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Unable to sleep a baby can interfere with your sleep. What should you do?

Wednesday, July 26, 2017 891 Views

Most 6- to 9-month-olds sleep 14 to 15 hours a day (between nighttime sleep and naps) and are capable of sleeping for long stretches at a time.

Many babies this age consolidate their daytime sleep from three naps to two, one in the morning and one in the afternoon.

How to help your baby sleep

Here are some tips for helping your baby sleep well at this age ...

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What is sore throat? And how does it work?

Thursday, July 20, 2017 734 Views

What is sore throat? And how does it work?

A sore throat refers to pain, itchiness, or irritation of the throat. It may cause difficulty swallowing food and liquids, and the pain may get worse when you try to swallow. Throat pain is the primary symptom of a sore throat. However, other symptoms may include:

a dry throat swollen glands in ...

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Are cough medicines helpful?

Thursday, July 13, 2017 565 Views

Cough medicines are not useful in treating cough in children; in fact, recent studies suggest that some cough medicines may be harmful to younger children. Current recommendations from the Australian Government Therapeutic Goods Administration are that cough medicines should not be used in children younger than six years old.

Children older than six years old should only t ...

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Why are people easy to get flu during rainy season or winter?

Thursday, July 06, 2017 502 Views

Want to avoid getting the flu? A good start is to know what causes it. This illness is different from a cold. While more than 100 different viruses can cause a cold, only influenza virus types A, B, and C cause the flu.

Why Do People Usually Get the Flu in Winter?

Many things may play a role:

The virus lives longer indoors in winter, becaus ...

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Fever in Babies

Tuesday, July 04, 2017 723 Views

A fever in babies can be one of the scariest symptoms for parents, especially when that fever is high or the baby is only a few weeks old.

In this article, you'll learn what causes infant fevers and what to do when your baby gets a fever.

What Causes Infant Fevers?

A fever isn't an illness -- it's considered a symptom of one. A fever usually indi ...

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