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Well Being

The Importance of Breastfeeding Awareness & Education

Breastfeeding is natural, and more importantly, it provides vital nutrition and nourishment for a newborn. But what many people forget is that it is also extremely difficult and that breastfeeding mothers need all the support they can get. From a lack… Continue Reading →

Impressions from a cloth-diapering mommy..

One of the most important aspects of parenting is to keep an open mind. Understand that different parents do things differently than you. And something that is gaining popularity, but not something I have (as yet) considered for myself is… Continue Reading →

Intimacy Matters…

You know, in the Indian subcontinent, during earlier days, once a baby is born, the couple’s life sort of ends there. Life then starts revolving around just the baby, and the emphasis moves from being a couple, to being mom… Continue Reading →

A Hope For Tomorrow…

Everywhere we look these days, it is primarily upsetting news. We cannot flip through the telly or even check Facebook without coming across the horrors facing this world. From bombs to gunfire, and kidnappings to plane crashes, the horror stories… Continue Reading →

Breastfeeding 101

I am fairly sick and tired of women being undermined, and being told they cannot breastfeed due to whatever reasons. I fail to understand why some people feel compelled to tell a woman that they should supplement with formula, rather… Continue Reading →

Postpartum Care – Massages

Back home in Kerala (and other parts of the Indian subcontinent, and some parts of Asia, and Africa), the cultural norm is that the woman gets confined to her home for 30-40days after delivery, with a woman caretaker, who will… Continue Reading →

To Work or Not to Work?

“Oh my God! Your baby is so young – just two months old. How can you leave such a wee one and go back to work?” How many of us working mamas have heard this. How many of us have… Continue Reading →

The Half Month Mark – The Unsung Hero

The one person who tends to be forgotten during this is the father of the child, the husband, the man who started the whole journey if you know what I mean ;P It annoys me when people say mom and… Continue Reading →

Pregnancy – Gaining Weight

All of us are born with an in-built sense of vanity. We want to look good, and each of us have an idea of how we can accentuate how we look in order to give our appearance the best shot…. Continue Reading →

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