Archive for July, 2011
Baby 3 months
Through the coordination of movement, it enters its phase of exploration. It is no longer a baby but a baby.
He firmly holds the rattle that is put in his hand. His eyes are closely monitoring the object presented to him. He likes to put things in his mouth, to relax in and look around him. On his stomach, he lifts his head and shoulders. He grabbed his sheet for the title to him. He plays with his hands, watching her fingers, sucks. Read the rest of this entry »
Childhood diseases usually appear between the ages of 2 to 10 years. For eruptive, the best known are measles and chickenpox. For non-eruptive ago mumps and whooping cough. If there are complications, they can be fatal. The parents must be very vigilant. To avoid this, we can use the vaccines (if available) to prevent or to mitigate their effects. There is no vaccine against chickenpox, for example, you can just help the child by reducing the effects of the disease. Read the rest of this entry »
The number of hours of sleep per day
A baby sleeps a lot during the first months of life.
Moments of sleep are higher than where he is awake and sleep is becoming shorter while it remains awake moments or are becoming longer.
Birth: from 18 to 20 hours
1 to 3 months: 18 to 19 hours
4 to 5 months: 16 to 17 hours: a period during which the sleep schedules get a little more stable.
6 to 8 months: 15 to 16 hours
9 to 12 months: 14 to 15 hours
Naps during the day
Birth to 6 months: 3 naps are often required: one in the late morning and two in the afternoon
9 months to 1 year: a nap in the late afternoon is, in most cases, need Read the rest of this entry »
How can you ensure that children are eating the right foods?
Portions for children
A balanced breakfast can help prevent childhood obesity
As a parent or caregiver of the child, you should know that children do not always agree about what they should eat.
As a parent or caregiver of the child, know that it is essential for children to eat healthy foods, but parents and children do not always agree about what they should eat. Read the rest of this entry »
The cause of tooth decay and gum disease are also in children, bacterial plaque (plaque). Sugar and other carbohydrates in food to support the growth of acid-forming microorganisms in plaque. This acid destroys the enamel caries. Milk teeth need special care because they get easily decay.
A good children’s toothbrush:
a brief brush head (under 2cm) in order to reach all parts of the mouth may well
many individual tufts
rounded, soft plastic bristles
a thick, hand-grip
For children, there are both conventional and electric toothbrushes manual toothbrushes. Bright colors and fun designs to increase the pleasure of brushing your teeth. Whether with Donald Duck and glitter stars, when a child like his toothbrush, it will use it gladly. Read the rest of this entry »
The child with a serious medical illness at risk of developing psychological problems related to their illness. Unlike children with seasonal diseases such as influenza, the child with a chronic illness has to face the reality that the disease will not be taken away and you can even get worse. The child and adolescent psychiatrists indicate that most of these children initially refuse to believe they are sick and then feel guilt and anger. Read the rest of this entry »
The very first milk tooth to be tended. Start with a small, soft toothbrush. It is important that parents brush. Please evening a pea-sized amount of toothpaste with fluoride to give children on the brush. To drink after brushing your teeth or anything sweet to eat more to give.
Look again and again while brushing your child’s teeth exactly. Slide the upper lip upward. Are the teeth clean and plaque is visible? Make sure that you clean all the while brushing teeth and tooth surfaces. Place the toothbrush with the bristles at a slight angle to the gums and then shake on the spot. Read the rest of this entry »
He has survived nine months of pregnancy. It has overcome the nerves of birth and the birth of her first baby, and is now ready to go home and start their new life with a newborn. But once home, he is filled with uncertainty and dominated by nerves, he realizes he has no idea what to do!
Review the following recommendations can help new parents to feel confident about the type of care required by a newborn in the blink of an eye. Read the rest of this entry »
It is possible that during the first two years your baby does not grow with the same speed as a baby born at term, and they do not all grow equally premature infants (the younger the child at birth, grow more slowly).
It is recommended that to assess the development of these children during the first two or three years use the corrected age.
The size is calculated using the corrected age up to two years when the child’s development will be equal to the other children. The baby should be measured regularly (at least every 3 months) up to 2 years. Babies should be measured lying down the first two years later and can be measured in feet. Read the rest of this entry »
A child well-rested child is happier and well rested some parents say no! Sleep is an issue that seriously concerned parents, and many specialists who have addressed the issue being its most disparate opinions.
On the one hand, there are methods that consider the children have to learn to sleep alone. The standard of this stream is the book ‘Child Sleep’ by Eduard Estivill. Recommends establishing a routine for bedtime, and then the child should remain only in your room, even cry. In this case, to enter the console, the book provides a table of waiting times. Read the rest of this entry »