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Baby and Child Health

Health tips for children


Health tips children


Foods to avoid - Toddler
Raw eggs and food that contains raw or partially cooked eggs because of the risk of salmonella, whic.. read full article »

Baby and Sleep
A newborn may sleep as much as 16 hours a day (or even more), often in stretches of 3 to 4 hours at .. read full article »

Sick baby - When to call the doctor
The baby cannot tell you when something hurts. Sometimes normal fussiness and mild illnesses are tou.. read full article »

Seizures
Most seizures in children are very brief, but if it is prolonged you should take the following steps.. read full article »

Children and Salt
The maximum amount of salt children should be having varies by age.. read full article »

Parental Guidance for handling Dyslexic children
Tell her that her disabilities are not her fault and she can do anything she wants, only some desire.. read full article »

Overweight child
You can help your children learn healthy eating and physical activity habits that they can follow fo.. read full article »

Newborn Bathing
After his umbilical cord falls off, you can begin to bathe your baby in a small basin filled with tw.. read full article »

Lactose Intolerance
Most kids with lactose intolerance are able to digest milk when it is served in small amounts, and c.. read full article »

Insect Bites and Stings
Unless your child has an allergy, most insect bites and stings cause minor redness, swelling and itc.. read full article »

Important Facts Parents Must Know
The health of both women and children can be significantly improved by spacing births at least two y.. read full article »

Healthy eating and physical activity help for children
All children benefit from healthy eating and physical activity read full article »

Helping the child to eat better
Give your child a snack or two in addition to his or her three daily meals. read full article »

Helping the child to be more active
Be a role model for your children. If they see you being physically active and having fun, they are .. read full article »

Children's Height and weight
Height and weight for children can be easily calculated according to their age and sex of the child read full article »

Small appetite
Sweet drinks don read full article »

Starting on solid foods
From six months old, you can gradually increase the amount of solid foods you give your baby so that.. read full article »

Sugary snacks
Sugary snacks taste so good-but they are not so good for your teeth or your body read full article »

What should the child eat ?
Just like adults, children need to eat a wide variety of foods for good health read full article »

Children and Vomiting
If your child has persistent vomiting and is not keeping anything down, check him for signs of dehyd.. read full article »

Vegetarian diet - Infant feeding
Particular attention is needed for vegetarian mothers that breast feed. Without careful consideratio.. read full article »

Vegetarian diet - Children
As children mature, milk gradually provides less of the total nutrient intake and extra attention is.. read full article »

Children and Diarrhea
If your child has had prolonged diarrhea, then he may rarely develop a temporary lactase deficiency .. read full article »

Tips related To Nutrition - Baby
Start feeding semi-solids , preferably home made after 4-6 months. Continue breast feeding read full article »

Protecting Child From Childhood Injuries
While at home or school the child needs to be supervised and guided especially at the initial stage .. read full article »

Tips for Parents
Make sure your child eats breakfast. Breakfast provides children with the energy they need to listen.. read full article »

Baby Thumb Sucking
Where the babies have not had enough sucking at the breast or bottle to satisfy their sucking needs,.. read full article »

Things to avoid when a baby is constipated
There are some things you should not do to treat constipation in babies.. read full article »

Taking Temperature - Newborn
While there are many acceptable ways to take your child's temperature, you should use a rectal therm.. read full article »

Sweets and snacks - Children
try to make sure they eat them only occasionally or in small amounts, so they only make up a relativ.. read full article »

Sunburn
Overexposure to the sun can cause a sunburn, which is usually a mild first degree burn that causes r.. read full article »

Babies and Summer Safety
Apply sunscreen at least 30 minutes before going outside, and use sunscreen even on cloudy days read full article »

Iron deficiency and babies
Do not give your baby cow's milk or other fluids that may displace iron-rich solid foods before 12 m.. read full article »

Children and Healthy Lifestyle
Ensuring they eat five portions of fruit and vegetables every day (fruit juice counts as one portion.. read full article »

Healthy eating for under fives
Between being weaned off milk to the age of five years old, children grow extremely quickly and are .. read full article »

Healthy eating for kids and babies
Breast milk provides all the nutrients your baby needs for healthy development in the first stages o.. read full article »

Children who don
If your child refuses to drink milk, calcium can be obtained from the following foods.. read full article »

Childhood and Bone Development
Bones are the framework for your child read full article »

Child
Parents play a big role in shaping children read full article »

Causes of constipation in children
If a child is drinking too much milk and not getting enough solids, the lack of fibre can cause cons.. read full article »

Bug Safety
Avoid areas where insects nest or congregate, such as stagnant pools of water, uncovered foods and g.. read full article »

Brushing teeth - Toddler
Once your child's teeth begin erupting, you can begin cleaning them by wiping them with a moist wash.. read full article »

Baby and Breathing
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Breastfeeding
Being tense and uptight affects the natural flow of milk. You can sit in a chair or lie down, whiche.. read full article »

Bottle Feeding
If you decide to bottle feed your baby, use an iron-fortified formula. Formulas usually are made fro.. read full article »

Baby and Bleeding
Bleeding can occur after minor or major cuts and scrapes. The first thing to do is to put firm press.. read full article »

Children and Biting
Biting adults or other children is a common behavior in most toddlers and increases when a child is .. read full article »

Bedwetting
Reassure your child that this is normal at this age and not his fault and understand that he is not .. read full article »

Bathing Your Baby
Some babies like to be bathed before the morning or evening feeding. Others hate to be bathed before.. read full article »

Baby Massage
Massage is a delightful activity which interests almost all babies intensely read full article »

Baby formula preparation
Infant formulas are available in many different forms, including those that are ready to feed, which.. read full article »

Children and Choking
Choking commonly occurs in children because of how small their windpipe is read full article »

Cleaning baby
The sooner the better. Starting at birth, clean your baby read full article »

Children and Clean Water
Many diseases are water borne. For continuing in good health it is necessary to have a plentiful sup.. read full article »

Healthy drinks
Active children need plenty of fluids read full article »

Health habits to follow for Avian Influenza / Bird Flu
Avoid close contact with people who are sick. When you are sick, keep your distance from others to p.. read full article »

Head Trauma
Accidents are common in childhood and to help prevent head trauma you should supervise your children.. read full article »

Hand Washing
Hand washing, when done correctly, is the single most effective way to prevent the spread of communi.. read full article »

Give Your Child - Health Advantage
During your pregnancy, keep calm and encourage peaceful, loving thoughts because it has been scienti.. read full article »

Fractures
A fracture, or broken bone, can often occur in children, usually after a fall or an injury while pla.. read full article »

Food tips for growing children
Food tips for growing children read full article »

Food Preparation and Consumption
Food which has not been cooked on fire has great importance for the health of the child read full article »

Children and Food
The nutritional needs of the human body change at different life stages. To be fit and healthy, it i.. read full article »

Fluids for Gastroenteritis
Fluids that are good for children with diarrhea and vomiting include unflavored or flavored oral reh.. read full article »

Children and Fingertip Injuries
Children's fingers are often crushed in closing doors and windows or under a heavy object read full article »

Children and Eyesight
A baby sometimes cannot open his eyes right away because the normal pressure on his head during birt.. read full article »

Children and Drug Reactions
It is possible for your child to have a reaction to any medication that he takes, including over the.. read full article »

Dietary restrictions in children with kidney stones
In general drinking plenty of water (10-20 cups/day) helps to reduce stone formation read full article »

Depression in adolescents
Some common symptoms of teen depression may be the following.. read full article »

Allergic Reactions
An allergic reaction is usually mild, causing hives or whelps (urticaria) and itching read full article »

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