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The hills were alive with the sound of Tamia….

In News & Notes on 23 March 2015 at 2:40 pm

Tamia Naira Chetana.  Some would say its quite a long name for someone that small. Not quite five months yet, Tamia has gone through quite a bit in this time, justifying the name. “Tamia” is a hill station  in Central Madhya Pradesh surrounded by the lush forests of the Gondwana region. In all likelihood, our second daughter was born there… “Naira” is her birth name, given by her caregivers in Shishu Greh, Chhindwara. Lastly, “Chetana,” breaking away from the patriarchal naming norms.

Our first family selfie!

Our first family selfie!

While our roller coaster of a ride lasted less than 2 months, it was a lot longer for her, going from a small hospital in Tamia where she was first treated, to the District Hospital in Chhindwara where she finally started getting some much needed nourishment. Tamia came home with us on the 21st of March. Read the rest of this entry »

Introducing Kinu

In News & Notes on 30 October 2014 at 5:28 am
Swandana & Kinu

Swandana and her baby brother Kinu in Appalagraharam, Andhra Pradesh.

With great pleasure we introduce Ask Amma readers to a new little baby in our circle, born to Nirmala Amma and Peter Bappa in Appalagraharam in Srikakulam district, Andhra Pradesh at the express request of their daughter Swandana, henceforth known as Akka.

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