Fun ways to help your baby learn to keep his head stable and upright. Head control is the first and most important physical skill your baby learns. Celebrate it.
6 month old Nisarga discovered the fun of playing in water while having a bath.
I have been busy with a super needy baby for the past couple of days with no time to haunt this blog at all. He has been fussy and clingy for the past couple of days, which is fine because I enjoy holding him, but sad because he seems so unhappy. I was wondering constantly… Read More »
I was working at something on the computer, when Nisarga’s piercing wail scared me to bits. I jumped from my chair and rushed to him in record time. Imagine what this guy’s problem was? He had woken up quietly and was playing on his own, I guess. These days, he grabs the rods on the… Read More »
Here’s some tips on caring for gassy infants born from my trial by fire: At the FIRST sign of gas – crying, squirming, passing very little gas after a lot of action… use neopeptine. I’d say, when in doubt, use neopeptine too. Comfort baby. Cuddle in fetal position. This brings legs closer to stomach and… Read More »
Another nightmare night. Nisarg started fussing around bedtime and crying on and off. By 1am, he was crying full blown out. Screaming wails, hiccups, gasps, chokes, scary breathless sounds, constant screaming interspersed with exhausted and restless dozes he came out of within a couple of minutes. I was scared. I woke up Raka around 4am… Read More »
If you live in India and also learn about best practices from the net/books/doctor, its likely that you have the most conflicting opinions when it comes to baby massage and its tough to find out what to do. This is a list of my conflicts and current decisions: Smoke, kajal, powder, etc: Doctors say that… Read More »
Okay, so I’m on a roll with educational resources for babies. Another absolutely awesome resource dropped into my lap last week. A friend with a grown up baby gave me the first episode of – Its Baby Signing Time! The idea being that babies develop an awareness about their needs and desires long before they… Read More »
Oooookay, I think we have cracked the clap code (though not actually clapped), which if you consider that Nisarg is not even 3 months yet, is pretty amazing. The little guy has figured out that its all about swinging his hands together, but doesn’t yet have the co-ordination to quite make them meet…. If you… Read More »
I had written earlier about how Nisarg was having problems with gas and diarrhoea and the doctor had prescribed Bonnisan. Then I wrote about how after just two days, Nisarg had normal baby poop for the first time in his life. Well…. half a month later, we haven’t had a single loose bowel movement yet,… Read More »