Tips to make your baby gain weight and become healthy

Today, a colleague of mine asked me about my daughter’s weight; she is now 2-years-old and was visiting my office when he asked. He didn’t believe his ears when I told him her weight. He has a daughter as well (around two-and-a-half-years-old) and kept denying that she – my daughter – can’t weigh that much ...

Five toddler-friendly restaurants to go to in Karachi

  As a mother of a toddler, I can relate to every woman in the world who is trying to keep their social life alive with little monsters trying to ruin, or at least sabotage, it. Don’t give up just yet. While trying to do the same, I explored many restaurants in Karachi to socialize with ...

5 of 5 – My Shining Star: Tears of Joy

I was in the labour room for the past 10 hours now when the doctor came in, check me and told me that she will be back immediately after breaking her fast to check me again. The hour went by quickly. When she came in next, she wasn’t alone. She had two junior doctors with her. ...

3 of 5 – My Shining Star: Expectation vs. reality in maternity ward

During the drive to the hospital, which was 25-minutes-long, it was too difficult to keep still. The pain, though manageable, kept throwing me off-guard with its increased intensity every time. I was registered at the Aga Khan University Hospital (one of the most reputed hospitals in Karachi) for the delivery, with a really efficient and courteous ...