Posts Tagged ‘Child’
The food nourishes the life of the child in each of its different periods of development: infancy, preschool, school and teen. Parents and caregivers, making dietary choices can promote optimal growth, but personal experiences with food, up and guide the child in other aspects such as social, emotional and psychological life. Whatever the age , the child needs the same nutrients as the adult, just change the amounts and proportions. Like every human being, has power to enter, but always relative to their body size. Read the rest of this entry »
has itchy nose and runny secretions was very liquid and may be congested, but there is no fever ;
has itching, tearing and redness of the eyes;
sneezes and coughs a lot, perhaps;
may have symptoms of asthma .
Consult the doctor if you think your child is suffering from seasonal allergies. Diagnosis and early treatment can help prevent complications. Read the rest of this entry »
What is diphtheria?
Diphtheria is a contagious bacterial disease that attacks the nose, throat and skin. It is characterized by the formation of a thick membrane at the back of the throat that may cause breathing problems in your child. Diphtheria can also cause damage to the heart and nervous system, causing paralysis and even lead to death. Babies are particularly at risk of complications. Read the rest of this entry »
When you immunize your baby, you protect against 13 diseases preventable by vaccination. These diseases can be very serious and caused the death of some children.
Almost all of these diseases are spread very easily from person to person, mostly through coughing and sneezing. By vaccinating your baby at the right time, you make sure he has all the protection it needs to stay healthy. Read the rest of this entry »
When a child refuses to eat , it is always scary for parents. Much to say right now, pediatricians are unanimous on the fact that the best solution is to do as little as possible. But it is not always easy. Here are 6 tips that can help you.
1) Understand that context plays a lot
There are many perfectly legitimate reasons why one child may refuse a meal , even repeatedly:
His meals precedent is too rich.
He eats too much between meals.
It is stressed or tired at night for example.
It passes through a period where he grew less and less need to eat.
Raise all doubts before you say your child “difficult” or worse, he or she “has a problem with food . ” Read the rest of this entry »
As a parent, one of your most important tasks is to help your children develop healthy eating habits. Children need a balanced diet with foods from all four food groups: vegetables and fruit, grain products, milk and alternatives and meat and alternatives.
Children need 3 meals and 1 to 3 snacks per day (morning, afternoon and perhaps before bedtime). Of healthy snacks are just as important as the food served at meals.
The best foods are complete, fresh and unprocessed foods: fresh fruits and vegetables, whole grain cereals, dairy products and meat, and the best meals are prepared at home. Read the rest of this entry »
Medical supervision of the child is provided for by regulations and follows a specific schedule.
During the first year, 9 exams are required:
- The first is by the pediatrician maternity within 8 days after birth.
- The 2nd before the end of the first month.
- The third in the second month.
- The 4th during the 3rd month.
- 5th in the 4th month.
- The 6th during the fifth month.
- The 7th at During the sixth month.
- The 8th during the ninth month. Read the rest of this entry »
Mental health disorders are not just about adults. In fact, estimates indicate that up to 20% of children and young Canadians may suffer from a mental illness. Such disorders can affect the development and functioning at home, at school, with peers and with the general population. These disorders are the most disabling of all. The good news is that early diagnosis and treatment can give a child the tools to lead a normal life. Read the rest of this entry »
Doudou, nin-nin … it may have many names. But what is certain is that your child will not let go, this teddy bear or the cloth. Psychologists for its name is far less poetic: it is called “transitional object”. A U.S. study may explain why some children can not part with it, while others do not feel the need.
About half of children has one. The blanket appeared at eight months and 6 years before disappearing. Its role is to reassure the child when it will separate from his parents to go to the nursery or to the nurse for example. Read the rest of this entry »
With the help of his senses (sight, the ear , the touch , the smell and taste ) that the child discovers the world and carries out basic skills that will enable it to develop.
From birth, the child already has a range of basic sensory abilities that will develop throughout childhood.
In the meantime, the exponential growth of his brain , his nervous system and its perceptual system will allow it to become fluent and more confident sense of its finest. Read the rest of this entry »