With the monsoon giving a slip this season, fever, upper respiratory infection, stomach problems have been in the air for some time. Mere cold does not bring panic in a person as much as fever. First sign of temperature rise, with so much of dengue around us (press, TV & neighbourhood), pushes the panic button. Yet, there are others who… Read more →
One of the commonest complaints from parents (second only to My child does not eat) is “My child is crying bitterly, cannot be pacified. Please do something”. Although a child is expected to cry, evaluation of a cry will help identifying the reason. Crying is a child’s first language; a cry is a child’s natural response to some unpleasant stimulus…. Read more →
Simply put sibling rivalry is the feeling of enmity, jealousy or the competition between siblings (all permutations and combinations of brother and sister plus cousins)! Sibling rivalry usually starts after the birth of the second child but if first child is grown up may start with mother’s pregnancy as well.
Nurture, Caring, Affectionate, Loving ….Unconditionally Loving…the most striking person which comes to the mind is Mother! And the obvious valid question arises why not a Father??? Probably it would but for few! A happy relationship, partnership and harmony between parents form the sheet anchor of healthy upbringing of the child. Probably the reason sadly is, despite increasing awareness of parenting… Read more →
Here are few promises that a new parent should make to a new born baby.
Surgery in the childhood is scary and more so if it pertains to the eye – one of the most delicate organs. There is always the fear whether vision will be adversely affected? LifeCountz approached Dr Prachi Agashe – an paediatric opthalmologist – to discuss and clarify several unanswered queries parents may have.
Sounds strange! Right? This of course, is a girl whose mother passed away when she was 9 and her father brought her up, all alone; today she is 24 and is going to finish medical graduation; father’s involvement in bringing up a child cannot be stressed more, especially in today’s era of nuclear families. Fathers have to shake off their… Read more →
The newborn feet are two of the most complex structures in the body with a multitude of bones, ligaments, muscles and tendons making up a very flexible unit.
Just like every other aspect of healthcare including dental care in adults, dental care in kids is also purely triggered when a cavity has already occurred or some problem has occurred and all possibility of preventive care has been lost. Dental care in kids, ideally, begins at the birth of the child. Yes, even before first tooth has surfaced and… Read more →