Growing Kids

Kota Kinabalu’s Ballerina Seeks To Inspire More Young Dancers

Interview & Photos by Stella Matilda Charlotte Chan Kota Kinabalu’s Favourite Ballerina Seeks to Inspire More Young Dancers.   How long have you been dancing and when did you start? At the age of 10 when my mother put me and my sister in our first ballet class. I just thought that it would be for fun, not knowing what it would …

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Mommy, my tummy hurts!!! Abdominal Pain in Children

By Dr. Alvin Khoh | Consultant Paediatric Gastroenterologist | Gleneagles Kota Kinabalu Hospital Abdominal pain in children is a common occurrence. Thankfully, in most cases, it is not caused by a serious condition. Irregardless, it does cause a lot of discomfort and distress to both the child and the family. It tends to interfere with the …

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Benefits of Infant Massage & Hydrotherapy From Birth

Benefits of Infant Massage & Hydrotherapy From Birth Infant Massage Course For Parents and Baby The benefits of infant massage have been enjoyed in other cultures for centuries, and now parents in Sabah can learn the techniques to help their babies enjoy this gift of loving touch as well. Learning infant massage is made easy …

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Understanding Autism Spectrum Disorder

By Dr. Fauziah Zainal Abidin Consultant Paediatrician with special interest in Developmental Paediatrics Gleneagles Kota Kinabalu Hospital 088-518 888 “Ahmad’s mother has been concerned about him for sometime now. At three years of age, he has not started talking like the rest of his siblings. He has not even called her “mama” and sometimes she …

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The Importance of Educating the Whole Child

By Nicky Russell | Head of Primary Kinabalu International School www.kis.edu.my We live in a global economy that requires our students to be prepared to think both critically and creatively, evaluate huge amounts of information, solve complex problems, and communicate effectively. A strong foundation in reading, writing, mathematics, and other core subjects is still as …

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SCOLIOSIS: Early Detection in Adolescents

BY DR. CHAN YIN KEEN, DC | B.HSci (Chiro), M.Clin.Chiro | ONE SPINE CHIROPRACTIC   Scoliosis (pronounced SkoleeOHsis), is a condition where in the spine curves side to side. On an xray radiograph the spine may look like it’s shaped like the letter S or C, rather than in a straight line. We will find there are several causes for scoliosis such as …

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