Alternative treatments for arthritic conditions
September 30, 2013 – 4:31 am | No Comment
Alternative therapies for arthritic conditions are inclusive of treatments like acupuncture or magnets, chondrotin or glucosamine. People having arthritis usually suffer with conditions like stress, stiffness, pain, and depression. So it is imperative that there are alternative treatments for arthritis, which will help patients cope with this in a better way and in a healthier manner. If you do not  [...]

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Taking the Bite out of a Biting Child
August 30, 2013 – 1:12 am | No Comment
Taking the Bite out of a Biting Child
Child care is a continuous learning process and problems are usually a stepping stone in learning more about children. Biting is one such problem that has to be handled with tender loving care. A biting child is a negative child and has to be tackled with immediately. Whether it is a home care or a day care or whether the child is just with siblings, a child who bites has to be taught the rules. The howls, the reactions, and the pain that the other children have to go through is a major cause of concern and has to be given special attention. Experts are offering many solutions about how to handle a biting child. The best tip about this behavior from children is to make sure that the solution is given immediately. Tried and tested advice show that the situation has to be handled on an emergency basis. Usually children bite out of frustration and one has to have a consistent firm approach towards this. A firm voice without yelling would help. Children at this age are still trying to understand  [...]


Child Health and Vision
December 21, 2012 – 12:05 am | No Comment
Child Health and Vision
Children normally grow well and stay well. But there are many situations and conditions wherein the children usually have a problem with some part of the body. Vision impairment is one such problem that the children normally face. Squinting, rubbing the eyes are all signs that the child is having some basic problem with vision There are many symptoms for vision issues. In the first few months of birth, infants see only objects that are around just around 8 to 10 inches from their face. Only til the child is around 12 to 16 weeks does the child begin to develop the concepts of perception of depth, eye hand co-ordination and eye body co-ordination and also the ability to judge the distances. It is not often that children have problems of vision at this age. Vision problems in children tend to come when the child is between 18 months and 4 years old. Two main common vision problems are a crossed or wandering eye which is seen to disturb around 3% to 5% of the children. The symptoms for this  [...]


Child Care Leave
May 28, 2012 – 4:33 am | No Comment
Child Care Leave
Child care leave is a system that is existing in many countries and India is not far from left behind in it. In the city of Kolkata there are many people who rejoice with the fact that there has been a step taken towards the employees of the state government. By this application the employee would be given two years leave toward child care leave and would give the women a facility to enjoy this kind of leave apart from the maternal leave they get while you give birth to children. There is a major step that has been taken which has made many women employees happy and this proposal that has been laid out has made sure that there is a lot of child care leave facilities given to the women. The employees of the Central Government are already enjoying the benefit of this kind of child care leave and so even the state government employees should be benefited. So generally it has been said that women employees with small children should be given a facility wherein they can be given a period  [...]


Child Care Foundation
May 4, 2012 – 4:24 am | No Comment
Child Care Foundation
The Child Care Foundation is a non governmental organization which is under the Bombay Public Trust Act of 1950,and has been formed to take care for the Social Welfare of the lesser privileged children of the society in particular, and perform many other social activities for the economically poor and also the backward people in general. This is a foundation that was formed in the year 2006 with the promise to help the lesser privileged children and also to help the poor in the society. The children are the hope of the future but with around 59,000 children with HIV positive results there are around 47% who are under nourished. More than 6.5 crore children in India suffer from a mental disorder. These children are being denied social security, health and the right to education. Some of them are being denied the right to live. The general activities are normally those that help to rehabilitate the street children and also to adopt orphan children who are below the age of 12 This foundation  [...]


Natural Remedies for Growing Pain in Children
November 9, 2011 – 1:59 am | No Comment
Natural Remedies for Growing Pain in Children
In USA, 25-40% children between the age of 3 and 5 years experience growing pain. When the adults experience pain of any kinds, we generally first take a dose of a painkiller available over-the-counter. However, we cannot do the same thing in case of a child. The best way of dealing with growing pain in children is trying natural remedies. Below we have discussed some effective natural remedies for growing pain. Massage the muscles of your child for relieving the tension that might be the main contributing factor of the soreness and aches related to growing pain. Most children experience growing pain in their lower extremities, for instance in their thighs or calves. Take a warm lotion and put it on the body parts of the child where he is experiencing the soreness and the pain. If you find that muscles on any body part of your child are feeling tight, knead them gently. This will induce relaxation to the muscles and the child will be able to sleep. If your child is experiencing growing  [...]


How to Take Care of a Baby with Down Syndrome?
September 20, 2011 – 1:55 am | No Comment
How to Take Care of a Baby with Down Syndrome?
Down syndrome is a genetic birth defect affecting 1 in every 800 newborns. Down syndrome results in different forms of physical abnormalities and mental retardations. This article will inform you about the essentials while taking care of an infant with Down syndrome. The first thing the parents of a baby with Down syndrome do is getting them enrolled in a support group dedicated to serve Down syndrome patients. The support group will help the parents to cope with the anger, sadness and grief associated with the fact that their baby is diagnosed with Down syndrome. The support group will also introduce parents to a pediatrician with several years of experience in handling cases of Down syndrome. According to medical experts, for offering perfect care to your Down syndrome affected baby, you must seek guidance from a team of experts. The baby might require undergoing several diagnostic tests before the final mode of treatment is decided. A child with Down syndrome is likely to have poor  [...]


Taking Care of Your Child’s Skin
August 21, 2011 – 11:45 pm | No Comment
Taking Care of Your Child’s Skin
Skin diseases are common among children. However, majority of the skin diseases can be prevented by taking proper care of the child’s skin. Below we have presented some guidelines for mothers to help them ensuring good health of their children’s skin. Always make sure that your kids are washing their hands well after using bathroom and before eating. If you are the mother of a young child help him in creating soap lather in his hands. Using warm water while washing hands helps in killing the germs present there. Check whether your child is rubbing the regions like the area under his nails, between the fingers well while washing hands. Soaps (both for bathing and for washing hands) to be used by the little ones must be gentle in nature. Children should use soaps that are devoid of dyes and fragrances. Artificial dyes and fragrances might make the skin of the kids dry; children with sensitive skin may experience skin irritation due to these ingredients. If you are bathing your baby,  [...]


Preventing Tooth Decay in Children Naturally
August 8, 2011 – 1:18 am | No Comment
Preventing Tooth Decay in Children Naturally
Tooth decay in children if not treated at the right time can result in serious dental issues and systematic infections later. A child suffers from tooth decay when bacteria present in food items stays back in the teeth resulting in formation of cavities. Below we have discussed ways of preventing tooth decay in children naturally. The first step to ensure that your child never develops cavity is by introducing a proper dental hygiene. This should start right from the time your baby is a few days old i.e. even before the teeth of the baby appear. The baby’s gums must be wiped using a damp and soft cloth whenever you feed him; this will remove the debris, which is the main factor inviting the bacteria. Once your child’s teeth start appearing, you must shift into a tooth brush having soft bristles; during the initial years you will not need to use toothpastes. Start using toothpastes for brushing your child’s teeth only when he turns into a toddler. In case of the older children, besides  [...]