Baby Tips

image: iStockphoto IN THIS ARTICLE Parents will meticulously take care of their little ones, from their food and milestones to their poop. A newborn’s poop first poop is usually black and is known as meconium. For babies, black stools typically appear in the first few days after birth (1). The color of your baby’s stool
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image: iStockphoto IN THIS ARTICLE Vaccination helps protect your baby from various preventable illnesses and infectious diseases, including measles, polio, and whooping cough. All vaccines are clinically tested and approved by regulatory authorities before use in the public. Vaccines usually contain a dead or a weakened form of the disease-causing pathogen — a virus or
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Image: Shutterstock IN THIS ARTICLE ‘What’s in a name?’ is an expression in popular parlance, but we know well enough the effect one’s name has on people. When someone has an exotic or foreign-sounding name, which is also difficult to pronounce, it piques the curiosity. It can also be a conversation starter in many situations,
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Image: Shutterstock IN THIS ARTICLE Children love to play and are curious to explore new things. They also start developing cognitively from a young age (1). Exposing them to different activities will help them play and learn at the same time. Several childhood activities enhance various skills in children. All you need to do is
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Image: Shutterstock Have you ever observed how adorable names that end with a ‘y’ are? First names ending with ‘y’ put forth a sense of uniqueness due to their nickname feel.  Such an ending also adds a special ring to the name. Our list of 300+ girl names ending in y, with meanings, includes cute,
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Image: Shutterstock IN THIS ARTICLE Babies are exposed to several hormones while inside the womb. Several maternal hormonal effects could linger in newborns for a few days to weeks after birth. Newborn vaginal bleeding is one such after-effect. The sudden appearance of a blood-like discharge on a baby’s diaper may shock the new parents. However,
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Image: Shutterstock IN THIS ARTICLE Breastfeeding is a crucial practice that holds umpteen benefits for you and the baby. Perhaps it is why feeding expressed breast milk is considered the second-best option when breastfeeding isn’t possible. But feeding expressed breast milk is beneficial when breast milk expression, handling, and storage are done appropriately. A new
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