Thumb Sucking

Thumb sucking is a very common phenomenon especially among the infants. It means placing the thumb into the mouth and rhythmically repeating sucking contact for a prolonged duration. Sometime it is not only limited to thumbs but any piece of skin within reach (such as the big toe) and is considered to be soothing and therapeutic for the babies. Generally babies develop this habit

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Breast Feeding

Breastfeeding is a woman’s privilege and a child’s right. It is a ready-made food for the baby designed by the nature herself and it is beneficial for all the babies including the sick ones. Earlier people had lot of apprehensions about the breast milk but now the latest research shows that it is best food for a newborn baby. Like

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Cradle Cap in Babies

Cradle Cap in babies

Unlike the name suggests Cradle Cap do not have anything to do with Cradle or for that matter with the Cap!! On a serious note it is a thick yellowish or brown crusts and scales on the scalp of the new-born baby. Cradle cap in babies is a form of dandruff or seborrhea (roosi) which happens due to the natural secretion of hair

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Febrile Seizure

Febrile Seizure (also known as febrile convulsions or fever fit) is a seizure generally associated with high grade fever but without any serious health issues. It is most common between children age 6 months – 3 years. Most of the seizures happens for less than the 5 minutes and the child is completely back to normal within sixty minutes of the

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Baby Night Crying

Before getting into why some babies cry at night, it is important to understand most common reason due to which babies generally cry. These reasons are, Hungry or thirsty Getting bored Needs attention Fatigue Uncomfortable conditions (wet napkin, too hot, too cold, too many clothes, mosquito bites etc.) Medical condition (fever, pain, etc.) Anything else which is hurting or irritating

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