Well Child Clinic

Preventive Child Health Center (Well Child Clinic)

Smile Children Clinic's Preventive Pediatric Center is as a beacon of wellness and vitality for young ones. With a mission to keep your child's health in optimal condition, this specialized center is the epitome of preventive care. The expert Children Specialist at Smile Children Clinic understands that the foundation of a healthy life is laid in childhood, and they are committed to helping your child thrive. Through a holistic approach, they provide comprehensive Well Child Check-ups, Immunizations, Anticipatory Guidance,Growth & Development monitoring, Immunity building and age-appropriate Screenings. But what sets our center apart is their dedication to education. Parents are not just passive spectators but active participants in their child's health journey. Smile Children Clinic empowers parents with knowledge about nutrition, safety, and early detection of potential health concerns. By choosing Smile Children Clinic's Well Child CLinic, you're not just investing in your child's present, but in their long and healthy future. With their expertise and your commitment to preventive care, your child can truly smile with good health.

Child Discipline

Child discipline is an essential aspect of parenting that focuses on teaching and guiding children toward appropriate behavior. It plays a crucial role in shaping a child's character, promoting self-discipline, and fostering respect for others. Effective discipline involves setting clear expectations, using positive reinforcement, and maintaining open communication with the child. The Importance of Disciplining children:- Discipline is vital for a child's emotional and social development. It helps them understand boundaries, make responsible choices, and develop empathy. By providing consistent and loving guidance, parents and caregivers can support children in learning from their mistakes and growing into respectful individuals.

Positive Discipline Strategies:-

  1. Clear Communication: Explain the reasons behind rules and consequences in a language that the child can understand.
  2. Positive Reinforcement: Acknowledge and praise good behavior to reinforce positive habits.
  3. Setting Limits: Establishing clear and consistent boundaries helps children feel secure and understand expectations.
Gentle Parenting Approach:- Gentle parenting emphasizes empathy, respect, and understanding in guiding children's behavior. It focuses on building a strong parent-child bond and promoting positive communication. This approach encourages parents to avoid physical punishment and instead use non-violent methods to address challenging behaviors. Avoiding Physical Punishment:- Research has shown that physical punishment can have negative effects on a child's well-being and may lead to long-term behavioral issues. Instead of using physical discipline, parents can employ positive reinforcement, time-outs, and logical consequences to encourage desirable behavior. In conclusion, child discipline is a fundamental aspect of parenting that requires patience, understanding, and consistent guidance. By adopting positive and gentle discipline strategies, parents can create a nurturing environment that supports children's emotional growth and well-being.

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Developmental Behavioral Pediatrics Center

is a child health subspecialty that focuses on the development and behavior of children and adolescents. It recognizes the multifaceted influences on the development and behavior of children and addresses them through systems-based practice and a neurodevelopmental, strength-based approach that optimizes functioning. *Developmental-behavioral pediatricians * evaluate, counsel, and provide treatment for children, adolescents, and their families with a wide range of developmental and behavioral difficulties. They consider the medical and psychosocial aspects of children's and adolescents' learning, developmental, and behavioral problems and advise appropriate treatment. They work collaboratively with a team of professionals, including child psychiatrists, child neurologists, clinical social workers, educational diagnosticians, neurodevelopmental disabilities pediatricians, nurse practitioners, occupational therapists, physical therapists, physician's assistants, psychologists, and speech-language pathologists.

    Some common conditions they address include:

  1. Learning Disorders: Such as dyslexia, writing difficulties, and math disorders
  2. Attention and Behavioral Disorders: Including ADHD, depression, anxiety, conduct problems, and discipline difficulties
  3. Developmental Disabilities: Such as cerebral palsy and spina bifida
  4. Tics, Tourette Syndrome, and Other Habit Disorders
  5. Delayed Development in Speech, Language, or Motor Skills
  6. Autism Spectrum Disorder and Related Neurobehavioral Disorders
  7. Global Developmental Delay: Significant delays in two or more areas of development, including motor function, speech and language, cognitive, play, and social skills
These specialists conduct comprehensive evaluations and provide tailored treatment and support for each child's specific needs, working closely with families and a team of professionals to ensure holistic care.

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High Morbidity, Low Mortality Pediatrics

We have expert Child Health Specialist Doctor for these group of diseases in Children. There are many diseases & Disorders in Children which are highly prevalent (of common occurrence) but these are often overlooked as there is not significant implication in regards to death or mortality rates in Children due to these conditions, But the suffering of Children & Parents is humongous (high morbidity). We specifically address these issues and this leads to enhanced quality of life of families. Some of these diseases & Disorders are : Caries teeth (Dental Cavities), Migraine Headaches, Constipation, Sleep apnoea, Hyperactivity (ADHD), Recurrent Abdominal Pains, Food Fads, Underweight Children, Obesity, cough variant Asthma and most importantly – Mental, Behavioural & Developmental disorders.

