Blog

Baby Poop – What’s Normal & What is Not?

Posted on

No matter what one says or thinks, someone has got to cover this topic. With a lot of passion and a lot less yuck. Baby poop usually comprises dejected broken-down food, undigested particles and other aliens that might have entered a baby’s gut somehow, bile, microbes like bacteria, etc. Bile is what impacts the feces […]

Blog

What is Baby Constipation ?

Posted on

Constipation, as such, refers to infrequent bowel movements. However, baby constipation is somewhat different from adults. How to know whether your baby is having constipation or not? If your child has gone without bowel movements for quite a few days and is then passing out hard poop, he or she might be having constipation. Constipation […]

Blog

Atopic Dermatitis in Children

Posted on

Atopic dermatitis (AD), commonly referred to as eczema, is a chronic ailment of the skin characterised by itchy and dry skin surface. The term atopic refers to those diseases that are caused by allergic reactions, while dermatitis is a condition affecting the skin. The most widely noticeable symptoms are of itchy and red rashes, which […]

Blog

Bilirubin encephalopathy

Posted on

Dr. Gaurav Jawa, Consultant Neonatologist- Apollo Cradle Royale This case describes a baby who was brought to Apollo Cradle Royale in the middle of the night with yellow discoloration of body till soles and an outside Serum Bilirubin report of 38 mg/dl. Baby had decreased feeding and vomiting after feed. Baby was showing signs of […]

Blog

Infant sleep patterns

Posted on

One of the many subjects that worries new parents is whether their new-born infant is getting quality sleep. This not only refers to the duration of their sleep, but also the frequency of their naps and the positions that they adopt while they nap. Speaking of sleep duration, here is a rough chart of how […]

Blog

Baby’s first fever

Posted on

  For first time parents, their baby’s first fever is usually a scary situation. But if you’re well prepared, it is nothing to panic about. Infants are very delicate in the first few months of their life and their immune system takes time to develop. So it is important to pay attention to any changes in […]

Blog

Signs of Postpartum Depression

Posted on

  Postpartum Depression usually affects women right after childbirth. It normally occurs in the first year after delivery.  Frequent changes in your mood or the way you feel about everyday things are the affects of depression. It mostly effects women but can also be seen in men who are new fathers and even in couples […]

Blog

Baby Care Tips You Should Know

Posted on

When you hold your baby for the first time you’re unable to describe the feeling. But, once you bring your little angel home, it is possible you get frantic about how to take care of your baby. Especially if you are first time parents. So, here are a few newborn care tips to help you […]