Children’s Health

Low-Carb Diet in Children – Safety and Role in Obesity

By Dr Lata Bhat , Pediatrics Dietary plans for minimizing the amount of carbohydrates are in trend. Keeping in mind that there is no official meaning of a low-carb diet, most suggestions include controlling or dispensing with a few or all grains, organic products, fruits and vegetables. Pre-teens and youths…

Cleft Lip – Know All About It!

By Dr Anubhav Gupta , Cosmetic/Plastic Surgery Cleft lip is an oral and facial malformation that occurs in the early stages of pregnancy, when the foetus is still developing inside the mother’s womb. The lips are not formed properly because the tissue that is responsible for their formation does not…

Mental illness in children: Know the signs

By Dr Rohit Garg , Psychiatry Mental health problems in children and adults are similar in nature. It can be difficult for a parent to identify if the child is mentally ill; this can result in the child not receiving the necessary treatment at the early stages, which paves way…

How to care for your baby’s gums and emerging teeth

By Dr Lata Bhat , Pediatrics Your baby’s teeth and gum are really sensitive, which is why they require extra care. Taking proper care of their teeth and gum is immensely important, so that your baby has the perfect pearl white smile and does not face any pain or difficulty. Here are…

Having A Tough Time Dealing With Your Aggressive Child?

By Dr. Mansi Arya, Homeopathy As parents, few situations are more difficult to deal with when you have a child who is aggressive toward other children. It can be embarrassing as well as frightening when your child bites, hits, scratches or kicks to get his or her way. It’s not uncommon for…

3 Steps To Treat Constipation In Children

By Dr Nishantadeb Ghatak, Pediatrics One of the most difficult things as a parent is to witness your kids experiencing pain and discomfort. And while most kids are often healthy, many of them will experience constipation at one point or another. Constipation is a very common cause of pain and discomfort in…

Albinism – Myths And Facts

By Dr. Shruti Kohli, Dermatology Albinism is a fairly well known condition that affects people of all races across the world. Albinism causes the affected person to either develop a lack of or a complete loss of pigmentation within their bodies. It’s not just the skin that is affected, but the hair…

Parenting A Child With Down’s Syndrome!

By Dr. Shashank Suryavanshi, Pediatrics If you are expecting a child with Down syndrome or you are a parent to an infant with Down syndrome, reality will set in a little differently than you might have expected. But in time, you will learn that raising a child with Down syndrome is just…

Types of Baby Poop & What They Mean

By Dr Kalpesh Patil , Pediatrics Have always been wondering what does your baby poop type signify? From colour to texture and smell, everything has its own significance. Let’s take a look at the types of baby poop so as to understand your child’s digestive tract. Greeny Black Tar: This dark, tar like…

Easy 8 Tummy Time Tips for Your Baby

By Motherhood, Gynaecology Tummy time is fundamental from the very beginning to help your infant become solid – regardless of the possibility that your child complains and cries when you put him on his belly. Here are a few methodologies for helping your child feel at home on his tummy. Stay with…