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Asthma

Asthma is a relatively common chronic illness of the childhood years. It can be debilitating but can be controlled if the parent and child learn the factors that can aggravate the symptoms.

Breast Feeding

Breast feeding is the best form of nutrition for the newborn infant. Breastfeeding will boost the immunity of the child and prevent many illnesses. Proper coaching and patience in the initial few days leads to a fruitful experience for the mother and child.

Chicken Pox

Chicken Pox was once a very common childhood infection. However, the prevalence of the illness has decreased as vaccination has become mandatory. Usually, this is a self-limiting viral illness which can be taken care of at home.

Ear Infections

Ear infections are one of the most common causes of emergency visits. Ear infections can be quite painful and uncomfortable for the child. Proper care to alleviate some of the symptoms can provide relief until the child receives medical care.

GE Reflux

Gastroesophageal Reflux is a common cause of vomiting in the young infant. Understanding the significance and how to take care of the symptoms will be described.