Twist for fitness



Bathing baby is one of the most pleasant experiences of bringing up baby. Keshav is one of those babies who love bath time. Initially when we gave him a bath in his little tub you could see the glimmer of excitement light up his eyes. Then when we graduated to the traditional Indian bath on my legs, I could see him enjoy it even more.  Continue reading


Dealing with the Tummy Monster

I’ve been pretty quiet these past few days largely because we’ve been having a trying time with Keshav and his gas. Mother’s milk, while it is the best for a baby is also one of the reasons for a testy baby. Neesha was all set to nurse her baby for all of six months because the latest WHO reports show that babies who are exclusively breast fed have the best start in life. In countries like ours where runny tummys are quite the norm, breast feeding is the best way to avoid water borne diseases and the consequent risks of diarrhea, the number two culprit for infant mortality in tropical countries. But what people don’t tell you is that mother’s milk sweet as it is also causes a lot of gas and constant pain. Continue reading