Parenting Blog

Posts published in February 2016

Dr Anitha John Blog Post

8 Tips to Help Children with CHD Prepare for Healthy Futures

Monday, February 22, 2016

Congenital Heart Defects (CHD) remain the most common birth defect.  More than likely, we will all know someone in our family or in our circle of friends who was born with a heart problem.   Thanks to major advances in medicines and surgeries, children with CHD have more than a 90 percent survival rate and are expected to live well into adulthood.

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Healthy Breakfast Ideas that Even Picky Children Love

Wednesday, February 17, 2016
Topic(s): Nutrition, Recipes

Although kids always tell me they’ve heard breakfast is the most important meal of the day, many kids and teens don’t eat breakfast or use quick morning sweets without much staying power for their action-packed days. Without a healthy breakfast, kids miss out on the fuel needed for improved performance on demanding mental tasks and motivation to be physically active.

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