It’s common to suspect poor growth in your child. “There’s no way my child has followed his growth curve.” As a pediatrician, I investigate many… Read More »Poor growth in children – investigate and interpret the growth curve
How often can a child be sick without anything being wrong? Are recurrent fevers and infections signs of a poor immune system? Many parents ask… Read More »Recurrent fever and infections in children – poor immune system?
Weekly, we see so many children arrive at the pediatric emergency room with chest pain. The parents, and often the children, are worried that their… Read More »Chest pain in children – is it the heart?
Oral rehydration solution (ORS) is indispensable when children are sick, especially if they have gastroenteritis. It prevents dehydration and fluid deficiency in children. You can… Read More »Oral rehydration solution (ORS) for children – recipes to prevent dehydration at home
Coughing protects the lungs against infections Basically all healthy children who catch a cold, have a cough. This is good. It’s an important part of… Read More »Cough in children – a guide to diseases and home remedies