What Is Baby Bottle Tooth Decay?

Tooth decay occurs when the surface of the teeth, the enamel gets damaged due to the action of bacteria, consumption of excess sugary stuff, and poor maintenance of dental hygiene. Decay in the tooth can lead to cavities which drill holes into the teeth and cause pain and infection if not treated on time. Baby […]

What Is Lactose Intolerance?

Introduction Lactose intolerance or lactose malabsorption is a condition in which the digestive system fails to break down the sugar lactose present in milk and milk-based products. Lactose on consumption is broken down into two sugars, glucose & galactose, which can be easily absorbed into the body via the intestinal lining. The enzyme ‘lactase’ facilitating […]

Burping Your Baby- Here is what you need to know.

Motherhood and childbirth are a blessing. But with them come a myriad ofchallenges and responsibilities. It is no news that newborns require even basicactivities done for them by a third party. Therefore, it is only fitting to ring upthe curtain from one of these very basic responsibilities- burping. It doesn’tsound like a major league, but […]

Jaundice in Newborns

Newborns especially preterm babies have a high amount of red blood cells in their body. Both the spleen and bone marrow are producers in the initial days following birth. The rate of destruction of red blood cells is slower due to slow metabolism and the amount of bilirubin produced is considerably high. High bilirubin in […]

Baby Colic

Breast milk is considered as – complete nutrition, for the baby. It has the right amount of everything that a baby can possibly need, at least for the first six months. The gut of a baby is very immature, and it can only digest human milk easily. Any other form of milk will be hard […]

New Born Reflex

Introduction Moro’s Reflex Rooting Reflex Grasp Reflex Sucking Reflex Stepping Reflex Tonic neck reflex. Every baby’s reflex is extremely important. Though they might be subtle, they play a very important role. Those tiny twitches, grasps, movements help us to assess the baby’s development and also helps the baby to acquaint himself gradually to the world […]

Cradle Cap – What Causes it and How to Treat?

Cradle Cap - Causes and Treatment

Have you noticed a crusty or a scaly patch on your baby’s scalp? Well this condition is not painful or itchy for your newborn. So don’t panic!!   Cradle cap is an extremely common among the new born. It usually starts in the scalp but can extend to other areas like the ear, nose and eye lids. It is the common term for Infantile Seborrheic Dermatitis as it is seen where there are a great number of oil producing sebaceous glands.    It is a non- infectious skin condition  usually seen in […]

Baby’s First Bath – The How and When?

Babys First Bath

Now you tell me is there anything cuter than seeing your little baby splash some water, and having a completely carefree relaxing smile. It is a beautiful moment to cherish. I still remember when I was pregnant I used to really love those advertisements where the mum gives the baby a bath and wraps him up in a soft towel and cuddles up to the baby. It would just melt my heart.   Yes […]

How to Change Baby’s Diaper?

how to change diaper

I know changing diapers is certainly not the favorite thing you like to do. But trust me you will end up doing it so many times that by the end of the journey you will be a pro at it. And maybe even you could add to on to more tips and share it with all of us.   But if you’re a beginner let me take you through this.  At the beginning you will make […]