In today’s fast times, there may be some women who consider breastfeeding a burden. I, on the other hand, think it is a boon and one of the most cherished experiences of parenthood. Breastfeeding in the initial days for a first time mother may seem difficult. But I always advise new mums to remember that both she as well as...
Hey Smart Mums, let’s begin by telling you the difference between disinfection and sterilization. Disinfection (which is what happens when you immerse feeding bottles in boiling water) kills most microorganisms but not all bacterial spores, which can cause colic in babies. Sterilization, on the other hand, kills all microorganisms, bacterial spores and viruses, ensuring that the products being sterilized...
One of the most common questions that expecting parents ask at my prenatal classes is – “What are the things I need to arrange for, before I bring my baby home from hospital?” Newborn babies do almost nothing all day – and yet you need a lot of things for them. Arrange things according to the ‘activities’ that you will be...