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Pediatric Clinic for Children in Dubai

Our gentle approach focuses on nurturing each child's health and happiness, fostering smiles and laughter through compassionate care tailored to their developmental needs.

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Choosing the Best Pediatrician for Your Child

With a profound understanding of the unique needs and developmental stages of young patients, pediatricians play a crucial role in promoting their growth, boosting their health, and nurturing their overall well-being.

From routine check-ups and vaccinations to diagnosing and treating illnesses, pediatrics encompasses a comprehensive range of medical services custom-made to address the specific health challenges of your children.

The department is led by our pediatrics expert Dr. Rita Saba who comes with profound knowledge in this domain. In this department, we provide all major pediatric services for newborns, young children, and adolescents.

When should you consult a pediatrician?

At Dr. Helena’s Clinic, we recommend regular visits to one of our pediatricians during the first five years of your child’s life. These visits are important for vaccinations, immunizations, and monitoring your child’s developmental milestones. Whether it’s regarding physical symptoms, behavioral changes or any other aspect of your child’s health, a pediatrician can provide expert guidance and support. Additionally, regular check-ups with a pediatrician are recommended to monitor your child’s growth and development and to address any emerging issues early on. If you’re unsure about whether to consult a pediatrician, it’s always best to err on the side of caution and seek professional advice.

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How often should my child see a pediatric specialist for routine check-ups?

The frequency of routine check-ups with a pediatric specialist varies based on your child’s age. Typically, a healthy child aged two or three may only require a routine check-up once a year. However, younger children may need more frequent visits. Infants, for instance, might need check-ups every one or two months until they reach one year old.

What age range does pediatrics cover?

Pediatrics encompasses the period from birth through adolescence.

  • Infancy covers the time from birth to two years old
  • Childhood spans from ages two to 12
  • Adolescence ranges from 12 to 18 years old.
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Ensuring Your Child's Well-being: HPV Vaccine Dubai

The HPV vaccine is recommended for people between 9 to 26 years old:

•  Ages 9 to 14: Administer two doses of the HPV vaccine with a minimum interval of six months between doses. If the second dose is missed, it can be administered within a 12-month window. However, if the second dose is given before six months, a third dose is necessary, administered six months after the second dose.

•  Ages 15 to 17: HPV vaccine can be administered in three doses over a 6-month period. People with weak immune systems also get 3 shots, including those aged between 9 –14 years old.

Giving children the HPV vaccine can protect them from serious diseases later in life, like:

•   Cervical cancer in women
•   Vaginal and vulvar cancer in women
•   Genital warts in both men and women
•   Anal cancer in both men and women

When boys get the HPV vaccine, it also helps lower the risk of cervical cancer in women because it reduces the spread of the virus.

No, the HPV vaccine is not only for females. It's recommended for both girls and boys, to protect them from HPV-related cancers and genital warts. 

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How our Pediatrics Team Can Help with Your Child’s Development

Sleep Training

Designed for families navigating the challenges of bedtime routines, our tailored approach offers practical strategies and personalized support to help your little one develop healthy sleep habits.

Having difficulty putting your baby to sleep?

Sleep training helps families improve the quality of their child’s sleep and foster healthy sleep habits for restful nights.Our gentle sleep coach typically works with clients to identify and address specific sleep-related issues, such as irregular sleep patterns, or difficulty falling asleep.

Baby Development

Early assessment of infant development ensures milestones are met, facilitating timely intervention for any developmental concerns that may arise in infancy.
- Weaning and breastfeeding challenges: managing transition from milk to solid foods

- Recovery from natural anemia: Recovery from natural anemia: babies have natural anemia at 4-5 months. Preventing prolonged anemia, especially in fussy eaters, is vital to avoid long-term IQ and academic issues.

- Autism-related behavioral issues may require parental counseling

Routine Pediatrics Care

Regular check-ups and screenings are vital for tracking growth, development, and early detection of health concerns, promoting optimal physical and mental well-being in children.

We lookout for:

- Non-invasive testing like respiratory tract infections, GI issues
- Growth related issues
- Hormonal problems
- Vaccine programs
- Motor development and milestone assessment
- Lactation consultation
- Feeding disorders
- Pediatric infectious diseases

FAQs

Babies typically start crawling between 7 to 12 months, though individual development varies. Your baby may start crawling earlier or later than this range, as each child progresses at their own pace.

Walking is a major milestone for your baby. Babies typically take their first steps independently between 12 to 15 months, though this milestone can occur anywhere from 9 to 18 months, reflecting each child's individual development. Before this, they may cruise along furniture or walls, usually between 9 to 13 months.

Outdoor play offers children more than just physical activity. It fosters socialization, body awareness, imaginative play, and appreciation for nature while enhancing their motor skills.

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