What Is Colic?

what is colicWhat We Need To Know About Colic

I know as a mother myself, how agonizing it is to see and hear my baby crying non-stop, where no amount of rocking or nursing can make him stop. This scenario would often leaves us distressed and after a few minutes, more often than not, you see yourself bringing your infant in the emergency room out of desperation. You know that your baby is in pain and there is nothing you can do to give him relief.First and foremost, why do babies cry? [Read more…]

Constipation in Children : Treatment of Constipation

constipation in children

Constipation in children is another distressing but very common problem encountered by parents

What is Constipation?

Constipation is defined as difficulty in the passage of stool that has been present for more than 2 weeks. Constipation is a common concern in the pediatric age group, both infants and older children.

There are 2 types of constipation in children. “Functional constipation” is the type where in a child voluntarily withholds the passage of stool. Holding back of fecal matter is usually caused the child’s fear of pain. [Read more…]