Simple Ways to Teach Children Right from Wrong

Health looks at some easy ways that parents can inculcate the concept of right and wrong in their children. Set limits, but be careful not to impose too many rules. Before making a rule, ask yourself: Is it necessary? Does the rule protect a child’s health and safety Keep rules simple and understandable. Involve childrenRead more about Simple Ways to Teach Children Right from Wrong[...] Read More

Helping kids look forward to the first day of school

Helping kids look forward to the first day of school Many children have a hard time getting back into the school time routine after the summer holidays. Here’s how parents can help. Be sure you create a school bedtime routine at least one week before school actually starts. Kids should sleep, wake up, and eat at the same times they would as if they wereRead more about Helping kids look forward to the first day of school[...] Read More

Hygiene Habits All Children Must Learn

Hygiene practices are instilled at a young age to prevent the development and spread of infection. Here are four life-changing hygiene habits for children. Hand washing is an integral part of hygiene that parents should teach by example at a young age. Hand-washing is a basic activity that takes just several seconds, but this habitRead more about Hygiene Habits All Children Must Learn[...] Read More

How to Keep Your Kids Safe this Summer

While summer is always very hot, for children out of school for the holidays it means play time. Here’s how to keep kids healthy during the summer. Key Risks Dehydration among kids is very common during the summer as they forget to drink water while they play. There is also a higher risk of heatRead more about How to Keep Your Kids Safe this Summer[...] Read More

What You Need to Know about Your Child’s Growing Teeth

As our baby’s first few teeth erupt, many parents dismiss these as milk teeth and are less careful about taking care. Yet the reality is that it is these teeth that will be the cornerstone of healthy adult teeth. Here are some tips to help. Your child’s first dental visit should be scheduled no laterRead more about What You Need to Know about Your Child’s Growing Teeth[...] Read More

ARAB HEALTH 2018 A FOCUS ON CHILDHOOD LEUKEMIA

HEALTH met with Dr. Rabi Hanna, a specialist in pediatric hematology, oncology, and blood & bone marrow transplantation in the United States to understand more about childhood leukemia and some early signs to look out for. In Childhood According to Dr.Hanna, pediatric cancer is the leading cause of death in children from a disease perspective.Read more about ARAB HEALTH 2018 A FOCUS ON CHILDHOOD LEUKEMIA[...] Read More

Is Your Stress Taking a Toll on Your Children?

FROM FINANCIAL PROBLEMS TO WORK-RELATED PRESSURES, ALL ADULTS GRAPPLE WITH HIGH LEVELS OF STRESS AT SOME POINT IN THEIR LIVES. THE PROBLEM IS WHEN THIS ADULT-LEVEL STRESS SPILLS OVER TO YOUR CHILDREN WHO MAY NOT HAVE THE COPING MECHANISMS TO DEAL WITH IT. HEALTH PRESENTS A GUIDE TO HELP PARENTS WITH THEIR CHILDREN. HOW KIDSRead more about Is Your Stress Taking a Toll on Your Children?[...] Read More

Why Breast Feeding is best

The Facts about Breast Feeding For working women in particular, breast feeding a new born baby can be fraught with challenges. HEALTH reveals some of the key benefits about why breast feeding is best for your baby. For Comfort Breast milk is nearly perfect in its nutritional value, but can also provide feelings of love,Read more about Why Breast Feeding is best[...] Read More

The Sneaky Sugars Lurking in Your Child’s Diet

The sugar debate is never ending, but one sure fact is that our children are getting fatter and juvenile diabetes is on the rise. Could sugar be one of the leading culprits in this equation? HEALTH investigates. The following are simply sugar as labeled on food items Barley malt Brown sugar Corn syrup and cornRead more about The Sneaky Sugars Lurking in Your Child’s Diet[...] Read More

UNDERSTANDING BABIES

HEALTH meets with Cecile de Scally, the lead midwife, pregnancy and postnatal educator at Malaak Mama & Baby Care, a one-stop shop for all pre and postnatal support services for Mother and Child, who details her unique skill at communicating with babies. Cecile has been a nurse for nearly 30 years, of which 26 yearsRead more about UNDERSTANDING BABIES[...] Read More