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Shop No 9, Main Road, Vasant Kunj,
New Delhi, Delhi - 110070
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MD (Physician)
Diploma in Paediatrics
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Indian Academy of Paediatrics
  • MD (Physician), Diploma in Paediatrics
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  • Diploma in Paediatrics, MD (Physician)
    Depression in children is not a very uncommon phenomenon. But if the feeling of sadness persists over a period of time with little or no change to their behavior, then it can be seen as a symptom of depression. Children who are suffering from depression need immediate and utmost care as negligence may cause severe long term effects on the child. Read on to find more about them.

    Symptoms that indicate childhood depression vary. Some of the different symptoms which indicate depression are:
    1. Social withdrawal
    2. Irritability
    3. Feeling of worthlessness
    4. Difficulty in concentrating
    5. Reduced ability to function during events
    6. Continuous feelings of sadness
    7. Physical complaints

    1. Depression in children can be caused due to the combination of a multitude of reasons.
    2. Children from a family history of depression are more likely to be suffering from depression.
    3. Similarly if the parents suffer from depression then it is more than likely that the child will also suffer from depression.
    4. Children from conflicted families or children and teens who are prone to substance or alcohol abuse can suffer from depression.
    5. Reasons such as physical health, environment, genetic vulnerability or biochemical disturbance can lead to depression.

    The treatment process of depression in children is similar to that of adults and can be treated with psychotherapy and medication. If your child is depressed consult a general physician who after his or her diagnosis may refer you to a psychiatrist. The medical specialist will recommend psychotherapy.

    In some instances, a child suffering from depression maybe be suicidal. Parents are advised to be vigilant and observe certain behavioral changes that the child may have adapted to or suddenly switched to.
    Some of the signs are mentioned below:
    1. Changes in eating, sleeping or activities
    2. Isolating oneself even from family
    3. Talking of suicide, feeling helpless or hopeless
    4. Increased risk taking behavior
    5. Substance abuse
    6. Giving away possessions

    Sessions at first and then opt for antidepressant medication if no significant progress is seen. The best results often result from a combination of prescribed medication along with multiple sessions of psychotherapy.
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  • Diploma in Paediatrics, MD (Physician)
    Few things in life take longer than habits to be inculcated and eventually to die out. Every parent tries in his or her way to teach the child certain healthy habits, those that they wish would be followed long enough to be internalized by them. Certain healthy habits that every child should follow are:

    1. Include a lot of vegetables in the diet: There is an array of vegetables available in the market, which is replete with rich nutritional values. Though children are generally averse to the idea of eating vegetables, it is your duty to inculcate in them the habit of eating vegetables and constantly remind them of their rich nutritional benefits.

    2. Never skip breakfast: Breakfast is the most important meal of the day and is often the most ignored. Most children have the propensity to skip breakfast if they are late and generally they are seldom reprimanded by their parents. As a parent, you must make it a point not to take this lightly and severely insist on a healthy breakfast every morning.

    3. Indulge in physical activities: With the advent and easy access of technology, going out to play in has become a distant reality, one that is never explored. However, it goes without saying that nothing can substitute the physical and mental benefits that a physical activity entails. It not only keeps the body of your child fit but also helps in keeping the mind fresh.

    4. Read daily: Few things in life can be as rewarding and fulfilling as reading a book. However the habit does not come easy and as a parent it is your responsibility to induce in them this. Try to make your child read a few pages everyday till they take it up themselves out of their volition.

    5. Drink water and skip the soda: The many flavored sodas, which are available serve as a more palatable alternative to the drab water for the children. Though the choice may seem convenient, it must be snipped off right from the beginning. Sodas are packed with harmful preservatives and should be duly avoided by children. Instead, they must choose the bottle of water to quench the thirst.
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  • Diploma in Paediatrics, MD (Physician)
    Baby bottle syndrome is a decay that affects the milk teeth in children who fall asleep with a bottle containing sugary drinks. Prolonged contact between the liquid and the surface of the teeth promotes the destruction of tooth enamel.

    Causes and symptoms

    The symptoms of baby bottle tooth decay are discoloration of the tooth (enamel), with the formation of yellow or black spots on the surface.

    When a child falls asleep with a bottle containing sugary liquids such as milk, fruit juice, sugar water, or with a pacifier dipped in honey or syrup - bacteria present in the mouth, (streptococcus mutans to be precise) transform the sugar into lactic acid.

