Constipation in children-2 basic principles for home therapy

  • Post last modified:March 10, 2021

If your child has been constipated for a short time, changing what he or she eats may be the only treatment needed. You can make these changes as often as needed so that the child has soft and painless bowel movements.

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Complementary feeding after 6 months of age-5 Latest evidence based principles

  • Post last modified:March 7, 2021

Adequate nutrition by appropriate complementary feeding (weaning food term is obsolete)  during this period is fundamental to the development of each child’s full human potential. After a child reaches 2  years of age, it is very difficult to reverse malnutrition and  stunting (shortness) that has occurred earlier.

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First aid and prevention of 5 most common childhood emergencies

  • Post last modified:March 2, 2021

This article is about first-aid for five common emergencies fits/seizures, drowning, poisoning, snake bite and choking.. Most accidents and poisoning occur when the child becomes curious about the environment and are able to reach for objects, from around 1 year to 5 years. Accidents decline after 5 years when the child becomes aware of the surroundings and harmful household items. Intentional poisoning and accidents occur in teenagers when they try dangerous experiences. It is essential that everyone knows basic first aid.

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First aid for 5 more childhood injuries and emergencies

  • Post last modified:March 2, 2021

Most parents experience at least minor cuts/burns in their children. It is imperative that everyone is well aware of effective first aid skills and also to avoid common mistakes. They also should know when the condition is serious enough to mandate taking to the hospital..This article deals with common childhood injuries

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Food Fussiness in Children (10 counter-intuitive ways of breaking your child’s poor eating habits)

  • Post last modified:February 28, 2021

Food fussiness (also called picky eating, faddy eating or choosy eating,) is seen in 50% of 1 to 3 year old children. Child's participation in food selection (during shopping and at home) and preparation (with closed supervision from parents) is helpful to reduce food fussiness.

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COVID-19 (coronavirus disease): 14 most common questions

  • Post last modified:March 2, 2021

People can catch coronavirus from others who have the virus even if they don't have any symptoms. This happens when an infected individual breathes, talks, sneezes, or coughs, sending tiny droplets into the air. These can land in the nose, mouth, or eyes of someone nearby, or be breathed in. The risk is highest when people are closer than 6 feet away. People also might get infected if they touch an infected droplet and then touch their own nose, mouth, or eyes.

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