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Mother & Baby India April 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 India’s leading IBCLC, biodynamic craniosacral therapist, and founder of Nourish & Nurture, Mumbai, India.…

2 min.
editor’s note

Unprecedented times call for unprecedented measures. As all of us reel under the effect of a global epidemic and forced isolation, we are compelled to garner all resources to make it through these tough times. While there’s a whole lot of info out there on the deadly virus and its consequences, M&B puts together a guide on how you can stay safe, especially if you are a mum-to-be, or worried about your li’l ones. Our in-house lactation consultant also gives you a lowdown on breastfeeding when infected. It is a must-read! With playschools, daycares and even playing spaces shut down, our babies are affected too, and forced to stay by themselves, and indoors. Yet, they don’t really know why. Maybe, it’s time to have the talk. Turn to page 44 to…

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: mbeditorial@gmail.com The letter of the month will win a special gift from Sophie la girafe® Hi M&B, I’m five months pregnant, and live in a small town in Himachal. Unfortunately, we do not have many options when it comes to shopping for maternity clothes or even newborn clothes. I absolutely loved all the dresses featured in the maternity collection and the newborn must-haves, and I at once placed a very large order. I also loved the fact that the newborn clothing was very gender-neutral. Thanks so much! SADHYA MARBANIANG, DHARAMSHALAM, Dear Sadhya, We’re happy to have been of such great help to you. I hope…

2 min.
what’s in store

A drink for your skin Give parched skin a drink with The Body Shop’s new overnight nourishing face mask. It deeply hydrates without leaving your skin feeling greasy. The mask is formulated to work while you sleep, so you can wake up with skin that feels softer and comforted, and quenched for up to 72 hrs. It is enriched with hemp seed oil that is sustainably sourced in France. Keep the germs at bay! Chicco’s has launched the new SterilNatural 3 in 1 steriliser to help eliminate germs naturally, safely and effectively with the help of steam. All you need to do is place pre-washed and thoroughly rinsed feeding accessories or toys the steriliser, add water and switch it on. The sterilisers kill 99.9% of harmful household germs, and keep the objects disinfected…

1 min.
wipe away!

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10 min.
simone says...

Since giving birth to son Zephyr (two years old) and daughter Serena (eight months old), fashion designer, youtuber and mum influencer Simone Khambatta is all about multi-tasking. While she gives out handy parenting and babycare tips on her YouTube channel Mama Says, in her life behind the camera, it’s her family and staff at home that really help her keep the show running. “I am able to do all the things I want to, knowing that the kids are well taken care of back home,” she tells us. As she settles into hair and makeup, while simultaneously attending to numerous phone calls, this firecracker of a mum gets candid about her mommyhood journey with Zephyr and Serena. BABY BOOM Born and raised in Dubai, Simone and entrepreneur husband Karan Panthaky are high…