If you're a parent, you may sometimes worry about your child's growth and development. Children grow at different rates and at times it can be difficult to know if they’re growing enough. We spoke with a general paediatrician expert and expert in paediatric endocrinology, Dr Rajiv Goonetilleke to find out how a child's growth should be evaluated, some of the main causes of growth delay in children and how they're diagnosed.
Thyroid disorders in children are rare but there are particular signs that you can watch out for when it does occur. Here, one of our top paediatricians Dr Rajiv Goonetilleke explains the two main types of the condition, the symptoms and whether it will affect your child's quality of life once diagnosed.