Category Archives: Health

Red Eye (Viral Conjunctivitis)

Article entered: Tuesday, October 17th, 2017

We have been seeing a number of cases of red eye over the last few weeks and have been hearing about some unconventional treatments that are being advised

Red eye, also called pinkeye (Conjunctivitis) is the inflammation (ie, redness, swelling) of the thin tissue covering the white part of the eye and the inside of the eyelids.   Continue reading…

Guidelines for Feeding your Baby

Article entered: Tuesday, December 20th, 2016

We have recently upgraded our guidelines for feeding babies in the first year of life and have added lots of examples of new foods to try, so read on and have fun feeding your baby Continue reading…

Choose my Plate

Article entered: Friday, July 29th, 2016

Many of us remember learning about the food pyramid when learning about healthy eating. In mid 2011, the USDA  launched a new nutritional graphic, ChooseMyPlate, in an effort to make it easier to make the switch to healthier eating.  MyPlate is a quick, graphic depiction of how to eat, including foods from all five food groups. Continue reading…

Impetigo

Article entered: Tuesday, May 10th, 2016

Impetigo, one of the most common skin infections among kids, usually produces blisters or sores on the face, neck, hands, and diaper area. Continue reading…

Babies and latching on

Article entered: Tuesday, April 12th, 2016

We know that breastfeeding is the best start to life that you can give your baby. However, many of our new mothers experience some difficulties

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H1N1 (Swine Flu)

Article entered: Monday, January 11th, 2016

Swine flu has returned to Trinidad and Tobago and has been in the news recently. Many people are asking what they can do to prevent their families from contracting the disease or if there are any vaccines available Continue reading…

Help! I have a picky eater.

Article entered: Wednesday, April 15th, 2015

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…

Why we emphasize yearly health check ups

Article entered: Saturday, December 20th, 2014

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…

Atopic Eczema

Article entered: Friday, March 15th, 2013

 

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

Reducing Fever

Fever

Article entered: Wednesday, February 20th, 2013

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

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