5 Must Check Websites To Shop For Baby Fashion


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Ever since e-commerce has facilitated online shopping websites… baby shopping has become a cakewalk, for parents…Especially for the mothers who have too many things to do in a very little time.

As parents, we wish to get everything done, in absolutely best way possible to us, for our kids. And I must say Baby & kids shopping has not remained untouched by it.

Nowadays, anything & everything a parent may need to shop for their child is just a click away. There is bountiful variety available, of each & everything on the online shopping websites , hence mothers are spoilt for choice. The online shopping websites offer various payment options, free shipping, easy returning.

Hence, in all we have a convenient & hassle free shopping experience that too from the comforts of our homes. Continue reading

These are the 5 websites you must check to shop for baby fashion.

Amazon India

Amazon is very popular & very widely used e-commerce website all over the world. Amazon has widest range of kids Fashion in India that too on best price. Amazon Prime membership offers you many benefits, which will make shopping enjoyable. Amazon shop now has the settings through which we can change the country from which we wish to buy. Hence we can shop for products all around the world.

Firstcry

Firstcry, is the Asia’s largest online portal for Baby products, toys, breastfeeding, baby furniture, baby care, kids & mother fashion. They have all the top International as well as Indian brands. Firstcry has good offers on shoes, clothes, toys, in all everything like 30% off with 30% cashback, upto 40% off, etc.

Hopscotch

Hopscotch is the e- commerce portal, which offers daily findings of baby products as well as top international brands.The products on Hopscotch are priced little bit on higher end, but the designs & quality of the products are unique.Hopscotch is mostly a boutique-based website, where you can easily get high end designer fashion products.

Myntra

Myntra, is online shopping site for fashion & lifestyle in India. It is best online fashion shopping destination for Men, Women & kids. It also provides lifestyle products.

Baby Couture

It is the online infant clothing boutique. They are makers of elite baby garments. Baby couture is for those parents who want to swaddle their babies in something nonconventional, which makes it among the very few in the marketplace.

As far as I am concerned, I started shopping online for kid’s stuff, right after my first baby was born. That was three years ago. But it was mainly for the baby items, which were in offer online, but were not discounted otherwise. For example diapers, toys etc.

But now being a mother of two little champs, it is rather difficult to go out for shopping especially kids shopping. As the kids grow out of their sizes so fast, kids shopping in our family is like a regular thing.

Recently, I bought my elder son, a pair of new shoes. I have noticed that, all the online websites provide good offers on shoes.

So what I do is, whenever I visit mall or any other shopping center I have a look in kids section. I take note of shoe size of my boys  & all the possible options available.

Then I check online websites for offers on shoes. My personal favourites for kid’s shoes is Bubblegummers, kittens & Cute Walk by Babyhug .

And finally I purchased shoes from the website that provided comparatively good offers on shoes.

So next time when you gals, are off to shopping for kids online, do visit these sites….

Happy Parenting!

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New Technologies in Infertility


By Guest,

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Intrauterine Insemination (IUI) is the mostly used fertility treatment in busy cities like Mumbai. This busy life and stress especially during the most fertile days of a month has led to infertility issues and thus the increase in fertility centers in Mumbai, especially Malad which is in the northern part of Mumbai city thereby rapidly increasing the number fertility clinic in Mumbai on the whole.

IUI is a method giving a head start for the low mobility sperms and improve pregnancy rate. It facilitates the weak sperms by artificially placing sperm in the uterus for fertilization and helps more sperms to reach the fallopian tube and thereby increasing the chance for fertilization.

IUI is encouraged when there is unexplained infertility or ejaculation dysfunction or in case of any cervical scar due to past procedures may disturb the sperm entering the uterus.

Previously carried out the procedure for IUI is proper medication and drugs for ovulation, followed by careful monitoring of eggs getting matured. Continue reading

The semen preparation for IUI is done to separate the sperm from seminal fluid and then inserted carefully into uterus thereby increasing the possibility of conception.

For a couple to take any infertility treatment cost is one major criteria they think about the united states charge upto $865 for using own partner’s sperm, the charges vary based on the medicines required and if there is a requirement of donated sperm then cost goes even high.

Most of the people prefer IUI treatment nowadays because it is the initial try for any infertility reasons and also the time taken for the entire process will come upto 15 to 20 mins, done in a small clinic. It is also recommended for it requires no pain relievers or medications.

