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faqs-on-vaccination-during-pregnancy

From the moment you get the news that you are pregnant, you do everything possible to take care of yourself and the unborn baby. From having prenatal vitamins to keeping doctors’ appointments to prevent possible problems, you make sure that your baby is well taken care of in the womb. However, many of you may not realise that by not getting yourself vaccinated, you are l...

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winter-tips-when-you-are-pregnant-during-your-first-trimester

Your body experiences a lot of changes as you enter your first trimester. Early pregnancy changes such as weight gain, tiredness, mood swings, and upset stomach can be challenging especially during winter months. But with the right steps, it’s possible for you to get through the cold snap with little or no difficulties. What are the steps you ask? Read the tips below:...

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important-tips-to-strengthen-parent-child-relationships

Every interaction you have with your kid is a learning experience for them. Through these interactions they learn many things - they learn the basics of coping with their surroundings, problem-solving, managing their emotions, and building relationships with others. Building a strong parent-child relationship from the very beginning starts with creating a safe and happy pr...

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supporting-your-pregnant-partner-tips-for-expectant-fathers

The key to having a healthy pregnancy and childbirth is well-planned teamwork between you and your partner. Your involvement during this critical time influences your partner’s overall well-being and help you begin a positive parenting relationship. Over here we discuss how expectant fathers can stay actively involved in supporting their partners physically, mentally, an...

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childhood-asthma-things-parents-should-know

Asthma is a chronic health condition. If not managed properly, the condition can worsen and cause permanent lung damage. Diagnosing asthma in children isn’t easy, as the symptoms can be mistaken for signs of other common childhood illnesses. As a parent you need to be careful of these signs and symptoms in your kid: Rapid breathing Chest tightnes...

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14-tips-to-reduce-your-childs-stress-and-anxiety

We often associate stress and anxiety with adults. However, children also go through tough emotional stages due to various reasons such as school performance, temporary separation from parents, and trying something new for the first time. Experiencing stress is a normal part of growing up. However, it’s important to support your kids to help them avoid emotional distr...

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manage-your-childs-fever-at-home-information-for-parents

In simple terms, fever is your body’s natural response to infections. It causes your body’s temperature to rise above the normal range. In most cases, fever is harmless and goes away in 3 to 5 days on its own. However, when it comes to kids, it is important to understand the symptoms of the fever; and report anything that’s unusual immediately to your doctor....

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an-overview-of-self-examination-of-breast

A woman’s breast undergo changes with age, over her lifetime. Not all breast changes are associated with cancer. But it’s important to consult a doctor when you notice something that isn’t usual for your breasts. Let’s check a few facts on self-breast examination and changes you must look for. What is breast self-examination? It’s important...

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gas-and-bloating-in-children-care-instructions

Gas and bloating are common in early childhood. As a concerned parent, it's important that you look out for symptoms such as burping, passing gas, hard stool, and vomiting. If your child is experiencing one or more of these symptoms, take him/her to a pediatrician. Here, we've listed some of the common causes of childhood gas and bloating: 1) Swallowing air...

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why-is-hand-washing-so-important-for-parents-kids

Each day, germs collect on our hands. To be honest, it’s nearly impossible to avoid germs. But with good hygiene which includes proper hand washing, you can protect yourself and your children from a host of infectious diseases such as diarrhoea and influenza. These infectious diseases can spread from one person to another through contaminated hands. Let’s first disc...

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