blinking rate is less than four times per minute in human babies. The rates gradually increase to 15-30 per minute in adulthood.

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Being Baba: Bringing in the new year with a baby

January 15, 2020 1:45:48 pm

Climate change, political issues, social issues, crimes against women and children, pollution…there is a lot to worry about and I know that we can all do our part to make this year better than the last.

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An autistic student is more than a just test score

January 14, 2020 7:26:17 pm

When pressure to perform is already at a peak, cause minimal disturbance in their routine and prepare them for changes beforehand, if necessary. Continue with therapies, for they provide an outlet, are helpful and a must.

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Men, here’s how to help your wife breastfeed this holiday season

January 14, 2020 6:05:57 pm

It’s okay to let family and friends know that she is breastfeeding so that she can easily excuse herself during the scheduled feeding time. Ask for a private space if you are visiting someone and if you’re hosting a party, be sure to ask for help.

baby flat head

Baby’s sleeping position can increase risk of a flat head. Here’s how to prevent it

January 13, 2020 7:03:41 pm

To avoid getting a flat head, parents should give the baby enough tummy time, after one month of age.

divorce, parenting

‘Children are first to get affected during a divorce’

January 13, 2020 5:55:19 pm

Negative outcomes are seen where the children are badmouthed about the other parent, children need a sense of love and security from both parents whether they are together or separated.

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Working parents reveal how they balance kids and career

January 12, 2020 3:47:26 pm

"Even if you work a lot you can have a good bond with your kids if you make an effort to spend quality time with them. Make the effort to interact with them even if you are tired or there is housework to do," said a parent.

parenting

Watch: Why most parenting advice may be wrong

January 12, 2020 12:07:10 pm

"Children can be shaped by many forces that are often intertwined like successful parents, successful genes, successful peers and a culture of success that they grow up in," said professor of psychology and neuroscience Yuko Munakata.

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Watch: A mother on having ‘the talk’ with her eight-year-old

January 11, 2020 12:24:31 pm

The conversation starts when they discuss frogs and how they reproduce. her daughter asks, "And where do, um, where do human women, like, where do women lay their eggs?" 

working mom guilt

Imagine: Let’s smash the myth of work-life balance for working mothers

January 11, 2020 6:05:49 am

No man is ever asked how he manages to keep the work-life balance; it is an expectation from women only.

ivf mothers, breastfeeding

Why IVF mothers have trouble breastfeeding their baby

January 13, 2020 4:10:38 pm

IVF mothers need to be counselled. They can consult the gynaecologist who will sensitise the patient about how milk production works and the overall benefits of breastfeeding. It is only when the baby suckles that the milk production increases.

baby winter care tips

7 winter care tips for babies

January 10, 2020 12:06:06 pm

In general, babies need one more layer of clothing than adults. Stick your hand inside your baby's clothing to see if he seems hot. Too much? Take one layer off.

parenting tips, spending quality time with child

How to spend 30 minutes of quality time with your child daily

January 9, 2020 6:45:10 pm

Parenting experts have time and again emphasised on the spending quality time with kids. Even if you have a hectic schedule, it is beneficial to take out at least a few minutes to spend uninterrupted, quality time with your child.

arts for toddlers

Art can make learning fun for toddlers

January 9, 2020 1:50:24 pm

Arts-inclusive pedagogy will put an end to education and learning being a dreadful and boring chore. It will get children constantly excited, and naturally learn through the arts.

c section

Can you have a vaginal birth after C-section? Here’s what moms should know about caesarean delivery

January 9, 2020 1:41:11 pm

A doctor would recommend C-section only if normal delivery is not possible, due to maternal or foetal reasons like the mother's high blood pressure.

parenting shows and movies

A mom recommends the best parenting shows to binge watch

January 8, 2020 12:30:29 pm

From among the bazillion shows currently on air, here's a list of top parenting related shows and the odd movie that have humour, drama and a healthy dose of realism about the journey of parenthood.

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