In today’s world, it is difficult to understand exactly what to do when our children are ill. Here is some information on vomiting and nausea in child including how to treat and when to call the doctor.
Ever since the invention of formula feed, there has been a constant tug of war between the proponents of breast feeding and proponents of formula feed. This can often leave a new mother utterly confused. Let us discuss the pros and cons of both to help you decide which is better for your baby.
The common cold and flu are both caused by viruses. A cold is a mild form of illness while flu can be distressing and lead to serious complications such as pneumonia.
Prevention is better than cure. Immunizations and vaccinations are prophylactic treatment for preventing infectious and contagious diseases. This slideshow will discuss pros and cons of vaccination and immunization.
There are many possible causes for abdominal pain in children, most of which are not serious or life-threatening. However, symptoms can cause discomfort to children and distress to their parents. Find out more about the childhood causes of abdominal pain.
As parents, there are some practices that we have, that we think are good for our kids, when they truly are not, even if we do it for what we think are the "right reasons". Find out the 10 most common habits that parents have and that are detrimental to their kid's health.
Asthma is defined as a recurrent cough or wheezing relieved by a broncho-dilator. Constriction of the airways and increased airway secretions are the reasons for airway obstruction. Asthma can be life threatening. A clear understanding of the disease and danger signs can safe lives.
Parenting a child with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder is, to put it mildly, a challenge. Chances are you have already developed your own coping skills, but here are some possible directions for new ideas.
In most households, getting children to eat healthy is a daily battle, and this for several reasons. Children are naturally inclined to eat more sweets and snacks, which are the least healthy nutrients for them. Learn to make dinner time more exciting for your child and get him to eat healthy!
Diarrhea is common among children and it is often caused by infectious microorganisms such as viruses, bacteria or fungi. Proper hygiene, safety in food handling, and adequate education are keys to tackling child diarrhea.