Child care

Child care

Roundtable

‘Children at higher risk of lead poisoning’

On the occasion of International Lead-Poisoning Prevention Week, Pure Earth Bangladesh, ESDO, UNICEF and Prothom Alo on 25 October organised a roundtable on ‘Lead Poisoning and Child Health in ...

‘Children at higher risk of lead poisoning’

How to increase kids' vegetables, fruits intake

Filling half of a child's plate with fruits and vegetables isn't just recommended by the United States Dietary Guidelines, it also helps increase the amount of produce that kids end up eating

There are ways parents, caregivers and schools can help encourage healthy eating

Vaccinated pregnant women pass antibodies to babies

Doctors analysed umbilical cord blood from 36 newborns whose mothers had received at least one dose of an mRNA vaccine from Pfizer-BioNTech or Moderna

Vaccinated pregnant women pass antibodies to babies

Mother and child welfare

20,000 normal deliveries at single centre

In December 2004, a certain Afsari Khanam was posted as a medical officer (clinic) who changed the whole scenario as she believed in serving pregnant mothers of poor families

20,000 normal deliveries at single centre

Ways to mentally support children and adolescents in pandemic

The pandemic-related stressors, are likely to increase the risk for depression, anxiety and behavioural problems in children and adolescent

Ways to mentally support children and adolescents in pandemic

Bangladesh ranks first in the world for breastfeeding

The World Breastfeeding Trends Initiative (WBTi) has congratulated Bangladesh for having achieved the status of “green” nation, along with Sri Lanka

Bangladesh ranks first in the world for breastfeeding

Nutrition and protein plays a substantial role in kids' health

A well balanced and nutritious diet plays an essential role in the holistic development of a child. The tiny toddlers tend to be highly selective when it comes to food which might miss out on the ...

Nutrition and protein plays a substantial role in kids' health

Stillbirths increase amid pandemic

In 2019, the rate of stillbirths was 3.73 per cent while the percentage was 4.14 the next year. In the first six months of the current year, the stillbirth rate stood at 3.82 per cent

Stillbirths increase amid pandemic

Breastfeeding results in a healthier mother-child duo

Breast milk contains just the right amount of macro and micronutrients, antioxidants, enzymes, immune properties and antibodies from the mom

Breastfeeding results in a healthier mother-child duo

Choose conscious parenting

Conscious parenting is highly recommended which enables one to be more aware as a parent and also be mindful of what is the situation

Choose conscious parenting
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