Children’s Health

Rotavirus Diarrhea (Children) – Causes, Symptoms, Treatment

There are many possible causes of diarrhea but among children, viral diarrhea tends to be the most common. It is usually self-limiting meaning that it resolves within a few day and does not lead to complications in most cases. However, dehydration from diarrhea is still the number one cause of death among infants and >> Read More ...

Milk Constipation (Children) Causes, Symptoms, Diet, Treatment

Constipation is a common symptom affecting bot children and adults alike. While some of the diseases that cause constipation are known, the vast majority of constipation cases do not occur due to any disease. In fact, the cause of a significant portion of constipation cases are never identified. It is believed that in many >> Read More ...

Baby Eczema (Infants, Newborns) – Causes, Symptoms, Pictures

Eczema in babies is relatively common in Western nations, affecting 1 in 10 infants. It can be particularly frustrating for parents when it occurs in newborns. In addition to a crying baby who cannot effectively communicate their needs, colic and other newborn quirks, the eczema can make caring and calming a baby a very >> Read More ...

Tips To Treat And Prevent Bedwetting In Children

Bedwetting is a common problem in early childhood. It can be frustrating for parents but it is not considered to be a problem up to the age of 6 to 7 years. Before this age children are still trying to learn proper bladder control during sleep. However, bedwetting in older children, adolescents or adults is often due to >> Read More ...

7 Ways To Decongest A Baby’s Stuffy Nose

A stuffy nose is one of the common symptoms a baby may suffer with, as with most children. It is mainly due to acute viral infections of the nasal passages (like the common cold), allergies, exposure to airborne irritants and sometimes due to change in weather. While it is a minor ailment, it can prove to be quite >> Read More ...

9 Signs of Meningitis in Children (A Parent’s Guide)

Meningitis is a cause for concern for any parent. It is an infection of the linings around the brain and spinal cord that can result in death. Some types of meningitis are more deadly than others but even if the condition is not life threatening, it is a serious infection with major possible complications. The key is to >> Read More ...

How to Spot Autism in Children

Autism is disorder of the brain that affects about 1 in 88 children in the United States. There is no specific test to diagnose autism. Instead it has to be identified by the signs and symptoms as observed by the parents of a child along with the assessment of relevant health care practitioners. Autism is evident from >> Read More ...

How Do You Know If Your Breast Milk Is Adequate For Baby?

Globally, about 40% of mothers breastfeed their babies and health authorities around the world continue to encourage women to do so due to the nutritional benefit of breast milk. But breastfeeding can raise some concerns for mothers, especially first time mothers. The main such concern is whether baby is getting enough >> Read More ...

7 Ways To Help Your Baby Sleep Better And Longer

Getting an infant to sleep is not an easy task. A baby can be well fed, have a clean diaper and be gently rocked for long periods but may still not sleep. It often proves to be frustrating for both parents and caregivers but can be much worse if the baby cries non-stop during the time awake. Parents may be at their >> Read More ...

8 Newborn Baby Care Tips For First Time Parents

Caring for a newborn baby can be daunting for any parent. It is generally more difficult for first time parents despite the advice and assistance of others. However, in most instances it is a matter of common sense and a few simple measures that most people know even if they are not parents. The first few weeks of life is >> Read More ...
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