Archive for February, 2011
For rash is defined as a lesion of the skin eruption by infection or allergic sensitization. When it comes to contagious exanthematous disease, then, we are referring to those very common infectious diseases among children who appear “visually” even in the skin, as well as other typical symptoms such as fever, cough, or fatigue. However, childhood diseases do not necessarily produce this event. Whooping cough and mumps, in fact, marred the first years of life without changing the complexion.
Highly contagious disease caused by a virus of the Paramyxovirus family. Symptoms and signs of infection are: fever, cough, rhinitis, conjunctivitis and the appearance of the typical red spots on the skin, known as “Koplik’s spots.” In particular, the spots appear after 2-4 days, first on the buccal mucosa. After 3-5 days, the spots begin to spread a little ‘everywhere, starting from below the ears and on one side of the neck, to spread (within 24-48 hours) also in the trunk and extremities, when they start those to disappear in the face. Arise, then, sore throat and inflammation of the larynx and tracheobronchial mucosa. In the acute phase of illness the fever may reach up to 40 ° C, often associated with photophobia, conjunctivitis, dry cough and itching as moderate. The total duration of measles is usually 8-10 days, although the cough can last longer. The transmission of the disease occurs by direct contact with mucus or saliva of infected patients or through inhalation of infected droplets released into the air by coughing, sneezing or simply talking. The possibility of infecting another person begins 1-2 days before symptoms appear and then 3-5 days before the appearance of Koplik’s spots. The risk of infection, however, ends 4-5 days after the disappearance of the exanthem. The incubation period lasts on average 8 to 12 days, when the first symptoms begin to appear. The event exanthem (rash), however, begins after about 14 days. A diagnosis of measles is only possible when identifying the typical Koplik’s spots. Greater accuracy of diagnosis, then, when you get to the spots is also noted for high fever, malaise el’esantema begins characteristic progression cephalocaudal. Today there are also specific serological tests. Read the rest of this entry »
The earlier mothers to return back to work, the more often their children are overweight. In Germany, according to Robert-Koch-Institute 15 percent of children between 3 and 17 years are overweight. Why this is so. What children should eat?
This knowledge gained by U.S. researchers in a study of 900 school children in grades 3, 5 and 6 the reasoning of scientists from the University of Chicago: Probably working parents have less time to buy food and even cook. Thus the children eat away very often and rely on prepackaged meals. But most contain more calories and more fat than home-cooked meal.
Now we can develop the wheel stop turning back and put the mothers back into the kitchen. It is also used simply in many families the additional earnings of the mother. Therefore, the following recommendations are considered: Read the rest of this entry »
But it also brings benefits to mothers during childbirth and lactation
The massage is one of the oldest practices to relieve pain, restore vigor to the body and overcome fatigue.
This way of treating and healing through the hands is so instinctive and natural that there is no mother in the world that does not rely on it to calm your baby, while stimulating and encouraging the natural development.
Foot reflexology is an ancient tradition belonging to Chinese medicine, but every mom can easily learn to stimulate the points under the feet of your child with simple-digit pressures. Read the rest of this entry »
Many poisonings occur in the kitchen for food poorly cleaned, not cooked long enough or by eating spoiled products. It is vital that we have very carefully because babies and children are not as developed as adults their defenses against certain bacteria.
Basic care of feeding of infants and toddlers: Read the rest of this entry »
Why is it so difficult for parents to put limits on their children?
Will have to see the cultural reality of our time, the immediacy with which we live everything, even his own paternity?
So it is simpler to accept everything they want children, because that is going to be happy and problem solved?
Could it be that parents are increasingly less time in contact with them, and when you are want to compensate for what the time could not give?
Different amount of quality: not only interested in the chronological time, but the quality of each match and what is conveyed in them. Read the rest of this entry »
Children “late talkers” (PT) develop the language of 24 to 36 months in the absence of deficit in auditory, cognitive, relational.
The criteria used to identify a child PT include:
- The size of the vocabulary of less than 50 different words;
- The absence of the combination of multiple words in a sentence.
Often, in these children:
1) is the appearance of the first words around 18 months, the age at which children with typical development (TD) begin emerging phase of the language in which words (10-50) are used in a functional and grow steadily in number until phase of the explosion of vocabulary, between 20 and 22 months;
2) The increase in vocabulary is much slower than their peers who purchase 50-10 items per month.
The study of Rescola and Achenbach (2002) 16% of children starting to talk later, between 30 and 35 months still have a vocabulary of less than 50 words and an absence of phase combinatorial.
The clinical intervention in the presence of a child PT:
- That is calibrated to be flexible about the outcome of the evaluation, the characteristics of the family context, the communication style of parents and children, etc. Read the rest of this entry »
The first thing moms do when we give our newborn is snuggle in our arms and breathe calm because he has come into this world with everything in place. “Now you just need to grow,” we think. And it’s true, but children grow and mature not only “outside” but also “inside.” Read the rest of this entry »
Babies like the new, shocking, and this mechanism of surprise is the main basis for their learning.
But when they finish forming these neural pathways? Scientists say that the first three years of the child’s life are crucial (90% of these connections occur from birth to age three, and 10% remaining three to six years). Moreover, connections have not been established and strengthened during this period, through communication that the child establishes with the outside world will probably never be created.
To clarify: a baby born with cataracts and is not operated before three years, will inevitably be blind. And even after surgery, your brain will be unable to create the connections needed to decrypt the information that comes through the eyes, in short, not “know” look. Read the rest of this entry »
A protective ointment that forms on the skin with a moisture-and dirt-repellent protective film, the skin’s natural breathing is not impeded but not be aggressive Harnsubstanzen to the delicate skin of your baby. With regular care it is not the feared redness and inflammation and will save you and your baby sleepless nights.
In the moist diaper environment bacteria can easily multiply. Therefore prefer to wrap your baby once too often! The dirt and residues cream best removed with oil and then apply barrier cream thin. Read the rest of this entry »
A dental abscess is a bacterial infection that can be painful or not, and usually containing pus. This type of infection is found in the periphery of the root of a tooth or the gums around.
For an abscess occurs, it is a tooth is fractured or has a tooth decay that has reached the pulp, that is to say, the central cavity of the tooth. If the infection comes from the gum abscess occurs when the result of periodontitis (gum disease). A dental abscess ungroomed can reach the bone of the jaw and cause serious complications. Read the rest of this entry »