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Dr. Umashankar Sarkar

Pediatrician, Kolkata

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Dr. Umashankar Sarkar is a renowned Pediatrician in CIT Road, Kolkata. You can meet Dr. Umashankar Sarkar personally at Nirnayan Clinic in CIT Road, Kolkata. Book an appointment online with Dr. Umashankar Sarkar and consult privately on Lybrate.com.

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Hello sir, I worried about my 11 years old son is suffering with bed wetting since start, if I wake up him and make him to release his pea than ok otherwise he wet regularly. Need help.

MBBS DCH
Pediatrician, Gandhinagar
Your child is suffering from nocturnal enuresis. Please restrict fluid intake atleast 2 hours before sleep. You need to put him on medication. For that you should consult yr pediatrician.

5 Ways To Develop Your Child's Self Confidence

B.A., MA - Counselling Psychology
Psychologist, Mumbai
5 Ways To Develop Your Child's Self Confidence

Building your child’s confidence and self image is an important part of raising a child. Self image can be defined as a child’s view of himself and his strengths. If a child is comfortable with his self image, he will have confidence in himself. A foundation of self confidence is key to a child’s success in his adult life. In their childhood years, a parent is the main source of building a child’s self worth or self confidence. Here are a few ways you can develop your child’s self confidence.

1. Avoid negative self talk: Children learn by watching their parents. Hearing parents berate themselves will make children do the same. Talking badly about yourself can reinforce a low self esteem. Hence avoid talking negatively about yourself and stop your child from doing it as well. If your child talks negatively about himself, give him evidence to prove the opposite or give them meaningful compliments. Also avoid calling your child names to shame him as these are likely to stay ingrained in his mind.

2. Celebrate uniqueness: Don’t make your child feel like he has to live up to the standards set by siblings or peers. Further, do not pressurize them to fulfill your dreams. Recognize your child’s strengths and celebrate his unique abilities. Help them develop their talents and set their own standards for themselves.

3. Let your child make decisions: Empower your child by allowing them to make decisions about simple things like what game to play or what to eat for dinner. Make them feel that their views are valued and thus teach them to be an active member of the family.

4. Let them work things out for themselves: Spoon feeding your child makes things easier at the time, but in the long run can have a negative effect on their self confidence. Be patient and let your child try and do things for himself. As he meets and overcomes new challenges, his confidence will grow. Give your child age appropriate chores to do around the house. This helps build responsibility and a feeling of competency.

5. Be genuine about your praise: Children are highly intuitive and can tell the difference between sincere praise and something being said merely for the sake of it. For example, if your child has made a drawing, instead of simply telling your child that he is an artist in the making be more specific and praise his choice or colours or ability of colouring within the lines.

In case you have a concern or query you can always consult an expert & get answers to your questions!

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My blood group is B+ and my to be wife's blood group is B-.so, can we face any problem for birth of child. Any precaution needed?

MBBS, MS - Obstetrics and Gynaecology, FNB Reproductive Medicine
IVF Specialist, Bangalore
My blood group is B+ and my to be wife's blood group is B-.so, can we face any problem for birth of child. Any precau...
Hi lybrate-user, It may be a problem if your wife is carrying an rh positive baby and is already sensitised to rh positive blood. Your doctor will advice blood tests to find out about the same and will give injection to prevent any complications from happening. Also regular monitoring may be required.
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My 11 months boy baby is doing excess vomiting and loose motion watery type from last 2 days. But now he is doing better, what may be reason and suggest some prescription.

MBBS, Diploma in Child Health (DCH)
Pediatrician, Kanpur
My 11 months boy baby is doing excess vomiting and loose motion watery type from last 2 days. But now he is doing bet...
He might be harboring some gut infection, what is the frequency? if not controlled you have to give him medication.

My baby is 4 months old. He is developing rashes around his private parts. Please suggest.

M.D.Pediatrics, MBBS
Pediatrician, Mumbai
My baby is 4 months old. He is developing rashes around his private parts. Please suggest.
Dear Lynbrate user If your child wears diapers then surely it's Nappy rash , keep the baby dry and naked for many times in a day.you can use happy nappy ointment Hope this helps or use Neosporin-H ointment
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Hi, My son is 2.8 years and he is not eating from past 18 days, he is not even having his favourite food. Please suggest Thanks

BHMS
Homeopath, Ranchi
Hi, My son is 2.8 years and he is not eating from past 18 days, he is not even having his favourite food. Please sugg...
check for worms, fever ,cold or jaundice kind. some time kids want new taste ,change in food .Try new food May be he will like it.

I have applied nipcare ointment. But without cleaning it I just feed my baby. Does it harm my child.

MBBS, FELLOWSHIP IN PAEDIATRICS
Pediatrician, Ghaziabad
I have applied nipcare ointment. But without cleaning it I just feed my baby. Does it harm my child.
Nipcare contains lanolin which is used as a moisturizing agent. If it was a one time incident and assuming that the baby may have ingested a small amount of it, there is nothing to worry. An oral overdose of lanolin can cause diarrhoea, rash, vomitting, swelling/redness of skin. For future purposes I would advise you to wash your nipples before feeding your baby if you have applied the cream.
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Hlo meri normal delivery hui h mera baby abi 7 din k h or jb m usko feed krwati hu wo potty kr deta h bilkul patli pani jesi m ky kru. Or din m km se km 15 br potty kr deta h.muje cold b ho rha h kl se mere feed krwane se usko cold to ni hoga. Koi solution btao.

MD - Paediatrics, FIAP (Neonatology)
Pediatrician, Chandigarh
Hlo meri normal delivery hui h mera baby abi 7 din k h or jb m usko feed krwati hu wo potty kr deta h bilkul patli pa...
Dear Lybrate User, Stool pattern for babies have a wide spectrum. If a baby doesn't pass stool for 3 days or he passed 10-12 times per day is normal. If the baby is passing stool every time he is having feed is normal. It will gradually settle down. So need not to worry. Yes the baby can have cold from the mother. The best way to prevent is to wear a face mask while feeding and caring the baby. Thanks.
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