Summer is not only synonymous with bright sunny days and humidity, it also brings with it a variety of diseases. Some of it includes Chicken Pox, Mumps, Measles to name a few. It is not summer yet, but it better to be cautious because it has been seen that several chicken pox cases have started
Oh, kids. Angel for a second, a monster the next second! But you can’t deny their natural ability to brighten up your day with their sunshine smile and hearty chuckle and innocent soul. The gloomy days arrive when the kids get sick, leaving their parents with a headache (literally) and a whole lot of work
With summer around the corner, we need to be more wary of the diseases that can spread among adults and kids alike. One of the common illnesses we covered earlier is Chicken Pox. The next in the series is Measles.
Hand Foot and Mouth Disease is wreaking havoc in Malaysia and the number of cases is going up by the minute. We are sure you have read this article regarding the 7 important things you must know about HFMD. We realised that there were more questions coming out. Some of those affected by HFMD were
The new year is upon us yet again! How were your holidays spent? Most parents would be busy getting back to work, after spending the vacation, planning trips, going places, all for the sake of their kids. Yet, many do not realise they have forgotten one thing; Health! 2 months away from the school has
A recent post by a mummy on a Mummy-Baby support group on Facebook brought our attention to the seriousness of what we call the Urinary Tract Infection. We had covered this topic earlier, but in this post we will look at what can occur if the infection is left unattended. We will also look at
A frequently asked question when it comes to infant food is about giving babies honey. Although honey seems like a wholesome and natural food to give your infant, it is advisable not to do it until after the baby is at least 12 months of age. Honey can contain spores of a bacterium called Clostridium botulinum, which can germinate
What is deworming? Worms have been and still continue to be part and parcel of everyone’s childhood. There are very few children who have been lucky enough to not have them in their system, but there are loads of children out there whose health is impaired because of the presence of worms in their
Fever is one of the most common illness encountered by children right from infancy till they are about 5-6 years old. We spoke to Dr Zahilah Filzah Zulfikli, the founder of doktorbudak, and is a paediatrician of repute. Read on to find out more about fever, how you can deal with toddlers down with a fever.