Exercise for kids: benefits and recommendations
Most Indian parents keep a regular tab on the studies of their children, but when it comes to exercise, we think the evening play time with friends and sorts period at school are enough
Ensure wellness for your children: get a FHI health check done
Indian children get regular check-up by medical personnel till they are receiving their vaccines, which is up till two years of age, after which a health check up is rarely part of considerations in our care for kids and they even formal growth monitoring is not done, unless the child is sick and land up at a doctor’s clinic.
Healthy weaning of infants: how to increase food other than breast milk
After six months of age, breast milk alone is not able to provide enough nutrients to the infant, especially calories, iron, vitamin A, B12 and protein. Therefore, your pediatrician will advise you to start weaning your child from the age of six month.
Make sure your child gets enough nutrition but also focus on good food habits
We all know that malnutrition in children is a big problem in India , but we tend to think of malnutrition as a poor people’s problem. That is not actually true! Indian children, even those from affluent families, have high rate of Iron , vitamin D, calcium deficiency, vitamin A and protein deficiency