The first 30 days

The first 30 days in a baby life are the most important. Many aspects of routine care and feeding during this period would echo in his future. This is one of the core chapters in this site and I hope it will help you and your baby forever.

The first thirty days of the baby

Newborn screening program

Oral thrush (oral candidiasis) in children

Breast inflammation due to breastfeeding (mastitis)

Four good (and common) reasons for restlessness in babies

Meconium stained amniotic fluid

Mongolian blue spots

Baby’s nails

What’s better – breastfeeding or formula?

Baby’s sleep

Sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS) or cot (crib) death

Baby’s acne

Baby ear deformities

The baby’s umbilicus

Breast tissue in the newborn baby – benign hypertrophy and mastitis

Plagiocephaly (flat head syndrome) in infants

Apgar score in babies


Suck blister

Almost 50 important questions about babies

Administration of Vitamin D to babies

Drinking water and water for making baby formula

Diaper rash or diaper dermatitis?

G6PD deficiency (Fava bean sensitivity)

Uncombable hair syndrome

Baby’s fontanels

How to give your baby a bath?

Things I have found in babies’ nappies

The hip joint in small babies

Cow milk protein sensitivity in breast fed babies

How many nipples does a child have?

Vitamin K injection at birth

Cutis marmorata

Fever in infants younger than 1 month (4 weeks)

Neonatal jaundice

Growth charts and curves in children – what you need to know

The right way to bottle feed

Abdominal pain (Colic) in babies

Hypertrophic pyloric stenosis

Cow milk protein sensitivity

Congenital torticollis

Seborrhea in infants and children

Your first visit to the pediatrician’s office – when should this happen?

Reflux (spit-ups) in babies

Immunizing babies against Hepatitis B