Pregnancy


Easy And Simple Fashion Tips For Busy Moms

Image Source  When we talk about a family, the role played by mom is really incredible. Each and every person in the home is dependent on her. In short, she is the backbone of the family. The number of roles …
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The Fit Mom Project - Health & Fitness App For Mothers

      The Fit Mom Project is an app for expecting mothers and new moms who need immediate access to information & tools related to nutrition, exercises & fitness, and primary health care. The founders – Ashwini Marathe, Mandar …
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Stem Cells – Master Cells of Human Body

By- Varda Agrawal Nowadays, whenever one visits a gynecologist clinic, for any reason, may it be a pregnancy or a general health issues, one thing which can be observed for sure is display banners for stem cell banking.   Image …
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Post delivery diet with a punch - Karuvepillai podi/curry leaves/kari patha powder

Image source- curry leaf Every new mom requires good care post delivery, which is our mothers take time off from their routines to help provide us with right diet and rest alongwith sharing their experiences on nurturing the newborn. My …
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For You Mom... post delivery tips

Image Source: Post delivery By Megha Hi everyone. The period after delivery is called puerperium and it last s for six weeks. Essentially during this time, female body reverses most of the changes that occurred in various organs and systems …
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The simple Oats .... a healthy breakfast

OatmealBreakfast is the most important meal of the day, to keep your mind and body fit throughout the day. My hubby is so used to having a bowl of oats with milk and nuts every morning as he leaves home …
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Journey from being husband wife to parents

    Today I will touch a sensitive topic in this blog: “ Journey from  being husband wife to parents” This is a phase which every couple goes about but might feel shy/uncomfortable to talk about it with the fear …
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A short read on early intervention programmes for Autism

This article titled “Still a long way to go” talks about the programmes designed for children with Autism. I thought it is important to share and spread the knowledge. Published on 25th August 2013 in the magazine section of THE …
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How to Select a Hospital for Childbirth/Delivery

hospitalHi Mommys and soon to be mommys this is another post for you guys. If you followed my older posts you will know that I changed my hospital during the end of my delivery for better facilities in the hospital. …
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Temples in India for Childbirth and Safe Delivery

By Arathi, I was thinking twice if I should do a religious post, But I thought why not if it’s going to help a lot of people. I have never been a very religious person. I believe God but I …
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Hair Fall after Delivery

hairfalAfter delivery we suffer from hair loss. Most of it is due to the hormonal changes, sudden change in eating habits, stopping all our multivitamins, folic acid and iron. Also hair that falls regularly holds on to the scalp during …
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Jaishri's C section story

Mine was a precious pregnancy so the doctors were very particular that everything moved smoothly and so we opted for a C section. I had Homocysteine (link) and gestational diabetes (link) added to that. After I had gestational diabetes, I knew …
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Post C Section

By Poonam Everyone talks about C section. Ill share the after effects. The C section pain lasts for 2 weeks. It’s very difficult to sit and get up. You need to hold your tummy while getting up. Turn to the …
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The Fit Mom Project - Health & Fitness App For Mothers

      The Fit Mom Project is an app for expecting mothers and new moms who need immediate access to information & tools related to nutrition, exercises & fitness, and primary health care. The founders – Ashwini Marathe, Mandar …
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Postpartum Hair Loss: Effective Prevention and Treatment

By Tracey Cayton, Image Source Becoming a mother is an incredible blessing but the body goes through severe changes that may be a lot to handle. In addition to hormonal imbalance and weight problems – most women experience significant hair …
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Mistakes to avoid if you are pregnant

Pregnancy, a beautiful experience: Congratulations on your pregnancy! Carrying and nurturing a baby in the womb isn’t a joke. It is truly an amazing experience that every woman wants to enjoy at least once in her lifetime. Pregnancy is nothing …
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5 Things You Should Do Before the Baby Arrives

By Diana Smith, Once you’ve entered the second half of your third trimester you’ll probably start to think more about what you need to do prior to the delivery. Organization, cleaning and preparation ‒ three words that perfectly describe what …
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WHY IS THERE STILL STIGMA TOWARDS DONOR EGG USAGE?

