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childhood-asthma-things-parents-should-know

Asthma is a chronic health condition. If not managed properly, the condition can worsen and cause permanent lung damage. Diagnosing asthma in children isn’t easy, as the symptoms can be mistaken for signs of other common childhood illnesses. As a parent you need to be careful of these signs and symptoms in your kid: Rapid breathing Chest tightnes...

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newborn-care-a-guide-for-first-time-parents

The feeling of becoming parents for the first time is unlike any other. But along with the immense joy comes a set of challenges. Over here we discuss important things that new parents should know - from handling their baby with care and changing diapers to bathing them. We hope this short guide will help you. 1) How to handle your baby Taking prope...

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gas-and-bloating-in-children-care-instructions

Gas and bloating are common in early childhood. As a concerned parent, it's important that you look out for symptoms such as burping, passing gas, hard stool, and vomiting. If your child is experiencing one or more of these symptoms, take him/her to a pediatrician. Here, we've listed some of the common causes of childhood gas and bloating: 1) Swallowing air...

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why-is-hand-washing-so-important-for-parents-kids

Each day, germs collect on our hands. To be honest, it’s nearly impossible to avoid germs. But with good hygiene which includes proper hand washing, you can protect yourself and your children from a host of infectious diseases such as diarrhoea and influenza. These infectious diseases can spread from one person to another through contaminated hands. Let’s first disc...

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pediatric-lap-surgeries-when-why-how

If a doctor has recommended laparoscopic surgery or diagnosis for your child, then it is really important to understand why it has been done so. As a parent, you may be anxious and concerned as to how the surgery will be performed and what can do to prepare your child for one. In simple terms, laparoscopic surgery is done is when an infant or a child is either born with a...

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benefits-of-normal-delivery

Whether you expecting your first child or the second one, making a choice between a natural delivery (vaginal birth) and cesarean can be quite conflicting. In many cases, a cesarean is necessary for the safety of the mother or the child. Twin delivery, prolonged labour, abnormal fetal heart rate and other such issues may make cesarean unavoidable. However, under normal circumstances, vaginal deliv...

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kids-kidney-disease-know-the-symptoms

The kidneys play a critical role in the body. It acts as the body's waste collection and disposal system. As a filtering system, it helps control water levels and eliminate wastes through urine. It regulates the blood pressure, red blood cell production, and the levels of calcium and minerals. Is your grown-up child still wetting his/her bed? Instead of scolding your child, you must find out the r...

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the-12-month-well-baby-checkup

Your baby is about to turn one and soon he/she will be walking and talking. He/she may have already taken his/her first steps and started to mumble. You must be excited to celebrate the first birthday with great celebrations. Besides planning for the birthday, there’s one more thing that you should be well-prepared for and that is the 12-month-well baby checkup. Get your baby’s chec...

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