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Danger Signs of Cough in Children

Introduction: A cough is a common finding in many of the respiratory illnesses including common cold, asthma, bronchiolitis, croup…etc and some of them can be more serious than the others. Even though the presence of cough itself does not warrant getting panicked, certain characteristics with some of the other associated …

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How to Detect Autism in Infants

Autism can be difficult to diagnose in very young infants because often its onset is later, but in general, because the disease manifests itself as an interruption in the ability to interact and learn socially, it is spotted when the child fails to meet certain developmental milestones. The ones that …

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Rotavirus and your Child

Rotavirus And Your Child If you are like many people, you may be asking “What is Rotavirus?”. Rotavirus is of course, a virus. Rotavirus causes severe diarrhea, and mainly affects babies and children 5 years of age and younger. Rotavirus also causes vomiting and fever, along with the diarrhea. Rotavirus …

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Our Childrens Health how much do we know

There’s more to health than not being sick! Those everyday habits- how children eat, how active they are and parental attitude to health, can together pool in to have a huge impact on our children’s lives. But are we parents consciously aware of these factors? Have we honestly given our children’s …

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What causes Osgood Schlatter Disease

Osgood-Schlatter disease is a disorder most commonly seen in adolescent boys. It is characterized by an acute pain in the knee. This pain is more common in young athletes, particularly children who participate sports which involve running and jumping. Although the mechanism for Osgood-Schlatter disease is known, the exact reason …

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Gerd in Infants

So you’ve been noticing that your new baby seems to be spitting up frequently. When you take him to the doctor, you discover that your baby has acid reflux. Knowing something is wrong with your bundle of joy can be a scary and very frightening experience. However, with the proper knowledge, …

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