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My journey as a mother began when I first saw you as a tiny dot in my first ultra sound. Since then,...

Cold in kids A simple cold or common cold in children is commonly used by a viral infection of the...

Why vaccinate your child against polio? Polio or poliomyelitis is a disease caused by the polioviru...

How does a vaccination chart help? A healthy pregnancy is the first step in ensuring the birth of a...

We all have been constantly seeing the news about how Delhi is surrounded by air pollution and how i...

“Children are made readers on the laps of their parents” - Emilie Buchwald   So a...

Expert Tips on How To Deal With Smog New Delhi’s air pollution has hit dangerous levels. Man...

Delhi is witnessing its worst air pollution in many years. With the onset of winter, there is a thic...

  The biggest challenge we all are facing with urbanization in metro cities is the losing heal...

So much has been talked of on the internet about DPT vaccines, their effectiveness and the ones that...

Constipation in infants is common but nothing much to worry about. As the baby starts taking solids,...

As parents, we want every part of our baby to be perfect! So when those soft gums get ready to sprou...

In case you missed out on this super informative chat about your baby’s vaccines with the pedi...

In case you missed out on this super informative chat about your baby’s vaccines with the pedi...

I have a 8 month old baby who has two teeth on the lower jaw but is still constantly struggling with...

Every now and then on BabyChakra, we see questions from mothers asking for remedies for cough and co...

Having Brahmi around the house is an age old tradition in my home. The importance of the leaves stru...

What vaccines should I give my baby in the first 3 months? What are the diseases my baby should be p...

Fever is one thing which can trouble your baby and you multiple times in a year throughout the early...

Passage of watery, foul smelling, different colored stools, occurring at an increased frequency i.e....

  A premature or preterm baby is born well before the expected 40 weeks of gestation. The baby...

Off late, there has been a lot of debate on our forums about vaccines that pain less. As parents, do...

Yesterday, I came to know about Palm candy (Taal mishri in Hindi and Panakarkandu in Tamil)... my MI...

Powered By:   We have evolved with time and so have our personal care products, but that...

  No matter how prepared you are for pregnancy, no parent is ever prepared for a premature bab...

  We’ve seen our moms do it, and we continue to do it too. Boiling milk every morning ha...

I had a lot of time on my hands during those 9 months, so I planned each and everything in detail. I...

Kids with autism, down syndrome, dyslexia, hearing, language and speech disorders, all qualify as ki...

As we move forward on our mission to equip you with all the necessary dope on baby wearing; next up...

Powered By: Your baby might be small, but the mountain of laundry s/he generates is not small at al...

Perception and Social Response         While the child i...

Perception and Social Response If an object falls on the ground, she follows it with her eyes and...

Perception and Social Response Her hearing is now more sensitive. If piece of paper is crumpled n...

How long does it take for a toddler to get into trouble? As many seconds as it takes to blink an eye...

Growth Most babies show a mind growth spurt during this period by having a special connection with...

Growth Most babies cut their first tooth at around 6- 8 months, so watch out for those first signs...

Growth Most babies cut their first tooth at around 6- 8 months, so always watch out for your baby&r...

Now that we have told you and educated you about the many available options when it comes to baby ca...

Summer is possibly the worst season there can be! With the hot wind blowing in your face, there is n...

If you’ve been following our BabyWearing series, then you are already aware of the different k...

As we take you through the Baby Wearing journey, one wrap at a time - with our BabyWearing Series -...

Who doesn’t like to dress up their baby in those summer frocks and summer suits? Those soft, c...

As if mosquitoes aren’t annoying enough to us adults, they also come hovering for the little o...

Just like you keep tab of all the milestones in your baby’s life - aka the first solid food, f...

Sensitive is the word that comes to mind when asked to describe a baby’s skin! A newborn baby&...

As a newborn, my baby had extremely sensitive skin and no matter which bath soap I used, his skin wo...

