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Labored Breathing in Babies

Breathing is part of living, so much so we hardly notice it is happening. We often take it for granted until something makes it difficult. Sometimes children have a hard time taking air in, making it a concern for parents. Labored breathing in baby is dreaded by everyone, as babies are …

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12 Reasons Why Baby Cries When Pooping

Are you a new parent being worried because your baby cries when pooping? There might be a problem if baby cries in an inconsolable and high pitched sound, in which case you need to consult the pediatrician. However, most of the times, babies cry because they are unfamiliar with the …

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Normal Blood Sugar for Kids

Considering the fast growth rate of children, it is quite natural that their bodies need a constant supply of glucose to develop in a normal way, therefore the healthy blood sugar level for children is always higher than that for adults. In the case that children get high or low …

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Gastroenteritis in Babies

Gastroenteritis in babies is sometimes referred to as “stomach flu” or “the flu”. Flu refers to influenza, a respiratory illness. Stomach flu is a viral infection in the digestive tract. Gastroenteritis is derived from “gastro” which refers to the gastric system and “itis” which means irritation or inflammation. Most babies …

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Can Babies Have Nightmares?

Does your baby suddenly wake up crying at night and cannot be put back to sleep? If you are getting worried, it is time to learn that this happens to so many children; so no need to panic. There could be many reasons for such behavior in children; one of …

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Hypoglycemia in Children

Glucose is the main source of the body’s energy, and low glucose or blood sugar results in hypoglycemia. Hypoglycemia is most commonly associated with the treatment of diabetes, but many rare conditions that can lead to Hypoglycemia too. But unlike fever, malaria or STDs, hypoglycemia is not a disease, but …

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Petechiae in Children

Petechiae are tiny brown, red, or purple spots that appear under the skin. They can be about the size of a pinprick but do not itch or blanch when you press on them. It is possible that your child has a few of these spots or clusters of them, and …

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What Does Age of Consent Mean?

In laws, the age of consent refers to the age when someone is capable of consenting to sexual activity. The age of consent maintains an important place in debates over the nature of adolescence, childhood, and adulthood. It has also been a central point in campaigns against child marriages and …

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Baby Projectile Vomiting

Projectile vomit is the name given to the vomit which arrives with a great amount of force and usually travels a small distance horizontally before dropping down. The phenomenon is more common in babies with baby projectile vomiting sometimes being indicative of pyloric stenosis. If your baby vomits forcefully after …

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Coconut Milk for Babies

  Since ancient times coconut has been hailed as a magic fruit. Even today, coconut is used for its many wonderful properties. Every part of the coconut is useful. Coconut water is drunk by yoga enthusiasts as an energy drink; the outer husk is used to make ropes; the tasty …

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