Archive for September, 2011
Constipation in a baby is a concern for parents. We talk about real constipation in infants when the stools are rare (less than three times a week) but also when they are hard.
The causes of constipation
Most constipation in children are “functional”, it means they are not related to illness, disease states. The problem of transit is generally related to dietary factors, nutritional … and sometimes related to its environment. If, for example, the baby is being weaned (from breastfeeding the breast to bottle), a temporary constipation may occur due to the change in diet. The transit should gradually return to normal disrupted. Read the rest of this entry »
The colic are often the bane of young mothers. Baby has only a few weeks he is already crying and squirming after meals, on an almost daily.
In this situation, how to make sure that it is indeed a simple colic? And what advice to give to mothers overwhelmed by the aching cry of their baby?
Health AZ gave an update on this very common condition that affects the very young, and indirectly their mother … Read the rest of this entry »
Prepare the baby’s room is exciting for parents, this piece embodies the presence of the baby before birth. But beyond aesthetics, it is important to take into account several parameters. The baby’s room is contributing to its development limit the risks and attacks that may affect their well-being, and finally be functional. Close to the parents’ room, away from the noisy parts of the house, sunny (facing southeast to southwest), as is its location. Read the rest of this entry »
A premature baby is a baby born before the date of the term of pregnancy, that is to say, before 37 weeks of pregnancy. In France, an estimated 7% of births are premature.
We talk about when the baby is born preterm between 22 and 37 weeks of pregnancy. More prematurity, the more the baby is small, with bodies that are not mature, so the baby is fragile. More birth occurs early, the more likely consequences are large, with as an increased risk of perinatal mortality. Read the rest of this entry »
Do not be pressed
It is not advisable to start too early education of cleanliness. 18 months before it is too early to put the child on the potty or even harmful. The child might act through automation (pee when he is on the pot) so that this learning must be based on reason, that is to say go on the potty when he wants to do pee. Read the rest of this entry »
The first steps of a child, as hesitant as they are, are a big step towards independence. The child will work on average around 12 months and some will succeed to 9-10 months, others not until 15 or even to 20 months. In addition, it will take some months to acquire a truly functional work.
A long process
The acquisition of walking is the result of a slow process started from birth. The child needs to develop its skeleton, muscle gain sufficient knowledge to coordinate its muscles, develop a sense of balance … This motor development and neurological converges to a single purpose, programmed in every human being, standing. Read the rest of this entry »
This is usually around 6-8 months as the first tooth comes out, soon followed by the second. These teeth, called “baby teeth”. They have a very specific aspect: very white, small, tight and fragile because their root is not completely calcified.
Thrust often painful
The appearance of the teeth almost always causes a great nervousness and crying quite understandable. To drill the tooth is out of the bag of flesh that surrounds it and then force the lining of the gums. Moreover, before drilling the tooth causes a small swelling at the gum. The thrust is often accompanied by small benign disorder, the child drools, his cheeks are on fire, it has a mild fever (38 ° to 38.5 °) and sometimes a little cold or mild diarrhea that promotes diaper rash.
However, be careful not to put all the crying baby on account of the thrust. Read the rest of this entry »
The family day care
This is a combination of several minders who keep children at home and meet regularly in a facility for group activities, interviews with psychologists, pediatrician visits … All assistants are the responsibility of a director of nursery.
To register, the steps are identical to those of the crib collective registration with social services of the town hall as soon as possible.
The choice of the assistant is impossible: it is the social services that will tell you the details of the person who will care for your baby.
Rates obey the same system as those of family day nurseries. Read the rest of this entry »
Allergy to cow’s milk, specifically allergic to cow’s milk protein (CMA) mainly concerns the babies until about three years. In most cases, the allergy subsides or disappears between 5 and 8 years later. We must be alert to signs such as diarrhea, abdominal pain … that may signal an allergy.
Child victims of a milk allergy
Infants are most affected by allergies to cow’s milk protein (CMA). Usually this type of allergy resolves with age if treated early. Between the ages of one and three years, most food allergens are egg, peanuts and cow’s milk.
Beyond 5 years, 80% allergies to cow’s milk proteins are absorbed, and 90% after 8 years. On average, about 10% of children with CMPA keep the adult. Factor family (brother, sister, parent allergic) promotes the development of CMPA. Read the rest of this entry »
The benefits of breastfeeding
Breastfeeding is the best way to meet the needs of the infant. Breast milk contains minerals, all of which are adapted to the digestive system of the newborn and evenly balanced. He brings more antibodies that strengthen the immune system. Generally, a nursing child is stronger than formula-fed infant in the first months of life. The World Health Organization (WHO) recommends breastfeeding for six months.
Breastfeeding is a special moment between mother and infant. It helps build an emotional bond and unique sensory. Finally, it facilitates the depletion of the mother. Read the rest of this entry »