Infant massage provides a way for the baby to get multisensory stimulation and can have benefits for both the baby and parent, including bonding.
Each year, more than 20 million estimated cases of Hepatitis E virus infection occur globally. It was first recognised in 1978 during an epidemic in Kashmir Valley.
As actor Shilpa Shetty Kundra joins the ranks of mothers with surrogate babies, a doctor tells us how such women, including adoptive ones, can also experience the breastfeeding process.
A breastfeeding mother's environmental surroundings can affect breast milk since organic pollutants and other contaminants can accumulate in it.
Convened by the World Health Organisation (WHO), UNICEF and The Lancet, the commission's report — A Future for the World’s Children? — finds that the health and the future of every child and adolescent is at risk.
Kids are exposed to screen time from an early age. By the age of eight, they have been found to consume the highest amount of screen time, especially if in home-based care or born to first-time mothers, according to a study.
International Childhood Cancer Day: Every three minutes, a child is diagnosed with cancer worldwide.
The incidence of placental abruption is about 0.5 per cent and is most common in women between 26-30 years of age.
The researchers from the Finnish Institute for Health and Welfare (THL) in Finland also found that the total amount of time spent in slumber reduced to 12 hours per day as daytime naps became shorter.
While feeding the baby, mothers tend to crane their neck to look at their baby or hunch over to find the right position to feed.
World Cancer Day: Do not hesitate to ask questions about the disease. Parents should keep a notebook with all the medical records and information about their child's diagnosis.
The survival rates for most types of childhood leukemia have improved over time and treatment is also more accessible now. Children respond better to cancer therapy than adults. Their bodies also tolerate the treatment better.
Parents are likely to notice "W-sitting" more in kids between the ages three and six years.
Overexposure to certain environmental elements such as heat, toxins and chemicals can reduce sperm production or sperm function.
Stress, hormonal imbalances and fatigue are very normal for a new mother and some mothers even face postpartum depression that can interfere with breast milk production.
Many new parents, however, are not very aware about the health issue.
IVF is a highly effective treatment in overcoming many causes of infertility such as low-sperm count, blocked fallopian tubes and PCOS but there are no guarantees.
Pneumonia is an infection that causes inflammation in air sacs of one or both lungs. In India alone, there are 10 million cases per year of pneumonia which spreads very easily.
Aquatic therapy, which is also known as a pool or water therapy, refers to a range of exercises and movements like aqua running, carried out underwater for physical rehabilitation and relaxation.
Biting goes away on its own over time and parents need not be too worried about it. If your child continues to bite, here are some other tips you can keep in mind.
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