Wednesday, 9 May 2012

Importance of Vaccine for the Baby

It is very essential to keep your baby healthy and happy and for that parents need to be very attentive for healthy growth of their baby. One most important thing that every parent should take care about their baby is to maintain vaccine schedule. Vaccines are very important to protect your baby from illness and other major diseases. When your baby is born, doctor gives complete schedule of vaccinations. You should remember scheduled date of vaccine and take your baby to immunization center to give her vaccine. Some vaccines are in oral type and other are in injection type.

Common Vaccine Schedule

Generally vaccine schedule are as under

Birth Time Vaccine: Hepatitis B [It will be given within 12 hours of Birth]

Vaccine for 2 months baby:

-    Hepatitis B,
-    Diphtheria, Tetanus and Acellular Pertussis (whooping cough),
-    Hemophilus influenza b / Meningitis,
-    Inactivated Polio Vaccine,
-    Pneumococcal Conjugate Vaccine

Fancy Dress Ideas for Preschoolers

Almost every school organizes various co-curricular activities for students. These activities help the children to open up and be participative. Co-curricular activities like dance competition, singing competition, fancy dress etc help the children to know their hidden talents as well as increase their self confidence.

Many schools start such competitions during the preschool only such that the child gets the maximum exposure and benefit. Children these days are undoubtedly more advanced and efficient in every way. Out of all the activities fancy dress competitions give the children a chance to portray their favourite characters or something that has impressed them that they want to share it with everyone. Parents however find it a little difficult to come up with different themes and ideas for such competitions. In this article we will be discussing about the various innovative ideas that the parents of the preschool boys can use to dress their children for fancy dress competitions.

Children love to dream and fancy dress competitions are a good way to make their dream come true for some time. They can just be anything that they have ever wished to become. Every child wishes to participate in the fancy dress competition and look different and better than others. They can take help from the following ideas: Read More... 

The Uterus Tuberculosis (TB) during Pregnancy

Tuberculosis or TB is a disease that caused by infection. An infectious disease TB affects lungs in primary stage and then, spread through the bloodstream and infects other parts of the body. TB of the uterus is caused in the lining of uterus. Pelvic TB or genital tuberculosis is caused when the infection spreads from the fallopian tubes to the uterine lining.

Cause for the Uterus Tuberculosis (TB)

Tuberculosis is not a genetic disease as it caused by infection when someone comes in contact with active TB patient by coughs, sneeze or spit that releases bacteria in the air. In such case TB bacteria may affect a pregnant woman if she comes in contact with such a person. She can also be affected as TB bacteria enters in the lungs of a woman first and then affect her genital organs after some time. Infection starts from woman's fallopian tubes and then spreads down to the uterus. The uterine TB is widely spread in India and according to the research, approximately 17 percentage of women with lung TB gets affected with the uterus and pelvic TB. Read More...

Exercising Towards a Flat Stomach after pregnancy

Although pregnancy is the wonderful period in life for any women, during and after pregnancy period women has to suffer many ways both physically and mentally. Due to labor pain while giving birth to baby women have to suffer lot while after pregnancy they have to do many physical exercises to come back in their original shape. Large stomach is the major problems for mostly all women after pregnancy as it will take time for them to make their stomach flat. Women who need to perform many physical exercises in their routine life may find their original shape and flat stomach very soon in compare to women with no physical activities.

Right Time to Start Exercise after Pregnancy

You should not become impatience from your enlarge tummies as it takes time to obtain original figure due to various reasons. Few reasons are stretched out abdominal muscles, leftover fluids in your uterus. Your uterus will take time to shrink to its normal size. It will take three months to nine months time to obtain your normal shape.

After giving birth to baby, women should wait for minimum six weeks to start exercise in case of normal delivery. In case of cesarean delivery women should wait for minimum eight weeks to start exercises. It is advisable not to start exercise immediately or without taking advice of health consultant or your doctor. Read More...