By- Heidi Hayes Image Source  In today’s world, people are talking openly about their struggles to have a baby more so than they ever did in the past. In fact, treatments like IVF have become so common that no one …
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Top 11 Types Of Medication You Need To Avoid During Pregnancy

By- Hang Pham    Image source You’re possibly confused about which types of medication to stay away from during pregnancy if you’re expecting a baby. During the first eight weeks of pregnancy, you need to avoid all OTC medications, because …
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Prediction of Ovulation

By Varda Agrawal, After marriage, we .new age couples don’t wish to end up being pregnant very early. Unlike older generations, where more emphasis was given to building up a relation & enjoying the marital bliss. This honeymoon period of …
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Stem Cells – Master Cells of Human Body

By- Varda Agrawal Nowadays, whenever one visits a gynecologist clinic, for any reason, may it be a pregnancy or a general health issues, one thing which can be observed for sure is display banners for stem cell banking.   Image …
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greenmama - Way to Greener Future

By – Varda Agrawal In my free time, (which I get very rarely), there are a few things I like to do to relax, which can be either writing / blogging or reading books. After having a baby, reading is …
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GetAmber – Look Good Feel Good

By- Varda Agrawal   In a woman’s life, there comes many moments with new beginnings; the moment when we step towards new relations, new home and what not. A woman in her life is a daughter, daughter in law, sister …
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Best Body Pillows For Pregnant Women

By Guest, Image Source Most pregnant women can’t sleep well because of leg cramps and back pain; if you too are pregnant and toss and turn during the night instead of getting a good rest, maternity body pillows can help …
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Review of Pregkart.Com

By Varda Agrawal, When Motherhood knocks the doors of a woman’s life … she is overwhelmed with joy… her happiness has no bounds when she holds her baby for the first time. Truly motherhood is a beautiful experience… and this …
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7 Things Pregnant Women Want Their Partners to Know

By Jesse Wood, Pregnancy is a challenging time for couples. While women experience a lot of mood swings, their partners can have a tough time dealing with their hormonally charged partners, this can lead to a communication gap. So if your …
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What to Pack in Your Hospital Pregnancy Bag

by Varda Agrawal Image Source From the day one of the pregnancy, we await that beautiful day of our life, which will fill our hearts with joy and happiness for the time ahead to come; the moment we will behold …
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11 Must Foods To Eat While Pregnant

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10 Kim Kardasian Maternity Outfits

I know Kim Kardasian can go too far with fashion, but still I love the way she carries herself and how she can tell the world everything she does. Recently she gave birth to her second child, a boy named …
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Beetroot & Carrot Halwa

C:\Users\kp\Desktop\b.jpgBy Varda Agrawal, Are you expecting a baby? Or are you planning for one? ; Then it is the right time that you take good care of yourself and your diet. A mother who takes a healthy and well balanced …
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Tracking and Learning Pregnancy Symptoms

By Ella, Imagine this scenario, you finally get pregnant and you’re thrilled about welcoming the bundle of joy that would make your entire life complete. However, pregnancy can’t be compared to easy ride; instead it’s more similar to rollercoaster. You …
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How to Get That Glowing Skin During Pregnancy

By Dr Sirisha Singh Image Source Pregnancy marks the beginning of a new chapter in the life of the to-be parents, specially the mothers. Their body undergoes several changes and the pregnancy glow adds to their beauty. However, during pregnancy, …
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5 Unexpected Changes that Happen after Giving Birth

By Ianna, After 9 long months of anticipating one of life’s greatest blessings, there should be no excuse for any mother – even first time moms – not to have an idea on what to expect during and after giving …
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Never a Dull Moment!

