Among the unfounded arguments: Masks can foster germs if they become moist or cause unhealthy levels of carbon dioxide. But experts say washing masks routinely keeps them safe and clean.
The proportion of symptomatic cases in children is extremely low and risk of severe infection even more uncommon
Children aged 1-2 years should get 11-14 hours of sleep per day.
A UTI can very quickly become a kidney problem if not caught early and treated.
The illness often develops after a child puts his/her hands in the mouth after playing in soil contaminated by roundworm eggs
Be clear about your work setup and your needs as a breastfeeding mom. Your schedule needs to be transparent.
Starting your baby on solid foods can be both exciting and trying as it is fun to experience new taste and texture for your baby
Physical activity and sports have immediate and habitual health benefits. The acute impact of a moderate to vigorous physical activity is to reduce anxiety, improve sleep, enhance cognitive alertness and function.
A pregnant woman with symptomatic Covid-19 is at increased risk of adverse pregnancy outcomes and the fetus is also at risk of perinatal morbidity, and mortality. So, she should definitely take the vaccine.
Breastfed babies are at lower risk for obesity as they seem to be able to regulate their food intake better.
If pregnant women lose their appetite, they may experience a general disinterest in all foods or a lack of desire to eat.
Feeling some pain or discomfort initially when you start breastfeeding is absolutely normal but it should not be continuous or prolonged.
Milk production is directly proportional to the urge created by the child. Keeping this in mind, the following are some easy tips to help improve your breast milk production.
Of the 1,379 children who developed symptoms at least two months before the end of the study period, fewer than 2 per cent experienced symptoms for longer than eight weeks, they noted.
Transmission of active Covid-19 (virus that can cause infection) through breast milk and breastfeeding has not been detected so far. There is no reason to avoid or stop breastfeeding.
Women with diabetes must breastfeed their children without fear of transmitting diabetes to them through their breast milk.
Making healthy lifestyle choices, managing your blood sugar levels, and optimising your preconception health is good for you as well as for the health of your baby.
Each child behaves differently, some may become silent while others may express anger and hyperactivity.
With the advent of Assisted Reproductive Techniques, it is now physiologically possible for post-menopausal women to become pregnant.
Dr Praveen Kumar, Director, Department of Pediatrics, Lady Hardinge Medical College, New Delhi talks about how Covid-19 has affected children and the need to protect them.
It is recommended that if sexually active, one should get tested at least once a year.
Dealing with the outcome -- whether success or failure -- with great maturity and sanity is vital. Self-care provides you with strength.
Juvenile idiopathic arthritis is the most common type of rheumatic disease in children, affecting 1 in 1000 children
Keep them engaged at home with these immune-boosting yoga breaths
The findings, led by researchers at University College London (UCL), University of Bristol, University of York, and the University of Liverpool, inform vaccine and shielding policy for the under-18s