Healthy Reminders with a Pediatrician

We parents are so concerned about our child's health that time to time we need someone to assure us that our kids are healthy and growing in the right way. Most of the times we rush to our paediatricians to get answers to our questions and just chatting with them makes us feel at peace.

In today's episode we are in conversation with one of the leading padiatricians in Singapore - Dr. I Malathi. she is the name half of the parents in Singapore swear by . She is a Master of Medicine – in the paediatrics stream from National University of Singapore and has been practising medicine for almost 4 decades.

Parents usually have many concerns in different aspects for their growing children, in this episode we have addressed the following questions..

When can we consider our child to be healthy? Many times health is directly compared to the weight of the child. The equation is good weight = healthy. Is it true
Some kids are poor eaters, and their parents really get worried about it, can you explain why do they have different eating patterns and portions size? Obese and undernourished kids.
What’s is the ideal quantity of water intake for kids in a day?
What are the signs parents should look for to know if their kids, especially daughters are reaching puberty early
Immunity-building tips for kids. Any special tips for parents who keep their child in the day care?
What are the first aid - must know for parents?
When the kids are playing the the pool, water may enter their respiratory system, how can we know when they need medical help?

Partners in UpBringing is a parenting podcast hosted by two mums Himani & Kalyani, based in Singapore. They address a variety of parenting topics in their casual and candid conversation with subject matter experts and fellow parents from across the globe. Each podcast episode provides a holistic perspective on the chosen topic. It’s a platform to exchange tips, ideas and share experiences related to parenting. So if you would like to participate please email
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Himani and Kalyani are Co Founders of Partners in Upbringing. Both of them are mothers and are extremely passionate about parenting.

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