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Mother & Baby India February 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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Next Gen Publishing Limited
6 Issues

in this issue

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 Founder of Nourish & Nurture Lactation Care & Parenting Education, International Board Certified lactation consultant, and…

1 min.
editor’s note

This month, we focus on Conception and Birth—topics that are extremely close to my heart. I am a mum, and yet, I did not carry my son. I am a mum, and yet, I did not give him birth in the technical sense of the term. My son, little S was born via surrogacy. I conceived him in the depths of my mind well before the tests confirmed. He was born in my heart long before his actual birth. Was I nauseous during the pregnancy? No. But I did gag every time I thought of the safety of my unborn child in an unfamiliar womb. Was my blood pressure normal? Yes. But I had palpitations every time I visited the doctor, my surrogate in tow. Any cravings? Not really. But my…

3 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: mbeditorial@gmail.com The letter of the month will win a special gift from Sophie la girafe® Dear M & B, I just wanted to say a big thank you for all the hardwork and planning that goes into carefully crafting all your issues. Mother & Baby has been a part of my life since I was expecting my daughter Aliya, who is now 8 months old. I particulary enjoyed reading the article on breastfeeding your baby when you get back to work, as it is an issue I’m currently facing. I don’t think I’ve read a more detailed and informative piece on the subject. My…

4 min.
what’s in store

STAY CLOSE, BABY India’s largest security and surveillance brand, CP Plus, launched of a unique range of kids’ smartwatches —EzyTrack. It allows parents to easily track, monitor and connect with their children at any time and place. It has various exciting in-built features, essential for both children and parents. Available in different models and colours, they support touchscreen for ease of use, SOS emergency button to quickly send messages to the parents, and two-way communication. With GPS tracking, parents can identify realtime location of their li’l ones. In addition, geofence alert can be set up for a particular geographical area. EzyTrack kids’ smartwatches have a simple user interface, and come with other advanced features like iOS and Android apps, inbuilt camera, voice chat, find friends, pedometer, low-battery alert and a ‘watch…

1 min.
say it with diamonds

Personalised Jewellery by Irasva Irasva’s Valentine’s Day collection consists of solitaires with detailed and timeless designs that make a perfect gift for your loved one. The collection is also characterised by attractive motifs of various emoji’s, love, heart, hashtags and spirit animals to name a few. You can also avail of personalised designs for your loved one. Available at: Irasva 67, Hughes Road, Gamdevi, Mumbai Price: ₹6,900 onwards ‘Love Trinkets’ by RK Jewellers RK Jewellers unveils unconventional luxury designs this Valentine season. The ‘Love Trinkets’ collection features dainty designs crafted in diamonds and ruby stones, set in 18K gold. You can choose from solitaire and delicate rings, heart-shaped diamond earrings, and elegant string necklaces with ruby stones. Available at: RK Jewellers store - E -5, South Extension -2, New Delhi Price: ₹10,000 onwards ‘Hues of Love’…

4 min.
there’s an app for that!

CLUE Type: Fertility, ovulation What it offers: It allows for a whole lot of customisation, where users can simply feed in their data, and the algorithm will calculate and predict your cycle. It helps you plan your pregnancy with ovulation calculator and fertility predictions. It also has a well designed visual calendar that shows you everything at a glance, along with a mood predictor. Available on: iOS & Android Cost: Free, with in-app purchases BABYCENTRE Type: Pregnancy, foetal development What it offers: It features pregnancy tips and foetal development videos for the exact stage of your pregnancy, along with an informative countdown to your due date. The app also offers exercise advise, weekly checklists, and tips for dealing with various pregnancy symptoms. Other features include a baby name finder, foetal development images, a photo diary to store…