Cradle Cap: What Is It?

Cradle cap or infantile seborrheic dermatitis is an inflammatory condition. This usually appears on the body parts having multiple oil producing glands. It is fairly common and most babies experience it within the first three months after birth. Cradle cap can appear on the baby’s scalp and upper chest. It can look like dry, flaky skin […] Read more

Digestive Problems Common in Infants

Every parent worries about their baby’s health. It is natural for babies to have digestive problems during the first few months after birth. You need to understand that babies take time to settle into eating patterns. Even the smallest problem with your little one can lead you to a frenzy. What are the common digestive […] Read more

Tokophobia: Fear of Pregnancy

It is absolutely natural to be worried about being pregnant. Pregnancy brings about drastic physical changes, mood swings, and anxiety. But, some women are scared of the very idea of being pregnant. This condition of extreme fear of childbirth is called Tokophobia. It is also known as Enfantaphobia. What Causes Tokophobia? Tokophobia can have primary or […] Read more

Benefits of Coconut Water for Toddlers

Green coconut, otherwise known as tender coconut, contains water that is packed with nutrients. Some of those include electrolytes, chlorides, potassium, magnesium, and protein. Low in sugar content and sodium, coconut water is great to keep a child well hydrated. It can prove to be a very important and hygienic alternative to fresh drinking water. […] Read more

Preventing Dengue While Pregnant

Dengue is a mosquito-borne disease which is passed on from Aedes aegypti mosquitoes to the person who gets bitten by it. This infection is beginning to occur more frequently in the South Asian region. A flu-like illness, this can escalate into a fatal hemorrhagic fever. Dengue during pregnancy creates a risk of pre-term labour, low […] Read more

Constipation in Children

Constipation is a common problem in children. It occurs when there are fewer than 3 stool episodes in a week or if the child has difficulty in passing stool.  It is necessary to diagnose constipation as early as possible to prevent it from becoming a long-term problem. Bowel movement does not need to happen multiple […] Read more

UTIs During Pregnancy

The urinary tract is made up of the kidneys, the ureters, the bladder and the urethra. Women are affected by urinary tract infections more than men are, as women have a shorter urethra, as compared to men and they have the tendency not to empty their bladders completely like men do. During pregnancy, the changes […] Read more