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How to pick your toddler’s first shoes to help them walk better

September 30, 2020 12:32:21 pm

Toddlers’ feet grow at a phenomenal rate generally to the age of two years. It is important to get their feet rechecked and measured once in six weeks

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Childhood cancer and how to deal with it during the pandemic

September 27, 2020 6:00:10 pm

According to WHO, the most common type of childhood cancer is leukemia and around 35 to 40 per cent of the cases are treated for the same

Understanding post-COVID 19 inflammatory syndrome and kids

September 24, 2020 1:37:09 pm

Multisystem inflammatory syndrome in children (MIS-C) happens when different body parts are inflamed, including the heart, lungs, kidneys, brain, skin, eyes or gastrointestinal organs.

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Flu vaccine during pregnancy: All you need to know, from a doctor

September 23, 2020 3:57:56 pm

Pregnant women are susceptible individuals in whom flu can lead to serious complications like pneumonia and the associated high fever can lead to birth defects in the unborn child

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Parents, here’s what you need to know about inborn errors of metabolism

September 22, 2020 5:00:22 pm

It is a class of diseases, where the normal metabolic activity of a person is disrupted due to a genetic defect in his or her DNA that leads to the disruption in normal bodily function.

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Deworming allows children to grow better and healthier

September 18, 2020 5:00:46 pm

By deworming your children, you effectively reduce the overall spread of worm infestations in the community.

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UTIs among children is the new normal; watch out for these signs

September 12, 2020 1:26:17 pm

In older kids, the symptoms of UTIs are clear but it's quite challenging to check for the same in younger children.

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A diet rich in proteins is important for a child’s growth and to boost immunity

September 16, 2020 3:10:25 pm

The best way to meet the daily nutritional requirements of your child is from having a protein-rich diet which includes milk, cheese, egg, chicken, fish, pulses, vegetables and nuts.

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Breastfeeding for a premature baby: Things new parents need to know

August 31, 2020 5:30:52 pm

Premature babies, especially the ones that are younger than 33 weeks, are not strong enough to gain nutrition by direct breastfeeding.

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The dos and don’ts of storing breast milk

August 30, 2020 5:20:08 pm

Pumped milk can be stored in a refrigerator, deep freezer, insulated bag and even at room temperature (but only for a short period).

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From the womb to the world: A baby’s transitional journey

August 27, 2020 12:18:58 pm

While the baby's arrival into the world is a momentous event, nature has orchestrated a complex mechanism. To support the optimal unfolding of this we should be mindful of the baby's transition.

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COVID-19 and breastfeeding: What nursing moms should know

August 26, 2020 5:40:45 pm

Can you feed your baby during this pandemic? Yes, you can if you do not have any symptoms.

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How to tell if a child is suffering from depression

August 19, 2020 4:03:36 pm

Children with chronic physical illness like diabetes, epilepsy, stressful life events, environment full of family problems, family history of depression, alcohol or drug use, history of violence are at greater risk of depression.

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Monsoon care tips for your newborn

August 9, 2020 3:59:43 pm

For new parents, there is nothing better than finding the right tips that can protect babies from monsoon prone skin problems.

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Breastfeeding tips and foods for a new mother

August 8, 2020 3:39:33 pm

A new mother and baby will take time to settle into a good breastfeeding routine. Following a healthy diet, ensuring proper rest and a happy state of mind post-partum is what will make breastfeeding successful.


Thyroid and children: Early diagnosis is key to managing the disease

August 6, 2020 4:36:37 pm

Babies, in the first few days after birth, are checked for a specific type of thyroid disorder: congenital hypothyroidism.

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Yoga for breastfeeding mothers to stay calm, strong and agile

August 5, 2020 3:52:01 pm

It’s quite common to be stressed, worried and anxious about the changes, the new habits, etc., most of which arise from adjusting to the changes in the body.

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World Breastfeeding Week: Most moms concerned about breastfeeding in pandemic

August 4, 2020 5:12:32 pm

Conducted by Momspresso, the survey done with 800 mothers has found that 93 per cent of respondents are concerned about breastfeeding right now.

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Young kids could spread COVID-19 as much as older children, adults: Study

August 1, 2020 11:55:53 am

According to scientists, the ability of younger children to spread COVID-19 may have been under-recognised given the rapid and sustained closure of schools and daycare centres during the pandemic.

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6 forgotten Ayurvedic tips for newborns, from an expert

July 31, 2020 11:35:17 am

According to Ayurveda, the baby should be kept within the nursery or baby room in a separate ward within the house and access to the baby should be limited.

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Additional 6.7 million children under 5 could suffer from wasting due to COVID-19: UNICEF

July 29, 2020 5:34:23 pm

Wasting is a life-threatening form of malnutrition, which makes children too thin and weak.

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Safety tips for a child with Hepatitis C positive parents

July 29, 2020 4:05:03 pm

General recommendations for families with HCV positive members are that all patients should be vaccinated against Hepatitis A and B.

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Protein is important for pregnant and breastfeeding women

July 25, 2020 12:22:18 pm

Proteins help to build and maintain tissue and muscle mass. It is also essential for extra blood production and promotes healthy weight gain during pregnancy.

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Can a ‘mommy makeover’ get back your pre-pregnancy body? Find out

July 21, 2020 5:51:26 pm

The earliest time for a mommy makeover is at least 6-9 months after pregnancy, and not earlier.


Dealing with an overly hyperactive child? Here’s your parental advisory

July 15, 2020 6:37:39 pm

For parents, dealing children with ADHD can be a roller-coaster ride. These children often have extreme behaviour, which may be difficult for parents to control.