Dr Smita Koppikar Blog


The baby with the brittle bones

A frequently asked question is ‘is my child’s weight okay? A child’s weight (and height – covered separately) is one of the indicators of his/her health status. In the poor socioeconomic group, underweight is...


Is your child drinking too much ?

3  old Vidisha’s parents were puzzled.  She had started drinking and passing urine almost constantly.  The previously toilet-trained child had even started wetting her nappies now constantly.  Whereas she previously slept through the night,...