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B. What to Do If My Baby Is:

Baby Holding Basics

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Feeding Your Baby

If you are new to breastfeeding, you'll have quite a few doubts about how to breastfeed a newborn baby. This quick guide will help you clear your doubts and have a better understanding of the importance of your breast milk.

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Formula-Feeding Basics

Some women can't breastfeed, while some prefer to use the formula for their babies. There are three types of formula milk:

Pee & Poop

Do you know that your baby's poop can be an indication of their health? You can guess if your baby is getting proper nutrition or if they have any underlying health issues based on their poop colour and thickness.

A. Types of Poop

Following is the description of some common newborn poop types for your reference.

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Preventive Care

Healthcare Schedule and Vaccination 

Vaccinations begin right from birth. Below is the national immunisation schedule for newborns approved by the Health Ministry of India. 

National Immunization Schedule

All the vaccinations mentioned in the below table are mandatory. 



Due Age

Max Age


At birth

Till one year of age

Hepatitis B Birth Dose

At birth

Within 24 hours


At birth

Within the first 15 days

OPV 1, 2&3

At 6 weeks, 10 weeks & 14 weeks

Till 5 years of age

Pentavalent 1, 2 & 3 (Diphtheria+ Pertussis + Tetanus + Hepatitis B + Hib)

At 6 weeks, 10 & 14 respectively

1 year of age

Fractional IPV (Inactivated Polio Vaccine)

At 6 & 14 weeks

1 year of age

Rotavirus# (Where applicable)

At 6 weeks, 10 weeks & 14 weeks

1 year of age

Pneumococcal Conjugate Vaccine (PCV) (Where applicable)

At 6 weeks & 14 weeks.

At 9 completed months booster

1 year of age

Measles / Rubella 1st dose

At 9 completed months / 12 months.

5 years of age

Japanese Encephalitis - 1 (Where applicable)

At 9 months-12 months

15 years of age

Vitamin A (1st dose)

At 9 months

5 years of age (1 lakh IU)

Bath & Body Care

Newborn Baby Toys

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Home & Travel

Your baby is an addition to your family. She needs her space in her home as much as you do. That said, you need to make sure that your home is safe for her to grow into a healthy child. Here are few tips you can follow:

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B. Newborn Sleeping Time and Patterns

A newborn can bring a whirlwind of excitement and joy to your life – and plenty of fatigue and stress too. If you are a first-time parent, you can be quite perplexed about one too many aspects of newborn care. Remember, the newborn days won't last. So, step back and enjoy every moment with your baby. We hope this guide on newborn care helps you in taking care of your baby with confidence.