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Infant Pneumonia Symptoms & Treatment

What is Pneumonia ? Pneumonia is a disease spread by virus or bacteria and infects the lungs and obstructs the free flow of oxygen. The air that we breathe contains oxygen. This oxygen is filtered by the lungs.  This is dissolved in the blood through alveoli which are small air sacs that surround the blood […]

How to Relieve Infant Constipation at Home ?

Many parents are confused about their baby’s natural bowel movements. Some babies have only one move per day or once every few days. On the basis of medical professionals, this is perfectly normal. Without the right drugs or consult with a pediatrician, many parents come to the conclusion of their child is constipated. Baby Constipation […]

Infant Gastroesophageal Reflux Symptoms and Prevention

Reflux is the physical process of coming back of the contents of stomach into the gullet or even mouth. Esophagus is the medical name for gullet, therefore the complete term for reflux is gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD). The chest cavity in our bodies is separated from the abdominal cavity by a muscle called as diaphragm […]

Essentials and Must Have Infant Items List

Bottles/Nipples Even if you plan to exclusively breastfeed, have a couple of bottles/nipples already sterilized and ready to go. You never know how breastfeeding will go, and you can then run out and want your partner/relative to the baby a bottle of milk or a formula expressed. The last thing you want to do in […]

Infant Cold And Stuffy Nose Remedies

A running or stuffy nose is probably the most common symptom encountered in infants. All children, at sometime or the other, will have this problem. In a majority of cases, the cause is infant cold, a viral infection or an allergy. In between due to congestion and infection, the nose may get blocked and cause […]