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Mother & Baby India

Mother & Baby India June 2020

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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India
Language:
English
Publisher:
Next Gen Publishing Limited
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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

Hush little baby, don't say a word Mama's gonna buy you a mockin' bird.And if that mockin' bird won't singMama's gonna buy you a diamond ring.And if that diamond ring turns brassMama's gonna buy you a lookin' glass.And if that lookin' glass gets brokeMama's gonna buy you a billy goat.And if that billy goat won't pull Mama's gonna buy you a cart and bull.And if that cart and bull turn overMama's gonna buy you a dog named Rover.And if that dog named Rover won't barkMama's gonna buy you a horse and cart.And if that horse and cart fall downYou'll still be the sweetest little baby in town. his has been one of my favourite lullabies of all time. And it’s only after becoming a parent did I realise the relevance of it!…

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® Dear Swati, In times like these, I feel grateful to have your magazine to turn to. The information about COVID-19 that you have given has come in so handy for me, especially being a new mum. I had my baby in January, and I was worried about getting his essentials during the lockdown. But through your articles, I have learnt that being calm and not panicking helps me think and put things into perspective. Thank you for all that you do! Much love ANAITA REDDY, BENGALURU Dear Anaita, Thank you for writing…

1 min.
whole nine months

tips If you didn’t exercise much before getting pregnant, it is still safe and healthy to start now. Begin with 15 minutes of exercise thrice a week, and gradually increase it to 30-minute sessions five days to the entire week, if you can. Aerobic exercises are also a good way to improve your fitness. You could also try power-walking, pregnancy yoga or indoor cycling 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 mbeditorial@gmail.com marked ‘THE WHOLE NINE MONTHS’ in the subject line. Featured mums-to-be will receive a gift hamper from Himalaya, valuing ₹1000 each.…

17 min.
the fly-away mum

In her career spanning almost two decades, Gul Panag has starred in a number of films that have been widely acclaimed. Besides appearing on the silver screen, she is also a certified pilot, a car and bike enthusiast, and even contested the 2014 Lok Sabha elections. While much has been said about her roles on-screen, her life off-screen has always been kept away from the public eye. She announced her marriage to long-time partner Rishi Attari on the day of her wedding itself, and before that, not much was known about her airline pilot husband. Staying true to character, she took everyone by surprise when she announced the birth of their son Nihal, especially since word of her pregnancy never even got out! However, it seems like her need to keep…

3 min.
how to choose a sleep suit

There are two types of sleep suits. One is called the jumper of romper, which is a one-piece suit with full sleeves, that covers the hands and legs. The other sleep suit is one which allows the body to be covered, leaving the feet open. Sleep suits also have press buttons which are around the diaper area and go down the leg. These make it easier for the mum to change the baby’’s diaper without removing the suit or or disturbing the baby. Some babies don’t like to be in a one-piece suit, so you can dress them in a full-length jhabla or t-shirt and pyjamas. Cover the hands and feet with mittens and socks to keep the baby safe from mosquito bites and bed bugs. The other option is a loose…