Meet the Amma 

Kavita, an Adoption Advocate with particular emphasis on Down Syndrome Adoption talks about her journey with her daughter Veda.

April 28, 2019

Editor's Note: 
Shalu Sharma Rathod
is an inspiration. I've been following her journey as a mother of twin girls on Instagram. With simple yet expressive words and joy-evoking photos, Shalu writes about her life as a parent of a child who has been diagnosed with Asperg...

Sushi Targett speaks up about 'Post-Adoption Depression' as a little documented phenomenon.


I was diagnosed with a sensironeural deafness when I was 30. I was, then a mother to a 2 year old daughter. A routine ENT check-up during my annual summer vacation in Madras revealed that I had already lost 60 decibels in both ears and since it was a progressive condi...

As It Happened 

Two Months to the Due Date 

Raaghavi


On the 17th February 2017 around 4 a.m, as I came out of the washroom after changing my clothes for the third time, he asked me what was wrong. I told him that I had been urinating from midnight without control. I...

I gained 20 plus kilos - during my pregnancy, everyone around me was happy with my progress and kept telling me I would have a round munchkin. I believed them.
 

Both me and the Mr. would dream of a bubbly ball of marshmallow smiling at us. A smile that would pierce thr...

Editor's note: 
I met Anupama, as I meet most Indian Moms these days, on Instagram. The fact that she too was an expat mom of two like me, living in Europe made her a kindred spirit of sorts and I started following her feed. The first time we struck up a conversation,...

September 22, 2017

I look at myself in the bathroom mirror, gently touching the stretch marks criss-crossing across the length of my belly, a belly that was never taut but never as soft and saggy, as it is today. Further down, a thin brown line made of slightly puckered skin marks where...

One of the ladies I met in the park at random asked me," Do you still breastfeed your child?". 

I replied instantly "Yes sometimes, why not?"

I wish I could have clicked her reaction that was a rather scandalized one. 

"Don't you know there is no benfit of...

This picture (below) was otherwise meant to be a late post from a recent trip to continue documenting our nursing journey. I normally let some amount of naysaying slide and don't preach the virtues of extended breastfeeding to an immature audience. Something happened a...

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