Male fertility problems are best solved by IUI than just timing intercourse. IUI being the less invasive and less expensive than any other assisted reproduction technology, such as IVF makes it more popular among couples.

Even though IUI is an advised and successful treatment, it’s success rates depends on variable reasons like couple’s fertility problem and age. Natural IUI method gives about 4 to 5 percent and in case of drug usage the rate if about 7 to 16 percent.

There may arise lot of questions in a couple taking fertility treatment regarding their wellbeing after the process. It’s absolutely fine for having sexual intercourse at any point after IUI is performed. In some case if the sperm count is low for the partner then having sexual intercourse may increase the sperm count in the uterus thereby improve possibilities for pregnancy. And the female partner can continue with regular work if preferred by them personally.

It’s more important that the mother should also remain healthy after such an artificial pregnancy. Possibilities for reflux is also there for the uterus may contract a bit after insemination which will squeeze the fluid out. In most cases, there will be plenty of sperm that stayed in the uterus to produce a pregnancy.

Negative signs are revealed by getting periods after 2 weeks of IUI. In case if you are using progesterone vaginal suppositories periods may be a bit late but that is not a sign of pregnancy.

 

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Newborn Photography Tips for Great Baby Photos


By Stephanie Lewis,

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Newborn photography can bring you so many surprises! Most mothers get excited to document pictures of their new born babies in best ways possible. Whether you are a professional newborn photographer or someone who is looking to photograph some nice pictures of his/her new born baby. Make sure you have a nice pro camera and other essential accessories for photography before you start capturing images. I’ve compiled some unique and simple tips that will help capturing gorgeous baby photos. Have a look:

Give the Baby a chance to inspire you

Motivation is found everywhere – even at Pinterest. It is always best to prepares poses before starting the photography session. Just like for the wedding photography or landscape photography you let the events reveal their beautiful happenings naturally, for newborn photography, I trust the best pictures are spontaneous! You can take inspiration from the unique features of each baby. No matter if it’s the adorable dimples, enormous lovely eye lashes, full-lips, or incredible curly hair that you want to attempt to highlight in the pictures.

Stay in the moment…

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Give the baby a chance to turn, yawn, and get easy. New born babies have magnificent, sweet ways to move and stretch. Don’t worry about capturing the ideal poses every time. Continue reading

Get Mom in the photo frame

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Get the mother in the picture. She will love it and so will her new born after some years. One thing to keep in mind here is to keep mama/infant postures simple and with no such exertion required from the mother. There are chances; she’s yet a little awkward and taking her time to recover from a surgery so photographing her with the baby smartly and gently is the key to get good pictures.

Babies Sleeping Time=Babies Best Pictures

Beside trying out different poses and a couple of way of lifestyle shots, one thing “to do” in my tips list is taking close ups of babies while they are sleeping. When I photograph infants, i want to catch close-ups of infant’s toe, tiny hair on their hands, pouted lips, and ears, and so on… The best time to do this is when they are asleep.

These close “detailed” shots are charming as well as they are extraordinary for family photo albums. As you will be focusing using macro lens, the ideal time to shoot such pictures is the point at which the infant is still. (In deep sleep)

Use Props

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Use cute props/wraps/covers/headbands to photograph babies. When you have props, it gets easier for you to construct poses in mind and click better photos. You can be inspired by so many ideas you will find online. Make props at home with your family or order some really nice customized ones to use them for your new born baby photography.

Have flexibility and be creative!

I realized when I turned into a parent that enjoying your time with your kids brings out the best in you. Similar strategy is valid for baby photography. On the off chance that the baby wouldn’t like to rest to pose after you’ve have made all arrangements, try some lifestyle shots and continue shooting. Wrap him/her tight and attempt to have eye to eye connection. Get pictures of mother kissing the baby’s forehead, shoot a picture when the baby smiles or when the mother rocks his cradle. You can try out different backgrounds, big blankets, hats, flowers, baskets etc. Be creative and adaptable – the session doesn’t generally go as arranged and that may give you some unique pictures at some point. The absolute best chances frequently originate from surprising moments. Good look!

