Parents are usually concerned about the well-being of their children. It may cause fear, stress, and anxiety and have a negative influence on thoughts.
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I and my wife are expecting a baby soon, but we are also pet parents and concerned about the future of babies around pets. Kindly help.
Query: Hello doctor, My wife and I are expecting a baby so we have a question about the future life of the baby around pets. My wife and I, are big animal lovers, living in an apartment with three cats and we could not imagine a way to ever give them up. However, knowing that a baby is coming soon, we are ... Read Full »
Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Congratulations on the upcoming arrival of your baby. I understand you and your wife have concerns about the future life of your baby around your three cats. However, with proper precautions and management, your baby and cats can live together in harmony. Firstly, it i... Read Full »
My wife seems depressed and angry all the time after giving birth to the child. What should I do?
Query: Hi doctor, My wife is 32 years old. We were living a happy life, and we decided to become parents. So she conceived and gave birth to a girl child two weeks back. But after that, she seemed to be worried all the time. I do not know what is making her feel sad. This is new, she has never been like th... Read Full »
Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I can understand your situation and concern about your wife. It is a serious thing. Your wife may have postpartum blues or postpartum depression or postpartum psychosis. She needs a detailed evaluation by the nearest psychiatrist. Please do not leave your wife and child... Read Full »
As a mother of a teenager, what would you suggest for me to get a restful sleep?
Query: Hi doctor, I am a mother of a teenager and did not get restful sleep. So I am very anxious about it. What can I do to overcome anxiety about my child and get restful sleep? So what healthy, useful things can I do to get better rest? Please help. Read Full »
Dr. Goswami Parth Rajendragiri
Answer: Hello Welcome to the Icliniq. com. Anxiety is very common nowadays. Yoga and stress management are both good for reducing anxiety. Daily moderate exercises are also beneficial. Exercise release endorphin and serotonin from the brain and will help with anxiety and depression-like condition. There a... Read Full »
Kindly help me to parent my 7 months old baby girl.
Query: Hi doctor, I am a mother of a seven months old baby girl. I have a few doubts regarding parenting. She is still only crawling and sitting and not yet standing. We are concerned if we are giving her enough time and place. How long and how many times in a day we should keep her on the ground for her ... Read Full »
Answer: Hi,Welcome to iciniq.com.It seems that you are new to parenting and anxious about the health of your baby girl.Seven months old baby crawling and not able to stand is normal. Babies usually stand by around nine months and should be able to walk by around a year.Do not be so aggressive in maintaining... Read Full »
My 7-years-old says that he wants to marry soon. How to manage it?
Query: Hi doctor, My 7 year old son says that he wants to marry when he see girls. He has a desire to get married. Please tell me how to deal with him. I am worried about him as he is too young. Read Full »
Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Some children show such desire whenever they see opposite sex person. With growing age, such desire will decrease. You can deal it by the following measures. Whenever he demands marriage, never say no, It encourages him. Just tell him, you will talk with girls fami... Read Full »
How can my wife avoid passing on her eye infection to our child?
Query: Hello doctor, My wife has red eyes. We think that it is spreading to the other eye too. We visited an ophthalmologist, and she said that it was viral conjunctivitis. She has been prescribed Gatifloxacin eye drops four to five times a day and Moxicip ointment at night. This was three days back. How c... Read Full »
Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Here are a few tips to avoid transmitting eye infections to those around you: Handle your child only when no one else can. Do wash your hands before and after instilling your eye drops. Wash your hands before handling your child (the most important step). Keep your h... Read Full »
How to handle the separation anxiety in my child without causing him a psychological problem in the future?
Query: Hello doctor, From the past five days, I am sending my 21 month old son to a daycare. For the first three days, they allowed me inside the campus. Since I was close by, he was playing well. But, from the last two days, they are not allowing me inside and hence he is crying a lot. Today he was a ... Read Full »
Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I have gone through your query and understood your concern. Yes, it is true that the child may suffer from some psychological problems when not staying with the parents or the regular care giver as it occurs in some foster homes. But, as you mentioned that it is onl... Read Full »
How to overcome the negative behavior in my child?
Query: Hello doctor, My 5 year old kid is getting me really agitated. He does not listen to us. He does something even though he has been told not to. He really gets on our nerves. Read Full »
Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Please do understand that your child's behavior is directly influenced by yours. He does have other sources of learning, but you are the primary one. This kind of negative behavior increases when you overreact to his faults and negative deeds. Do not get outraged is my... Read Full »
My 2-week-old infant refuses to breastfeed. What to do?
Query: Hello doctor, My son, who is just 2 weeks old, is displaying worrying tendencies. He refuses to breastfeed. He cries when put to the breast. At birth, his weight was 3.77 kg. After two weeks, his weight is 3.5 kg. Should I be worried? His stool today was bit strange, a clay-colored stool was followe... Read Full »
Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Crying when trying to feed might be due to nipple confusion. Do not bottle feed. In first two weeks, there can be weight loss. If persistent, then give formula feeds with spoon or glass. Stool can be any color. There is a need to worry only if passing bloody stools. Nose ... Read Full »
In spite of not scolding my kid for lying, she still lies. How can I get her to confide?
Query: Hello doctor, This query is regarding my daughter. She is 7 years old. She used to say things that happened at school openly. At home, I never scold her for telling the truth and even if she lies, if she comes and tells me that, I never scold her. She gets severe punishment and beating if she lies. ... Read Full »
Dr. Saraswat Kumarshri Shriniwas
Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Dealing with a 7-year-old could be difficult. Acceptance is the key when dealing with them. Accept what she says without being judgemental. Rather than telling her what is right/wrong, tell her why right is right and let her do the decision making. Rather than scold... Read Full »