What should you know? High Blood pressure( B.P) is also called hypertension. Measurement of blood pressure is an important test that should be done in childhood every time you take your child to the doctor. This is particularly important as high blood pressures in childhood can lead to high blood pressures as adults.   How […]

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Haemophilus B (Hi B) infection- How serious is the disease? HiB as it’s commonly called, is a bacteria causing a vast variety of problems in children from ear infections to brain infections.   What are the symptoms of this infections? This disease causes different presentations in the child based on the site of infection.   […]

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Umbilical cord in the baby after birth starts getting dry and then falls off by itself by 1 or 2 weeks . The belly button should be dry and painless to touch. But in certain babies, the belly button can have a growth of pink colour lump with some discharge of clear or yellow fluid. […]

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How can I predict my kid’s height? Is it important? Documenting height of your child is an important parameter to help monitor their development. Measurements of height and weight needs to be done regularly (at least every 3 months in first few years). If measured by your doctor, the values are plotted in a standard […]

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Cough and congestions are a very tiring experience for children. Smaller children may not be able to communicate their needs. It’s very important to get a medical opinion in every case of deteriorating cough to make sure it’s not a serious problem. These symptoms can occur if your child has any infection of the throat, […]

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You must have always wondered as to how and when does your child’s language develop. Most of the language development occurs between the years of 2 to 5 years. These are the years when you notice your child being more involved and trying hard to engage in vocalising.   Children begin by speaking as words […]

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To stay healthy, most doctors recommend natural foods rather than taking medicine because of concerns of artificial ingredients and the possibility of an unreliable amount of ingredient in the medicine.   The main types of food can be divided as- Cereals and pulses– like grains (wheat, rice) and beans. Fruits of vegetable– they have a […]

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Bronchioles are tiny tubes inside the lungs that supply air that we breathe in.  As these tubes are tiny, any inflammation causes severe symptoms. This inflammation can occur due to many reasons, most often due to a virus. This condition is most often in children less than 2 years of age. As you might have […]

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Make sure you consider the following points when immunising your child.    Communication with your doctor-  Parents tend to be confused at times as to what injections to take and which to leave. Especially when every other patent is opting for the expensive and fancy names, it is confusing to follow or give up. Many […]

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Snoring is the sound made due to Obstruction of breathing pathway When a child breathes, the air travels all the way from nose to lungs through the breathing tube. During this process, the air gets cleaned by hairs in the nose, humidified (moisture). There are various structures that are present in the breathing tube which […]

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