Author Bio:

Stephanie Lewis is a writer and a new born photographer. She joined Photography Concentrate team in 2017 and since then she has been trying to pursue the best photography and editing practices. Besides photography, she loves having coffee, meeting new people and travelling to exotic places. Read more photography blogs at https://photographyconcentrate.com/

 

 

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Kiddy Claw from WittyPants


Hi Moms,

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Now that holiday season is nearing I’m sure all of you would be finding ways to keep your kids occupied.

I came across Wittypants a company that makes innovative activity boxes for kids. One such box that I got to review is the Kiddy Claw. The products were good, it takes a while to understand and assemble the toy. It will surely keep your kids glued. It was a fun activity set which can later be used as a toy.

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They have different products and subscription modes based on ages. You can check out more on their site here:

https://wittypants.in/shop.html

Some words about Witty pants from their site: Continue reading

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Witty Pants is founded with the passion of driving curiosity and enabling self-propelled learning in children. We believe that exposure to a wide variety of fun hands-on challenges helps “create an environment in which children can nurture their natural psychological, social, physical and creative abilities”. 
We want to make it fun, easy, and delightful to spend time creating and exploring. All our products have been developed to be inclusive and encourage parents and kids to spend quality time together to create something useful with just the right balance of fun & learning.

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We feel privileged to have placed our passions where we inspire the next generation to become the best version of themselves, and we are glad to share our passion with your family through Witty Pants. Happy Exploring! ”

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Would I recommend Wittypants?

I surely recommend trying out their products as it is innovative and will enhance new skills in kids. Kids below 4 will surely require assistance.

 

 

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Happy Women’s Day to all you Gorgeous Mommies!!


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Save More on Shopping For Your Baby with the Newly Launched Zoutons App


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We all love shopping Don’t We???  In today’s fast world shopping has also become very fast. The whole scenario of the marketing world has become very Consumer Friendly. Now we can shop for whatever we want from anywhere in world. All thanks to online shopping!!!

The whole shopping experience has become so pleasurable! Continue reading

Moms like us, love to buy fashionable clothes, comfortable shoes & all other good things for our kids. But carrying kids along with us for shopping every now & then … is totally bad idea (we all know why?)

Hence it is most suitable for us to shop online for kids stuff. But we are worried about the prices. It is a myth that online shopping is very expensive, but in reality it is not so.

Through online shopping we can shop and buy online almost everything. We can shop online for famous brands on various websites, which offers heavy discounts and cash back which could be availed with a help of some special coupon codes.

Don’t stress further!

ZOUTONS

Zoutons.com, as can be inferred from its tagline The Loot is ON!! Is a coupons and deals aggregation website which provides its users with the latest running coupons & deals, and creates happy customers by helping them get a discount on their online shopping bill?

And the good news is that Zoutons has recently launched their App.

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Features

  • The app allows you to filter content according to your preferences, based on the type of users, categories or stores.
  • The offers are based on the past history.
  • It is very user friendly.
  • Available free of cost.
  • It guarantees genuine deals & offers without hassles of ads.
  • Excellent Graphics User Interface. The night mode takes the strains off your eyes during night browsing. Home screen is very attractive.
  • It takes up only 2.7 mb space, which is very less.
  • Tailor-made feeds & notifications of the offers, gives you proper information about the things you want.

MY EXPERIENCE

Soon my younger son’s First Birthday is approaching. First Birthday is enough reason for big celebrations!!!! With Big celebrations comes endless shopping.

But unlike in the case of my elder son’s First Birthday, this time I did most of the shopping online…. As it is much easier for me to shop online sitting in the comforts of my home than to carry an almost 4 year old & soon to be 1 year old in markets & malls.

For getting information about offers & deals during this kids shopping spree I completely relied on Zoutons.

Once I selected a deal or a coupon, either I could view it, or it redirected me to the merchant website… And the shopping continued.

It was totally a Win Win experience.

You can use zoutons for food delivery, mobile recharge, groceries, train; bus tickets… in short amazing deals for anything & everything!!!

So next time before shopping online for anything especially baby stuff , go ahead & download Zoutons App, check for all the offers & coupon codes available. And then go ahead with your shopping.

Happy Shopping!!

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Emirates Cabin Crew and Pilot Uniform for Kids


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Seeing a pilot and air hostess is a fascinating thing for kids, so Emirates has tried to make this fascinating dream come true for your kids. An exclusive range of uniforms are going to be specially curated for your kid to experience and role play. Let imaginations fly with Emirates pilot outfit for kids. They’ll love pretending to be an Emirates captain, flying off to new adventures.

