I am sure you know the feeling of standing in the aisle in Dischem, looking at all the bottles and gummies and syrups that say: “Multivitamins for Children”… It can be very confusing to decide what your child needs. But do children even need supplements? When and how much? Let us look at some facts: … Continue reading To Supplement or Not to Supplement?
Now that you understand as much as we know about colic (see previous post), let us look at what you can actually do about it once your baby starts screaming at the top of his/her lungs and does not want to settle: Firstly take a deep breath! Baby will not calm down if you are … Continue reading The Management of Colic
Whether you are pregnant and wondering how to prevent allergies in your little one, or have a baby that has already been diagnosed with Cow’s Milk Protein Allergy and struggling with treatment, read on to find the latest research and tips here: Prevention of Cow’s Milk Protein Allergy (CMPA): There are several risk factors for … Continue reading Cow’s Milk Protein Allergy – Part 2
Eczema is a chronic disease and sadly it is not (yet) curable. It is however possible to control the symptoms. The aim is to get the acute inflammation of the skin under control (usually with topical steroids added to your normal regime), and then maintaining a healthy skin barrier by keeping the skin hydrated. It … Continue reading Eczema – Part 2 : The management
In the last few wees I have spoken to many moms and read many blogs to do some more research about reflux in babies. (See the previous post to learn more about what reflux is). There are some interesting and scary treatments suggested out there! As a mom I wish I could give you a … Continue reading Reflux – what can you do?