What to pack in your postpartum kit

(Originally published on http://www.babyonboard.in) Giving birth to a baby, is a birth for a mother too. And most often while packing a bag to the hospital for delivery, our concern is totally about what the baby would need. Be it clothes, creams, oil, comb, soft towel, diapers so on and so forth. But, we often…… Continue reading What to pack in your postpartum kit

Much deserved Indulgences for a Stressed mom

( originally posted on http://www.babyonboard.in) Let’s face it! Its given that the vast majority of parenting falls on Moms. Apart from just child care, other household chores pile up with the onset of motherhood – be it endless loads of laundry, meal prep or emotional labor that child rearing brings along with it. It becomes vital…… Continue reading Much deserved Indulgences for a Stressed mom

Maternity fashion to dress that bump

(Originally Published At BabyOnBoard) Congratulations! You are experiencing a life altering phase of your life – Pregnancy. And nothing but the best is what you deserve. And not all the best comes at an exorbitant price. Clothes being one of them! Maternity wear doesn’t mean that you are forced to live in your pajamas and a sack-looking…… Continue reading Maternity fashion to dress that bump

Tamasha of a flawless body

Post pregnancy body IS flawless, was never taught to us by anyone. Women become less attractive to men. They attract a platoon of mother’s advising how to shed that weight soon. A mammoth of products are available to get rid of those stretch marks. Drinks to reduce that celluloid. Fad diets to melt that fat. …… Continue reading Tamasha of a flawless body

Mama, you still have it in you

Post partum depression is not something many Indian families understand yet. Fatigued mind, exhausted body and the immense pressure to start leaking milk in the first instance.  Story is same irrespective of the kind of delivery. Not just are the circumstances hard on us, even harder is the attitude our society has. The attitude that…… Continue reading Mama, you still have it in you

Dear life,all I need is a hot cup of tea

​Chai is a staple each morning in every household. Be it the dhaba style chai of North India or filter coffee in the South. The purpose is the same. To make you rise and shine. To give you that caffeine kick in the morning. Specially to the mothers, charging them to get up and get…… Continue reading Dear life,all I need is a hot cup of tea

To the mom who had a c-section: you are not a failure

​Disclaimer: the contents of the story are all true and prevalent in our very own society. Till date even in the most educated sector a mother going in for elective c sec is looked down upon as some kind of a zombie trying to escape the pain, tagged as an incompetent mother, where as the…… Continue reading To the mom who had a c-section: you are not a failure