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The authentic set contains uniform, cap, and comes packed neatly in a box. The uniform comes in sizes suitable for ages three to eight. The quality is extremely good and they have used velcro to easily remove the costume.

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Your kids will love it.  The uniforms are available on Emirates official online store.

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The Story Of Failure – A Journey Towards Success


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I remember those days when my little baby boy started hitting his milestones, sitting, crawling, standing & then walking!! He tried to walk … fell, cried for a moment and in a few minutes he tried again…it went on like this until one day he took few steps for the very first time. A very bright smile of achievement could be seen on his little innocent face. Continue reading

My little baby has grown up to become Mumma’s little boy or in his words ‘BIG BOY’.

That day while I went to pick him up from the Preschool, his class teacher informed me about a sports event which was to be conducted in the next 10 days. The teacher requested all the parents to take note of the information displayed on the notice board.

On our way home, as usual me & my son were having a chat about what all things happened in the school. He told me that they were given extra time for sports … did long jumps this & that.

His teacher had told them to try to drive a bicycle without the support wheels….

Yes, it was one of the activities which were to be conducted on sports event, & parents were asked to help the kids with this at home.

I told my son, “Oh Dear, You are so small … you will not be able to do it, you will fall down & get hurt. We will learn it later when you will be a big boy.”

“Oh  Mamma , I want to learn. I will not fall down. See I am a ‘BIG BOY’.’’ He said while standing on his toes!!

The Motherly fear in me tried to explain to him again.

“But Beta, you will fall down & get hurt.  ”

To this he said, “Mamma, if I fall you apply medicine & again I will ride my bicycle… I will learn I am a BIG BOY. BIG BOYS don’t get hurt.”

That day when my husband got home, the first thing he had to do was to remove the support wheels of his bicycle.

Everyday from evening till night the only thing my son did was to try to ride the bicycle on his own. Me, My husband & his grandparents would walk with him holding his cycle. He would say don’t hold, don’t hold I will manage on my own… but we anyway did.

He fell down almost everyday but he continued anyhow. He could ride a bicycle for fraction of second and fall. But he was happy with it & kept trying.

Then came the Big Day!!

In the sport event, almost all the kids participated in all the sports activities. But very few participated in the Bicycle race.  One of those few kids was my son. My kid did not win that race … but he could ride it only for a fraction of minute… & then he fell.

But anyway both of us, me & my husband, cheered for him. He walked to us with sad little face….     “ Sorry Mumma, I could not win. But I will ride the cycle when I get home!!”

This made me realize, that children are born fearless… it is us, the parents & the society who teach them the fear of failure.

We Parents want our kids to have a very bright future & a successful career & there is nothing wrong in it.

But in reality, success only comes to a person with to do attitude. In this journey towards success there may be several moments of failure. But we have to overcome the fear of failure & move forward towards our goal… As it is said, that Winners are not those people who never fail, but people who never quit.

Surf excel, a detergent brand from Hindustan Unilever Ltd (HUL) is taking forward their philosophy of ‘ Daag Ache hain ‘ , with brand new campaign ‘Haar ko harao’.

This campaign is focused on parenting challenge of helping kids cope up with the failure. In India, where failure is unacceptable and everybody wants to win without putting in all the hard work. This video of Surf excel ‘Haar ko harao’  is a must watch for all the parents.

Happy Parenting!!

 

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Soaking in the Winter Sun – Camping Tips


 

 It’s the winter season – the best time to take your kids out to play! Since it’s not too hot, they can have fun as well as soak in some much-needed Vitamin D.

Winters are a great time for family picnics, treks and day camps. Outdoor play is necessary so that kids understand their environment and become accustomed to nature, different activities and behavior.

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While during winters, night camp isn’t possible for younger kids, day camps are a great option for kids to explore the different nuances of nature. Camps are a great source of education, learning and fun. It gives them an instant opportunity to connect with their peers and other teachers with whom they might not have interacted. Most schools organize day camps for their students. But you could organize the perfect day camp for them too.

Highlighting some of the advantages of organizing a camp activity for your little ones:

1. It helps them make everlasting bonds with their peers and friends. Camps are a great way of bonding and will lay down the foundations of beautiful friendships which will be cherished for life.

