Breastfeeding is not a choice, its a responsibility

Breast milk is a unique source of food for babies which contains all necessary nutrients that ensures the infant’s health, growth and development. Milk production in mother is regulated by the hypothalamic-pituitary tract, and its associated hormones Oxytocin and prolactin. The first milk is colostrum and is available after labor, rich in protein, sodium, and … Continued


Janhavi was born pre-mature and didn’t cry at birth. Now, at 8 years of age, the smile never leaves her face! Except, when she has to go to her previous hospital for review sessions. She is a child with cerebral palsy, a seizure disorder and mobility issues. The consultations with her neurologist, Orthopaedic and physiotherapist … Continued

Development Delay in Children

  India is reported to have a prevalence rate of 1.5 to 2.5 % of development delay in kids under 2 years of age. Developmental delay is when a growing child fails to achieve age-appropriate milestones or skills. Development is an ongoing process. It is important that parents follow up in well-baby clinics for child … Continued

Changing weather and childhood illnesses

The present Bangalore weather change has greatly affected the health of children and adults. Respiratory infections and allergies are on the rise. However, there is a decline in the number of cases of viral hemorrhagic fevers.   Respiratory infections   As the temperatures fall, viruses thrive and lead to respiratory infections. Common viruses include Rhinovirus, … Continued