What is the grace period for speech and motor milestoneslike sitting, walking etc, and what kind of internal and external stimulus do I go in for in case of a delay ?
My child is over weight. What foods should he/she be strictly kept off ?
Should I always keep some medicine in my bag as a standby in case the allergy flares up ?
My kids is allergic to certain foods. What precautions should we take when we are going out to eat like in someone’s place (birthday party, restuarant etc) or even while travelling ?
My mother says that bathing with baby soap should be avoided as they have chemicals and instead I should make a besan paste and bathe the child with that even for the head bath. Is she right?
My mother says that I should avoid putting slippers on the child till he is one year as he will start standing/walking better when he is barefoot. Is that so ?
Is it true that the child’s hair should not be combed till the first head shave ?
My mother says that hard lentils like channa, rajma should be avoided till the child turn two ? Is that correct ?
My grand mother says that infants should not be given potatoes till one year as that leads to gas formation in their stomach ? Is that true ?
Disclaimer : *The doctor’s advice is of generic nature only. For specific diagnosis and treatment, kindly contact your paediatrician.