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2.Camps are a great way to develop confidence and resilience. There are high chances that your kid might be doing a certain activity for the first time while camping. So even if it means bruising your knee, it is only making your kid stronger and more confident in the long run.

3. Camps help kids to understand nature. As new parents, we try to avoid any outdoor activity because of the fear of getting dirty or in the worst case, falling sick. Sending your kid to an outdoor nature camp will only enable them to adapt to nature in a better way and understand nature and its ways.

I am sharing some tips that will help you in preparing for that perfect day camp -

THINK OF A THEME
You can always think of a theme around the camp. For e.g. a police thief game might be the central theme of the camp. In this, some kids can come dressed as policemen, while others can come dressed as thieves. This will not only break the monotony of a regular day camp but introduce an element of fun in it.

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THINK OF THE ACTIVITIES

Now that you are ready with the theme, you can go ahead and plan the activities. These activities should be in sync with the theme.  Plan different games or any sorts of board games which you might want to carry to the camp as well.

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ALWAYS KEEP THE CURRENT WEATHER IN MIND
You might be aware of the current season of the location of the camp, but what must not be missed is the local weather. So always check the general weather trend. You might need to carry rain supplies, just in case it starts pouring.

DRESS & CLOTHES
When it comes to outdoor camps, the abundance of mosquitoes and other insects is a major concern. It is therefore very important to dress your kids accordingly. Always dress them up in full-sleeved clothes to keep dust and germs at bay. Avoid dark-coloured clothing as it tends to attract mosquitoes. The easiest way to avoid mosquitoes is by using either of these two mosquito repellents -

GOODKNIGHT FABRIC ROLL-ON – The Goodknight Fabric Roll-On is 100 % natural, made of pure citronella and eucalyptus oils. Just put 4 dots on your little one’s clothes and he is ready to set out for his camp. This provides protection for up to 8 hours so that your kids enjoy a mosquito-free playtime at their respective day camps.

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GOODKNIGHT PATCHES – You can keep those nasty mosquitoes away by applying these cute little patches over your little one’s dress. Because they are loaded with the goodness of natural oils, you need not worry about mosquitoes spoiling your kid’s play routine at the camp.

Furthermore, both these products are also paediatrician certified so stock yourself with these repellents at all times and use them on a daily basis, such as applying 4 dots on your child’s uniform before they leave for school or when they go out to play in the evening.

So go ahead and plan that much needed outdoor camp for your little one and his friends, and let them explore Mother Nature at its best!

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6 Creative Ideas for Decorating a New Born Baby’s Room on a Budget


By Randy,

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The arrival of the baby in the family makes the parents excited and happy. The excitement of the parents compelled them to make give every possible thing to their child. The making of the newborn baby’s room is the first and the foremost expression of love for the baby as most parents start preparing the baby’s room before the birth. As the parents of the newborn baby, your life is going to be filled with excitement, joy, and bliss. You will start doing everything which is good for your baby. From the point, you have conceived your baby until the end of your life the center of focus for you is your baby. In order to give a comfortable and cozy environment for your baby you should decorate the beautiful and amazing nursery for the baby. Some of the creative ideas for the beautiful nursery are as follows.

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Creative Painting:

As you all know that whether you are decorating your bedroom or your newborn baby’s room the color of the walls determines the overall look of the room. In order to make your baby’s room beautiful and exciting, you should paint the walls of the room creatively. There are many latest techniques of painting through which you can create a theme in the room. The themed painting can play a major role in making your child creative and innovative. Therefore, instead of simply painting the walls, you should do the themed painting on the walls of your newborn baby’s room.

The Element of Nature:

In order to make your child a nature-lover you should introduce your child to the natural things right from the beginning. You can make your child nature-lover by adding the element of nature in your child’s room. In order to make your baby’s room beautiful and amazing, you should create a perfect nature theme with the help of an alphabetical-tree. No matter it is a baby boy or a baby girl you should make sure to provide the natural inkling in your newborn baby room. Continue reading

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Hang 3D Toys:

Every child is inclined towards the attractive colors and themes right from the beginning. In order to indulge your child in something playful and exciting, you should hang the 3D toys on the walls of the room. You can hang the 3D toys with the help of good quality cordless drills, Check this post. This will make the baby’s room beautiful and attractive.

