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Apgar Score

What is meant by the Apgar Score?

If this is your first baby, you will be quite surprised by your baby’s appearance. Instead of the picture-perfect little angel, your baby will most probably look bluish, and covered with blood and cream-cheese-looking sticky stuff (Vernix).

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Pregnancy & Diabetes

Gestational Diabetes develops during pregnancy and may persist after the birth. Due to advances in medicine, most diabetic women have healthy babies.

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Introduction to Solids

I truly believe in the principle of baby-led weaning: It is important to wait for signs of readiness from your baby, [not your friends’ or a stranger’s readiness] before starting solids.

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Making Sense of Poop

Making sense of Baby Poop

New parents are often jittery about the wellbeing of the babies and add baby poop to the mixture, and it can send a new parent hunting around for medication and medical consultations.

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