Your guide to a fertility checkup

Fertility treatment is definitely time bound and couples should not delay the treatment By Dr Uma Maheshwari Kanika and Rajat (name changed), aged 37 years and 40 years, have been married for four years but delayed pregnancy as they were busy with their careers. When they decided to start planning their family, a routine blood test and pelvic ultrasound showed […]

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6 tips for your baby’s good night’s sleep

Babies slumber down better when they are provided an environment that resembles the womb By Dr Sreenath Manikanti Raising a kid isn’t an easy job. Given the stress and pressures of life, persistent crying of babies can lead to more stressful situations in the family, including marital conflicts, depression, low self-esteem and obesity. A stressed mind can cause new parents […]

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Indian children demand climate action from parliamentarians

"We pledge to our children that we in our actions are committed to being environmentally responsible and prudent in resource actualisation," said Minister for Women and Child Development Smriti Irani Climate change is real. It is something that activists have been highlighting for many years now, pressing global bodies into taking appropriate actions to contain the damage. On the occasion […]

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How to pick your toddler’s first shoes

Toddlers’ feet grow at a phenomenal rate generally to the age of two years. It is important to get their feet rechecked and measured once in six weeks By Dr Suruchi Goyal Agarwal The first two years of your child’s life is a phase of rapid development. Physically they learn to hold their heads and then roll over, followed by […]

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Know your monument: Religion and politics in Mahabalipuram’s Shore Temple

In the 14th edition of this series on Indian monuments by Sahapedia, we consider the ways in which the architecture of the Shore Temple in Mahabalipuram, Tamil Nadu, developed through the seventh and eighth centuries CE, and its relations with religion and politics. By Paritosh Kanoria, Sahapedia.org It is common for monuments like the Shore Temple in Mahabalipuram to raise […]

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Breastfeeding tips and foods for a new mother

A new mother and baby will take time to settle into a good breastfeeding routine. Following a healthy diet, ensuring proper rest and a happy state of mind post-partum is what will make breastfeeding successful. By Shweta Mehra Did you know that breastfeeding makes the brain happy? The brain releases prolactin and oxytocin while breastfeeding that makes a mother bond […]

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From Chris Evans to Reese Witherspoon: Celebs are coming together to read aloud to kids

Let your favourite celebrities keep your kid entertained during this period of lockdown. In these difficult times, celebrities are doing whatever they can to make the period less stressful for parents and children. Around the world, schools are closed while countries are in lockdown. For many kids, this can be a difficult time, as they are suddenly separated from friends […]

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