1. What Can You Expect During Teething? Teething is the normal process of new teeth pushing through gums, and this process takes time. While teething you may expect increased drooling of saliva, and desire to chew, mild gum pain, slighlty swollen gums over erupting tooth, changes in appetite, irritability and low grade fever (<100F). 2.…Read more
About: Dr. Samantha Castellino
Dr. Samantha Castellino is a paediatrician at Surya Child Care with over seven years of experience in the field of paediatrics. She holds a MD in Paediatrics from TNMC and BYL Nair Hospital, and is also a member of the prestigious Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health, UK. She mainly deals with infectious diseases, special immunizations, and chronic diseases in children.
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Febrile seizures are convulsions (severe shaking of the body) that occur in a child who is between six months and six years of age and has a temperature greater than 100.4ºF (38ºC). Most febrile seizures last a minute or two, but they can range from a few seconds to more than 15 minutes. Here are some of the most…Read more
Complementary feeding is the process of feeding foods other than mother’s milk for meeting his or her nutritional requirements. This process starts when breast milk alone is no longer sufficient for the infant, and hence other foods and liquids are needed. But before starting complementary feeding for your baby, make sure you ask these questions to your…Read more
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