By Aanchal Goel, Image Source ‘Never a dull moment’ is something I’ve heard people say, Meant to me being in a state of fun & frolic the whole day! I realized that there was another side of the coin When …
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Ten Must Watch Dramatic Rom Coms During Pregnancy

  Article is provided by Cloudnine, ‘India’s leading chain of maternity hospitals’   Pregnancy is the time when hormones foul play with your moods and emotions due to dynamic changes in their concentration. So here is a list of dramatic rom coms …
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Tips Every New Mother Should Know

By Ridhi, Motherhood isn’t easy. While every woman dreams to be a mother one day and prepares herself for it, the real life lessons only come when she’s a mother to a beautiful baby. Motherhood is an on-going process with …
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No daughter? So what!!

20150302_202213By Geetha, “Ever been in a totally strange place completely lost? That’s how my motherhood journey began. The day I saw the “two blue lines” for a second time in my life, I was nervously staring at it; literally for …
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Add a punch of style and Morph into a Yummy mummy !

By Reks, Are you pregnant? YAY ! Congratulations and enjoy this blissful phase with oomph.. Pregnancy doesn’t have to make you forget your sense of style and go with the norms of wearing loose and ill fitting clothes. There are …
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MTHFR Mutation and Miscarriage

Image Source Incase you have faced a miscarriage or you are a survivor of multiple miscarriages, do check for MTHFR mutation. This is a common problem which most doctors ignore until you face multiple miscarriages, Im telling you because I …
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Importance Of Bonding With Your Pregnant Wife

Article is provided by Cloudnine, a hospitality chain Image Courtesy: Baby Center Marriage is a formally recognized union between a man and a woman who make a commitment to each other. This inherently fulfils their child-bearing and child rearing responsibility …
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6 Ways to Deal with Depression due to Hormonal Changes

By Maya, Image Source As women we know how our mood swings like its no ones business. I have faced my share too, right from the time when my child was born. Later I had some uneventful mood swings after …
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Is it possible to have a backache free pregnancy

By Rita Singha, Image Source Pregnancy brings with it a mix and match of emotions, discomfort, pain and sheer happiness that is brought from the mere knowledge of an adorable little bundle that you would hold in your arms in …
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Baby Books Go Online With MYBABYBABBLES.COM

Smart phones, tech savvy moms, lack of time and baby shower/baby birth gifting dilemmas…All this led to three young and aspiring girls who have grown up together, to start a precious little website called MyBabyBabbles.com In today’s world, where our …
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8 Important Benefits of Meditation during Pregnancy

By Rita Singha, Image Source It’s that time of your life when you fail to understand how your mood can change in an instant. Cravings for food, hormonal changes that sometimes make you utterly happy or totally put you off …
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Having A Baby (or second baby) Through IVF

When you talk about In-vitro fertilization (or test-tube babies as they are commonly called), most people assume that the subject is of importance only to those couples who are unable to conceive a baby naturally. However, this is a misunderstanding. …
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Why calcium is so important during pregnancy?

By Rita Singha Image Source Calcium, the most abundant mineral in the human body also has many crucial functions. It plays an important role in strengthening bones and teeth, proper development of bones, functioning of enzymes, regulating the muscle contraction …
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Beautiful Births Documentary Review

Beautiful Births is a documentary by filmmaker Jacqui Blue. It is a beautiful film on pregnancy and childbirth. The documentary features 3 different moms and their stories. Its surprising how every childbirth is different and the lessons learnt are quiet …
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Top 5 Precautions During The First Trimester of Pregnancy

By Aradhana, The moment you find out that you are a pregnant, it is an amazing time to be overjoyed! Now this is your first pregnancy and you need to know how to be healthy and fit. The first three …
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Fertility Diet - Food for Conception

With today’s stressful life conception has become a very difficult and challenging issue. I know a lot of friends facing issues with conception. A healthy lifestyle, exercise and diet plays a major role in conceiving a baby. So for all …
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How to Stay Fit and Active During Pregnancy

By Aisha Singh Image Source Pregnancy is often one of the most exciting times in a woman’s life, however staying fit and active during this period can be a challenge for many. This being said, numerous studies have shown that …
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Foods to Include and Avoid in Pregnancy (Diabetics)

Foods Permitted Black tea/coffee Lime/tomato juice w/o sugar Green leafy veggies and salads Limited Intake Cereals and pulses Maida and rava Fruits 100 gms- 1 fruit/few pieces a day fruits like guava, watermelon, orange, papaya, apple, sweetlime, melon Milk less …
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2000 Calorie Diet Chart For Pregnant Diabetic Moms (Non-Vegeterain)

This was one of my long pending posts. There is not much change from the 2000 Calorie Diet Chart For Pregnant Diabetic Moms (Vegeterain) diet chart that I provided earlier. You can have dish/chicken/meat weekly twice with one portion of …
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Why am I in love with Babyoye?

