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Image: Shutterstock IN THIS ARTICLE The Kumbh Rashi is the eleventh zodiac sign in Vedic astrology. It is represented by the symbol of a water-bearer, and corresponds to the Aquarius zodiac sign of western astrology. As per Vedic astrology, babies under Kumbh Rashi ideally have their names starting with the sounds “G,” “S,” or “Sh.”
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Image: Shutterstock IN THIS ARTICLE In 2008, the 6th Meeting of the International Scientific Association of Probiotics and Prebiotics (ISAPP) defined “dietary prebiotics” as “a selectively fermented ingredient that results in specific changes in the composition and/or activity of the gastrointestinal microbiota, thus conferring benefit(s) upon host health” (1). Prebiotics are thus consumed for the
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Photo: iStockphoto When you’re a new mom, you’re particularly vulnerable to colds and flus: You’re sleep deprived, grabbing junk food on the go, and if you have a preschooler bringing home daycare germs as well, you’re really in trouble. But there’s good news: It’s okay to use most cold medicine while breastfeeding, even those that
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Health Canada has recalled nearly 26,000 Bily safety gates sold in Canada after identifying the surface coating applied on the metal tube of the gates contains barium in excess of allowable limits. The gates are available in both white and black. The safety gates were sold between June and December 2019, and have item numbers
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PHOTO BY CARMEN CHEUNG 1.  OK, don’t hate me for this one, but I’m a firm believer that the person who is not doing the night feeds should be the one to get up in the morning with the baby. If she’s handling the middle-of-the-night wake-ups (like, at midnight, at 2 am, and at 4
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Image: Shutterstock The culturally rich Western Indian state of Gujarat has given the world some lip-smacking delicacies, dance moves, and popular surnames.  Gujarati surnames and last names come with varying backgrounds— occupational, toponymic, and ethnic. If Gujarati surnames fascinate you, then read on as MomJunction brings you a list of 50 most common and popular
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Image: Shutterstock The Swiss surnames or last names mostly have an occupational origin, representing the profession of an individual. But some surnames are toponymic, referring to one’s geographical origin while some denote a person’s social status. It is also common to see surnames, which are shorter forms of personal names. Swiss surnames thus have an
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Image: Shutterstock Studies suggest the occasional use of the Scottish surnames or last names started somewhere between the 10th and 12th centuries when the Normans introduced them in 1066. However, the more frequent use of Scottish surnames started around the 18th and 19th centuries. Some of the Scottish surnames are known to have patronymic, habitational,
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Photo: iStockPhoto The day after Nikki Fisher’s son was born, her midwives pointed out that his legs and tummy had a few red, textured spots on it, and called it a newborn rash, or erythema toxicum. “He didn’t seem bothered by it,” she says, adding that the midwives said it was fairly common, and she
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IN THIS ARTICLE Babies love playing in the pool and splashing water. So, it would be a good idea to get them a good baby float. This way, you could spend more quality time with your baby. Buying a baby float is quite easy when you know what you want. But if you are not
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Photo: iStockPhoto If your kid doesn’t have a sweet tooth yet, they sure will after this song gets stuck in their head. And what better way to teach little ones about counting and sharing one of their favourite things? Here are the “Ice Cream Song” lyrics: I went into the shop one dayto get an
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