Archive for March, 2011
Before three years, the child discovers the world and learns to master language.
Psychological development from birth to six months
The first months, the baby’s life comes down to eat, sleep and chirp. It is very dependent on his parents, physically and emotionally. About six to eight weeks, it starts to be selective in her smiles and acknowledges his relatives. Between four and six months, he recognizes himself in a mirror, but not yet aware of watching an image. This concept is acquired at the age of eighteen months.
Psychological development of six months to two years
When it reaches six months, the child looks around and discovers the world. He begins to recognize the elements of his entourage. About eight months, through a particular phase: he realizes that he and his mother are two separate beings. This awareness is the cause of separation anxiety (the anxiety of the eighth month) resulting in fear, for example, a shyness in front of strangers. It is also the age when the baby begins to focus on fetish objects (the blanket, see box) which he never parts. This attachment to an object allows it to calm the anxiety that arises from its differentiation as an individual. Read the rest of this entry »
The sleep patterns in newborns
New parents will notice very quickly that her baby still has no regular sleep schedule. Although parents often appears as if the baby slept through the whole day, but this impression is deceptive.
In the early months, parents can experience with their baby different states of consciousness. These states of consciousness include the light sleep, deep sleep, dozing, waking the interactivity, the state of restlessness and crying. Read the rest of this entry »
Milks growth are, under the new name, dairy foods for young children, ie aged 1 to 3 years. It advises them to breakfast and lunch, in addition to a varied and up to 500 ml per day. Like other infant formulas, their composition is strictly regulated. Their main characteristic is to provide children with items that are rare or absent naturally in cow’s milk, thereby contributing to their development. Read the rest of this entry »
Learning to eat well to grow healthy has never been so much fun: dedicated to small Internet is the new section of the online campaign website Eat colors of life , promoted by Unaproa to promote a healthy diet based on increased and varied consumption of fruits and vegetables.
The objective of the new section of the site is to explain to children why it is important to eat according to the “rule” of “five colors of the well-being”: red, yellow / orange, green, blue, purple and white. A rule that calls for the need for daily five servings of fruits and vegetables, each a different color, to stay healthy and prevent many diseases. Read the rest of this entry »
The Hungarian pediatrician Emmi Pikler (1902-1984) is the founder of an educational approach, the individuality of each child at the center is now. Their concept is not based on rules and is therefore often used in children with developmental difficulties. Read the rest of this entry »
Nervous or hyper tonic children are involved in psycho motor activities. They need that reassurance, because they have difficulty inhibiting the nervous system. To achieve this effectively, you should speak in a voice low and slow.
PLEASE NOTE SOME TIPS:
• They should be treated with extreme delicacy, in order to convey calm.
• When they cry, should I turn to comfort them quickly, so that your nervous system is not over driven. Read the rest of this entry »
It is the rite that is all asleep
In all areas, children behave when they have a perfect model to which to belong. An hour and a small ritual of regular sleep will help your child understand what you expect. If the time, place or ritual constantly changing, anxiety, confusion and can settle with them, any possibility of negotiation. While some children enjoy more regularity than others, the little bedtime ritual is beneficial to all.
In almost all young children, the ideal duration of bedtime is 30 minutes. It may include a bath, a cuddle, a story or song. If it lasts too long or becomes too advanced, your baby may wake up instead of calm. In under 30 minutes, most children feel “shipped” to bed. Read the rest of this entry »
The holiday of a child: a separation with the child longer or shorter depending on his age!
Before 3 months: On holiday with your child’s absence will be limited to a few hours, the child in need of maternal cues.
3 to 12 months: It’s time to try the child’s first holiday without you! However, it should be entrusted to a person familiar for 2 to 3 days so that the separation of the child with you is going well.
1 to 3 years: Your child understands more and more the object permanence and the individual in his absence. In short, the separation of the child and his parents lived better.
However, his notion of time is very different from yours. Then, 5 to 6 days of holiday for your child with someone he loves is good enough. Read the rest of this entry »
There is now a routine screening at birth for cystic fibrosis. Several tests can thus confirm the diagnosis. For support the earliest possible stage is essential. However, prenatal diagnosis is only for families at risk. It can detect pregnancy this genetic disease. The stock of these devices.
Cystic fibrosis affects 1 in every 000 births 2-3 (approximately 300 to 500 newborns per year in France). It is transmitted by genes, and occurs when both parents carry the genetic defect in boys as in girls. Healthy people can transmit the gene accounts for 4% of the population. When two people healthy but carrying the gene have a child, it will have cystic fibrosis in 25% of cases, it will carry the gene abnormality in 50% of cases, and it will be totally free in 25% of cases.
People with CF have abnormalities in secretions: the respiratory tract, pancreas, digestive tract, sweat glands … In the bronchi, they secrete an unusually thick mucus, leading to infections and respiratory problems. In the pancreas, they have insufficient secretion of digestive enzymes. They also have a particularly salty sweat, which is the basis of a test to diagnose the disease.
An early unspecific
In the absence of screening, the disease appears first round by frequent respiratory infections, chronic cough, occurring most often before age one. Read the rest of this entry »
Before this age, which shows the child is angry, through tantrums and screaming.
It is from age 4, when it becomes aggressive verbally expressed. Read the rest of this entry »