During pregnancy when it became difficult for me to physically go out and shop, I switched to online shopping, and that is when I bumped into this website, Babyoye. It’s been more than a year now since I have been …
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Immune Mommies and Kiddies

As a mom we safeguard our precious bundles in our womb and protect them from the all external forces like the weather, pollution etc. The first thing that we all worry about after childbirth is how we are going to …
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Pesticides in Fruits and Veggies, What’s Safe?

I somehow hate to read the papers these days, but this one article (Times of India) caught my attention. It was about the fruits and veggies we eat and how they have been grown with pesticides. Farmers are forced to …
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Understand Your Baby's Personality Through Their Birth Number

Source After a long time I got time to post an article in our favorite blog….i hope you all will like this article. Being a numerologist I always wanted to write an article on personality analysis of babies through their …
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Pros and Cons on Having a Second Baby

Source This post is for a dear friend of mine who I failed to recognize on the blog (because of the surname), sorry Shweta. So here’s the post with some expert mommy advice. As most of you know my baby …
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How to fight Morning Sickness during pregnancy?

    Image Source: Fruits and Lemony ginger Morning sickness or nausea is a very common during prenancy. Apparently 80% of women actually feel this, so take it as a natural part of your pregnancy by trying a few home remedies. …
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Sharing few useful articles ... worth a read

I love my early morning 15 minute newspaper time to catch up on all the happenings and gupshup in and around town. Here are a few articles from the epaper that I found useful for all you lovely ladies …. …
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The burst of Strawberry- for all you beautiful mommies

Image Source: Strawberry A chosen few beauty products with a splash of the red, juicy, sweet and aromatic Strawberry brought to you in a platter …. - Lux strawberry and cream body wash ; Rs 125 - I love strawberry …
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Wish I knew / could ... Heres what new mommies think..

Enjoy PregnancyA few things that nobody tells us and we wish we had known - Experience the pregnancy phase and enjoy every moment of it and not just wait for the baby to pop soon. - Flaunt the baby bump with …
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The simple Oats .... a healthy breakfast

OatmealBreakfast is the most important meal of the day, to keep your mind and body fit throughout the day. My hubby is so used to having a bowl of oats with milk and nuts every morning as he leaves home …
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Journey from being husband wife to parents

    Today I will touch a sensitive topic in this blog: “ Journey from  being husband wife to parents” This is a phase which every couple goes about but might feel shy/uncomfortable to talk about it with the fear …
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Red Juicy Beets...How Good is the Beetroot

Do you like eating beetroot? I don’t detest it but would prefer some other veggie if given a choice. Last night,I was supposed to use up the 2 little beets sitting in my vegetable basket for the last 2 days. …
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Fruit Mania - the best fruits to eat during pregnancy

For all you soon-to-be mommies, here is a short list of fruits that add to your nutrition and boost your spirits during pregnancy. Your daily meal must ideally include atleast 6- 7 servings of fruits+vegetables, in which fruits should be …
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Mommyswall Old Wives Tales Girl vs Boy Comparison

chinese gender newHello all the expecting mommies.. Hope you are all in good health. Here is one fun topic I’m sure most of you would have been thinking about during your pregnancy. Since we don’t have gender determination in India we keep …
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How to Select a Hospital for Childbirth/Delivery

hospitalHi Mommys and soon to be mommys this is another post for you guys. If you followed my older posts you will know that I changed my hospital during the end of my delivery for better facilities in the hospital. …
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10 Ways to Cover Your Baby Bump

bohoI know some of you must be wondering why Im doing a post like this. But most of us at some point wanted to cover our bump, Im sure right?  Same happened with me, I did not want anyone at …
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4D Scans in India

