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recognizing-developmental-delays-important-part-of-parenting

Are you worried that your friend’s child who is of your child’s age has started walking but your child hasn’t? Well, it’s perfectly normal for children of the same age to reach different milestones at different paces. It’s common for you to compare your child with children of similar age. A slight delay is actually no cause for ala...

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electroencephalogram-eeg-for-children-things-parents-should-know

An EEG is done by the doctors to find out what's going on in the brain. If your child is scheduled for an EEG, knowing about the test can help you prepare your child for it and keep you at ease. An EEG is a pain-free test that records the electrical activity of the brain. To read the brain activity, soft padded wires, called electrodes, are placed on the scalp. These elec...

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back-pain-during-pregnancy-tips-for-relief

Shinier hair and glowing skin are some of the perks of being pregnant. However, along with these symptoms, come nausea, morning sickness and back pain. If you are expecting a baby, then at some point you are likely to experience back pain. In some cases, it may be mild while in others, it may be severe. The weight of the growing baby, change in the posture and hormonal cha...

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14-tips-to-reduce-your-childs-stress-and-anxiety

We often associate stress and anxiety with adults. However, children also go through tough emotional stages due to various reasons such as school performance, temporary separation from parents, and trying something new for the first time. Experiencing stress is a normal part of growing up. However, it’s important to support your kids to help them avoid emotional distr...

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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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what-to-expect-when-visiting-picu

It can be quite stressful and overwhelming if your child is in the hospital and more so if they are under specialised care like Pediatric Intensive Care Unit (PICU). A little understanding about PICU can help alleviate your fears throughout your child's hospitalization and help you feel better prepared to deal with the situation. What is PICU? When children are critically ill and requir...

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common-digestive-issues-in-children

‘My tummy hurts’ — you must have heard this sentence many times as your child comes running to you holding his or her stomach. Most of the time, kids’ stomach pain goes away on its own with home remedies. But sometimes stomach aches signal something more serious. You need to know the difference...

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