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Baby Thrush

Baby thrash is a harmless and common yeast infection. It looks like milk curds or cheese on the roof, sides or the tongue of the baby’s mouth. This is most widely seen in babies who are of 2 months old. This can sometimes be seen in older babies as well. …

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Preschooler development

A less-rebellious age Boys and girls around three have reached a Preschooler stage in their emotional development when they feel that their fathers and mothers are wonderful people and they want to be like them. The automatic resistance and hostility that were just below the surface in the two-year-old seem to …

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Your 2 year old child

2 year old toddler time “A tumultuous time”: Some refer to this period as the “terrible twos”. It’s not really a terrible time, though; it’s a terrific time, although few call it the “terrific twos”. It’s a time when your child is beginning to come into her own and learn …

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Child development 12-24 months

Tough time handling baby’s Behavior Dawdling: A mother of eighteen-year-old boy talks with him every day to the grocery store. She complains that instead of walking right along, he wanders across the sidewalk and climbs the front steps of every house they pass on the way. The more she calls …

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Baby eyes

Many babies develop a mild redness of the eyes a few days after birth. This is probably caused by an immature tear duct that may be partially obstructed. It doesn’t require any treatment, as it usually clears up by itself Baby eyes blocked tear duct – Another kind of very …

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Baby Rashes – types and treatment

Baby Rashes are often hard to describe in words, and though most rashes aren’t too serious, some are signs of illnesses that need prompt medical attention. It’s always to reasonable to show an unidentified rash to your baby’s doctor or nurse practitioner. Common diaper rashes Most babies have sensitive skin …

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Immunization schedule for children

Immunological agents include products for both – active immunization i.e. vaccines, as well as passive immunization i.e. immunoglobulins. Vaccines are formulations containing live or killed pathogens, their subunits or their toxins, minus their virulence. Currently available immunization schedule for children Vaccines may be classified into different types based upon the …

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Immunization effectiveness

Success of vaccination in an individual child is assessed by sero-conversion (development of adequate antibody titers), while success of a vaccine or vaccination program is indicated by seroconversion rate or decrease in incidence of disease, among inoculated population. Important determinants of Immunization effectiveness include — a) Dose and immunogenicity of …

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Immunizations for children

Since the global eradication of small pox from May 8th, 1980, Immunizations for children has been established as the most cost- effective preventive measure against infectious diseases. Immunizations for children may be defined as ‘induction of specific immune response’ by either — a) Deliberate inoculation of irnmunogens to stimulate in …

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Hypermagnesemia

Hypermagnesemia – Although clinical severity may not correlate with serum levels, the term Hypomagnesemia denotes S. magnesium levels < 1.3 mg/dl. Causes Hypomagnesemia frequently co-exists with hypocalcaemia, usually due to impaired absorption or increased urinary losses. Clinical manifestations: Hypomagnesemia induces skeletal resistance to PTH, leading to hypocalcaemia. Consequently, hypomagnesaemia and …

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