We had heard a lot about 4 D scans but did not know where it is done. By the time we started consulting at Cloudinine hospital I was in my 27th week, so the doctor told me that’s it’s very …
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Home Remedy for Nausea during Pregnancy

nauseaHello all you expecting ladies.. Here are some tips for your nausea: I know how frustrating nausea can be, my friends were waiting to cross 13 weeks. For most people it stops by the 13th week maximum 15 weeks thats …
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Babies in the Womb

bbay wombBy Megha, Hello all mommies. Today I would like to tell you how your baby develops in your womb. I would throw some light at what time does the different parts of body formed. Beginning with: End of first month: …
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Food Chart for all First Time Expecting Mothers

chartBy Aafreen Mudassir “Wow!! You’re carrying…CONGRATS!! CONGRATS!! CONGRATS!!…B Careful….Take Care of your health…Eat healthy stuffs…….”That’s what everyone started wishing once I spilled out the news that I am pregnant. Loads & Loads of advices poured in but I didn’t know …
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Beauty Treatments and Makeup During Pregnancy

makeup  During pregnancy many women freak out using the same products that they used before as they feel that makeup would harm the baby. I was once a big makeup freak before I had my baby. So here are some …
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Pregnancy Experience - Jaishri

By Jaishri I had a hectic nine months which was one of the toughest times in my life due to my past history of miscarriages. Once you have a negative experience it is very difficult to get back and every …
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Gestational diabetes during pregnancy

By Jaishri I don’t want to write about gestational diabetes here, there is a lot of Wikipedia to read. I can write about my experience with gestational diabetes. How to prevent it: I had a complicated pregnancy and hence was …
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8 Important Benefits of Meditation during Pregnancy

By Rita Singha, Image Source It’s that time of your life when you fail to understand how your mood can change in an instant. Cravings for food, hormonal changes that sometimes make you utterly happy or totally put you off …
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How to Select a Hospital for Childbirth/Delivery

hospitalHi Mommys and soon to be mommys this is another post for you guys. If you followed my older posts you will know that I changed my hospital during the end of my delivery for better facilities in the hospital. …
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Lactation classes Cloudnine hospital

cloudnineI attended a lactation session during my stay at Cloud nine. I had to take my baby with me. The only problem was that it was held only one day after surgery so I was very tired to concentrate. They …
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Antenatal class Cloudnine hospital Bangalore

cloudnineBy Jaishri Antenatal class By Cloudnine hospital was held at Taj Residency Bangalore. The place was fully crowded and we could not see the speakers. There were exercise sessions, Lamaze session, nutrition sessions, talks on stem cells and a nice …
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What to pack in a hospital bag

By Jaishri Some things that I packed: 2 nightgowns- I didn’t use as hospital provided it Body wash and shampoo Comb/towel/toiletries Tissue paper Lipbalm, compact as I hate an oily face. Camera Medicines such as thyroid/insulin Stem cell kit Baby …
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Review of Cloud Nine Hospital Bangalore

By Jaishri After spending 7months at a small hospital we finally deserved some luxury and care, so we chose Cloud nine hospital on old airport road Bangalore for the delivery of our child. We chose the luxury package which costed …
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Review Cerelac Rice and Milk

baby food at 4 monthsBy Jaishri I started off with cerelac rice for my baby when she was 4 and half months. Initially I mixed a lot of water in it and made it runny, a little thicker than formula milk. Later on made …
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Stem Cells – Master Cells of Human Body

By- Varda Agrawal Nowadays, whenever one visits a gynecologist clinic, for any reason, may it be a pregnancy or a general health issues, one thing which can be observed for sure is display banners for stem cell banking.   Image …
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Review of LifeCell International

Image source http://www.lifecellinternational.com/By Jaishri Stem cell preservation was discussed during my antenatal class conducted by Cloudnine hospital. You can see their website here. After their presentation and a little research we decided to bank our baby’s stem cell. They have different schemes …
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