I can still remember my childhood days when my Mom used to make ghee religiously every Saturday with the malai (milk cream) collected during the week. The fragrance of fresh ghee with roasted drumsticks leaves used to float around our house till evening – the thought of it makes me hungry! After I got married, I never made…Read More
Is gripe water REALLY safe for my baby?
If you’ve lived in India while growing up, you’re likely to be familiar with the ad for Woodward’s Gripe Water. In the ad, a mother of each generation claims to have soothed her baby’s colic and crying with gripe water – right from a great great grandmother to the mother of the currently crying baby…Read More
When Can I give my Baby Honey?
The birth of a baby is a cause of celebration in Indian households, and every family has its own set of special traditions for the occasion. One such ritual that is common among many households in India is the one of feeding babies honey. This topic has become highly controversial these days, with constant arguments…Read More
Can I give Biscuits to my Baby?
This is one of the most common questions I get from Moms, and the questions often come with the expectation of a positive response! In India, it is very common to feed babies biscuits and milk, and biscuits are also the most popular snacks given to toddlers. I still remember when I was weaning my son;…Read More
Can I Give my Baby Nuts?
For all parents across the world, starting solids for their baby is a process practiced with extreme caution and rightly so! Little babies’ digestive systems are still developing and they need to begin with foods that are the easiest to digest. At this point, a lot of confusion persists about what can be introduced at…Read More
When Can I Give my Baby Meat and Fish?
There’s a lot of advice on weaning all over the internet, but most of them deal with vegetarian food or food from plant sources. If you’re a family who eats eggs, fish and meat, you’ve probably wondered, ‘When can I give my baby meat and fish?’ You’re likely to have heard about the benefits of iron from…Read More
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