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With a million people and books telling you about a million ways to rock parenting, ‘Firstpost’ brings to you, India’s first and only comprehensive show on pregnancy and parenting – 9 Months. In this Season, the first episode brings show host Meghna Pant along with Pediatrician Dr. Barkha Chawla and lactation consultant Sonali Shivlani to address concerns of new mothers bringing home their first new-born. The two renowned experts chalk out a survivor’s guide for anxious mothers on the do’s and don’ts in the first few days of bringing a child home. 


The episode witnessed Dr. Barkha Chawla share a thorough checklist for parents including choosing the right pediatrician, while Sonali Shivlani cleared-up many myths about breast-feeding and the baby’s needs. A thorough demonstration was also provided on how to breast-feed. The conversation then veered towards picking a cot or letting a baby sleep on the bed, where Dr Barkha Chawla shared her thoughts. Meghna Pant shares personal experiences, which may well be common concerns for new mothers, and are well-addressed by both the experts. In addition, the experts address baby care essentialsright from swaddling the baby, bathing, diapering and vaccinations to involving the partner and family and other care givers.


Your newborn baby’s homecoming from the hospital is a major event. Watch Episode 1 of 9 Months, where Firstpost talks to pediatricians to make this first journey hassle-free for you. Only on


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About the show- 9 Months is a comprehensive guide to parenting and will cover 0-1 years, from breastfeeding to care for the new born. The show will also see guest appearances of actors like Tushar Kapoor, Amrita Raichand along with Aditya Tiwari sharing their personal experiences, prominent doctors- pediatricians, psychologists and dieticians answering everything a parent is curious to know.

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