Simple Convertible Crib:

While you are designing your baby’s room you don’t have to buy the designer crib. In order to provide cozy and comfortable sleeping environment to the baby, you should buy the most affordable and comfortable folding crib. This will prevent you from spending a large amount of money and it will be transformed into a toddler bed when the time comes.

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Play Area:

If you want to prevent your baby’s room from getting messy all the time then you should make the separate play area in your baby’s room. You can put some toys like stuffed toys and other rattling toys in that area in order to engage your baby in the playful activities.

Add Details:

While you are decorating your baby’s room then instead of splurging money on big and expensive furniture you should work on the small details like hanging creative pictures in the room and hanging cartoons and toys on the walls of the room.

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Author bio 

Randy is a mechanical engineer with the construction business of his own. He knows all the ins and outs of the industry and the right use of the tools. That is exactly what he teaches on his blog. He regularly posts on Best Cordless Drills Pro, navigate to this website.

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Your Body After Childbirth – The Facts That You Need to Know


By Kathy,

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Introduction

After waiting nine, long months, you have finally got the chance to meet your small one in person, and we bet that was a memory that you will hold on to, as any mother does, for the rest of your life! Going through those nine months is both a wonderful but also a hard experience.

Pregnancy symptoms are no joke with the morning sickness, swollen feet, aching back, tender breasts and what not. And so is childbirth. But you will quickly learn that is not all for nothing, and that is the very same moment when you make the first eye contact with your baby.

But what most people will not tell you is that the hard part does not stop there. There are more than a few body changes that you have to deal with in the weeks that follow after you have given birth. Interested to find out more about these body changes? Let’s start, shall we?

The body changes that occur after childbirth

·You will keep your baby belly –

It will take around a few weeks even two months before you lose your baby belly. That is due to the stretching of the abdominal muscles that develops over the nine months of pregnancy.

It will take time, motivation, a healthy diet plan, and hard work if you are really interested in losing that baby belly and yes, we do mean exercise. However, you would like to wait at least one month before you proceed with exercising to let your body get back to normal without you putting too much pressure. Continue reading

·Your whole body aches –

After you have given birth and you are finally moved back to your room, you will soon start to feel fatigue and aches throughout the whole body. And that is normal – there is nothing wrong with you.

Perhaps you will feel as if you have done a whole 3 hours of heavy exercising without pressing pause but again, it is totally normal. After all the contractions and pushing is done, it is normal to feel weak and aching. But all that will pass after you spend a few days in bedrest.

·There is still cramps present –

Once that you successfully have delivered your baby and the placenta out from the uterus now it is up to the uterus to return to its original size. That will not be some joyful experience, unfortunately.

You will probably still feel cramps and abdominal aches throughout the next few weeks as your uterus is getting back to its normal size. Again, this is a normal part of the process.

If you start breastfeeding, chances are that this process will go faster due to the increased release of the hormone oxytocin. However, if you feel as if you cannot deal with the pain, then you can ask your doctor to prescribe some over-the-counter painkillers that you can use and that will not harm your baby.

·You will continue experiencing breast changes –

Most probably your breasts have become tender and enlarged during pregnancy. But that does not stop there. Now that they are filled with milk that is ready to be fed to your baby, you will notice them still being tender, even painful at the touch and enlarged. You will have to make sure that you prevent your milk ducks from getting blocked by changing feeding positions and rotating feeds at each breast as well as use a breasting pump if needed.

·You will bleed heavily –

Lochia is the term being used to describe the heavy bleeding that follows in the next four to seven days after childbirth. This is normal, again it is only a reaction to your body getting back to normal after you have given birth. You will most probably have to wear sanitary pads – tampons are not recommended, to protect yourself against all that heavy bleeding since spotting is expected to follow in the next four weeks as well.

·You become constipated –

This is a common problem that follows after childbirth. It is suggested that constipation occurs as a result of the anxiety or the worries that you might have that your stitches will tear up if you try to relieve your bowels. That will most likely not happen, except if it is said by the doctor otherwise. You can try to relax, eat more fiber-rich food and drink plenty of water to fight constipation.

·You experience vaginal swelling and stinging –

It will take a few days for your vagina to get back into shape and vaginal swelling and stinging are the ways that it is done. If it becomes a lot for you, you can try putting an ice pack over it a few times over the day as well as getting into a more comfortable position when you sit down by using a pillow.

