03 Dec
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Dengue Risk in children – Early Symptoms & Safeguards

Come the rainy season, we anticipate the risk of Dengue and think of ways to protect our little ones. Although, our beliefs are true to some extent, but there are many other reasons for spreading of Dengue. Dengue is a mosquito-borne viral disease transmitted by the bite of an infected female mosquito. The threat of […]

29 Nov
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How to manage Asthma in a school environment

Aasin, a 10 years old Asthma patient, went to school as usual. She was feeling slightly uneasy during recess and started wheezing and breathing heavily a little later. She had an acute episode of Asthma. A teacher came to help, but as she was not trained to manage Asthma symptoms, so was not able to […]

29 Nov
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7 Causes of Headaches in Children & When to Worry

Tanmay a 6-year-old boy often complained of headaches, his parents thought he was faking the headache to avoid school. To seek treatment, finally, they took him to the doctor where they came to know that he was suffering from a Migraine. Headaches are common in children. The reasons behind this throbbing, pounding pain could be […]

26 Nov
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What happens when head lice goes untreated?

Simran, 8 years old, came home from school in a bad mood. She had been constantly complaining of an itchy scalp. On checking, her mom found that her scalp was badly bruised due to constant scratching and realised that her head was infested with lice. Most of the parents fail to notice that their child […]

26 Nov
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The Role of Nutrition in Early Childhood Development

Aryan was a picky eater, and mealtime was always a stressful time for his mom. Introducing wholesome and healthy foods was like fighting a battle. She knew she had to do something. So, she started talking to Aryan about the interesting things about the food, like the color, texture, smell, and taste. This helped him […]

21 Sep
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School Health Program: Need of an hour

Meera had a severe episode of Diarrhoea at school. She had stomach cramps, bloating and was nauseous. But thankfully, because of the school health program they have, her school was able to diagnose her symptoms on time and refer to a doctor. It is rightly believed that schools bear a great responsibility in keeping our […]

30 Aug
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How a School Based Health Program Can Help in Promoting Lifelong Healthy Eating.

Maya asked her daughter, what she would like to take in her lunchbox. She promptly replied, fries, noodles or pizza. ‘My friends get this in their lunch boxes and I would like the same’, she said. Maya was not left with no options, she was discontent about packing unhealthy food in her box, and so […]

30 Aug
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3 Behavioural changes in children that parents shouldn’t ignore

Children go through a spectrum of emotions as they grow. Being aggressive, disobedient, irritable, oversensitive and argumentative is very common. It’s just a phase, with little patience and understanding we can help the child grow out of it. But if these symptoms persist and become more enduring, it suggests that the child might be suffering […]

29 Aug
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Is academics alone enough for kids’ development?

Hey guys, don’t we always wonder, how we can help our children grow into a healthy, smart and successful individual? Are we doing enough for our kids? We, as parents, often come across these questions. We believe that a child can be raised to be successful by focusing solely on the academic development of the […]