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Dr. Smita Sachin Khaire - Pediatrics in Mumbai

Dr. Smita Sachin Khaire

MBBS, Diploma in Child Health (DCH)

PediatricsPediatrics
  • Mumbai, Maharashtra

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Clinic Locations

Dr. Smita's Children's Clinic

Shop No. 3 , Dattakrupa CHSL, Vrindavan Road, Ovaripada, Mumbai, Maharashtra, India,

Services

  • Vaccination/ Immunization
  • Infant & Child nutrition
  • Child Development Disease Treatment
  • Children's Health
  • Childhood Infections
  • Diabetes in Children

Specialization

  • Pediatrician

Education

  • King Edward Memorial Hospital and Seth Gordhandas Sunderdas Medical College - 1999 Graduated
    MBBS
  • College of physicians and Surgeons Mumbai - 2004 Graduated
    Diploma in Child Health (DCH)

Work & Experience

  • Manav Kalyan Kendra
    Consultant Pediatrician
    2011-2016
  • Anand Nursing Home
    Consultant Pediatrician
    2011-2016
  • Chiranjeev Hospital
    Consultant Pediatrician
    2007-2010

Membership

  • Indian Medical Association (IMA)

Health Articles

Heat Illness And Dehydration In Children

It is extremely hot and humid in tropical countries like India, particularly during the summer months. There are times when heat waves prevail all through the country, making people suffer from extreme heat and humidity. So, in this type of climate, it is important to take good care of your health so that you can keep cool and not fall ill. It is vital to know that during the summer months, special care must be taken of your children because the immune system of your children is completely different from that of the adult’s body. So, when it comes to the matter of taking care of children in the summer months, parents need to be careful and should know the correct procedures and steps to follow to keep children healthy during hot and humid summer.

When to Call a Pediatrician

New parenthood brings uncertainties. Knowing when to call a pediatrician for a crying baby with symptoms like fever, vomiting, diarrhea, or respiratory issues can be daunting. For infants under 2 months, a rectal temperature of 100.4 F demands immediate attention. Vomiting and diarrhea may signal dehydration. Persistent fever, worsening symptoms, difficulty breathing, or unusual rashes warrant contacting a doctor. Other concerning signs include trouble waking, severe belly pain, and seizures. Keeping notes of symptoms, medical history, and medications aids in discussions with healthcare providers. Trusting parental instincts and seeking timely medical advice ensure a child's well-being.

Drowning in Children: What Parents Need to Know?

Drowning Prevention for Curious Toddlers Water is fascinating for toddlers. It shines, ripples, splashes, and can even make things float. But that same water can be dangerous if they do not understand the danger of it. Whether at home or visiting friends and family, parents must be aware of where their children are in relation to water hazards like swimming pools and fountains. Drowning is a leading cause of death for children. In the United States: More children ages 1–4 die from drowning than any other cause of death except congenital disabilities. For children ages 1–14, drowning is the second leading cause of unintentional injury death after motor vehicle crashes.

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