Lakshmy Ramanathan is the author of For Bumpier Times: An Indian Mother's Guide to 101 Pregnancy and Childcare Practices.
When my child was a newborn, she would tuck in her legs and rest her knees on her
READER RESPONSE to my last column on baby massage was interesting, to say the least!
One of my closest friends returned to India last year, heavily pregnant and hyper
IN MAY, the WHO came out with a wonderful 2D hand-drawn animation video by a
When expecting, one’s belly is not the only part of the body expanding; our abdomen
My childhood friend with whom I had spent countless summers plucking mangoes called
I USED TO NURSE my child frequently—almost 12 times a day with roughly 90 to 120
A MOTHER'S MILK is capable of satisfying her baby's nutritional requirements. Even
IN THE ANIMAL kingdom, newborns reach for their mother’s milk on their own. Only if
WHEN MY CHILD was born, my husband did not swoon like the faint-hearted man I had
THIS AUGUST, a breastfeeding report card was released based on the information
THEY SAY, and it is proven without doubt, that a lot can happen between a mother and
WE OFTEN ask our parents what sort of a baby we were. Were we adorable or
WHEN I HAD just given birth to my daughter, I was constantly told to stay away from
WHEN I WAS researching for my book, a grandmother from Kolhapur got in touch with