Baby Illness

All what you need when baby falls ill. Helpful tips, home remedies and guidance that you can trust.

Gastroenteritis in Babies

Gastroenteritis is an infection of the gut (intestines). A virus is the most common cause of gastroenteritis. Rotavirus is the most common virus causing gastroenteritis in children.

Food Poisoning in Babies

Food poisoning occurs when food or water contaminated with harmful germs (microbes), poisons (toxins) or chemicals is eaten or drunk.

Everything You Need to Know About Worm Infections

It is an infestation of worms in your baby’s intestine. There are different types of worm infections. Pinworms (also called threadworms), hookworms, roundworms and whipworm infections are also common in India.

Contact Dermatitis: How Serious is it?

Contact dermatitis is a skin reaction from contact with certain substances like irritants or allergens. Dermatitis, in general, refers to an inflammation of the skin.

A Guide to Injuries in Children

With all the running, climbing, and exploring kids do, it's no surprise that falls are common. Although many result in mild bumps, cuts, and bruises, some can cause serious injuries that need immediate medical attention.

Urticaria in Children

The raised patches of skin may be red and swollen and disappear within hours, days, or weeks. These bumps come on the skin for no apparent reason and are called urticaria in the medical language. Hives occur when your infant’s body releases the histamine in reaction to contact with something external or internal.

How to Help a Choking Child

Choking occurs when a food or a toy stuck is in the trachea (the airway). When this happens, air can't flow normally into or out of the lungs, so the child can't breathe properly.

A Guide for Vomiting in Children

Vomiting is the forceful throwing up of stomach contents. It's a common sign of illness in children aged between 1 and 5 years.

Are Your Baby's Eyes Red?

Babies have delicate eyes that may get irritated easily. Irritated eyes may present as redness around the baby’s eyes or itching in the eyes.