7 Essential Tips For Raising A Child With Asthma

Being a parent is a huge responsibility and a great joy at the same time. The little ones change your life entirely; their happiness becomes your ultimate goal. You always want to see your child healthy. Children are sensitive to allergies and diseases as their immune system isn’t fully developed. So, compared to an adult children need more care and attention when it comes to health issues. Continue reading “7 Essential Tips For Raising A Child With Asthma”

Is Your Child Suffering From Mental Illness?

For a child every experience is a new experience. Different experiences and stages in life

Build different perceptions in their minds. There is a really fine line between a child throwing tantrums and a child with symptoms of mental health problems. A number of times, these behavioural changes are recognized only as a stage of a child’s growth by a lot of parents but ignorance is not always bliss. If you just brush it off and your child’s behaviour actually has its roots in a mental illness, you’re only allowing it to grow. Continue reading “Is Your Child Suffering From Mental Illness?”

Child Obesity: Causes & Prevention

As per a report published in an International Journal named ‘Paediatric Obesity’ more than 17 million children will be obese, making India second country with highest number of overweight children among 184 countries. Child obesity is a serious health condition which means a child is considerably overweight as compared to his/her ideal weight according to their age. Continue reading “Child Obesity: Causes & Prevention”

How to introduce Solid foods to your baby

Dr. Butani’s Best Pediatrician in Delhi offers pediatric as well as maternal care services. She provides a vast range of pediatric treatments, Counselling of parents and adolescents. Here’s Dr. Butani’s advice on transitioning your baby to solid foods. The first food for infants is breast milk but when your infant grows 1 year old, it is necessary that you start giving solid foods to them. However, milk should remain an important part of our diet throughout the life as it is a source of various essential nutrients. Just like you need to keep some points in mind while breastfeeding (Read our blog ‘Importance and The Ways of Breast Feeding by Pediatrician Dr. Promilla Butani’) you need to pay attention to a few things before you start giving solid foods to you baby. Continue reading “How to introduce Solid foods to your baby”

Importance And The Ways of Breast Feeding By Pediatrician Dr. Promilla Butani

Breast feeding is an emotional subject. It is linked to the basic events of life and its difficult not to be touched by it in some way.

The merits of breast feeding are widely recognized. Jargons like “Breast is best” and “Breast feed is the Baby’s right” are being used to promote the un ageing practice of breast feeding amongst all mothers rich or poor, urban or rural. Continue reading “Importance And The Ways of Breast Feeding By Pediatrician Dr. Promilla Butani”

More Things Wrought By Prayer – Dr Promilla Butani’s Pediatric Journey

Summer of 1972 – I, a house surgeon in the pediatric ward of Safdarjung Hospital, Delhi, on a twenty four hour duty. It was the night before our emergency day – So the ward was relatively quiet – as most beds had been vacant in anticipation of the heavy rush of admission, the next day. There was just one acutely sick child in the ward with broncho pneumonia who was battling for life. He suddenly took a turn for the worse and died despite all resuscitative efforts. One heavy emergency days – there was no time to think about the dead leave aside console the family or mourn or grieve. Death was common place occurring and turnover was so quick that before one could even think there was another sick infant there.

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All you need to know about Tonsils

Most of us know Tonsils as a throat disease. While, actually Tonsils are a part of our mouth at the back of our throat on both left and right side. Tonsils fight germs to prevent infection and keep your body healthy. But, when these tonsils catch infection from some bacteria or virus it causes ‘Tonsillitis’. So, here is a guide to deal with your kid’s Tonsillitis by Dr. Promilla Butani, a child care specialist in South Delhi. Continue reading “All you need to know about Tonsils”