·You continue to experience night sweats –

Night sweats are a common pregnancy sign that occurs as a result of the hormonal changes in the body.

However, this could continue to follow during the next couple of weeks as well. This happens also as a result of hormonal changes that take time to get back into normal.

Your body is retaining a lot of fluid after pregnancy and excess sweating is one of the ways that it can get rid of it. Make sure that you are sleeping in comfortable clothes and open a window if the weather is nice to let that fresh air cool you down.

Conclusion

As you go through your pregnancy week by week, you wonder what will your baby look like, how will you feel, how will you get around with keeping it safe and warm, but did you wonder about the potential body changes that most probably will follow?

Well, in today’s article we have explained the most common body changes that you should be expecting once you have given birth. Some of them are more easily manageable than other might seem, but you will do it – now that you have your precious baby’s face to motivate you to become stronger, healthier and better for your child!

References

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov

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https://www.parents.com

Author Bio:

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Kathy Mitchell is a Travel & Beauty Blogger. She likes to Go Out with her Friends, Travel, Swim and Practice Yoga. In her free time, you can find Kathy curled up Reading her Favorite Novel, or Writing in her Journal. She is also a PR for Joint Health Magazine. To know more about her follow her on Google+, Facebook and Twitter.

 

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Become a supermom: manage work & family together


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It’s been 6 years since Sarita stepped out of the organization where she had worked for 5 years as an HR professional. She was quite satisfied with the idea of quitting her job because she was about to enter a whole new world called ‘motherhood’. It’s been 6 years now and she is still happy as she sends her daughter to school. However, sometimes when she looks down her balcony to find young Radhika go to office in her formal attire, her smile fades a little, and she gets caught in a nostalgic thought. She dismisses it and goes back to her daily chores but late at night, when everyone is asleep, she silently recalls the memories when she, just like Radhika, used to work in a corporate workplace.

Just like Sarita, there are many women in India who quit their jobs because of maternity, marriage, and various other reasons. Data suggests that ~20 million women in India quit working from 2004-05 to 2011-12. A major chunk of these women take this decision during maternity as they look forward to playing an even more important role of a mother. A woman owns the responsibility of taking utmost care of her newborn and raising him/her in the best possible way. And as she does this, the joy of raising her child keeps her from regretting leaving the professional life that she once aspired for.

However, once the child is old enough to not require much of her time like before, she encounters a lack of meaning in devoting all her time at home. It’s then that she looks back to her professional life and her aspirations of becoming financially independent and chasing bigger goals and dreams. These aspirations now ignite in her the desire to go back to work and resume her journey on the professional front. But she is unable to. She is held back either by her low confidence or the inability to go out to work. Even if she breaks these barriers and attempts to go for a job hunt, the employers shut their doors for her stating that her career gap has resulted in an outdated skillset, which the industry doesn’t require anymore. Helplessness then resides in, and she accepts her fate of not being able to work anymore. Thus, in India, ~65% women who quit work due to maternity fail to return to the workforce. Continue reading

Internshala, a leading internships and trainings platform, has come up with a solution to this problem via its initiative “Internships for Women”. This initiative brings internships for all those women who are looking to either start or restart their careers at any stage of their lives. These internships can benefit women in two ways. First, as these are short-term employment opportunities, they provide them a chance to test for themselves whether they would be able to manage the responsibilities of home and work simultaneously. Second, they provide flexible work options like work from home. So, even if a  woman is unable to go out to work, she can keep in touch with the industry, work, and develop her skills.

Under “Internships for Women”, Internshala has 5000+ work from home as well as in-office internship jobs for women at any given time, across different profiles like content writing, graphic design, web development, digital marketing, management, etc. This initiative has helped ~700 women in (re)starting their careers in the past 6 months. Ruchita Jain is one of them. She is a mother who quit her job after giving birth to her soon and started experiencing lack of confidence after that. To overcome the same, she started doing work from home internships to be able to take care of her family and still remain in touch with the industry.

Internshala aims to help a total of 4000 women in transitioning from their domestic life to professional life by March 2018. If you too are looking to spare some time from family life and live your long-desired dream of working as a professional, you may checkout all the available internships by clicking here and apply to as many internships as you like. It’s absolutely free of cost. Another good news is that most of these internships come with a cool stipend. So, don’t let any hesitation reside within and take a step ahead to once again chase your dreams.

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