After 3 months of trying to set my baby into a new born baby routine there’s one thing I...

Powered By:    Pregnancy is an extraordinary journey for a woman. For me, this journey b...

Coping with a newborn baby gave mayhem a new meaning! Starting day one itself, things were quite a b...

Image source: zlprod.com Initiating your little one to solids is a huge milestone! It is no surpris...

When it comes to trusting a baby’s skin care, nothing beats the faith that mothers put in the...

This might sound rather strange, but poop, stools or bowel movements are one of the most significant...

While you mothers are constantly flooded with baby products that promise to care for your baby, here...

Early this week, an article in the New York Times reported a research that has apparently found the...

In a recently conducted Live Chat Nutritionist Nikhil Chaudhary answered queries on weight loss, rev...

Child psychologist Sonal Raja spoke to moms about how to handle behavioural tantrums of kids. Read o...

Q. My daughter doesn't cough much but occasionally pukes with lot of phlegm. Is that a sign of any s...

You were so excited about your upcoming motherhood, you couldn’t contain the excitement. And n...

Every new mommy’s utmost concern is her baby’s health. To vaccine or not to vaccine, whi...

Powered by: Her first breath, took ours away. With the arrival of our daughter (my first born is a...

Knowledge Partner:    Even the most common newborn skin conditions can bother you new mo...

The Diwali lights have faded and so has the festivity in the air. You step out into the hazy winter...

The bath time ritual is probably the most important in a baby’s day. A massage, followed by a...

Knowledge Partner:     The first year of life is extremely important in terms of the bab...

After delivery and a brief stay at the hospital, you and your family will be ready to welcome your l...

It is the best feeling in the world to hold your baby in your arms. The sweet smell of a newborn, a...

It’s joyful to see your baby cut his first tooth. This new milestone means your little one add...

  Powered By:  Anyone visiting a new mum and her baby is sure to ask the question, &ldqu...

Once you hold your baby in your arms for the first time, you are overwhelmed with emotion. The tiny,...

A newborn’s sneeze, cough or spit-up does not necessarily mean she has a cold or a digestion p...

A doctor will perform a number of tests on a newborn to rule out any problems and complications. Som...

After nine months of waiting, you can’t wait to finally hear your baby’s first cry. But...

Milk is a comfort food for me. Nothing beats a big warm mug of milk + Bournvita + coffee and zillion...

Knowledge Partner:  They tell you to anticipate few sleepless nights once you have the baby. B...

Babies’ little lungs are more susceptible to respiratory illnesses than older children. Coughs...

Immunization can save the life of around 1.5 million kids per year in India! As a preventive healthc...

Stammering may just be the result of a child’s enthusiasm to tell his/her parents about someth...

The principle of Nature Cure is based on the notion that all diseases of the body are caused by the...

Quite a few small infants as well as older children vomit once or more on any given day but remain o...

Babywearing is the act of wearing your baby in a carrier close to you. It's a practice as old as civ...

We eat to live and it should never be the other way round, for food is sustenance, not something to...

A pediatrician plays a crucial role in the life of your child. Trust me, s/he’s the only one y...

Knowledge Partner:  Before your toddler starts showing off all the swagger and the jive, s/he...

Knowledge partner:  Breastfeeding is one of the most amazing and divine acts of motherhood - i...

Nutrition is the key to your child’s growth, but too much of it can be harmful too.Take the ex...

As with every other milestone, this one too came loaded with a lot of baggage. Turns out that it is...

Sometimes babies feel so bored inside the womb, that they just wanna come out sooner than you/doc pl...

To understand what is neonatal jaundice and how can it be harmful to your baby, click here Wha...

Knowledge Partner:     The questions that almost never leave a mother’s mind...

After nine months of hard work, your baby finally gets to see the light of the world. Isn’t it...

Baby wearing is not a new fad rather it’s a very ancient and time-tested practice of carrying...