Understanding Probiotics: A Guide for Parents and Caregivers

Probiotics are often referred to as “good” or “helpful” bacteria because they help keep the gut healthy. They are live microorganisms that, when administered in adequate amounts, confer a health benefit on the host. For children, especially, probiotics can play a key role in maintaining health and preventing disorders. What Are Probiotics? Probiotics are live […]

Understanding Food Colorants and Allergic Reactions in Children

In a world filled with brightly colored foods aimed at attracting the youngest consumers, parents must be vigilant about the potential health impacts of artificial dyes. Our hospital’s latest review, “Food Colorants and Allergic Reactions in Children,” highlights the need for awareness and careful consumption. Food Dyes and Children’s HealthArtificial food dyes are prevalent in […]

Understanding Scarlet Fever in Children: A Comprehensive Guide for Parents and Caregivers

IntroductionScarlet Fever is an infectious disease that primarily affects children and is known for its distinctive red rash. Parents and caregivers need to understand how to recognize its symptoms, know when to seek medical help, and how to support their child through recovery. This article will cover everything you need to know about Scarlet Fever, […]

Role of Humidifier Use for Children with Allergies

1. Moisturizes the Air: Dry air can irritate the respiratory system of a child with allergies, leading to an exacerbation of symptoms such as nasal congestion, throat irritation, and dry cough. Humidifiers add moisture to the air, which can help soothe these symptoms. 2. Enhances Air Quality: Some humidifiers come with built-in air purifiers that […]

Flu Season: What You Need to Know 

Flu (also called influenza) is a highly contagious respiratory illness in children common in the winter season. It is caused by influenza virus and spreads easily from person to person by coughing, sneezing, or touching surfaces.  In most cases, it is self-limited and lasts less than a week, but some require hospitalization.   If left untreated, […]

The vital role of a nutritious diet for children

In the journey of raising healthy, happy children, a nutritious diet plays a pivotal role, serving as the foundation for lifelong health and well-being. Understanding the components of such a diet, its significance, practical implementation, and long-term benefits can empower parents, caregivers, and communities to make informed choices that foster the growth and development of […]

Understanding Eczema: Symptoms, Treatment, Causes, and Types

Introduction: Eczema, also known as atopic dermatitis, is a common skin condition that affects millions of people worldwide. It can be uncomfortable and sometimes unsightly, causing itchy, red, and inflamed skin patches. In this blog, we will explore eczema in detail, discussing its symptoms, treatment options, underlying causes, and different types to help you gain […]

Understanding and Managing Cradle Cap in Babies

Introduction: Cradle cap, also known as seborrheic dermatitis, is a common condition that affects many babies within their first few weeks of life. Characterized by greasy, thick, crusty, or flaky scales on the scalp, forehead, eyebrows, or ears, cradle cap can be a cause for concern for new parents. However, it’s essential to know that […]

Menu planning for Diet of Indian Toddlers

From 1 to 3 yrs is the stage of toddlerhood. These are crucial years for laying the foundation of your baby’s health. Most babies outgrow the stage of eating mashed and bland foods and now begin to eat more elaborated meals. Toddlers need a wide variety of healthy foods. You decide what your toddler eats from […]

Common New-born Rashes

New-born babies have delicate skin and are susceptible to various skin rashes.  However, most newborn rashes do not cause alarm and typically go away independently. We’ll cover the five most common newborn rashes, how to treat them, and when to seek your pediatrician’s help.  1. Diaper Rash  Example of a yeast diaper rash that typically requires […]