Recently, Kerala has been on a high alert of deaths. Ten people were identified to be dead after being infected by the Nipah virus. Fruit bats of the Pteropodidae family are hugely responsible for spreading the disease. Nipah was a lesser known virus in the state of Kerala. Nonetheless, this severe outbreak demands understanding
Most of HIV positive couples are confused about conceiving their baby. It’s a dilemma rather than confusion. They yearn for a child but hold back the thought fearing that their baby too would be born with HIV. Well! There is good news for such couples – you can conceive and delivery a healthy baby who
We can find paracetamol in every household in the form of syrups (and drops) crocin, P125/P250, calpol, etc. for children and as dolo 650, calpol, etc. for adults. So whenever someone at home gets a fever, you reach out for it. We prefer to give crocin, P125/250 syrups for our children (drops in case of
Summer is a beautiful season to explore the bright sun for our precious little children, but still, it is sometimes accompanied by various discomforts such as sleeplessness, heat rashes, dehydration and heat stroke. Though indoors offer comfort with air conditioners and fans, children always love to play outdoors, and we sure cannot curb their endeavors.
Parents often worry about their child’s safety and security in public places but forget that there are many safety hazards in our very own homes. Right before the baby arrives and from when they start crawling and climbing, babies can easily encounter many dangerous obstacles at home. Be it your kitchen, bathroom or even nursery
Taking care of a newborn baby can be tricky especially for the first time new parents. Getting them down for their naps or bedtime is by itself a whole ordeal that parents need to master. It may be hard at first, but it helps to develop a plan and implement by seeing what works best
Breast milk is rich in nutrients, antioxidants, and antibodies that are essential for the growth and development of babies, especially premature and low birth weight babies. For working moms, direct breastfeeding is possible only for a few months. Once they resume their work the only way they can continue to feed breast milk is by
When a baby is born before it completes 37 weeks of gestation (pregnancy), it is called a preterm baby or a premature baby. Most of the preterm babies are of a low birth weight that they need to be placed in an incubator (or a ventilator if born too early) and nourished till it’s capable
Being a parent isn’t an easy job, especially if you try becoming a competitive parent. Parenthood is not a race because every parent and child are different. If you compare your parent-child relationship with someone else’s, you are going to be nothing but disappointed. It is human nature to compete because we all grow up
Prevention and management of diaper rash Diaper rash is a common skin problem that occurs in babies mostly from the age of 0 to 1 year. It annoys the babies and parents alike. In this article, I am going to share with you my knowledge on how to prevent and cure your baby’s diaper rash.