    Normally, the saliva helps to neutralize this acidity, but its production declines during sleep. Thus, teeth are subjected to acid attacks that promote the formation of cavities. As milk teeth are weaker than permanent teeth, decay can be quick with enamel getting hit first, then dentin and finally the pulp in the centre of the tooth.

    At this stage, the infection can spread rapidly to other teeth, causing significant pain when the dental abscess formation often requires removal of the damaged teeth.


    To avoid it, the first thing to do of course is to stop giving your child a sweetened drink at night or when putting the child for a nap. You should also brush your baby's milk teeth twice a day, especially at bedtime with a cotton swab and water and in a year - with a toothbrush and toothpaste.

    In case, the teeth are already decayed or you have doubts about it (staining of the tooth that becomes pink or white can be the harbinger of decay), consult a paediatric dentist immediately. Decayed milk teeth may lead to deformation of the permanent teeth if not attended to immediately.
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  • Diploma in Paediatrics, MD (Physician)
    Why it's important that your child's diet is calcium-rich

    Calcium is an inevitable part of your child's diet. You cannot afford to skip it if you wish to maintain a healthy lifestyle for your child. It is recommended that children between the ages of 9 and 18 should get approximately 1300 milligrams of calcium every day. Calcium-rich diet is important for your child for a number of reasons.

    Why calcium?

    - calcium helps in building strong bones and teeth for your child.

    - it is important in order to ensure proper functioning of your child's muscles and nerves.

    - calcium plays a vital role in the release of such hormones and enzymes in your child's body that convert the food he eats into energy.

    - it is also helpful in causing the blood to clot whenever your child gets bruised.

    - since your child is continuously growing, a calcium-rich diet ensures an adequate supply of resources that help him to develop new bones that are healthy and strong.

    - a calcium-rich diet is also essential as far as other bodily functions like muscle contraction, blood vessel constriction and relaxation are concerned.

    What does lack of a calcium do to your child's body?

    - lack of calcium can cause bone diseases like osteoporosis in your girl child, thus exposing her to a greater risk of weakened bones and possibility of fractures.

    - if your child is a young kid and his diet lacks calcium or vitamin d, which absorbs calcium, he is exposed to the threats of the bone-softening disease called rickets. It can cause in him bowing of the legs, muscle pain and poor growth.

    - bones are living tissues that change constantly, old bones keep getting replaced by newer ones and a calcium-rich diet aids this procedure. Therefore without an adequate supply of calcium, this process would borrow minerals from existing bones, thus weakening them and exposing them to increased risks of fracture.

    - lack of calcium also increases risks of cardiovascular diseases, damaged gums, high blood pressure, ovarian and breast cancer and several other infirmities in your child in his later years.

    If you would like to consult with me privately, please click on consult.
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  • Diploma in Paediatrics, MD (Physician)
    During the growing stage, your child's meal should contain healthy meals and 1 or 2 snacks per day.
  • Diploma in Paediatrics, MD (Physician)
    Always try to make your child eat foods like eggs, beans, green leafy vegetables, yoghurt, milk etc. Which are very rich in vitamins, minerals, carbohydrates, fats, proteins, calcium and other nutrients.
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  • Diploma in Paediatrics, MD (Physician)
    Applying a fragrance-free, hypoallergenic moisturizing lotion after bathing your new born baby can prevent dry skin and the development of a skin condition known as eczema.
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  • Diploma in Paediatrics, MD (Physician)
    Make sure to teach your children that they should not keep any secrets from you.
  • Diploma in Paediatrics, MD (Physician)
    Make your child habitual of drinking lots of water throughout the day as it will keep his/her mind alert and will make him/her feel energetic throughout the day.
  • Diploma in Paediatrics, MD (Physician)
    It is better to keep your toddler away from television advertising which advertise the consumption of candy or sugary foods, since children are extremely receptive.
  • Diploma in Paediatrics, MD (Physician)
    Don't be worrried about your baby's eating habits. If he is wetting the diaper 6-8 times and making bowel movements 2-5 times a day, it means he is getting enough to eat.
  • Diploma in Paediatrics, MD (Physician)
    2-3 weeks old children should only be given a sponge bath by using a dam-rinsed wash cloth and warm water.
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  • Diploma in Paediatrics, MD (Physician)
    Always try to make your child eat foods like eggs, beans, green leafy vegetables, yoghurt, milk etc. They are very rich in vitamins, minerals, carbohydrates, fats, proteins, calcium and other nutrients.
  • Diploma in Paediatrics, MD (Physician)
    Children who drink lots of water are likely to remain healthier than those who drink sodas, sports drinks, energy drinks or sweet tea.
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