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Mother & Baby India October 2020

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Mother & Baby India, specialises in everything baby-related. From stories of Indian mums and babies, product reviews , loads of local info, to global views. Mother & Baby India also draws from international top-sellers Mother & Baby UK and Pregnancy & Birth UK. It has become the leader in the Indian parenting genre since its launch in May 2008, respected and loved by parents, doctors and industry experts alike.

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1 min.
editor’s note

Given the background of the ongoing pandemic, the festivities this year are rather significant. Going by how Eid and Ganesh Chaturthi went by, everything seems rather subdued and dull, and yet, there is a whole new spiritual side to the way celebrations can be perceived. The flipside of the pandemic and the consequent lockdowns has been the breather that it has offered to natural resources, and the respite it has extended to the eco-system. The quietening of the humdrum, the uncertainty of life, and the slowing down of daily pace has compelled a lot of us to turn inwards. All this, in addition to being holed in with just immediate family members for months, and thereafter, only select close ones, does lead to questions of existentialism, materialism and life philosophies. In light…

1 min.
panel of experts

DR KIRAN COELHO A succesful gynaecologist and practicing obgyn for the last 30 years. DR ANITA MADAN A doctorate in education, she is currently the Curriculum Development head with EuroKids International Pvt Ltd where she promotes a developmentally appropriate curriculum. DR GEETANJALI SHAH Popular Mumbai paediatrician, conducts holistic fitness workshops for pregnant women. NUTAN PANDIT Breastfeeding counsellor and natural birth therapist who’s been teaching in New Delhi since 1978. DR DHERANDRA KUMAR Consultant clinical and child psychologist, he is founder and director of Psyindia, and engaged in direct work with children. SONALI SHIVLANI Mumbai-based childbirth educator, certified by Childbirth & Postpartum Professional Association, USA. ANIKA PURI Childbirth educator, prenatal and postnatal massage therapist, certified counsellor, reflexolgist and a holistic practitioner of women’s health and fertility in Delhi. EFFATH YASMIN India’s leading IBCLC, biodynamic craniosacral therapist, and founder of Nourish & Nurture, Mumbai, India.…

2 min.
mum’s the word

Do you have something to say? Is there any way Mother & Baby can help you in your journey of parenthood? Write in to the editor at this e-mail address: The letter of the month will win a special gift from Sophie la girafe® Hi Team, Your magazine has been the best friend I could possibly hope for during my difficult pregnancy. I was sick almost all throughout my pregnancy, and faced complications I didn’t think were even possible! But Mother & Baby kept me going and today I am a happy mum to my two year-old twins Lakshay and Arianna. I can’t thank you enough for all the support I received, and I now recommend it to almost every mum I meet. Much love! ANAISHA AGARWAL, DELHI Hi Anaisha, Thank you for these encouraging words,…

1 min.
whole nine months

tips If you experience heartburn while pregnant, cut down on spicy and fatty foods. Up your intake of fibre-rich foods like grains and cereals, and drink adequate quantities of water throughout the day. Take small walks after your meals to help with digestion. Share your pregnancy photos with us and you could Win exciting prizes! Send high-res images with your full name, personal address and contact details to marked ‘THE WHOLE NINE MONTHS’ in the subject line. Featured mums-to-be will receive a gift hamper from Himalaya, valuing ₹1000 each.…

3 min.
add to cart

GUILT-FREE INDULGENCE Make your festive season indulgence guilt-free, with Naturally Yours’ multi millet noodles, that packs in all the nutrients without the extra calories. The noodles are free from maida, preservatives, chemical additives and all kinds of ‘junk’ that needs to stay away from our body! They are prepared from organic wholegrains, that are a a rich source of proteins, minerals and fibre. The noodles are easy to make and super delicious, and your li’l ones will enjoy them too! They are seasoned with chilli powder, turmeric powder, ginger, pepper and salt. Price: ₹140 Availability: A BREATH OF FRESH AIR! The heat and humidity may be our worst enemies, even when sitting at home! NIVEA’s new Deo Milk range of deodorants is the perfect respite from the trickles of sweat. The products consists of…

11 min.
(not always) smooth sailing!

When I first interacted with Delhi-based Noopur Singh, her story hit close to home. Being the daughter of a captain in the merchant navy, and with a partner in the same profession, I knew exactly what she was talking about even when she couldn’t express it in words. There was a sense of familiarity in her emotions. I couldn’t help but draw many parallels between her mommyhood journey and that of my mum’s—they’re both self-dependent women who shouldered both parents’ responsibilities in the absence of their spouse, and single-handedly ran the household, while also keeping their own sanity in check! Our conversation was more like a much-needed girl talk. We exchanged notes and heartfelt emotions about dealing with being separated from our partners by oceans and continents, and the unparalleled joys…