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10 tips for parents to connect well with their children

February 29, 2020 11:45:15 am

It is important as a parent to take out time and do fun activities.

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Are raw sprouts safe to eat during pregnancy? Here’s what a doctor says

February 28, 2020 7:38:18 pm

It's important to ensure taking good hygiene measures when having raw sprouts, the gynaecologist advised.

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Parenthesis: Why you should cook with your child

February 28, 2020 11:46:42 am

Cooking introduces kids practical scientific concepts. It encourages them to experiment, observe and reach conclusions based on their observations.

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Gifted children need to be nurtured and understood, say experts

February 27, 2020 6:00:18 pm

Identification of a gifted child cannot be isolated from the fact that it comes with its set of challenges. And while the country's academia is designed to benefit those who lag a tad behind, there's nothing much done for the kid whose IQ is well beyond years.

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Prebiotics are good for infant gut health and immunity

February 27, 2020 11:12:34 am

There are components in human milk that help build gut health and immunity. Breast milk contains components that both actively and passively modify the immune system of an infant.

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An IVF dad talks about having twins after trying for 8 years to conceive naturally

February 26, 2020 6:43:29 pm

"I got to know about IVF from my friends. They suggested it when we repeatedly failed to conceive naturally."

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Imagination to responsibility, things kids can learn through pottery

February 26, 2020 12:36:09 pm

"With clay, you can engage a kid for long durations of time, as well as have the whole family participate in a group activity."


Why parents need to encourage children to do chores

February 25, 2020 6:46:19 pm

Doing chores will help children learn to be responsible, feel competent and boost self-esteem and this will reflect in other areas of their lives.

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Travel With Tots: Let kids explore, get out of their comfort zones

February 25, 2020 11:39:35 am

Unless you have a very fussy child, most kids get used to a different routine in no time. It's also good to take them out of their comfort zone once in a while.

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With swine flu making a comeback, here’s what doctors want you to know

February 24, 2020 6:16:39 pm

Additional care and precaution are required for children, elderly, pregnant women and people suffering from chronic disease, such as asthma, emphysema, diabetes or a heart condition.

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In teens, excessive stress can trigger acidity

February 24, 2020 11:35:53 am

Recent research has shown a connection between stress and acid reflux. Even anxiety and depression have been observed to increase the risk of acidity.

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IVF babies face higher mortality risk in the first few weeks, study reveals

February 23, 2020 6:17:21 pm

For the study, the researchers selected only singleton babies and compared the mortality rate of those born with assisted birth measures, and those who were conceived naturally.

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How to overcome your child’s daily snack problem

February 23, 2020 12:03:50 pm

When healthy eating habits are ingrained at a young age, children enjoy better health as adults.

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Newborn care: Your questions answered, from massaging to bathing and breastfeeding

February 22, 2020 7:10:08 pm

Infant massage provides a way for the baby to get multisensory stimulation and can have benefits for both the baby and parent, including bonding.

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Acute Hepatitis E infection in pregnancy: Pointers to keep in mind

February 22, 2020 4:18:07 pm

Each year, more than 20 million estimated cases of Hepatitis E virus infection occur globally. It was first recognised in 1978 during an epidemic in Kashmir Valley.

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When home becomes the most dangerous place for the child

February 22, 2020 6:05:42 am

Imagine: Violence towards children is culturally sanctioned, especially when it is at the hands of the parents. This usually comes with a convenient justification: “They know what is best for them”

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Yes, new mothers can breastfeed their adoptive or surrogate baby

February 22, 2020 5:11:37 pm

As actor Shilpa Shetty Kundra joins the ranks of mothers with surrogate babies, a doctor tells us how such women, including adoptive ones, can also experience the breastfeeding process.

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What affects breast milk composition? Here are 5 things to know

February 21, 2020 1:06:32 pm

A breastfeeding mother's environmental surroundings can affect breast milk since organic pollutants and other contaminants can accumulate in it.

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The health and future of every child is under immediate threat, finds report

February 20, 2020 6:30:21 pm

Convened by the World Health Organisation (WHO), UNICEF and The Lancet, the commission's report — A Future for the World’s Children? — finds that the health and the future of every child and adolescent is at risk.

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How to pick the right school for a special needs child

February 20, 2020 11:39:17 am

There are a few points that a parent should keep in mind before enrolling their child with special needs in a school.