Homeopathic Teething Tablets and Gels may be Harmful for Babies

The Food and Drug Administration issued a warning for parents to immediately stop feeding babies any homeopathic teething tablets and gels, and to discard any unused products. The FDA’s action appears to stem from concern about the active ingredient belladonna in the tablets. The FDA recommends that consumers stop using these products and dispose of… Read More Homeopathic Teething Tablets and Gels may be Harmful for Babies

Cyber Bullying

What is Cyber Bullying? Cyber- bullying is the use of technology to harass, threaten, embarrass, or target another person. Cyber-bullying takes place using electronic technology. Electronic technology includes devices and equipment such as cell phones, computers, and tablets as well as communication tools including social media sites, text messages, chat, and websites. It usually occurs… Read More Cyber Bullying

General Measures to improve Maternal Nutrition

Delay teen pregnancy Increase birth intervals, Birth spacing of  three years or longer Promote optimal breast feeding practices. Promote  family planning  and  health nutrition intervention counsel on the  need for a reproductive  period  to build  energy  and  micro-nutrient  stores. Consider breast feeding status when prescribing contraception period. Mother may initiate  breast feeding  in the  first … Read More General Measures to improve Maternal Nutrition

Nutrition Tips for Pregnancy

Weight gain during pregnancy is essential, Obese women should be discouraged to Reduce weight during pregnancy. Plan  meals  carefully  so that  the  nutrient  needed  during  pregnancy  can be  included without excessive  calories  using  as  food  guide for  pregnancy  is  helpful. Caffeine intake should be limited. To take only those vitamins and minerals as prescribed by… Read More Nutrition Tips for Pregnancy

Breast Feeding

Breast Feeding Overview Breast feeding  is  the  feeding  of  the  Infant or  child  with breast  milk directly from  the  mother breast .The  mechanism  develops  when the  child  comes in  contacts    with the  mother  nipple  develops   a sucking  reflex  result in sucking  and  swallowing  the milk. Experts recommends that child within   first hour should be breast… Read More Breast Feeding

Maternal Health

Overview of Maternal Health. The Maternal health may be defined as health of the women during Pregnancy and Post partum Period. Health of the women can be discussed under the heading, Preconception, Prenatal, and Postnatal. The main aim is to maintain optimal health so that maternal morbidity and mortality is reduced. Maternal Health Facts. Following… Read More Maternal Health

Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD)

Autism is the result of a neurological disorder that has an effect on normal brain function, affecting development of the person’s communication and social interaction skills. Autism is called complex developmental disability. Experts believe that Autism presents itself during the first three years of a person’s life. People with autism have issues with non-verbal communication, a… Read More Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD)