Aug 9, 2011
Posted in Young Baby

Dealing with Milk Rash and Milk Allergy in Babies

Dealing with Milk Rash and Milk Allergy in Babies
Milk rash in babies can be defined as red and spotty facial rashes that mainly appear during the initial few months of the baby’s life. In majority of the cases, these rashes subside without any major medical intervention. Often doctors use the term ‘milia’ to describe milk rashes in babies. The more precise definition of milia is small and white colored bumps on the skin of the baby that resemble the appearance of pimples significantly. Milias are generally harmless and mostly appear on the nose, cheeks and forehead of the baby. In rare cases the baby might also develop the bumps on his limbs and trunk. The baby will  [...]

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Apr 5, 2011
Posted in Child Disorders, Young Baby

Early Signs of Autism to Watch For In Your Baby

Early Signs of Autism to Watch For In Your Baby
Studies have begun divulging that early signs of autism could commence virtually birth-onwards (a latest trial linked the atypical developmental condition to erroneous cells in the maternal placenta). As per a recently conducted nationwide assessment, 1 from 175 children has autism. Although majority of the children are not identified till they are two years old or more, trials reveal that several of them are exhibiting signs & symptoms quite early on. Are you worried that your baby could be autistic? Be vigilant about his/ her behaviour. Caveat Indications of Early Signs of Autism Here is a listing of likely warning  [...]

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Jan 11, 2011
Posted in Older Baby, Young Baby

Car Seats During Air Travel – Useful Tips for Parents

Car Seats During Air Travel – Useful Tips for Parents
You are all geared up for vacating abroad – flight-bookings, baggage packing done and buggy set to go. Though when it comes to car seats, most parents are confused on whether they could be bringing it along on the flight or would it be fitting in the flight seat? How must one correctly be installing car seats? Here is useful advice for all parents in such situations. Must parents be bringing along car seats on flights? Certainly bringing along car seat is deemed as a safe strategy as there are several tricky scenarios that can be encountered like turbulences on air or the most dreaded – a crash survived, though what  [...]

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Dec 16, 2010
Posted in Older Baby, Young Baby

Constipation in Babies – Exploring All Viable Remedial Options

Constipation in Babies – Exploring All Viable Remedial Options
Many parents get worried and upset when their babies experiences constipation. It is rather prevalent among infants and largely occurring due to their dietetic intakes. As milk is so nourishing at times its total absorption by the baby’s body occurs hence hardly any is left for moving along & stool movement becomes lesser frequent. For instance, totally normal nursed babies solely experience a bowel movement on one instant in a week’s time. Several babies similar have a slacker (though normally functioning) gut; hence they too would go lesser frequently. In quite rare occasions, constipation in babies could be an  [...]

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Nov 11, 2010
Posted in Toddler and Preschooler, Young Baby

How to Stop Thumb Sucking?

How to Stop Thumb Sucking?
Many kids find immense succour when they suck their finger or thumb. ‘How to stop thumb sucking?’ is one query that constantly bothers parents of kids who employ such soothing mechanisms. Most kids generally forego the habit when they are 4-5 years of age – the time when they develop self-consciousness & are not keen on their peers seeing them doing it. However a novel trial printed in the ‘American Journal of Orthodontics & Dentofacial Orthopedics’ indicates that habit breaking must be occurring earlier since study scientists believe that excessive use of pacifiers & thumb sucking post-two years of  [...]

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Apr 29, 2010
Posted in Older Baby, Toddler and Preschooler, Young Baby

Special Case Scenario Child Vaccinations

Special Case Scenario Child Vaccinations
There are several vaccinations administered to babies and kids with backgrounds or lifestyles which would place them at risk of contracting particular types of diseases. Tuberculosis BCG (post-birth) The tuberculosis BCG vaccination helps in safeguarding from TB or tuberculosis. It is given to infants with a likelihood of coming in contact with a TB-infected person or who has parents or grand-parents coming from nations that have an elevated occurrence of tuberculosis. In a number of regions, all infants are given the vaccine, whereas in other regions, it is solely administered to some babies. The BCG inoculation is mostly  [...]

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Apr 26, 2010
Posted in Young Baby

A Parental Guide for Checking Vision Problems in Newborns

A Parental Guide for Checking Vision Problems in Newborns
There are several signs which would warn parents if their child has any vision problems. It is imperative to seek medical advice in case one is doubtful regarding the infant’s eyesight or in case the infant’s eyes are watering a lot and intense lights are causing him discomfort. Certain eye conditions or vision problems could develop even in a very young infant. Though parents must not attempt to make a diagnosis on their own, yet there are a number of things that they could detect which must be brought to the doctor’s notice. Also it is imperative that the doctor be kept informed about any family history of vision  [...]

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