Child Asthma clinic

Asthma is common in children due to dust, pollution, foods, heredity… In fact, Asthma is one of the most common long-term diseases of children. Children can have only repeated cough or wheezing.…sometimes breathlessness & dyspnoea can be absent! Timely & proper treatment can prevent decreased lung capacity…Diagnosis and proper treatment of Asthma in children by expert child specialist is available. With scientific Asthma treatment such children can lead normal life and participate in sports too! Non-habit-forming inhaler therapy, use of MDI, spacers, masks, preventive medications, lung exercises are also important. Some children have allergic bronchitis associated with allergic rhinitis, repeated sneezing, snoring and they keep their mouth open during sleep. Sleep in such children is not refreshing and such children can have headaches and day time sleepiness. This is called OSAS – obstructive sleep apnoea syndrome. With regular therapy, surgery for tonsils adenoids may be avoided. We can help you limit your child's exposure to common Asthma triggers and allergens, such as pet dander, dust mites, and mold. Guidance on use of steroids in childhood Asthma is offered so as to avoid it’s use and steroid side effects. With our expert Asthma specialist, child can have better sleep and avoid school absences.

Children Allergy clinic

Various Allergies are common in children like dust allergy, food allergy, milk allergy, pollen allergy, medicines allergy etc. Diagnosing paediatric allergy diseases require allergy testing and proper documentation. Allergic rhinitis, allergic bronchitis, atopic eczema, urticaria etc are managed by expert paediatricians. Allergy in children can be seasonal or perennial. Children allergies can be hereditary or acquired.

Child Epilepsy clinic

For fits, convulsions, seizures in children. Fits can occur in children with or without fever. Recognizing and treating seizures as early as possible can help avoid learning and developmental delays. Some fits need long treatment in proper doses of drugs so as to avoid side effects of anticonvulsant medicines. Some fits or convulsions in children need not be treated with years of medicines. Epilepsy in children sometimes need EEG, brain CT scan or Brain MRI. Our child epilepsy experts help you improve quality of life of such children. With proper treatment of children epilepsy & fits, driving, college, career, marriage, and raising a family are possible for the vast majority of people. Child neurologist will help children, family and teachers to achieve good results in case of child having fits, seizures, convulsions and epilepsy.

Children Surgery Centre

Children who need operation or surgery are treated by paediatric surgeon in association with child anaesthetist and paediatric nursing backup. Paediatric surgery unit is well equipped with NABH accredited operation theatre, laminar flow, HEPA filter and air handling unit AHU. All major and minor surgeries are performed by superspecialist child surgeon. Laparoscopic surgeries – minimally invasive - are also performed on children where needed. Expert preoperative evaluation of a child is performed, pre surgery preparation is done and post-surgery monitoring is meticulously done leading to safe surgery and no risk of post operative infection.

Paediatric infectious diseases (Child Fever clinic)

Infections are common problems in children. All types of infectious diseases in children like viral, bacterial, fungal etc are diagnosed and treated. Lung & Respiratory infections like pneumonia, gastrointestinal infections like diarrhoea & gastroenteritis, Brain infections like meningitis & encephalitis are treated with proper antiviral drugs and rational antibiotic therapy. Antibiotic therapy policy is used to guide proper selection, exact doses, perfect duration of antibiotics. Blood cultures and urine cultures are regularly done for scientific antibiotics usage in cases of children’s infections.

New born care unit

Neonatal intensive care unit, premature baby unit are available round the clock for premature babies, low birth weight babies, babies who did not cry at birth, jaundice in babies, all types of new born baby diseases. Special care neonatal unit, NICU has all modern equipment with excellent infrastructure, CCTV monitoring, central oxygen, phototherapy.

Telemedicine centre

Teleconsultation with expert child specialist is available which saves money, time & travel. Expert tele-consultation from the comfort of your home, by audio & video call and get the signed prescription in pdf format. call 9823354499 to take an appointment for online consultation

A Guide to Choosing the Right Pediatrician for Your Child's Health and Well-being

Welcoming a new member into your family is an exhilarating experience, and ensuring their well-being is, of course, a top priority. One crucial aspect of your child's healthcare journey is finding the right Pediatrician or Child Specialist or Kid’s doctor, whatever you would like to call it! As a child specialist, practicing since more than 3 decades, I was also asked this question multiple times by parents of my patients, when they were in some other town.