There needs to be better awareness among today’s parents on using OTC medicines for children. Here are some basic facts you must know.
Did you know how air pollution can turn into a killer disease?
By Dr.Priya Biswakumar, Consultant Pediatrician, Indira Child Care and Apollo Children’s Hospitals, Chennai The very mention of the words “Corona/COVID” are enough to send most people, especially parents and children into a tizzy. It is so astonishing in this day and age when we think we have conquered the moon and landed in mars, that such a tiny […]
To take care of a physically challenged child is tough, to be such a child is even more so. Down Syndrome is said to be one of the most frequently occurring chromosomal abnormalities in humans. K.Chelson Thilak Jeev, tells us all about Down Syndrome in this article….. We sometimes notice individuals in the society with […]
The need to hear the concerns of the little ones.
Dr. Mythili Sivarman Small babies have fewer defences against infection. One of the ways we can prevent infection is to wash hands regularly with soap and water all the way below the elbows before we touch the baby. Breastfeeding also helps the baby to fight infection. Breast milk alone is sufficient for most babies. Some […]
The importance of breastfeeding the new born.
Breastfeeding is best for the baby’s brain and psychological well-being say, doctors. Breast milk appears to be a baby’s first brain food. Breast milk contains a long chain of fatty acids with a composition that is very much like brain tissue. Thus, you are laying down the exact matrix in your baby’s brain that is […]
The word constipation is derived from the Latin word ‘constipare’, meaning to crowd together. The term constipation includes a wide range of symptoms and signs. Studies have shown poor consumption of fluids as the second independent risk factor. These results support the observation that constipation is a ‘summer disease’ that may be treated by increasing […]
Make sure you administer the pulse polio vaccine for your child today.