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Help! I have a picky eater.

Does this look familiar to you? Does your child do this every time  a new food is offered? Don’t worry, many parents experience the same problems. Continue reading…

Reducing Fever

Fever

Fever remains a big concern for parents especially in babies, therefore, we’ve compiled this quick article discussing causes and remedies. Continue reading…

Atopic Eczema

 

Atopic eczema or atopic dermatitis is a skin condition that causes dry, red, itchy skin.  Continue reading…

Why we emphasize yearly health check ups

Many Paediatricians find that in their day to day practice of dealing with children and their families, health problems make up only a small part of what parents want to know. Continue reading…

High BMIs in children

In the US and in here in Trinidad and Tobago, there is an epidemic of obesity in children. This is measured using the Body Mass Index (BMI) – the body weight relative to height squared. Continue reading…

Allergic Rashes in children

Papular urticaria is a number of very itchy red lumps (papules) that develop in response to an insect bite. Continue reading…

Gastroenteritis

We all know the symptoms – diarrhoea, vomiting, abdominal pain. Gastroenteritis continues to affect children and adults at different times in their lives. Learn about what is it and how we can help our children. Continue reading…

Allergies and asthma

Asthma continues to affect a large number of our children and is one of the leading causes of missing school Continue reading…

Ringworm

Ringworm

Skin conditions in children are very common. Often parents get worried because of  the severity of the condition or its outward appearance. Here is some information to help you understand the condition more fully Continue reading…

Fun Portion Controlled Lunch Ideas!

Portion control is one of the keys to eating healthily and managing your weight. We have found a great site that uses the Japanese Bento Box idea to put together meals that are appetizing, fun and healthy. Continue reading…