Kid’s Health

Tongue Thrusting Habit

Definition Repetitive forward placement of the tongue during swallowing, in between the teeth and against the lower lip, is known as tongue thrusting. It is more common in people with large tongues, who retain [Read More ...]

Otitis Media

Definition Otitis media is the infection of the middle ear, the part of the ear behind the tympanic membrane (eardrum). Infections of the middle ear are common especially in children. Middle ear infection [Read More ...]

Miscarriage (Spontaneous Abortion)

Definition Miscarriage or spontaneous abortion is simply the termination of pregnancy before 28 weeks of pregnancy which occurs on its or with an accident. It must not be confused with an induced abortion [Read More ...]

Thumb Sucking

Definition Habitual placement of thumb inside the mouth is commonly referred to as thumb sucking. It is associated with repetitive sucking of digits for long duration of time. The depth at which the digit is [Read More ...]

Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS)

What is SIDS? Sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS) or crib death is defined as the sudden and unexpected death of an infant or young child, usually during sleep. SIDS is responsible for more than 50% deaths of [Read More ...]
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