Most babies develop their first tooth anytime between the ages of six to twelve months. In all likelihood, the first teeth to appear will be your child’s central incisors (the lower front teeth). Teething...
• Difficulty breathing or shortness of breath, especially when active.
• Coughing up mucous.
• Bluish tint to the skin, lips, or fingernails.
• Rapid breathing.
Diarrhoea, more commonly known as loose motions, is when your child’s motions are exactly that, loose and watery. This is a common problem with children and is not actually a cause for alarm. However,...
Poor nutrition or a lack of proper nutrition causes health problems in adults and children alike. There, one needs to ensure that children get their required nutrients from a young age itself, to avoid...
Tracking your child’s growth is more than just a fun exercise and while good growth is very reassuaring ,growth faltering may be an earliest indicator of illness. A pediatrician will check your child’s height...
Complementary feeding is the process of giving your child foods in addition to breast milk. Breast milk is all that your baby needs to fulfil his nutritional requirements for the first 6 months of...
The Indian Academy of Paediatrics (IAP) has recommended that the Influenza vaccine must be given for children below the age of five. Now, in the era of Covid-19, this is more pertinent than ever.
Pneumococcal bacteria mostly affect those with the least defences commonly infants and children less than 5 years of age.The bacteria can cause life threatening infections like pneumonia(lung infection) and meningitis (brain infection) and milder...