General Health Concerns

Head Injury

A head injury requires immediate doctor's attention if you observe the following symptoms in the child:

  • Vomits twice or continues to vomit four to six hours after the injury
  • Develops a severe or worsening headache
  • Becomes more and more drowsy or is hard to awaken
  • Is confused or not acting normally
  • Has a hard time walking, talking, or seeing
  • Develops a stiff neck
  • Has a seizure (convulsion) or any abnormal movements or behaviors that worry you
  • Cannot stop crying or looks sicker
  • Has weakness or numbness involving any part of the body


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Myths You Can Guard Against

Learn the truth about giving your baby gripe water, putting oil into baby's nostrils, rubbing atta and besan paste on your baby's skin, giving brandy in cold weather, and other such myths. Click here.

Nutrition For Your Baby

Timeline for your baby to graduate into eating different foods and common food and digestion related questions. Click here.

Growth Milestones

Gross and fine motor skills, social skills, language and hearing - learn what to expect. Click here.

New Born Care

Click on the alphabetical list of issues to learn more about them:

Bathing, Body hair (lanugo), Breast nodules, Breastfeeding, Bruising, Burping, Circumcision, Clothing, Colic, Crying, Dehydration Fever, Diapers, Ears, Eyes, Fontanel, Handedness, Head Control, Hiccups, Jaundice, Molding, Nails, Nasal Congestion, Nasolacrimal duct obstruction (dacryostenosis), Normal movements, Rashes, Rolling Over, Seborrhoeic dermatitis or Cradle Cap, Sleep, Socialising, Stools/Bowel opening, Umbilical Cord care, Vaginal Discharge, Walkers, Weight Loss/Gain