HOW TO FEED A FUSSY TODDLER

It is very common for parents to notice a change in eating between infancy and toddlerhood. Often children around 2-3 years change their eating behaviour. Fussy or selective eating is a normal developmental process and a sign that your child is starting to learn how to assert themselves and have some control around their natural environment.

Parents can become worried that they are not feeding their child adequately. Children have an amazing ability to regulate the amount of food they need and it is important to remember that they will grow and develop at their own pace. When thinking about eating and family mealtimes there are roles that both the parent and child play.

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NEW ZEALAND & ONLINE TELEHEALTH SERVICES - CHILDRENSONLINECLINIC

Remote online medical Consultation is increasing in popularity around the world. In Japan, recent regulation of telemedicine means citizens can now use health insurance for online consultations, allowing patients to connect with doctors through their laptop or smartphone.

However, in China, patients now require a separate diagnosis from a doctor in-person, prior to using online consultation services.

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LONG TERM OUTCOME OF PEMATURE BABIES

Prematurity is a signifikant challenge for parents and doctors. There are significant regional differences in the survival rate of very premature babys born at 22 – 24 weeks of gestation showing the highest survival rates in Japan and the lowest for example in France, speaking of the so-called developed countries.

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A FEW BASIC THINGS ABOUT FEVER MANAGEMENT IN CHILDREN

Let's clear up a few basic things about FEVER in healthy children who do not have pre-existing medical conditions

1 - There is no number on the thermometer that corresponds with a trip to the emergency department. No not even 40 C.

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TOP 8 QUESTIONS ABOUT ECZEMA

Eczema can be very annoying and frustrating for children and parents. And there are so many questions around it. Here are some answers.

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WHY PAY FOR ONLINE MEDICAL ADVICE ?

You may ask yourself why you should pay for medical advice online if you can find so many ‘solutions’ on the internet for free ?!

Nowadays, you can find answers for any medical problem on the Internet, no matter if you are worried about sleep disorders, food intolerance or itchy skin ! However, are these solutions evidence based ?

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HOW TO AVOID SEASONAL ALLERGIES IN CHILDREN

Fantastic-it`s spring time again soon. Welcome to allergy season!

Millions of children and young adults are suffering every springtime and summer with hayfever symptoms and the numbers are still rising. But what can one actually do to prevent sneezing an sniffing all day?

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YOUR BABY CAN SLEEP THROUGH THE NIGHT. REALLY ??

Are you one of these parents harbouring this dream?

But does the reality look like this:

Does your child almost never sleep through the night and is your whole family suffering as a result? Sleep issues are a major problem for so many families!

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WHAT TO KNOW ABOUT ONLINE PAEDIATRIC SERVICES

If you’re a first-time parent, you’ll know the unexpected levels of concern that any health issue with your child will bring. If you’re the parent of more than one child, then you’ll also be acutely aware of how visiting a hospital or clinic and having to wait in line for a diagnosis can be a stressful experience.

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10 MOST IMPORTANT QUALITIES TO LOOK FOR IN A DOCTOR

Don`t we all have a picture of the “perfect doctor” in our head? But: What is a good doctor? We ask this question often among ourselves-in our daily work. We sometimes ask other people too, and the wish lists are amazingly similar. And the interesting factor-whether you visit a doctor face to face in his office or in a hospital setting-or if you consider asking for online medical consultation or online second opinion – it seems what we all really want is very similar.

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IS YOUR KID SUFFERING FROM ALLERGIES OR ASTHMA?

Allergies and asthma numbers are still rising-all over the world. The word “allergy” was created by Austrian Paediatrician Clemens von Piquet, He coined the word “allergy” from the Greek allos meaning "other" and ergon meaning "reaction". People who are prone to allergies are often called “atopic”- originating from the greek word “atopos” for strange.

Doctors call the following illnesses “atopic diseases”:

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CONVENTIONAL OR ALTERNATIVE MEDICINE? WHY NOT COMBINE THE BEST OF BOTH?


Do we not all remember heated discussions about conventional and alternative medicine? Those vaccines- lets blame them for everything bad!

Conventional doctors? Just prescribing pills to suppress symptoms, don’t they?

Those homeopathic globuli – they are nothing more than placebo, aren`t they?

Fraud- big time!

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FORMULA VS BREASTFEEDING YOUR PREMATURE BABY

A premature infant is a baby born before 37 weeks gestation. Having a premature infant can be a time of great stress and when it comes to feeding your infant there will be lots of questions.

It is possible that your baby may need a short time on parental nutrition (TPN) which is nutrition delivered via intravenous, followed by tube feeding and then on to oral feeding (breast or bottle). Your medical team can support you in the decisions about feeding your baby and whether you would like to breastfeed or formula feed your child.

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CHRONIC STRESS - 10 TIPS FOR HEALING

Chronic stress is a huge problem, not only for parents, unfortunately for children as well. Everything in our modern world needs to  to be faster, better and on Social Media instantly! The effects  on our health are  noticeable – even in young children. Here are some tips to understand – and solve the problem.

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FOOD ALLERGIES: WHY A FOOD CHALLENGE IS VERY OFTEN HELPFUL

Has your child recently been tested positive for food allergies? Are you in doubt or get conflicting or even contradictive information about your child`s allergy? Then you should know about the “food challenge test” -it may help you clarify what is actually going on….

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CHILDHOOD ALLERGIES: WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW

Over the last years doctors  have seen allergy numbers rising and rising all over the world.  In the western world, around 30% of the population suffer from allergies.  Childhood allergies have almost doubled in the last decade.  And yet, allergies are still underdiagnosed and-undertreated ! But there is also good news…

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PREMATURE BABIES ARE SO SPECIAL

Premature babies can survive with sometimes little  medical support from 23 weeks of gestation onwards. A 23-weeker is very tiny, but the baby has everything ! Above all-they need our love and support and they can always surprise us...

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XMAS PRESENTS FOR LITTLE FOODIES

Christmas is coming….Frozen costumes, Star wars figurines and Disney creations are on display and the kids are getting excited as they watch the countdown on the advent calendar.

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