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Child HealthParenting
May 13, 2019

How to treat the yellow rash on your baby’s scalp

Are there flaky or scaly patches on your baby’s head? While dandruff may be somewhat rare in babies, cradle cap isn’t. Here is how you can treat it.
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Child DevelopmentParenting
May 13, 2019

How to wean your child from sucking their thumb

Thumb-sucking makes babies feel secure, and some develop this as a habit when they're in need of soothing or going to sleep as they get older. Finding ways to help your child stop the habit will be beneficial to their dental health in the long run.
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Child HealthParenting
May 13, 2019

Does your baby’s cough sound like a dog’s bark?

Croup is a viral illness that makes your baby’s voice box and windpipe swell. The high-pitched or barking cough develops when air is forced against a narrowed. The smaller your child is, the more noticeable the sound. Some children with severe croup get a harsh, tight sound while breathing in. This is called stridor.
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Child HealthParenting
May 13, 2019

Does your child have meningitis? Know the danger signs

Spotting meningitis can be tricky, and it can be easy for your little one to develop it without you knowing. By getting to know the signs and symptoms, you can ensure your child gets the right treatment before it becomes serious.
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Parenting
May 12, 2019

Bedwetting teenager? Here’s what you can do

Wetting the bed is expected amongst young children, but what if you don’t outgrow this? What if your child at age 16 still wets the bed? Here’s how to handle it.
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Child DevelopmentParenting
May 2, 2019

Does your child have autism?

Autism spectrum disorder (ASD) is a group of developmental conditions that affect communication and behaviour. It’s called a “developmental condition” because signs show up in the first two years of life.The symptoms usually include...
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Child HealthParenting
March 20, 2019

My child is choking! What do I do?!

Kids are always on an adventure of self-discovery, experimenting with everything in their path. But what happens when the adventure turns into a nightmare, and your child starts choking?
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Child DevelopmentParenting
January 23, 2019

Does your child have Electronic Screen Syndrome?

Believe it or not, a child’s nervous system can become overstimulated by regular screen exposure that comes from cell phones, computers, iPads and other digital devices. These devices can cause chronic stress on the brain, which may result in various different learning and behavioural disorders. Electronic Screen Syndrome (ESS) is considered an unrecognised modern-day disorder. The interaction with screens can shift the nervous system into fight-or-flight mode, which causes dysregulation and disorganisation of different biological systems. Once in this state, your child’s mood, behaviour, and focus can be affected. ESS isn’t limited to teenagers obsessed with digital devices; toddlers can…
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Child HealthParenting
January 23, 2019

Teach your child to love vegetables

Vegetables are incredible. They’re high in fibre and packed with essential vitamins and minerals. To a child though, they’re usually seen as “yucky green stuff” that should be avoided at all costs! Getting your child to eat vegetables is frustrating and may seem like an impossible task but understanding why they don’t like vegetables can help. Why do kids hate veggies? Quick bursts Children are generally more active than adults and so, need more energy. Foods high in sugar glucose are the body’s preferred sources of energy, which means they’d rather reach for sweet treats than nutritionally-dense veggies. What’s more;…
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