Customs and Traditions

The first pregnancy is always special. While each region in India celebrates pregnancy according to its customs and beliefs, there are also a lot of myths surrounding pregnancy. Find out some common pregnancy myths, the many pregnancy traditions in India (like valakaapu, seemadham, dohale jevan) and childbirth traditions across the world.

What is a baby shower?

This is when an expectant mother is showered with gifts and that's where the name baby shower comes from. Traditionally, this party is thrown by friends and is attended only be women. Traditions all over the world have rituals and practices to...

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Will your baby be a boy or a girl? This ancient chart is supposed to predict your child's gender, based upon your age and the month of conception!
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