Sleeping Newborns and Sleepless Parents Catagory: Children Author: Dr T.V Vijay Kumar It is essential for infant health and development. I often encounter overworked, adrenaline-drained, and sleep-deprived parents in the doctor’s office who are searching for the secret formula to put their infants to sleep. New parents have lasting recollections of the first four to […]
Ultrasound to Verify Gastric Tube Position in Infants and Children Catagory: Children Author: Dr T.V Vijay Kumar Gastric tube placement is a crucial aspect of caring for infants and children who are unable to eat normally. Feeding tubes are frequently used to deliver nutrition, fluids, and medication to the stomach of children who are unable
Why is Early Initiation of Breastfeeding Important? Catagory: Children Author: Dr T.V Vijay Kumar Breastfeeding is a crucial aspect of newborn care that provides many health benefits for both the mother and the baby. Early initiation of breastfeeding refers to the practice of starting breastfeeding within one hour of the baby’s birth. This practice is
Early Brain Development Impact Of Nutrition In Infants Catagory: Children Author: Dr T.V Vijay Kumar There is no question that there is a significant connection between health, nutrition, and learning; nutrition is one of the most important factors that have a significant impact on a child’s development. Eating a certain diet, however, does not ensure that your
How to take care for your baby after NICU ? Catagory: NICU Author: Dr T.V Vijay Kumar You could experience a range of emotions. It’s acceptable to be anxious about raising your child at home. Ask your baby’s healthcare practitioner any questions you may have regarding their care or health. Visit all of your child’s well-child
Screening Tests For Newborn Children Catagory: Children Author: Dr T.V Vijay Kumar Early detection of critical but uncommon health disorders is made possible through newborn screening. In the United States, newborn screening is provided for every baby. Which exams are necessary are decided by each state. Results from neonatal screening tests are often normal. Your infant will
Premature Birth – Symptoms and causes Catagory: Children Author: Dr T.V Vijay Kumar An average pregnancy lasts for 40 weeks if everything is well. However, the labour may start much earlier or much later than the expected time owing to a number of variables. Premature, or preterm, birth is defined as when labour starts before 37 weeks
Jaundice In Infants – Why and When Should Parents Worry? Catagory: NICU Author: Dr T.V Vijay Kumar Did you know that neonatal jaundice can affect up to 60–70% of newborns? When it comes to infant jaundice, parents frequently question when to be concerned. Here are some queries for the neonatologist regarding infant jaundice. What makes newborns develop jaundice?