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This post is not for you, and you, and you. It’s scary and quite depressing.

It is about child birth, so if you are the squeamish type, please close this window and go paint a rainbow or think about mangoes and long afternoon naps. Plus this post is super long. Even longer than it takes my baby to swallow one morsel. That’s like five eternities. So plant that butt right there. Read More →

As first-time parents we were pretty clueless about many of the Dos & Don’ts of parenthood. One guiding light was my sister who has two little boys and has been through the same rigmarole. She advised us to make some major purchases during pregnancy. Once the baby arrives, NO time for anything else. It would be JUST baby. Also, it’s a good time to learn to operate the purchase. Read More →

I hail from a country with an astoundingly high population growth rate. The one thing that leads to a high population growth rate: many women reproducing i.e. pregnant women. One would imagine that, in such an environment, pregnancy would be an average topic of discussion. Or maternal health issues. Or breastfeeding. Or nursing bras. But no. There is no discussion on pregnancy because it is treated like a disease or to use a commonly-used term: ‘condition’ . It’s surprisingly a very hush hush, very taboo topic. Maybe because one has to have sex *GASP* in order to become … may I be as bold as to say… PREGNANT! Oops, I said it. Read More →