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‘Too much digital usage can affect a growing child’s brain’

September 3, 2018 5:05:42 pm

We no longer challenge the frontal lobe of our brain to work hard, which has led to a generation with low distress tolerance and the need for immediate gratification.

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Male fertility: Men are freaking out about their low sperm count

August 29, 2018 2:58:29 pm

“Guys are concerned about their fertility from the time they reach puberty...Part of their basic biological role in life is to impregnate and they’re not sure that’s going to work, and there’s fear of testing to find out.”

A woman donated 470 litres of breast milk. Know about her rare condition

August 29, 2018 9:00:24 am

Frost produces so much breast milk that she has donated nearly 1000 pints of it to feed other babies.

Stop asking a woman when she will become a mother

January 22, 2019 11:18:48 am

As precious as childbirth may be, pregnancy can often turn out to be a challenging task for many women.

Breastfeeding, first time mom, myths facts

6 myths about breastfeeding busted

August 27, 2018 5:33:05 pm

Formula milk contains no living cells, enzymes, antibodies or hormones that are essential for the all-round development of the child and for boosting immunity.

Lactose intolerance

Is your baby lactose intolerant? Here’s how you can tell

August 27, 2018 9:00:12 am

If the child is diagnosed with lactose intolerance when he is predominantly milk fed, then a lactose-free formula needs to be introduced.

A Harvard professor termed coconut oil ‘poison’, so should kids have it?

August 24, 2018 3:53:52 pm

A Harvard professor Dr Karin Michels recently triggered a debate after she reportedly deemed coconut oil “pure poison” or “one of the worst things you can eat”.

5 signs of anxiety in children and how to deal with it

August 23, 2018 4:21:13 pm

Every child goes through phases of anxiety in their childhood. Children often become immune to certain fears and situations that provoke anxiety as they travel from one phase of childhood to another.

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How to pick non-toxic toothpaste for your child

August 22, 2018 11:00:24 am

Learn to check the labels and choose a toothpaste that’s safe for your child and tastes good as well. By Ghazal Alagh Making kids brush their teeth can be a difficult task for most parents, but choosing the right toothpaste is even tougher. While a toothpaste with a pleasant taste may help parents open locked […]

Look out for these signs of depression in your child

August 21, 2018 4:12:32 pm

Creating pressure on a child by scolding and berating them makes them negative and less smart! It is better to encourage and inspire them to excel in academics and find their own path.

caffeine and pregnancy

Is there a link between coffee, tea and your fertility? Yes and no!

August 21, 2018 2:18:08 pm

Should you drink more tea? Is soda the enemy? How much is too much?

‘Miracle baby’ photo goes viral, but what’s the truth about IVF?

November 13, 2018 5:20:38 pm

As adorable as the baby’s picture looks, it is gaining attention for depicting not just the birth of a child but also the challenges associated with it.

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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