Archive for May, 2011
What is Fostering Agencies care?
A child who can not live with his biological family still deserves a home where he is loved and supported, it is a necessity. It is actually extremely difficult for a child to be separated from his family, so it is particularly important that the child be placed in a good home at this time, with a family who accepts it as if he was one of his.
Caring for a baby who cries inconsolably is an extremely stressful. Sometimes in frustration, it tends to shake the baby hard to stop mourn. Never shake your baby because it could hurt the fragile little brain child.
With a flick of a few seconds, can cause irreversible brain damage the baby. If the shaking ends with an impact, as when the baby hits a wall or mattress, it can cause more damage. Baby shake to the point of damaging the brain known as shaken baby syndrome (SBS) or shaken impact syndrome. Read the rest of this entry »
Pneumonia is an acute lung infection. Most cases of childhood pneumonia due to viral infections, such as the respiratory syncytial, adenovirus, etc. Also be caused by bacteria, although less often, are more serious.
If it is caused by a virus, is produced as a result of flu and high fever with rhinitis that causes difficulty breathing and increased breathing rate. If it is caused by a bacterium, causes a sudden fever, shortness of breath and chest pain. Read the rest of this entry »
The milk is a white liquid extremely important to our health, which in fact is considered by many nutritionists as one of the most complete foods.
Mainly due to the different nutritional values it contains and on which, precisely, we will talk in this article.
Contains proteins, lipids, carbohydrates, minerals and vitamins. And while it would be best to take it raw and benefit of all its nutrients, is not a recommended practice by the various pathogenic microbes have.
Learn about the different nutritional values of milk, and the various virtues he brings to our body. Read the rest of this entry »
The management of pain of hospitalized children has increased dramatically over the last twenty years. However, much remains to be done. The association Plaster, who has worked for many years for the humanization of pediatric care, is mobilized from caregivers.
Poorly trained in the management of pain and the announcement of serious illnesses, physicians do not always have the attitude that it should deal with young patients. Technological advances have helped make it less painful some care, but much remains to be done on improving the reception conditions for young patients.
Progress on technical
Austere space, misfits, without playroom. Of babies with bronchiolitis hospitalized with adolescents operated on for appendicitis. Attached infants during infusions. These practices, which seem of another time, date yet to barely twenty years. At the time, “all conditions were mixed, in defiance of the major risk of infection, duration of hospitalization were very long, sad the premises,” said Dr Catherine Devoldere, Chief of Pediatrics at the Hospital of Abbeville (Somme) and president of the association Plaster. Read the rest of this entry »
Some still believe that vaccination is a way for pharmaceutical companies to secure their financial future. If so, it did not prove that vaccines least limit the spread of certain diseases that can be deadly for our children.
The recent resurgence of measles epidemic is at a demonstration.
Between 2000 and 2008 because the number of deaths due to measles fell by 78% in our country. But in recent years, the disease back in force. So much so that the authorities speak of an epidemic: 604 cases in 2008, more than 5,000 in 2010 but already 3800 … the first two months of 2011! In total, five children have died from a disease that should have disappeared from Europe …
And beyond the fact to protect her child, vaccination also helps avoid the large scale propagation.
“Vaccinating your child is important to protect it from serious illnesses, said Anaig Bellido, pediatric nurse in a hospital and a member of the association. It is also an act of solidarity, which can improve the health of an entire population. ” Read the rest of this entry »
The tub. Why is that? In the womb your baby was constantly surrounded by amniotic fluid. The element of water so he’s familiar. In your stomach, it experienced this in a dim light and a pleasant warmth. But only once in the world, most infants make their first bath completely different experience. Unfortunately, it is still common in many hospitals, the baby immediately after birth to bathe. And while in the glare of the delivery room and a person who does not know the baby. Most of the midwife or the nanny. Considering this situation, so it is not surprising that the little baby gets scared and cries when bathing. What can you do but to make the baby comfortable the bathroom? Read the rest of this entry »
Pertussis (or whooping cough) is a disease caused by the bacterium Bordetella pertussis.
And ‘one of the most contagious infectious diseases that are known so that a child with whooping cough can infect up to 90% of non-immune children in contact with. It is transmitted by air from person to person through coughing or sneezing. Read the rest of this entry »