New parents with a month old newborn

It has been a year I have become a mother. There is no doubt that it is an amazing journey however there are lots of ups and downs. The first month is the toughest month for both new mom and dad. As I have passed successfully one month therefore I thought writing my own experience will be beneficial for some new parents.

Lactating Baby:

At the very first time when the baby born whether it’s a boy or a girl or both whatever first two things are mainly important and these are feeding and pooping. My baby pooped soon after his birth and everyone was saying it is an initial part of a baby’s heath. On the other hand not every child will poop soon after birth. Some may take time. Then come again feeding part. If you are first time mom then do not be dishearten by thinking that your baby is not getting milk or not enough milk. Just continue feeding him or her as much as you can. This is the most important part of boosting your milk production. The more you feed your baby the soon you will have milk production. Hence lactation is an important part especially for the first couple of days.

Sleeping habit:

After feeding and pooping part there is another important factor in a baby’s life and that is sleep. Usually first couple of month’s baby do sleep a lot. As a new parent I used to get bored also irritated by the factor as I wanted to play with him and liked to cuddle a lot. Moreover a newborn baby needs to be fed in every three hours transition as they only depend on liquid food which is digested so easily. So if a baby sleeps more than 3 hours at a stretch then mom should wake him up to feed him.

Bath time:

Shower is another important part of our life for baby or for an adult person. I prefer to bathe my baby daily as it soothes baby also helps to have a peaceful sleep. From the day one to till today I never miss a day without shower. Even doctors suggest to shower your baby daily even he is ill. There is a lot of myth about it especially if you are from Asian sub-continent. Cosmetics can be avoided in first few days of a baby’s life. Plain water bath will definitely calm your baby. In addition shower time should be enjoyable for a baby just like a play time.

Crying:

Baby welcomes this world with crying and it is very natural. Actually crying is the only way of their communication to everything. Interestingly there are different types of crying for various reasons. Parents just need to find it out the actual reason of crying. At first it will be a puzzle for the parents but initially it will resolve in no time. Usually most of the time baby sleeps the rest of the time they cries a lot in these process they get tired and then again sleep. Likewise they continue this over and over.

One thing I really recommend the new parents that to study a lot about parenting and baby development through internet. It will help parents a lot to learn more about parenting. Moreover when your own time will come automatically you will learn about it. May be this instinct is called as parenthood. I believe this instinct is truly god gifted to the parents.

 

Uber Ride in Bangladesh

It’s not been a year that uber has been launched in Bangladesh still it’s getting its popularity day by day. In 2016 may be in October uber has been launched in Bangladesh officially. Uber is an American technology company which has been founded in 2009 having formally named Ubercab. It’s a worldwide service and serving around 633 country till today. This is the easiest way to get any transport as uber operates through mobile. Uber drivers use their own cars or they drive rented cars. In Bangladesh uber is operating only in limited area. Outside Dhaka uber is not allowed till now. I myself used uber many times and their service is quiet up to the mark. I have seen a group on social networking site for uber riders and I am added to that group where people share their experience and thoughts on uber. Today I am going to share my experience as an uber rider.

Uber is the best option for middle class family and I found it really helpful. Though uber ride is really expensive if one is taking it for daily use. Whoever has no car however wants a ride like own car can use uber for instance. Actually I do the same thing and I feel like I am riding on my own car. Uber is really useful for any kind of get together, event altogether for a convenient ride uber is best option. There are other cab available in Dhaka city however uber is cheaper compared to other private transportation. On the other hand a couple of days ago I took a ride from Mirpur sector 10 to Square Hospital which was 9.96 kilometers and against this distance my bill was 810. I had 100 taka promotion so I had to pay 710 taka. Generally this much distance may cost 250 to 350 at most. This is not all uber fault as this is Dhaka city having absurd traffic jam so I had to pay that much. Thirty minutes journey was ended up in three hours journey.

However uber has been very useful to me as I have a baby and now I can easily move by uber. Especially whenever I have appointment with doctor I prefer to use uber. In fact when I had my labor pain I rush to hospital by uber. Moreover I came back from the hospital with my new born by uber. Therefore I have been using uber from the beginning of uber and just loving it.

New Born Mandatory Shopping

It’s a great pleasure to shop for the little one for a newly mom. When a child coming to a family the environment changes. Every single person in the family rejoice and wait for that special moment when the baby arrives. However when a baby coming to a family it’s a huge responsibility to all. There is not only happiness but also there is lot more. Especially to be mother and to be father need to take care each and every single thing. The big day when the little one comes to a family everyone wants to stay with the new born. On the other it’s also true that a new born needs many objects and all items may not found in one shop. So it would be better if the items are bought beforehand. Tough before buying any product a newly parent must know which one to buy and what not to buy. I also did a list before delivering my baby. So here am I helping you to know spending money which items are really worthy for a new born.

Dresses: After coming to a new world a new born first need dress to secure him/ her. Not any type of dresses fit him or her. Cotton soft and comfortable dresses should wear a baby.

Receiving towel: When a new born arrives he or she must be received properly with a nice and soft receiving towel. Though some hospital with provide this towel still some parents want to receive their new born with their own towel. Moreover this towel will be helpful till 3 month of baby.

Diaper: After a baby is born it pees or poops and it is very important to buy any quality brand diaper. There are also washable diapers also available however I didn’t find them quite usable.

Wipe tissue: Wipe tissue is for wiping the extract after pooping one baby or before changing the diapers. There are tons of brands in stores but for new born cotton wipes are best.

Washcloth: Washcloth can be useful for various purposes. For instance wiping and sponging is best from washcloth.

Napkin: After feeding a baby sometimes baby needs to dry up with the help of napkin. Even before putting a diaper a napkin will be helpful to dry up.

