Baby Food

Simple, homemade food toddlers love

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  Your tiny toddler can also be a very picky eater. It can sometimes be a very hard task to make them eat some nutrition. You need to be innovative, come up with your very own ‘homemade toddlers food ideas’ and convert them into ‘food toddlers love’. Here are some simple homemade nutritious food items […]

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Neonatal conjunctivitis and tips to prevent It

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Conjunctivitis is referred as inflammation of conjunctiva which is the thin tissue covering the white part of the eye and inside portion of eyelids. When conjunctivitis occurs in infants within first 28 days of life, it is called neonatal conjunctivitis. Neonatal conjunctivitis is usually caused by the bacteria like Chlamydia trachomatis, Neisseria gonorrhoeae, Staphylococcus aureus […]

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Hearing screening for newborn

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One or two babies in every 1000 babies have permanent hearing loss in either one or both ears. There are certain factors which increase the risk of hearing the loss in newborn. The factors include: Illness of mother during pregnancy Family history of hearing loss Exposed to certain drugs which affect hearing Baby’s development is […]

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3 Birth defects: symptoms and treatments

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Birth defects are developmental problems which your baby can develop while he’s still in your womb. The problem can be in your baby’s organs or his body parts, and could vary in severity from minor defects that do not require any medical attention to complicated ones that can cause life threatening complications. Therefore, newborn babies […]

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Newborn jaundice: causes, symptoms and treatment

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Newborn jaundice, also commonly known as infant jaundice, is a condition characterised by the yellowing of the eyes and skin of a newborn baby. It happens because the baby’s blood contains a high level of a yellow coloured pigment called bilirubin. This phenomenon is common in the case of preterm birth and also among breastfed […]

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The Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU)

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Pregnancy is an important phase in every woman’s life. During this period, your baby grows inside you and is completely dependent on your placenta for important functions like breathing, nourishment and elimination of waste. However, your newborn baby must adjust to the external environment once it comes into this world; but in certain cases, he/she […]

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Newborn jaundice

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Newborn Jaundice: Causes, Symptoms and Treatment Newborn jaundice or Neonatal Jaundice is a common and usually harmless condition in newborn babies that causes yellowing of the skin and the whites of the eyes. Symptoms of newborn jaundice can also include a yellowing of the palms of the hands or soles of the feet, dark, yellow urine and […]