Image: Shutterstock IN THIS ARTICLE The color and consistency of a baby’s poop need to be noticed while changing their diaper. Any abnormality in the stool is often a sign of the baby being unwell. So, what does a green-colored poop indicate? In this MomJunction post, we tell you about the causes, treatment, and prevention
Image: Shutterstock IN THIS ARTICLE Most parents want their baby’s name to be unique and modern. The current trend is to choose a futuristic name, which not only stands out from the rest but also stays relevant to the times to come. In this MomJunction post, we share 165 futuristic baby names for both boys
Image: Shutterstock IN THIS ARTICLE The Karka Rashi is the fourth Vedic zodiac sign that corresponds to the Cancer zodiac sign in western astrology. The Rashi is represented by crab. People born under Karka Rashi are suggested to have their names beginning with the syllables “Ha” or “Da.” If you are looking for some unique
Image: iStock IN THIS ARTICLE Vaccination is the most effective preventive measure against infectious diseases, and they help eradicate these diseases (1). Adverse reactions, like swelling and pain at the site of the injection, along with fever, are common in babies after they are administered a vaccine (2). Fever after vaccination is one such reaction.
Image: Shutterstock IN THIS ARTICLE Mesh or Mesha Rashi is the first zodiac sign in Vedic astrology. The sign is represented by a ram, and it corresponds to the Aries zodiac sign of western astrology. Those born under Mesha Rashi or Aries are suggested to have their names beginning with the sounds “A,” “E,” or
Image: Shutterstock IN THIS ARTICLE Parents want their children to be successful and financially independent. You might love to add to that wish by choosing a billionaire name, or the one inspired by wealthy and successful people. Who knows, the name may serve as a motivation for your future Richie Rich. In this MomJunction post,
Image: Shutterstock IN THIS ARTICLE Mushrooms are edible fungi with a unique nutritional profile. They have been a part of the human diet for centuries and are used actively for medicinal purposes too. However, not all species of mushrooms are safe to consume. Some of them like Amanita phalloides (Death cap) are poisonous, whereas Amanita
Image: Shutterstock IN THIS ARTICLE Tula Rashi is the seventh Zodiac sign in Vedic astrology. The sign is represented by a balancing scale, and it corresponds to the Libra zodiac sign of western astrology. Those born in Tula Rashi are recommended to have their names beginning with the sounds “Ra” or “Ta.” If you are
Image: Shutterstock A picturesque European nation, Finland boasts of some interesting and unique surnames. Some of the Finnish surnames are ethnic, while others may have a toponymic, patronymic, or occupational origin. Many Finnish surnames also serve as ornamental or adopted surnames. In this MomJunction post, we present 100 common Finnish surnames or last names along
Image: Shutterstock Bengali surnames often have interesting legends behind their origin. For instance, some popular surnames are considered a title given by a king, while some others indicate a lineage to an ancient clan. There are surnames that suggest an occupation or are indicative of a location, thus toponymic. The surnames from Bengal have been
Image: Shutterstock IN THIS ARTICLE Tuna is among the most eaten fish in the world. The United Nations even celebrates the second of May as the “World Tuna Day” to mark the economic and nutritional importance of tuna (1). But, did you know that certain fish, like tuna, are quite likely to contain mercury (2)?
Image: Shutterstock Punjabi surnames originate from occupation, location, and often from the names of ancestral clans within a community. There are three basic communities in Punjab, namely the Khatri (mostly warriors and merchants), the Arora (mostly merchants), and the Jatt (mostly landlords). The majority of Punjabi surnames trace their roots to these three communities. In
Image: iStock IN THIS ARTICLE Mithun Rashi is the third zodiac sign in Hindu astrology, also known as Vedic astrology. The rashi is represented by the “twins,” and it corresponds to the zodiac sign of Gemini in western astrology. Babies born in Mithun rashi are recommended a name starting with the sounds “K,” “C,” “Ch,”
Image: iStock Simha Rashi is the fifth Vedic astrological sign represented by a “lion,” and the element “fire.” The sign corresponds to the Leo zodiac sign of western astrology. Those born under Simha Rashi are recommended to have their names beginning with the syllables, “Ma,” or “Ta.” If you are looking for a unique Simha
Image: Shutterstock IN THIS ARTICLE Oral hygiene is essential for babies even before their teeth erupt. However, it is often neglected as oral care is considered synonymous with teeth care. The New York State Department of Healthstates that it is important to care for your child’s teeth and dental (oral) health from birth itself(1). In
Image: Shutterstock IN THIS ARTICLE Pineapple, also known as ananas, is a highly versatile fruit and can be incorporated into anything from savory dishes to delectable desserts. If your baby is already eating solids and other fruits, then pineapple is likely on your feeding list. But is the fruit safe for infants? In this Mom
IN THIS ARTICLE Shopping for baby bathrobes and towels is fun, especially when there are such varied and cool options available. However, design is not the only deciding factor in this case. The towel or robe you buy has to be soft, comfortable, and safe for your baby. MomJunction has prepared a list of 13
Image: Shutterstock IN THIS ARTICLE Cinnamon is a multifaceted medicinal plant with several health-protecting compounds. Almost all its parts, such as flower, leaf, bark, and root, have some culinary and medicinal use. However, its bark is used extensively and is often associated with major health benefits. Does this mean that cinnamon can be considered good
Image: iStock IN THIS ARTICLE The Vrishabha rashi or Vrish is the second zodiac sign in Vedic astrology. It is represented by a bull and corresponds with the Taurus zodiac sign of western astrology. Astrology recommends Vrishabha rashi people to have their names beginning with the sounds “B,” “V,” and “U.” In this MomJunction post,
Image: Shutterstock IN THIS ARTICLE Blue baby syndrome is a group of conditions where the blood has decreased ability to carry oxygen, thus resulting in a bluish coloration of the skin. The color is most noticeable on the lips, earlobes, and nail beds. It is recommended to seek medical attention if your baby has cyanosis.