Dr. Dinesh Singhal


M.B.B.S, MD (Paediatrics, Delhi),


D.N.B. (Paediatrics, Delhi)


Child & New Born Specialist


Child Care & Vaccination Centre


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Address:


104,106,Vardhman Sunder Plaza,


Plot No.12, Main Market,


Sector-12, Dwarka, New Delhi- 75

Prevention Is Our Best Choice

Prevention Is Our Best Choice

  Prevention Is Our Best Choice   “PREVENTION IS OUR BEST CHOICE. IF WE CHOOSE IT, WE LIVE SAFE AND SUCCESSFUL. LET TREATMENT BE OUR LAST OPTION, WHO NEEDS IT.” Malaria is one of the world’s deadliest diseases of the blood and remains one of the top child killers on the planet that is caused by the Plasmodium parasite, which is spread from person to person by a particular type of mosquito. A child dies every 30 seconds from Malaria. There are more than 225 million cases of malaria each year, killing around 1 million people. Malaria is preventable, detectable and treatable. However, it still destroys the life of thousands of people every year. Now, a quick question for you? Don’t you think prevention is better than the cure for the child? The answer is right. At present, medical research and treatment are so costly that often people strongly suggest that we should prevent these diseases from occurring instead of treating them from happening. Children are the first vulnerable group than adults or old that fall easily to malaria than the rest. The easiest way to prevent the possibility of contracting malaria is to stay clear of malaria areas. Simple common indoor duties of our daily life, which can prevent these diseases instead of treating them from happening – Spray mosquito meshes on the bathroom, toilet and indoor drains. Keep your washroom accessories dry. Let sunlight spread your washroom daily, if possible. Do not store any stagnant water in your house or let your child play near dirty places in the playground or garden where mosquitoes can breed, spray...
Routine Care for Your Newborn Baby

Routine Care for Your Newborn Baby

Routine Care for Your Newborn Baby As a new parent no doubt you feel overwhelmed and out of sorts. Babies are often resistant to a routine, their routine often is reversed and it makes your life a complete chaos. Here are some pointers that can help you establish a peaceful and effective routine for you and your baby. Routine Care for Your Newborn Baby is as follows : 1) Watch and learn Babies are often moody but give plenty of cues for you to pick up and establish a routine which will work for both you and your child. These cues will be your signal to prevent meltdowns from your baby. 2) Setting a bedtime for your baby Bedtime for baby? Sounds silly right, However many doctors suggest to ‘Act differently during the day than night.’ Talk loudly, take walks during the day but anytime after your bedtime if your baby wakes to upkeep your activities, voice, and lights low. Feed and put your baby to sleep slowly but gradually your baby will understand nighttime is for sleeping. 3) Bath time Bathing relieves us of our days stress it acts the same for your baby. Prepare everything for your baby’s bath, test the water to make sure it isn’t too hot, lay down a towel to wrap your child in the bath. After all, preparation is done, undress your baby and give him a nice stress relieving bath. Quickly wrap a towel around your child and pick him up securely after you are done bathing him. 4) Naptime secrets Babies develop a sleeping pattern usually around 3 months mark,...
How To Take Care of Low Birth Weight Babies

How To Take Care of Low Birth Weight Babies

How To Take Care of Low Birth Weight Babies In this article, you will know about how to take care of low birth weight babies. Nothing will make happier than a feeling of being a Mother in women life. Everyone is waiting for this moment to happen in their life. But taking care of a baby especially a low birth weight baby is not an easy task. A baby who is less than 2500 grams (2.5 kgs) is described as Low Birth Weight Baby. If you are one among these, don’t panic. You are not only who is in this situation but a lot of others facing the same one. It is important to take care of your newborn and here are few tips for you to help you out in this situation. Tips on How To Take Care of Low Birth Weight Babies: Breastfeeding We all know mother milk is best for their children. Feed your child on the regular interval to help him in gaining his weight. If a baby is unable to suck then squeeze your breast gently and drop milk on baby lips gently to encourage him for sucking. If still, this method is not working then use cup feeding. Squeeze milk into a cup and feed your baby with a spoon in first few days of baby birth. Keep Your Baby Warm It’s very important that you keep your baby warm. Also, make sure that bed should be cozy and warm. Dress your baby in lightweight pajamas and use the certified blanket. Don’t dress your baby in more than one layer. Keep in mind of...
How to Save Your Children from Chronic Disease

How to Save Your Children from Chronic Disease

How to Save Your Children from Chronic Disease This article is all about how to save your children from chronic disease. Talking about chronic diseases may raise many questions in our mind. We all know what chronic diseases are. Due to today’s lifestyle and environment, many of us are exposed to these diseases. Even though we are provided with modern medical facilities, there is no exception for chronic diseases. In this world where even the adults can’t withstand this completely messed up scenario, children are no exception. Children are fragile beings, we should handle with care. A Child’s health and happiness is a parent’s first and foremost wish. Every child needs to be pampered, loved and provided with a healthy life. Now let’s look into How to save your Children from Chronic Disease and their Safety Measures Asthma Asthma is mainly caused due to certain factors like underweight during birth or overweight, due to high intake of antibiotics, exposure to the violent atmosphere, parents with depression and some other genetic reasons. Its symptoms include chest tightening, coughing, sneezing, difficulty in breathing etc. But this can be controlled to an extent through proper medications and avoid the exposure to pollutant air, cigarette smoke, pollen grains, allergens etc. Cystic fibrosis It is a genetic disease which affects not only lungs but also liver, kidney-pancreas. Its symptoms include coughing, poor growth, difficulty in breathing etc. Pancreatic enzyme replacement, lung transplantation, antibiotic intake are some of the treatment given for this disease. But still, it cannot be cured when the stage changes. Yet treatment at the early stage is preferable (parental stage). Obesity Obesity...
When to Consult a Pediatrician?

When to Consult a Pediatrician?

When to Consult a Pediatrician? It’s really upsetting for parents when a baby is sick. The baby becomes more uncomfortable and miserable than normal, which makes parents pretty depressed too. If we talk about newborn babies then they probably cry more, feed less and sleep restlessly. Parents take the best care of their kids but still, they fall ill at some stage. Each time when your child is sick you feel alarmed and seek medical help, especially when you have an infant. Even throughout the first year of newborn, parents make many trips to the pediatrician’s office. Most of these visits are routine follow-ups or for recommended essential immunization, but some visits may be due to the need for immediate medical care. In case of infants, it is necessary to get medical advice from your pediatric as infants cannot tell their pain. Sometimes it’s hard to tell how sick your child is. Yes, generally rush to the hospital and consult pediatric for a simple cold or a cough, constipation, or sleep problems is not needed. When should I consult the doctor? See the doctor if your baby has any of the following: Baby is having temperature of 38 degrees / 39 degrees C or higher with rashes on skin A cough or cold that gets worse with no improvement in several days Suffers from diarrhea and vomits more than usual Baby has any kind of ear drainage Blood in the urine or has bloody diarrhea Baby is continuous crying for hours If not able to move an arm or leg, seems drowsy Any changes in skin tone has yellow,...