Mood Swings During Pregnancy

Mood swing, a common phenomenon when pregnant, is characterized by a sudden, and unaccountable change in your mood, making you laugh at one moment and cry unnecessary at the next. It is important for you, as well as your kith and kin, to handle such unpredictable fluctuation of the mind patiently to ensure a smooth […]

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Essential Oils to Avoid during Pregnancy

Once you conceive, suggestions and warnings pour in from every direction. While some of them may not be so practicable, most of these cautions have some merit to them, as even a seemingly normal thing like drinking a cup of herbal tea may be potentially harmful during this time. Use of essential oils is one […]

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Parenting a Child with ADHD

ADHD or Attention deficit hyperactive disorder is a common behavioral disorder mostly seen in children, but might even persist up to adulthood [1]. Though not a learning disability, about 50% of kids with this condition are found to have difficulties with their social and learning skills [10]. Characterized by hyperactivity, impulsiveness, and inattention, children with ADHD […]

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How to Sponge Bathe Your Newborn Baby

A sponge bath, two to three times a week, is highly recommended for a newborn until the umbilical cord stump dries and falls off. Giving your newborn baby a sponge bath: step-by-step  What you’ll need Cotton balls Swabs Washcloths (small and large) Brush Mild baby soap or shampoo (optional) A cup to rinse the hair (optional) […]

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