Child Care
Health  /  Published 06.10.21

New food for the baby

Infants start life on a diet of milk. This is usually breast milk. It is sterile and can be produced on demand, and its composition is ideally suited to the baby’s needs calorie-wise, ease of di...
By Dr Gita Mathai

Books  /  Published 09.05.21

Moon phases and motherhood

Sukanya Venkatraghavan is the author of Dark Things and Magical Women published by Hachette India ...
By Sukanya Venkatraghavan

Books  /  Published 09.05.21

Fun. Feisty. Angry. Foresight. Spiritual. Bad dressing sense.

Meera Rajagopalan is the author of The Eminently Forgettable Life of Mrs Pankajam, published by Hachette India ...
By Meera Rajagopalan

Health  /  Published 05.05.21

Covid: How kids are being affected

“Man and woman power devoted to the production of material goods counts as a plus in all our economic indices. Man and woman power devoted to the production of happy, healthy and self-reliant ch...
By Dr Debanjan Banerjee

India  /  Published 29.10.18

Mother Teresa’s order back in adoptions fold

The Missionaries of Charity, which had pulled out of adoptions three years ago because of reservations over new guidelines allowing single, divorced or separated individuals to adopt, has agreed to re...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi


Opinion  /  Published 26.12.18

The manger may be the best place

A woman who had complained on the social media site of a city mall about the absence of a place there that would allow her to nurse her suddenly crying baby received a strongly worded answer that was ...
By Bhaswati Chakravorty

West Bengal  /  Published 29.11.18

Calcutta civic body rule-book orgot babies

The insensitivity and callousness shown to a mother seeking a place in South City Mall to feed her baby has shed light on an oversight: a senior civic engineer said Calcutta’s building rules have no...
By Subhajoy Roy in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 25.04.20

Floors in two private hospitals shut

Two private hospitals in the city had to shut down a part of their facilities after a patient admitted in each tested positive for Covid-19, officials said on Saturday.A woman who gave birth to a chil...
By Sanjay Mandal in Calcutta

Health  /  Published 25.12.18

Doctors raise baby food alert

A paediatricians’ network has asked the government to act against violations of a law on baby food substitutes, claiming companies are organising “scientific sessions” to influence doctors into ...
By G.S. Mudur in New Delhi

Opinion  /  Published 11.02.19

Criminal apathy in shelter homes for children

A distinctive marker of Indian culture is its barely-concealed ill-treatment of children. Their safety and well-being are so low on the list of priorities for State and society that the highest court ...
By The Editorial Board


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