Those aged between 5 to 25 are thought to be at higher risk of swine flu complications. On the contrary, seasonal flu complications usually affect the elderly and kids under 5.
Candida albicans is a fungus present in the mouth and digestive tract of all human beings, including infants, and is considered normal. When the immunity of the body goes down, this fungus can overgrow and lead to infection.
For an immune system to work properly, it needs to be confronted by an infection in the first year of life.
Did you know about these child health nursing tips to treat Hand, foot, and mouth disease (HFM)? It is a viral infection that causes really painful red boils or blisters in the oral cavity (mouth and throat), on the limbs (hands and feet) and sometimes also extends to the diaper area.
Sweet, luscious and chewy, power packed with nutrients and minerals, dates as a fruit are the most underutilized. Have you often asked people around as to why should children eat dates?
Cold, flu, viral fever and several other diseases come hidden behind the cool breeze, delightful showers and soothing smell of wet earth in the monsoons. Here’s how you can keep your child safe this monsoon.
Nasal congestion is one of the most common situations that children below the age of three often experience.
Is your little one unable to latch and such properly? Does your baby feel pain and restlessness in chewing or licking?
Every toddler is different and special. They all need to be cared for and get plenty of attention.
When you have a chest infection and are coughing up a storm, the first thing you probably do is reach for the cough medicine.
We often ask our children to take care of their teeth and maintain oral hygiene in the best possible way.
Love it or Hate it- All of us are aware of the umpteen benefits of ginger which come handy in our day-to-day lives.
As parents, we do everything we can to provide a good, healthy environment for our kids.
Mouth ulcers are one of the common health problems observed in kids, especially in summer months.
Breast and nipple infections and irritation among the breastfeeding mothers has become a very natural and common scene during the post-pregnancy period.
Taking care of your little one has always been a pretty tricky affair. And it becomes all the more important and complex in a country like India which has varied climatic conditions prevailing in different parts of the country.
A quite common yet majorly misunderstood neurological disorder, Dyslexia is a learning difficulty that causes trouble in reading and writing activities of a person.
The earthy smell arising from the ground, lush green environs, cloudy skies, cool breeze, and a cozy rainy day with lovely mouth-watering snacks and indoor games is all that we look forward to after a long spell of dry and hot summer.
Social anxiety is incredibly common among teenagers in the United States. In 2015, the National Institute of Mental Health revealed that nearly 3 million teenagers aged 12 to 17 in the U.S
Summer is probably one of the favorite seasons for my baby and me. We don’t need to layer up. Our skin gets to actually breathe. But it wasn’t this way right from the beginning.
Just like a fever and cold, loose motions are a difficult phase for the mothers to handle.
Parenting special kids is a blessing in disguise. Even though at first you don’t want to believe that your little one has an issue. But autism, if detected early, (say around 18 months) can make a huge difference.
While many mothers know that fever is a positive natural response of the body to infection or illness, it does induce a heartbreak when their child is going through a physical uneasiness.
Mouth injuries are very common in infants, and toddlers learning to walk and maintain balance. Tongue cuts and bites are particularly common in preschoolers and kids running around.
It is such an indescribable feeling to hold your baby – to tend to him, care for him, cuddle him and just nurture him. In fact, as a new mom, I was massaging my son almost all the time.
Too much of anything is bad for you! Just as you can’t be too nice, too sad, too happy, too rich, similarly your food can’t taste too salty, bitter, sour or sweet.
Only a parent can feel the pain of a sudden change in climate. Not just that, when the summer or winter season has still not set in despite the warm or cold weather, a parent is extremely helpless.
Allergy to egg, milk, soy, wheat, peanut and tree nuts represents 90 percent of all food allergies in children.
Six-year-old boy at my little one’s school who is a kid if a family friend underwent a series of stomach-related tests last month to rule out a possibility of intestines related infection.
It isn’t just the bouts of a cough and cold that can be an issue with babies these days. One of the other infections that has become very common amongst babies as young as 6-months-old is a urinary tract infection (UTI).