Posts Tagged ‘Diarrhea’
The only criteria to suggest the inadequacy of milk supply are proving to be the weight curve and the number of wet diapers a day. Indeed, some babies seem content to undernourishment and show no disorder or sleep or bowel. Others, cons, sufficient food, screaming with energy after feeding and calling the “rab” …! Insufficient milk supply is experiencing multiple causes, the most important are putting in late, incomplete evacuation of the breasts, worry and fatigue of the mother often depressed, genetic factors etc. Read the rest of this entry »
Breast milk is the best food for the growth of children.It contains everything that the chili-bini in the amount they need most appropriate:proteins, sugars, fats,vitamins and minerals.Breast milk protects many infectious diseases there, as it transmits many of the defenses that the Mom has.Infants should be fed to breast very early, before the first hours after birth.The First time mothers can have difficulty: it can happen for example that the pic-coli from sticking to the breast with difficulty, that sucking is painful, or that the milk is or appears to lack. Read the rest of this entry »
Dehydration is the excessive loss of body fluids leads to the body can not function optimally. The child’s body is composed of more than 60% water. The loss of up to 5% of body fluid is considered mild dehydration, the up to 10% moderate and up to 15% severe. In extreme cases dehydration can lead to death of the infant or child.
Babies and young children are more vulnerable to dehydration. With the loss of body water is lost not only water but also removes electrolytes (calcium, potassium, sodium, etc..) And it is imperative that a balance between quantity and water and electrolytes to the body to function well . Read the rest of this entry »
Red buttocks, also known as diaper rash, is a very common problem in babies. Layers, a change insufficient, are often the cause of this skin disease.
Diaper rash is not inevitable … but not not always inevitable. Many babies suffer at a time.
Children between 9 and 12 months are generally the most affected.
The skin is red, irritated … sometimes red spots or patches appear on the skin over the area of the layer. The infant is highly embarrassed, crying.
Baby’s skin is fragile and can be attacked by the friction of the layer, sweating … But it was the contact of skin with feces and urine contained in the layer that causes the irritation. This problem may occur more often in cases of diarrhea. Read the rest of this entry »
This intestinal infection can lead to loss of water … Most times with serious consequences. It is therefore important to evaluate the possible dehydration in infants that can be analyzed based on the initial weight of the baby:
> Below 5% weight loss, the child is thirsty, but no other symptoms of dehydration.
> One down 5 to 10% of body weight manifests itself in a dry mouth, thirst, lack of tears when the baby cries, eyes identified.
> In addition to a 10% decrease in body weight, there is a persistent skin fold (by pinching the skin can be seen that the fold remains a second or two), dry mouth, fatigue, a disorder consciousness, loss of consciousness …
This trend is likely to be very fast in a baby (in hours). If the child has signs of severe dehydration … the doctor will prefer that the child is quickly supported in an emergency.
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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 digestive tract has a very rich local immune system in the mucosa, complete with a draining lymph node is very important. This system protects the body from viral antigens, bacterial and parasitic diseases by an effective immune response that seeks to eliminate them. The immune system must also recognize the dietary protein to accept their passage through the mucosa. A food actually contains many proteins. Many of them turn out to be allergens. A food can contain forty different allergens. Read the rest of this entry »
Breast milk is the best food that a mother can give your child newborn . Not only for its composition, but also the bond that develops between mother and baby during the act of breastfeeding. Because it contains everything a child needs during the first months of life, breast milk protects the baby against many illnesses such as colds , pneumonia , diarrhea , ear infections , urinary tract infections and even prevent future as other diseases asthma , allergies , obesity , etc..
However, breast milk is not only good for the child, but also for the mother. Women who breastfeed lose weight gained during pregnancy more quickly, and hardly suffer from anemia , hypertension and postpartum depression . Read the rest of this entry »
Such as fever and cough, vomiting is not a disease in itself, but it is a symptom of a malaise or illness for which you must try and understand the causes. The important aspects to consider are: the child’s age, duration, amount and type of vomiting, the presence of high fever, diarrhea and pain, the fact that this is the first episode or the child has already also vomited a few days earlier.
The important aspects to consider are: the child’s age, duration, amount and type of vomiting, the presence of high fever, diarrhea and pain, the fact that this is the first episode or the child has already also vomited a few days earlier. If vomiting follows, even after several hours, a head injury caused by a violent blow to the head, or is common and affects an infant, it requires careful evaluation by the pediatrician. In children, grown-ups sometimes vomiting may be related to situations of anxiety and tension in families or in school, which will be verified. Read the rest of this entry »
When a child has diarrhea, the main risk is dehydration runs. Here’s how you should act, whether your child is a baby as if it is old enough.
Diarrhea is very common in infants and children, is caused by infections acquired from the environment. It is advisable that normal power is interrupted and replaced by plenty of fluids. Read the rest of this entry »