Baby Care

The joy of a baby ..GTNH041615facebookThe birth of a baby is most exciting and anxious moment for the family. When mother is going through the pangs of labor , the family members and friends are anxiously pacing up and down in the corridor. The birth of the baby is signaled by the loud cries which alerts everybody with a great sense of joy and expectation. Children (especially grand children!) are the greatest source of fun,joy and inspiration in the present and they are our greatest asset and hope for the future.

Assuring for normal baby

Assuring for normal baby

Is baby alright?, did he have any problems to establish spontaneous breathing etc.When baby cries immediately after birth, establishing spontaneous breathing without any difficulty and does not suffer from any lack of oxygen to the brain,it is most...
Receiving the Baby

Receiving the Baby

Regardless of whether labor is long or short, whether it is hard or easy whether a baby is born vaginally or by cesarean, most parents recall the first hours and days after birth as crystal-clear images surrounded by haze. It is in this haze that you...
Breast Feeding

Breast Feeding

By the time your baby is born, your breasts would be structurally and functionally mature to breast feed your baby. Within half to one hour of delivery,as soon as you have recovered from the stress of labor, you should put your baby straight to the breast...
Holding the Baby

Holding the Baby

The parents of first baby (especially father) are quite nervous and feel inept and clumsy to pick and hold the baby. The baby should be effectively clothed and covered with a bed sheet before being picked up. Hold the baby over your left arm by supporting...
How to keep the baby warm and comfortable?

How to keep the baby warm and comfortable?

The new born babies lack the coping mechanisms to keep themselves warm due to their poor capability to generate body heat.Some new parents wonder what room temperature for baby is safe and comfortable. Experts recommend maintaining a room temperature...
Bowel Movement in Babies

Bowel Movement in Babies

Because there are many things that can affect a baby's bowel movements ranging from whether breast-milk or formula is being given through to changes caused by teething or sickness, it can sometimes be difficult for mums to tell when things aren't normal....
Micturition

Micturition

Babies regularly pass urine in the womb and most of the amniotic fluid is contributed by the baby's urine. After birth most babies pass urine within first 24 hours of life. When your baby has not voided by 48 hours, you should inform your doctor. Normal...
Ghutti

Ghutti

In certain communities there is a procedure of offering ghutti to the child with the belief that child would take up the personality characteristics of the person who offers ghutti to the baby. Mainly palm candy water(tal mishri) is used in form of ghutti...
Body Massage for Infants

Body Massage for Infants

  In India body massage is popular and credited to provide all kinds of beneficial effects. Massage improves circulation,improves muscle tone and relieves fatigue. Some oil may get absorbed through the thin skin of the baby to provide...
Technique of Bottle Feeding

Technique of Bottle Feeding

Most babies can be fed with exclusive breast feeding up to 4-6 months of age. Subsequently when semisolid food are started, breast feeding should be continued and there is no need to start bottle or formula feeds. At a later date, when breast milk supplies...

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