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Dr. Alka Parekh - Pediatrics in Mumbai

Dr. Alka Parekh

MBBS, MD - Pediatrics

PediatricsPediatrics
  • Mumbai, Maharashtra

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Clinic Locations

Eye Clinic

Below Vikroli Court, Kanamwarnagar, Mumbai, Maharashtra, India,

Specialization

  • Paediatrics
  • Pediatrician

Education

  • University Of Bombay - 1985 Graduated
    MBBS
  • Topiwala National Medical College, Mumbai - 1989 Graduated
    MD - Pediatrics

Health Articles

What Is a Developmental-Behavioral Pediatrician?

Developmental-behavioral pediatricians specialize in assessing children's behavior and development, detecting deviations from norms, and coordinating treatments. They handle issues like learning disorders, ADHD, autism, and behavioral problems. These specialists guide parents through developmental milestones and advise therapy when necessary. By integrating insights from various experts, including psychologists and therapists, they customize care plans for children. Diagnosis involves clinical exams, genetic testing, and imaging. Treatment emphasizes training and behavior modification over medication. Parents should seek help if children show delays or behavioral concerns. Consulting a developmental-behavioral pediatrician ensures tailored interventions, fostering children's well-being and potential.

Does Your Child Need to Gain Weight?

What should you do if your child is underweight? If you are unsure whether your kid needs to gain weight, consult with your doctor before beginning any weight-growth efforts. It is certainly likely that your child’s weight is perfectly normal. Given that one in every five children in the United States is fat, and another one in every six is overweight, it is understandable for a parent to believe their child is underweight in comparison. Checking your child’s body mass index, a measurement based on height and weight that is used for children aged 2 and older, is one approach to determining if their weight is healthy.

Child Constipation: Complications and Prevention

Children’s constipation is one of the most prevalent issues. Constipation manifests itself in a child’s infrequent bowel movements or firm, dry feces. Early toilet training and dietary changes are two common explanations. Most bouts of constipation in children, fortunately, are very brief. Make sure you encourage your child to make modest dietary changes to help relieve constipation, such as eating more fiber-rich fruits and vegetables and drinking more water. When it comes to your child’s constipation, the rule of thumb is whether the stool is easy or difficult to pass,

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