Children’s Health

Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS): Symptoms, Causes, Diagnosis & Treatment

Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS): Symptoms, Causes, Diagnosis & Treatment

Introduction to sudden infant death syndrome A sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS) is the sudden death of an infant within one year of age, which is unexpected by any medical history or cannot be explained even after complete postmortem examination and autopsy. Sudden infant death syndrome is a complex or… Read more »

Cradle Cap: Symptoms, Causes, Treatment & When to See a Doctor

Cradle Cap: Symptoms, Causes, Treatment & When to See a Doctor

  Cradle cap is a common inflammatory skin condition that affects infants. This rash appears on the scalp of neonates. Cradle Cap – Introduction Medically cradle cap is called neonatal or infantile seborrhoeic dermatitis. Some call it honeycomb disease, milk crust, or crusta lacteal.  It is widespread in neonates and… Read more »

Rickets: What is Rickets? Causes, Diagnosis & Treatment

Rickets: What is Rickets? Causes, Diagnosis & Treatment

Also called: osteomalacia There are many bone deformities and diseases that can strike children. One such disease is rickets. It causes softening and deformities of bones in children. Learn more about this bone condition from the following paragraphs. What is Rickets? Severe deficiency of calcium, vitamin D, and phosphorus causes… Read more »

Ear Infections in Childrens: Symptoms and Treatment

Ear Infections in Childrens: Symptoms and Treatment

Ear infections are one of the most common childhood illnesses. Most children will have at least one ear infection before they turn 3 years. There are two main types of ear infections in children, outer ear infections (otitis externa) and middle ear infections (acute otitis media (AOM)). When a child… Read more »

Diaper rash: Ways to Prevent Diaper Rashes

Diaper rash: Ways to Prevent Diaper Rashes

Diaper rash is a type of inflammation of the skin localized to the diaper covered area in infants. It is very common in babies and is not a sign of parental neglect.  Most diaper rashes are caused by skin irritation, which at times gets complicated with secondary infections by bacteria… Read more »