Health & Nutrition

Kids With Hives or Itchy Rash – When Should I Be Worried?

October 27, 2021 Posted by: Kidzapp Team Health & Nutrition

As a pediatrician with a special interest in Allergy, I know how often parents are worried about allergies in their kids. Over the next series of blogs, I will be focusing on all things allergy. To begin with, we’re taking a look at itchy rashes or hives. This is a common rash in children and one that can cause huge anxiety (especially when encountering a doctor who gets equally anxious when seeing it).... Read More

An Easy and Safe Way to Treat Cavities in Children

September 13, 2021 Posted by: Kidzapp Team Health & Nutrition

Ever heard of Silver Diamine Fluoride (SDF)? Well, this colourless liquid containing fluoride and silver is a great way to battle cavities in your children. The silver in SDF kills germs that may cause tooth decay, while the fluoride prevents, slows down, and can even stop the decay. SDF has been approved for this purpose by the United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA) in 2014, SDF is an easy, quick, and painless solution to treating cavities.... Read More

How To Care For Your Baby's Teeth

August 03, 2021 Posted by: Kidzapp Team Health & Nutrition, Parenting

Keeping our littlest ones healthy and happy is always a top priority. And with that in mind, we have been in touch with Dr. Rafif Tayara, a pediatric dentist at Dr. Michael’s Children's Dental Center, to give us some top tips on how to care for your baby's teeth.... Read More

Why Do I Feel Parent Guilt, And How Do I Stop?

July 28, 2021 Posted by: Kidzapp Team Health & Nutrition, Parenting

I have never met a mom that told me she doesn’t feel guilt. And I’ve met many! Why do we feel so much guilt and what can we do about it? Are we meant to just live with it? Today, typically both parents work and commit to taking care of the family at the same time. Yet even with both parents working, child rearing and the expectations that come with it have not changed - especially for women.... Read More

Fever In Children: 5 Facts You Need To Know

July 18, 2021 Posted by: Kidzapp Team Health & Nutrition

Many parents fear their child getting a fever – something you might call ‘fever phobia’. Dr. Dave from Mediclinic is back again this week to put a spotlight on the issue and shares some tips on what to look out for.... Read More

Let’s Talk About Screen Time and Gadget Addiction

April 06, 2021 Posted by: Kidzapp Team Health & Nutrition

The internet has become a basic utility like electricity and clean water. Globally, 4.57 billion people use the internet (59%) of which 4.17 billion are mobile internet users. Of these, 3.96 billion are on social media. It’s a great source of information and entertainment but unfortunately, the internet has also become a source of many problems. One great area of concern is the effect of screen time and early use of digital gadgets among our young children.... Read More

HELP! My Child Won’t Eat Anything! What Can I Do?

March 15, 2021 Posted by: Kidzapp Team Health & Nutrition

Having children who are picky eaters can be a frustrating ordeal for parents. Luckily for us, Dr. David is back to the rescue! This is something he sees every day in his clinic as it seems to be a common problem in Dubai. But don’t worry – Dr. David has some useful strategies to help you feel less worried about your little one’s diet.... Read More

Nosebleed (Epistaxis) In Children

March 11, 2021 Posted by: Kidzapp Team Health & Nutrition

Despite the benefit and pleasure that children get from school, there are some health problems that children may face in school which may cause some fears and anxiety for the family. One of the common problems in children is nosebleeds, which may occur spontaneously or because of an injury to the nose during children’s physical activity in school.... Read More

Coughs and Colds in Children – When To Be Worried?

February 17, 2021 Posted by: Kidzapp Team Health & Nutrition

Winter is often a worrying time for parents as schools and nurseries become hubs for bugs. We reached out to Dr. David Cremonesini, a Consultant Pediatrician at Mediclinic Parkview Hospital for some useful tips.... Read More

Are You Concerned That Your Child Is Too Short?

February 15, 2021 Posted by: Kidzapp Team Health & Nutrition

Having your child being the shortest kid in class can be cause for concern for some parents. We spoke with Dr. Medhat Salem, a Specialist Paediatrician and Medical Director at Mediclinic Mirdif who helped shed some light on the matter.... Read More

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