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Image: Shutterstock IN THIS ARTICLE Infants may choke while nursing, since their swallowing skills are not well developed. Choking during breastfeeding could cause harmless coughing. However, sometimes the milk may find its way into the lungs and cause aspiration pneumonia (1). Seek emergency medical care if your baby has rapid breathing, turns blue, or becomes
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Image: Shutterstock Muslims practice or follow Islam, a monotheistic Abrahamic religion. They consider the Quran as their holy book, which is the verbatim of God as told to Prophet Muhammad. Therefore, their last names take a religious connotation and are usually associated with the Prophet. The ancestors used a patronymic naming system – the name
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Image: Shutterstock IN THIS ARTICLE Pasta is a traditional Italian food that is high in carbohydrates. It is used to prepare a variety of dishes, such as noodles, lasagne, macaroni, etc. Most of these pasta varieties are considered safe for babies when prepared in an age-appropriate way. However, they may not be essentially nutritious. In
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Image: Shutterstock Lord Venkateshwara is the presiding deity of Tirumala Venkateshwara temple in Tirupati, Andhra Pradesh. The name is the combination of two different words, “Venkata” (refers to a hill name in Andhra Pradesh), and “Isvara” (refers to Lord). The name Venkata is derived from the Sanskrit words vem (sins) and kata (immune power). Lord
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Suspicious of that sniffly nose? Curious about that cough? Read on to decode some common allergic cues Wondering if your kid has allergies? Here are the common signs of allergies in kids. History of allergy in the family What it means: Along with eye colour and personality quirks, parents can pass on their predisposition to
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Image: Shutterstock IN THIS ARTICLE Shea butter is an off-white-to-ivory color fat that comes from the shea nuts. The mild, nutty smelling fat has effective emollient and anti-inflammatory properties (1). Therefore, it is widely used in skincare, haircare, and the cosmetic industry. However, as shea butter comes from a tree nut, the possibility of an
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Ready to start nesting for that new babe, but don’t know where to start? Figuring out the perfect nursery decor doesn’t need to be complicated. We talked to the brains behind these four kids’ rooms to get some simple strategies for pulling together your own baby’s cozy escape. 1. Pretty in pink Lifestyle influencer Jillian Harris’s
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Image: Shutterstock IN THIS ARTICLE Sugar water is a solution made with sucrose or glucose and water. It is used in medical care as an effective remedy for pain relief in babies. Besides, in some cultures, it is used as a traditional supplemental feeding along with breast milk. However, the use of sugar water in
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Photo: iStockPhoto In ordinary times, a baby’s first year is full of checkups, adorable weigh-ins on the scale at the doctor’s office, and a pretty packed vaccine schedule, with shots administered every few months. During the coronavirus pandemic, however, venturing into any healthcare setting with your little one can feel very risky—we’ve been told to
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Image: Shutterstock IN THIS ARTICLE Acellular pertussis (whooping cough) vaccines are popularly called painless vaccines.However, there are other painless variants too. For instance, mucosal vaccines are also considered a painless vaccination since they do not require an injection to deliver it to the child. The pain and other reactions associated with injections can be a
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Your toddler is ready to transition out of the crib into a regular or an adult-size bed. However, the thought of your child rolling over and tumbling out onto the hard floor seems scary. As a parent, there is nothing worse than seeing your child in pain. So let’s help put your mind at ease
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