Child Health

Growth and Nutrition

Birth to Six Month:

  1. My four-month-old baby is eating less than before. Does he have a problem?
  2. When will my baby sleep through the night without needing a feed?
  3. My baby is a bit small. Will he grow bigger if I feed him more milk?
  4. Can my baby take some Chinese herbal teas?
  5. How old can babies start eating solid foods?

Six to Twelve Months:

  1. I just started introducing my baby to solids, what foods are suitable?
  2. After my baby starts eating rice cereal, how should I feed him?
  3. When is it appropriate to replace a milk feed with congee?
  4. My baby is not willing to drink water, what can I do?

One to Two Years

  1. My child cannot sit well at the table during mealtimes, what can I do?
  2. My child does not like vegetables, what can I do?
  3. Do children need calcium supplements?
  4. How can I help my child stop using milk bottles?

Two to Five Years

  1. My child eats very slowly during mealtimes, what can I do?
  2. My child is a picky eater, what can I do?
  3. My child eats very little, what can I do?
  4. My child likes to eat sweets and other junk foods, what can I do?

Child Care

Birth to Six Month

  1. Why does my baby always have watery or sticky eyes?
  2. My baby only passes stool once every 3 days after the first month of life, what should I do?
  3. What can I do if a newborn baby has skin rash on his body?
  4. How can I take care of the umbilical cord?
  5. Why does my baby regurgitate milk?
  6. My baby has some yellowish flakes on his scalp, what are these?
  7. My baby's face appears red and dry, is it eczema?
  8. Why does my baby always have hiccups and pass stool after feeding?
  9. Can I use an infra-red ear thermometer to measure my baby's temperature?
  10. My baby seems to have incurving of legs, what can I do?
  11. Why do some babies die suddenly in their sleep?

Six to Twelve Months

  1. How can I ease my baby's teething discomfort?
  2. My baby loves sucking pacifier and fingers, what can I do?
  3. What can I do if my baby has constipation?
  4. My baby loves to grasp things, how can I stop her?

One to Two Years

  1. My child still has no teeth at the age of one, what can I do?
  2. When should my child use toothbrush to brush the teeth and should I let him use toothpaste?
  3. My baby has little hair, is it due to a lack of calcium?
  4. What can I do if my child has constipation?
  5. Five common pitfalls that lead to fall injuries at home

Two to Five Years

  1. Why does my child have tooth decay even though he does not eat any candies?
  2. My child has stained teeth, what can I do?
  3. Does my son need circumcision?
  4. My child seems to have flatfoot, do I need to buy him special insoles?
  5. How can I handle a scald injury?

Parenting & Development

Birth to Six Month

  1. My baby is always crying, what can I do?
  2. My baby is not willing to sleep, what can I do?

Six to twelve months

  1. My baby does not know how to crawl, are there any problems?
  2. Can my baby learn how to walk using a baby walker?

One to Two Years

  1. My child is already one year old but she only babbles. Will she have tongue-tie?
  2. When can my child give up nappies?
  3. What can I do when my child does not obey me?
  4. Can DVDs help my child’s language development?

Two to Five Years

  1. What can I do if my child cannot pronounce words correctly?
  2. My child talks less than his classmates. What can I do?
  3. My child hits others and snatches toys from others. How can I handle this?
  4. What can I do if my child throws tantrums?
  5. My child refuses to sleep alone, how can I handle this problem?
  6. How can I handle my child’s queries about sex?
  7. How can I respond to my child's questions about nudity on magazine covers or intimate scenes on TV?
  8. My child always cries in preschool, what can I do?
  9. My child is very active. Is he suffering from hyperactivity?

Immunization

  1. Can children with a mild sickness or a runny nose receive vaccinations?
  2. My baby has some redness and pus on BCG injection site. How could I take care of this condition?
  3. What will be the reactions after receiving Measles, Mumps and Rubella (MMR) vaccine?