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Help! I have a picky eater.
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
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
Friday, March 15th, 2013

 

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

Reducing Fever
Fever
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…

High BMIs in children
Sunday, July 1st, 2012

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
Thursday, May 31st, 2012

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

Gastroenteritis
Wednesday, May 23rd, 2012

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
Friday, May 18th, 2012

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

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