Archive for the ‘Birth’ Category
The nursery is the branch of pediatrics dedicated to the care of the newborn baby from birth to 28 days. Its comes from the Latin root meaning “born” meaning “birth” and “logos” meaning study, ie that the nursery will be the study of the newborn.
At first it was the doctor in charge of the early days of the baby, until it began to be regarded as a different specialty due to the particular characteristics of the newborn.
The neonatologist (newborn specialist) is tasked with the care of the baby until 28 days, then continue with the care pediatrician. Read the rest of this entry »
A birthmark may appear on the skin of our little ones and create a real concern for young parents.
Sometimes present at birth, these spots may be revealed in coming days.
Most often benign and harmless, the birthmark is trivial because very often. There are a wide variety: There is not one, but birthmarks.
Within this wide variety of forms, two major types can be distinguished: vascular stains resulting from a proliferation of small vessels of the skin and age spots caused by a proliferation of pigment cells.
Changes in appearance and different, these two distinct types of birthmarks are calling for support and monitoring different. Read the rest of this entry »
After 9 months of waiting, the day of delivery arrives. Time both highly anticipated and feared. Regulate the contractions, they become close and painful. It’s time to go to the maternity taking care to take the bag before mom and baby.
If the delivery is a test for the mother, it is all as one for the baby. In the narrow space of the uterus, the baby goes to air. Within minutes, it changes the environment from the liquid medium in the middle air and must adapt quickly. Read the rest of this entry »