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Acute Bronchitis: When Your Child Has a Wet Cough
Dyslexia: A Common Learning Disability in Children  
Dyslexia: A Common Learning Disability in Children

While dyslexic children have difficulty reading, they are of normal intelligence and not slow learners. "It is really important that the child understands that he is not slow or lazy. He has a reading difficulty, just like other people have a problem...

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Premature Babies: Breast Milk Is Best  
Premature Babies: Breast Milk Is Best

The birth of a baby can be one of life's most joyful moments, but it can also be stressful if the baby arrives earlier than expected. A premature baby – or preemie, for short – has to be placed in an incubator in a neonatal intensive care unit for at least a few weeks. Its organs will not be fully developed yet...

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Newborn Babies and the Haze  
Newborn Babies and the Haze

Newborn babies are at risk from the haze in Singapore and should remain indoors when the PSI reading reaches 100 and above. Parents should keep the doors and windows closed and use a fan or air-conditioning to ensure the room stays cool and comfortable. The filters of the air conditioner must...

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  Secondhand/Thirdhand Smoke and Children
  If you’re a smoker and a parent, smoking doesn’t just harm you, it also harms your children...
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  Paediatric Dentistry
  Paediatric Dentists are dental child specialists who provide a comprehensive range of dental services...
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  Children’s Eye Conditions
  Healthy eyes are critical to a child’s growth and development. However, due to genetic and environmental factors...
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  When to visit Children's Emergency  
  Conditions and Treatments  
  Abdominal Pain (Child)  
  Allergies (Child)  
  Asthma (Child)  
  Bronchiolitis (Child)  
  Childhood Myopia  
  Chronic Lung Disease (Child)  
  Ear Infections (Child)  
  Early Childhood Caries  
  Headache in Children  
  Squint or Strabismus (Child)  
  Urinary Tract Infection (Child)  
  Useful Numbers  
  Singapore General Hospital
Tel: (65) 6222 3322
  KK Women's and Children's Hospital
Tel:(65) 6225 5554
  National Cancer Centre Singapore
Tel: (65) 6436 8000
  National Heart Centre Singapore
Tel: (65) 6436 7800
  Singapore National Eye Centre
Tel: (65) 6227 7255
  National Dental Centre Singapore
Tel: (65) 6324 8910
  National Neuroscience Institute
Tel: (65) 6357 7153
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