Statistics reveal that since the 1990s, the average age of women having children after 30 years of age has been rising as compared to women younger than 20 years of age.
As a parent, it can sometimes be frustrating to detect your baby’s sleeping pattern as they like to take naps for three to four hours. Babies sleep for more than 15 hours a day and they need to be fed constantly.
Kids indulge in a lot of activities daily, right from school to the playground to home. In the process, they carry a lot of germs with them and often eat with the same dirty hands.
Bollywood actress-author and new mother Soha Ali Khan talks about ditching all chemicals during her pregnancy. She elaborates on her skin-care emphasising cleansing twice and sunscreen is a must.
A recent study has found that criticising the father's parenting skills early on could lead to them being withdrawn and less positive with their child. The key to new parenting is for the partners to aid each other and be supportive of one another.
In order to examine maternal sleep duration and quality, the study included 234 mothers who were asked to wear actigraphs -- a wristwatch-like device -- for seven consecutive nights which tracked their movements at night and determined whether there was a disruption in sleep.
Jokes about the age-old argument between parents and children about bedtime and late-night TV watching apart, all devices in the household should be retired at least an hour before the children's bedtime. This includes smartphones, laptop computers and televisions.