When your child is fever, it usually means the body is fighting an infection. Some fevers can be taken care at home; others need a paediatrician’s attention, especially in the case of younger children.
Vomiting and diarrhoea are usually due to viral, bacterial or parasitic infections of the digestive tract. Food or drug allergies are also sometimes to blame. Occasionally, diarrhoea is just a normal variation in bowel habits.
Children usually learn in a predictable sequence. They typically recognize images first, even learning to spin stories around these images, and over time, their recognition and understanding extend to more advanced concepts such as words and sentences. Click Read More to know how to help your child to learn.
When your baby begins to chew on everything in sight and starts drooling, it is a good sign that teething has begun. Teeth begin to push through the gums when your baby is about six months old. Click Read More to know how to manage your little one’s teething problem.
Training children to use the potty or toilet takes a lot of patience from parents. It is a new skill so the way to go is to let your child take her time. It is also important to understand that every child is different so do not compare. Click Read More to know about training your little one to use the potty or toilet.
When is the right time to introduce solid foods? Just like breastfeeding, you should let your toddler tell you, through signs and cues. The starting point can vary between toddlers, but usually, it is around six months. You can start watching for cues and signs around this time. Click Read More to know when you you should start introducing solid food to your little one.
Your baby is now entering the terrible…ahem…wonderful 2 stage and it can be a transition that may be difficult for both toddler and parents. The toddler stage isn’t an awkward phase to be gotten through as fast as possible. It is an important period in your child’s development. Over the next few years, they will be weaning from bottle to a sippy cup, going from cot to toddler bed and from diapers to going to the toilet. Click Read More to know some tips to help your little one ease into toddler stage.