Urinary Tract Infection is one of the commonest pediatric infections in childhood with up to 8% of children having at least one UTI between 1 month to 11 years. It causes distress to the baby and to parents.UTI has a small chance of causing kidney damage if left untreated. It is very commonly missed as […]
COVID19 in children – All that parents need to know!
COVID-19, discovered in December 2019, has now spread throughout the world and caused unprecedented disruption to life as we knew it. The uncertainties and anxieties in everyone’s mind are enormous and among parents, the health and well being of children are of utmost priority. Parents are concerned about how they can protect their children and their […]
Helping children cope with stress during the Covid-19 outbreak
It is important to ensure they feel safe and happy at home without the stress of being in their current closed environment getting to them.
Diabetes need not deter motherhood
For Mrs. Vanita Saxena, all hope of conceiving a second child seemed to be lost, after she was diagnosed with Type 2 diabetes, and underwent 2 miscarriages. Despite the desire to have another baby, she was afraid of the consequences of trying to conceive once again due to the effect that it might have on […]
The drawbacks of carrying heavy school bags
With children carrying heavier devices (such as laptops and iPads) and books to school, a large number of children suffer from growing deformities that cannot even be corrected, caused as a result of carrying a heavy weight on their backs or rather heavy school bags. Back pain and spinal abnormalities are extremely common in children as […]