Bedding: There are many kinds of bedding now a days. When parents are buying bedding one thing must be in their mind and that is comfort.

Pillow: For a sound sleep a soft comfy pillow is mandatory for a new born. I bought pillow for my baby from Mother Care.

Mosquito net: Bangladeshi context mosquito net is mandatory. I bought mosquito net before giving birth to my baby.

Feeder: it is best to feed baby breast milk at least for first 6 months however before having baby keeping a feeder will be helpful in case of any emergency.

Shower items: Shower gel, shampoo, body lotion, cream, baby oil, rash cream are mainly useful for a new born. First one month it’s better not to use much cosmetics on new born in fact now a days doctors suggests not to use cosmetics before second moth.

Bathtub: Everyday bathing is important for everyone even for a new born. However bathing a new born is also very risky. Therefore nice comfortable bathtub is very important. I bought bathtub for my baby from kids and mom.

Other accessories: Socks, cap, bif, pacifier, hair brush, cotton buts, cotton, bright colored toy, petroleum jelly, stroller, baby carrier and so on.

 

 

 

Sab E Barat Celebration In Present Days

Now a day’s people gives so much opinion on sab e barat issue that makes me real sad. I don’t know much about religious views which one is to do or which one is prohibited therefore what I am going to share with you today don’t take it otherwise. All I know that in my childhood I used to celebrate sab e barat occasion quiet delightedly. On the other hand through social network I see a lot debate on celebrating sab e barat now a days.

Lots of sweet dishes such as haluas, rice pudding, Caramel pudding, suji, laddoos, rice powdered chapattis with freshly cooked beef and many more. Not only sab e barat is all about food rather it’s a great enjoyment to the youngsters. In the evening of the big day youngsters blasts different types of tarabati. Some go to mosque for praying however other prays at home till late night. This night considered as a special night as the Muslim people asks forgiveness from god with devotion.

Unfortunately in present days if one is celebrating sab e barat it’s like a crime to many people and they give such a long speech against it. I know many people who used to celebrate this day back 5/7 years back those people has different opinion now. People changes so frequently. Moreover, just before the day social networking sites starts posting different views on celebrating sab e barat. Actually this a religious event in fact there is no harm celebrating it. Furthermore we get the chance to eat delicious foods. Sadly I do miss the day badly.

Masala Tea

I just love tea. I think there are few people out there who doesn’t love tea. On top of that if its masala tea or spiced tea then it will be more enjoyable. Not only it tastes good but also it has magical benefits if anyone is suffering from sore throat or cold. Let’s learn how to make a perfect cup of masala tea.

Ingredients:

1 cup of milk

1 cardamom

1 bay leaf

1 cinnamon

Half tea spoon of minced ginger

1 tea spoon of tea leaf

½ spoon of sugar or as per taste

Description:

Take all the ingredients altogether in a pan and keep it in a stove. Let it all done on a slow lit. After 5 to 7 minutes later you can check on it that how beautifully it smells and colored then it’s all done. Try it and enjoy it as a morning delight or can be taken in noon. It can be more enjoyable if you drink it with your beloved.

Apollo Hospitals Dhaka – My Experience

Apollo Hospitals Dhaka is one of the best hospitals in Bangladesh. Interestingly this is one of the most expensive hospital too. Upper class or upper middle class only can afford to have their treatment over there. I am not from any of them rather sometimes I tell my husband that we are actually poor as whatever we earn the expenses are more of it therefore we have no savings. Fortunately my husband gets some amount for his medical purpose from his work place so we can make it.

We Bangladeshi people trust Indian doctors too much and Apollo hospitals Dhaka has plenty of Indian doctors. I think this is one of the strongest point to choose Apollo for treatment. My husband also consults with an Indian doctor. Another reason behind choosing Apollo can be posh lifestyle. Apart from those issues another important factor choosing Apollo is rich collection of diagnosis instruments.

Whatever the reason behind choosing this hospital that doesn’t matter at the end. The main factor is getting proper treatment. I know very few about it as my husband consulting a neuro- medicine doctor named Sandip kumar Das since three years. We did some diagnosis over there and bought medicines. In these issues only I can give my feedback.

At first let’s know about appointment issues. If anyone is consulting an Indian doctor then it’s definitely has to done before 2 or 3 months ahead of your consultation. We always take our appointment before 3 months as he has that much demand in Bangladesh. I think all the Indian doctors have this kind of demand. However it’s better to take your appointment 1 or 2 months beforehand. On the other hand in any kind of emergency cases Apollo directly contact with following doctor in this case no need for the appointment.

After seeing a doctor most of the patients need to do some diagnosis. Not every patients needs that. As far as I know Apollo has a very good quality of diagnosis instruments. However I have a bitter experience on this issue. Once my husband did a blood test and the due time is after the doctor consultation time so we requested the authority to handover the test result but they said it’s not possible in anyway. After hearing that we came out from the delivery corner and a guy came over to us and said let me check if it’s possible in any way or not and gave a vibe to my husband that it may cost some money. Within 5 minutes he came back with the report and my husband gave him 200 taka. My question is already they are charging more to any kind of diagnosis so why they are doing this. On top of that if they could deliver that report then what’s the point of making this drama? Anyways I was glad that I got the report and could able to meet doctor on time.

There is another issue I was really shocked that the day when we went to doctors room there was no follow up room to take his temperature, weight or blood pressure. I think these are the things which are really important to know before judging a patient. However last time when I went to Apollo in March month then I saw that they had implemented these things.

At the end all I can say that all things has some good or bad altogether. As people need to spend a lot amount of money so it’s good to keep things under observation very strictly.