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Everything you need to know about cluster feeding

March 20, 2022 7:12:14 pm

"Usually, mothers experience this issue more in the evening or late afternoon" noted lactation consultant Mercy Nixon.

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New mom’s guide to baby weaning

March 18, 2022 12:43:42 pm

Baby weaning is essential from a nutritional perspective as breast milk and formula does not contain enough nutrition for the growing needs of your baby.

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Omicron infection linked with common respiratory illness in children: Study

March 16, 2022 7:38:31 pm

The observational study, published recently in the journal Pediatrics, describes 75 children who came to the Boston Children's Hospital emergency department (ED) with croup and COVID-19 from March 1, 2020 to January 15, 2022.

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Vaccine for 12-14 age group: Delhi parents feel relieved, say apt move ahead of school reopening

March 15, 2022 6:52:34 pm

Union Health Minister Mansukh Mandaviya on Monday announced that the Covid vaccination for children in the age group of 12-14 years will begin from Wednesday.

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What impact does sleep have on a child’s overall development and mental well-being?

March 14, 2022 4:22:07 pm

Infants are recommended 12 to 18 hours of sleep per day; toddler 9 to 16 hours, and preschoolers at least 8 to 14 hours every day.

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Red flags to watch for 2-year-olds

March 29, 2022 8:07:14 pm

"If you suspect your child has developmental delay, speak with their pediatrician", said Dr Amit Gupta, Senior Consultant Paediatrician & Neonatologist.

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Infertility due to blockage of tubes: Causes and treatment

March 11, 2022 11:01:34 pm

Though epididymal obstruction can cause many male fertility issues, fortunately it is completely treatable.

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Five paediatric emergencies that parents must be aware of

March 7, 2022 7:04:05 pm

It is vital for a parent to know what kind of injury or illness can be treated at home and when to visit a doctor or emergency room.

Why overuse of electronic devices may impact male fertility

March 4, 2022 10:29:25 pm

"Sperm ‘motility’ refers to the ability of the sperm to move. If sperm motility is poor, then the sperm is not swimming properly, which leads to infertility" said Dr Parul Gupta Khanna, Consultant and Fertility Specialist.

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Top reasons behind miscarriages, from an expert

March 3, 2022 8:49:41 pm

"The good news is that most miscarriages do not repeat, so one must not panic. However, if it is recurrent, medical opinion must be sought", said Dr Kaberi Banerjee, MD, Advance Fertility and Gynaecology Centre.

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Pfizer vaccine less effective against COVID-19 in kids aged 5-11: Study

March 2, 2022 6:10:23 pm

The study also found that while vaccine effectiveness fell for older children and teens, it fell more slowly than it did for smaller children.

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Childhood cancer: What parents can do to navigate emotional, physical and spiritual challenges

February 27, 2022 6:49:44 pm

While a child undergoes emotional turmoil, their families also have a hard time coming to terms with the realities of their illness.

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Air pollution may increase risk of ADHD in children: Study

February 25, 2022 11:58:07 am

The research, published in the journal Environment International, found that children living in greener and less polluted areas have a 50 per cent lower risk of developing ADHD, one of the most prevalent neurodevelopmental disorders.

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Is your child stressed? Here are some reasons why

February 17, 2022 11:52:25 am

"As parents, you need to be calm and composed in front of the child as he/she learns from you" said Consultant Paediatrician and Neonatologist Dr Atul Palwe.

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Study reveals breastfeeding lowers the risk of heart diseases, stroke in mothers

February 11, 2022 6:13:25 pm

The study was published in an issue of the Journal of the American Heart Association which is dedicated to research the impact of pregnancy on heart health in the mother and child.

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All you need to know about infant diarrhoea

February 10, 2022 7:59:11 pm

"Like it or not, your baby will suffer from diarrhoea at some point as their bodies are still getting used to the process of digestion" said Dr Nitin M, Consultant Paediatrician and Neonatologist, Electronic City, Motherhood Hospitals, Bangalore.

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Do you know about Hair Toe Tourniquet Syndrome? Here’s how it can affect your baby

February 9, 2022 8:58:39 pm

Dr Manjit Kumar, MD, Apollo Multi Speciality Hospital, Kolkata explained that HTTS doesn’t have any genetic association, but is rather incidental.

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Postpartum essentials for mom and baby

February 6, 2022 11:41:18 am

"You need to win your own battle, for not just you but a newborn is there to brighten your life ahead!"

Aerobic exercises can help in managing hypothyroidism during pregnancy

February 3, 2022 9:28:46 pm

Hypothyroidism is a condition where the thyroid gland does not produce enough thyroid hormone causing the overall body metabolism to slow down and affecting the growth and development of the body.

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Endometriosis and fertility, things to know

January 30, 2022 12:06:17 pm

"If diagnosed with endometriosis, you do not have to lose hope as there are a number of options available for you", said Dr. Nivedita Mishra, IVF and Fertility Specialist, Nova IVF Fertility East, Ranchi.

Parental vaccination against Covid-19 protects children as well: Study

January 29, 2022 10:30:06 am

Between June and October 2021, a wave of infections dominated by the Delta variant swept through Israel. During this period, the researchers studied 181,307 unvaccinated children from 76,621 distinct households.

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Omicron scare: All you need to know about keeping your child safe and healthy

January 24, 2022 5:01:13 pm

The best way to protect kids is to make sure all adults and children above the age of 15 years in the family and vicinity are fully-vaccinated.

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Kids whose grandparents are overweight are almost twice as likely to struggle with obesity

January 22, 2022 10:30:52 am

Grandparents' role as caregivers significantly affects children's healthy eating knowledge, attitude, and behaviours.

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Children exercised less during lockdown — here’s how to get them moving again

January 18, 2022 7:29:24 pm

Research from around the world has examined the extent that COVID-19 restrictions have had on children and their levels of physical activity.

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Urinary tract infection can impact fertility: Find out how you can prevent it

January 17, 2022 8:12:23 pm

Sometimes, UTIs are confused with sexually transmitted infections (STIs), which can be the reason behind infertility problems.

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