Most parents go into denial and have a hard time accepting the fact that their child is a victim of a lifestyle disorder. Early recognition and acceptance of any problem is the first step to finding a solution. How to deal with the weight situation once an acceptance has arrived among the family? Continue reading
Obesity is a big health concern for every parent today. Kids and toddlers as early as 2 to 3 years of age are being labelled as overweight. Puppy fat and holiday weight can be considered normal to a certain extent; but parents consistently ignoring the signs being under the impression that things will even out as the child grows can indeed affect a child’s future.
Parents often misperceive weight gain as an indication of good growth and development. Most parents judge their child’s progress by comparing them with their peers. This often leads to misjudgment thereby causing more than half of overweight kids to go untreated and develop obesity. Continue reading
Summer season is here which means playing outdoors, water parks, swimming and camping!! And yes no more studies and homework! Every year, children await the onset of summer months to fill their lives with joys of holidaying and making new friends. Amidst all the excitement and free family time you look forward to, taking care of your child during this hot season is every parent’s priority and equally challenging. Continue reading
As a parent you might have definitely experienced a situation where your baby starts crying all of a sudden giving you sleepless nights. No matter what you do, nothing seems to comfort your baby and you have no clue what could have gone wrong. Continue reading
Asthma is a very common respiratory disease condition in children which presents with sudden episodes of breathlessness and wheezing. Allergies is the most common etiology identified in asthma cases and is known to run in families.
Oral care and hygiene should begin right from the time your baby is new born. Even before your baby’s teeth has started appearing, you should keep their oral cavity clean and dry every day. Gently wipe their gums with a soft moistened cloth at least once a day. Once your kid’s primary teeth begin to appear, you should use a toothbrush specifically made for children. Brush twice a day and gently massage their gums and teeth. Continue reading