Baby Care

The A to Z of caring for baby right from daily grooming, skin care, building strength and immunity.

The Hidden Dangers of Baby Ear Piercing

Ear-piercing for babies is a time-honored tradition in many cultures, deeply rooted in history and symbolism. Whether it's a spiritual practice or a fashion statement, ensuring your baby's safety during this procedure is paramount. In this blog, we'll explore the world of baby ear piercing, its cultural significance, and most importantly, how to keep your precious one safe throughout the process.

Bedtime Routine for a Toddler

Should bedtime be spontaneous (‘Let the baby sleep whenever she wants to and is looking tired’) or should parents cultivate a predictable routine? Experts say a routine has many benefits. Research shows that children who follow bedtime routines are more likely to go to sleep earlier, take less time falling asleep, sleep longer, and wake up less during the night. These benefits to sleep quality are still seen years later in children who followed bedtime routines when they were younger. A routine also makes sure that the toddler learns not to protest when it's time to sleep. Research shows that a consistent bedtime routine benefits parent-child attachment, language development, and emotion and behavioural regulation.

Potty Training Your Baby

In the 1950s, pediatrician Benjamin Spock advocated a relaxed approach to toilet training. Then, in the 1960s, pediatrician and parenting expert T. Berry Brazelton spoke about a more "child-centered" philosophy encouraging parents to allow children to follow their own timetable when it came to giving up diapers.

Dealing with Cold/Flu in Toddlers

Your little one catching a cold and that turning into a flu is more common than we can imagine. It’s also hard to watch them suffer.

Why NO screen time till kids turn 2

Parents find screens a helpful support to keep their babies entertained so when someone says they should not succumb to it, the resistance does point to a problem.

How to Select the Right Preschool

Preschool learning is not mandatory and parents differ in opinion on whether they want to send their children to a school at the age of two and a half or three years of age

Dealing with Parental Burnout

Burnout at the workplace is a commonly talked-about term in recent times. Similarly, the situation of feeling fatigued and helpless while taking care of children has been coming up as another source of burnout.

Stomach Bug in your Toddler

Get annoyed when your toddler insists on touching dirty surfaces in public places? Your concerns are real - getting exposed to unclean environments does lead to tummy infections.

Epigenetics - Can Baby's health and personality be changed while in the womb?

Researchers now estimate that only half of IQ is related to genes - the rest is influenced by the baby’s in-womb environment.