Category Archives: Parenting

How Storytelling Can Make Your Kids Smarter?

We hardly ever realize it, but subconsciously we all love to hear stories. And kids are no exception to that. We like stories, as it activates our curiosity, imagination and the urge to explore and discover something new. As adults, we gorge on stories everyday through internet, TV, print media and even gossips shared by friends and acquaintances. As stories ... Read More »

The Advantages and Disadvantages of Extended Breastfeeding

As a new mother, breastfeeding one of the most significant activities that helps you provide nutrition to your child and eventually becomes your second nature. It becomes your moments of joy when you snuggle and feed the baby and enjoy its cooing and movements. While you continue to do so, you may not have thought of a particular timeline as ... Read More »

It Is Essential To Breastfeed premature babies in the NICU: Doctor

Breastfeeding has many benefits for the mother and the baby. Breast milk is important for premature infants as it can help them to keep various conditions, diseases, allergies, and infections at bay. New mothers should breastfeed as per the doctor’s recommendation. Premature babies (preemies) are born earlier than the expected 37 to 42 weeks gestation. As the premature baby’s organs ... Read More »

Why Kids Should Not Skip Breakfast

Many times, almost all of you heard that breakfast is the most important meal of the day. It is not just a saying; there is overwhelming evidence to support this statement. This is especially true for children. Eating breakfast on time has been proved to be important for kids as it improves their behavior, performance, and concentration power in school. ... Read More »

Things to remember before stepping into motherhood: Sonia Rai Vaid

An event was organised for the pregnant ladies who are about to start their motherhood journey at Dr. Bandana Sodhi’s Clinic in Safdarjung Enclave. In the event Dr. Bandana Sodhi and Sonia Rai, birth coach, prenatal yoga instructor and a lactation counselor invited many pregnant ladies and gave session on Labor pain, which is the most common fear of all ... Read More »

How single parenting affects college students

Growing up in a single-parent family places you at a more educational disadvantage today than it did around 40 years ago, as claimed by a new study. According to a paper published in last week, academic journal Education Next teenagers living in single-parent families had completed fewer 1.32 years of schooling than their friends of two-parent families. For 24-year-olds who ... Read More »

Expecting a twin or other multiples?

 Here’s how to take good care of yourself and your babies Authored by Dr. Bharati Kamoji, Sr. Consultant – Obstetrics & Gynaecology, Aster CMI Hospital Pregnancy is one of the most wonderful journeys in women’s life. Sometimes a twin or triplet pregnancy just happens and it can be a surprise for expecting parents. It is common to feel anxious, scared ... Read More »

When the baby is in the NICU – Guidelines for parents

The rapidly spreading COVID-19 pandemic has caused particular concern for pregnant women and newborns. The phase is challenging, but for parents, there might be a small positive ray of hope. There are many factors, which influence premature births, and getting a new life by fighting against all odds is a miracle. NICU is like an artificial womb where hardly any ... Read More »