Friday, 4 May 2012

What are the Baby Safety Products available in India?

Even before the child is born, parents begin to plan about everything to make the baby comfortable at home. As the baby arrives you pay all your attention to his/her safety, health and well being. Probably you like to keep your baby close to you, in front of your eyes and do not want him to move out of the house. Parents want to safeguard their children in all possible ways.

Most of the parents think, often mistakenly, that if their baby is inside the house, it is safe. But the truth is that even your house can be quite dangerous for your child’s safety. A gadget in your home that might catch the interest of your child can prove to be dangerous or deadly for your child.

As your new-born baby grows up, it is important to start baby-proofing your home. A child, by nature is always involved with things around the home. In modern times, homes that are adorned with fancy furniture and gadgets, parents should be particularly alert for the safety of their babies. Baby-proofing for keeping the baby safe has been a must in modern homes. It is most important to supervise your child and childproofing your home to avoid any accidents from taking place. Read More...

How can I get rid of stretch marks?

Stretch Mark Problems during Pregnancy

Women have to face many physical changes d
uring and after pregnancy Such as change in figure due to weight gain, stretch marks, acne on faces, etc. Many women come back in their previous figure within few months after pregnancy while many women need to join gym to maintain their figure. Stretch marks are the common problems that almost all women face during and after pregnancy. Approximately 60 to 90 percentages of women have to face problem of stretch marks due to pregnancy on their abdomen, breasts, thighs and buttocks.

About Stretch Marks

During pregnancy period you will gain extra weight rapidly. When your body grows faster than development of tissue, it causes stretch mark on your body. Stretch marks are small tears in the dermis layer of skin. When skin is stretched beyond limit, small tears appear in the supporting layer of skin. Normally, stretch marks are starting to appear during third trimester of pregnancy. As during third trimester, you have already gained extra weights and it may causes red lines appear in your abdomen. Read More...

Water Birth

There are many forms and scenes for giving birth available nowadays and each of them tend to prefer the one which suits them the most so that in the end all the pains and expectations are put to rest. Water birth is the process of giving birth in warm water and in most cases water is contained in a tub which has the best and comfortable place to give birth. This kind of giving birth may be viewed to be the most relaxing and the most loved process although in it there are both disadvantages and advantages which make many differ in their choices for using them.

Water birth may be a complete whole process where mothers choose to be in them until they deliver while others will only stay in such warm water tubs for labor and then decide to give birth outside the water. This environment posed by the water tub can be compared to the warm amniotic fluid that the baby has been living in and so giving birth in the warm water then means that the baby is getting the fair separation on a slightly better surrounding compared to those given birth outside the warm water. However, even though giving birth in water is being resorted to by many, various effects and complications may be developed by the baby and the mother and thus care must be taken to protect both lives for future being. Read More...

How do I know when I am ovulating?

Right Prediction of Ovulation

Every woman should know basic information about most fertile time for pregnancy.  You should also know about your accurate ovulation time if you are trying to get pregnant. Every month, an egg matures in women’s ovary. When it reach to a certain size, it releases from the ovary and move in fallopian tube on the way to the uterus. It is not certain that which ovary releases egg. Thus, Ovulation is the process that releases eggs from a woman's ovaries.

In women, the menstrual cycle is calculated as 28 days. Ovulation occurs between 10 to 16 days, mostly on 14th day before starting of next period. The time [five to six days] before ovulation period is considered the most fertile time for women to get pregnancy. You should have sexual intercourse during this most fertile time, which is two days before ovulation and the day of ovulation. Due to your egg cannot survive for more than one day; you should have sex before ovulation as maximum lifespan of male’s sperm is approximately five days.

For couple with normal fertility, there are 20% chances for getting pregnant during each cycle. Having sex without use of any birth control will give more chances to get pregnancy in a year. This ratio is approximately 85% in women with normal fertility and not using any birth control method. If you are willing to get pregnant, you should know your most fertile time by predicting right time of ovulation. Read More...