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Parents' Anxiety

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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My daughter has developed the habit of lying. Please help.

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 Dealing with a 7-year-old could be difficult. Acceptance is the key when dealing with them. Accept what she says without being judgmental. Rather than telling her what is right/wrong, tell her why right is right and let her do the decision making. Rather than scoldin...  Read Full »

Can I utilize a car bed for a 10-hour drive with a newborn?

Query: Dear doctor, I will have to drive with a newborn from a hospital home for 10 hours (delivery is in another state). Even though the car seat is fine for short distance drives, would not it be better if the baby can lie down flat? Assuming the baby is full term and absolutely healthy, would it be alri...  Read Full »

Dr. Simy Mathew

Answer: Hello, Welcome to No, there is absolutely no problem. The only thing you should keep in mind is that you should be driving slowly. And, your baby should not have any jerks while traveling as there is a high risk of bleeding from the head for premies. So, be careful and all the bes...  Read Full »

My 18 year daughter has personality disorder. Please help

Query: Hi doctor,I am a teacher and I do not live with my husband. When I left my country my children were 7.5, 6, and 2.5 years old. Now in the new place, they are 19.5, 18, and 14.5 years old. My daughter, who is 18 years old, is wild. She is doing her first year of college. My daughter got involved with...  Read Full »

Dr. K. V. Anand

Answer: Hi, Welcome to Your daughter is 18 years and that means she is in her late adolescent period where these people do believe that they are mature enough to handle everything and are capable of taking decisions according to the circumstances. They believe so, but in actuality, they a...  Read Full »

We are pet parents, and how would the babies be around pets?

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 »

Dr. Veerabhadrudu Kuncham

Answer: Hello, Welcome to 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...  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 bit ...  Read Full »

Dr. Ramchandra Lamba

Answer: Hello, Welcome to 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 only f...  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 »

Dr. Awadhesh P. Singh Solanki

Answer: Hi, Welcome to 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 family. Enc...  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 t...  Read Full »

Dr. Veerabhadrudu Kuncham

Answer: Hi, Welcome to 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 maint...  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. Kindly suggest.  Read Full »

Dr. K. V. Anand

Answer: Hello, Welcome to Please 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...  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 »

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