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How can you tell if your child is mentally healthy?

October 10, 2018 10:34:51 am

Half of all mental illnesses begin by the age of 14. If left untreated, these conditions severely influence children’s development, their educational attainments and their potential to live fulfilling and productive lives. So what are the challenges for seeking help early?

Yes, your baby needs sunscreen! Here’s how to pick the right one

August 17, 2018 11:50:30 am

A sunscreen which is both effective and non-toxic is every mommy’s dream.

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Does your child have anxiety? How to spot symptoms and deal with it

August 16, 2018 5:29:03 pm

Many parents and teachers teach discipline by warning children of the negative consequences of their behaviour. This creates fear within the child. The outcome is likely to be a child that is timid and may develop anxiety disorders.

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Trying to get pregnant? Watch your diet!

August 16, 2018 11:46:52 am

Consumption of tea, coffee and alcohol is advised only in moderation, while it is advisable to cut down on your intake of sugary drinks entirely.

Can overfeeding crying babies make them obese as adults?

August 29, 2018 6:03:00 pm

Recent studies have revealed that when a mother feeds a crying child just to soothe, even if the child is not hungry, it can lead to obesity.

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Make the dentist your child’s best friend to catch problems early

August 9, 2018 2:46:13 pm

Visits to the dentist should occur every six months. The dentist will address childhood habits that can be harmful, such as thumb sucking, which can eventually cause “jutting out” teeth.

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8 essential tips from the eye doctor for your child

August 8, 2018 5:48:00 pm

Restrict gadget time to 15 minutes in a day. TV is better than small gadgets, which affect the retina far worse.

Serena Williams had postpartum disorder. How can you deal with it?

August 9, 2018 9:58:09 am

“Stress, complexities in childbirth, any previous history of depression, including herself and the family, can all aggravate the situation.”

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Is your child getting enough Vitamin D, the sunshine vitamin?

August 7, 2018 5:37:27 pm

In the first two years, if a baby is deficit in Vitamin D, it will affect their initial performance in school, tolerance level of physical activity and attention span as well.

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Male infertility, busy lifestyles raise fertility challenges

August 7, 2018 11:25:31 am

It has been found that workplace stress also increases the chances of sub-fertility or infertility in a couple, leading to an inability to have relations during the fertile period.

Breastfeeding, newborn, babies

Start breastfeeding as soon as the baby is born

August 6, 2018 2:54:39 pm

The initial period is essential for feeding as the amount of milk production increases with suckling of babies along with secretion of colostrums, which is a rich source of nutrients and antibodies.

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Is your child being bullied? Deal with it before it’s too late!

August 6, 2018 9:49:47 am

Befriend your children and know what is going on in their life. Help them to deal with bullies, teach them to stand up for themselves and against bullying.

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Reduce plastic pollution, go green with baby wipes

August 8, 2018 10:54:05 am

Worldwide research says polyester in baby wipes account for around 35 per cent of plastic pollution and many environmental agencies have even come forward to stop its usage.

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Breast milk gives your child immunity from diseases

August 4, 2018 9:44:33 am

Colostrum, also referred to as “high octane milk”, is produced in low quantities in the first few days of postpartum. When the baby breast-feeds on colostrums, it is similar to receiving the first vaccinations.

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Why breastfeeding is good for the mother and baby

August 3, 2018 12:27:04 pm

Women who breastfed for at least 12 months or more are at a lesser risk of developing high cholesterol, high blood pressure as well as cardiovascular diseases, as compared to women who never breastfed.

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Choose eco-friendly products for your baby

August 2, 2018 2:50:09 pm

Research confirms that regular wet wipes contain chemicals that are toxic and, therefore, detrimental to a baby’s delicate and sensitive skin.

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Is the Keto diet or intermittent fasting good for new moms?

August 4, 2018 9:48:00 am

During lactation, a woman’s nutritional requirements double. If she ingests a lower amount of nutrients than required to cover nutrients secreted in the milk, her body stores may get depleted.

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Manage juvenile diabetes holistically with diet and yoga

August 3, 2018 5:44:26 pm

Ayurveda allows all fruits and vegetables, in limited portions, and some fruits like berries and pomegranates are extremely good for diabetics.

Get your kids to exercise, bone health

Help your kids have strong bones, with these tips from a doc!

August 2, 2018 10:04:16 am

Avoid feeding them processed foods, because it robs them of nutrients required by the body, creating a bad impact on bones.

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World Toilet Day: Teach kids the life-skill of good toilet habits

November 19, 2018 2:08:34 pm

World Toilet Day: Learning to use toilet is a core developmental skill that every child must adapt at a young age.