Is my child short?

Height is more than just a number. It could be a strength to few, but a weakness for some. The height of a child scares few parents, while some experience pride.  For the young ones, being tall may bestow a sense of...

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The tale of the thyroid gland…

In my last blog post, you met Abha who narrated how her son Abhik was diagnosed with congenital hypothyroidism through the newborn screen, to her sister Avni. If you haven’t read the previous post, do visit it at to learn...

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A prick that every newborn deserves !!

The World Immunization Week is here and I cannot emphasize more on what roles vaccines play to protect your child from dreadful diseases. So, this post today is NOT about vaccines! Read through this conversation between two...

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Kids and hormones

Hi there !! Welcome to my site. I am Dr Sapna Nayak and I am a Pediatric Endocrinologist. I have created this blog to serve as an interactive platform to share the knowledge and facts about various diseases of the...

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Know about pediatric endocrinology..

Endocrinology is a field of medicine that deals with how hormones work and the related diseases. Our bodies are comprised of various organ systems like the nervous system, the digestive system etc. The endocrine system is one...

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