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Children’s health and parenting

Babies and children need special care from adults if they are to grow up healthy, happy, and as productive citizens. And parenting them is by no means, easy. Parents need to be on their toes right from when their little baby is born…with challenges ranging from newborn care and vaccinations to a healthy diet.

Join this Children’s Health and Parenting Support Group today to make the most of the time when your children are still young.
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Multifactorial Birth Defects

In some cases, more than one factor may be responsible for causing birth defects. These are termed multifactorial. It’s often difficult to pinpoint the contributing factors because of its associated complexity.

To learn more on multifactorial birth defects and to connect with others, sign up for Medindia’s support group on the subject.

Neonatal Jaundice / Jaundice in NewBorn

Neonatal jaundice is yellowing of the skin of newborns caused by excess bilirubin in the blood. It is a common condition, affecting up to half of full-term babies and more than 80% of premature babies. Phototherapy – exposure to certain kinds of light – is usually effective therapy for the condition.

Meet others – parents and doctors – concerned with neonatal jaundice by joining our online group on neonatal jaundice.

Nose Bleed / Epistaxis

Nose bleeds happen when the blood vessels in the upper part of the nose break and bleed. This is usually caused by injury, colds, or allergies. It is not a serious problem, and can be treated by holding the nose closed with the fingers for 10 minutes. Occasionally, however, it might be a sign of severe calcium deficiency or drug abuse.

Have any questions about nose bleeds? Join our online group to meet people who can answer them.

Obesity

Obesity is an accumulation of fat in the body to an extent that it reduces health and life expectancy. Being obese increases the risk for many diseases from cancer and diabetes to heart diseases.

Join the online support group for people dealing with obesity – you can meet others who have successfully reduced their weight, share problems, and meet doctors and professionals helping obese people.

Oligoarthritis / Arthritis In Children / Childhood Arthritis / Juvenile Arthritis

It is a little known fact that even children are susceptible to arthritis. Children with arthritis often find it difficult to cope up with the disease and treatment therefore has to be aimed at restoring the functional activity of the child such. It is also vital to ensure that joint and bone function, vision are preserved to the maximum possible extent.

To learn more and to connect with other parents and doctors, join our Childhood Arthritis support group today.

Osteogenesis Imperfecta

OI, sometimes known as Brittle Bone Disease or "Lobstein syndrome", is a genetic bone disorder. It is usually because of deficiency in the Type 1 collagen that results in deficient connective tissue.

For more details on OI, Medindia’s support group is the place you should be.

Others

Babies and children need special care from adults if they are to grow up healthy, happy, and as productive citizens. And parenting them is by no means, easy. Parents need to be on their toes right from when their little baby is born…with challenges ranging from newborn care and vaccinations to a healthy diet.

Join this Children’s Health and Parenting Support Group today to make the most of the time when your children are still young.

Otitis Media/ Middle Ear Infection

Otitis media is inflammation or infection of the middle ear. Most cases of otitis media begin with a respiratory infection (like colds and coughs) that travel to the middle year. The disease is common among children, and is treated with antibiotics and painkillers.

Join this online group on otitis media to ask your questions to the experts and learn more.

Paediatric Laparoscopic Surgery / Key Hole Surgery

Pediatric laparoscopic or keyhole surgery applies modern laparoscopic techniques – in which major operations are performed through a tiny ‘key hole’ (about 1cm) opening in the body, minimizing injury to the body and speeding recovery – to children. Many operations on the abdomen, like surgery on the pancreas, liver, or bile duct, can be performed through laparoscopy.

Join our online support group for families of children who have undergone or who need laparoscopic or keyhole surgery. Ask your questions to experts, share your experiences, and learn more.

Paediatric Plastic Surgery

Pediatric plastic surgery helps children with physical deformities caused by birth defects or injuries. Common pediatric plastic surgeries include the correction of cleft palates, abnormally formed ears and limbs, webbed fingers, birthmarks, scars, and burns.

Join our online support group for families of children who have undergone or who need plastic surgery. Ask your questions to experts, share your experiences, and learn more.







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