Posts Tagged ‘doctor’
The flu epidemic is here and like every year, it first attacks the weakest … If there is no silver bullet to escape, drugs used to overcome the most troublesome symptoms, especially fever. What to do with your child.
Chills, aches, throat catch, difficulty breathing … and a high fever, your child, like thousands of others could not escape the flu. How to relieve him? Read the rest of this entry »
Circumcision is a simple outpatient surgery is usually performed under local anesthesia and requires hospitalization. Involves cutting the foreskin (skin surrounding the glans) of the baby’s penis. This procedure usually entails no complications whenever it is carried by a specialized medical and followed to the letter needed care after the surgery. Read the rest of this entry »
Burns are one of the accidents that occur more frequently, precisely, the leading cause of death among children aged 5 and 9 years are domestic accidents among which include burns.
Burns are injuries caused by a physical agent (electricity, hot liquids, steam, fire, chemicals) through the heat that destroys part or all of the skin. The damage is produced from the temperature reaches 44 º C and progresses with increasing. Read the rest of this entry »
Is it necessary to retract the sex of her baby boy? If capping was highly recommended by pediatricians and pediatric nurses, a few years ago, this practice is now recommended instead. Indeed, studies on the subject have shown that retract her baby is not used much, except to cause physical trauma and psychological well maybe unnecessary.
It all depends on the age
At birth, the foreskin is attached to the glans. The foreskin is the skin covering the penis. Over time, foreskin and glans are separated. Until the age of three or four years, it is normal, physiological, the glans is not discovered. That will come with the first erections.
And considering the views of “officer”, it is more beneficial than the foreskin still cover the glans. This is the period during which the babies in diapers, and the foreskin protects the urine and feces.
If, for a long time, it was recommended to mothers to their babies to retract each bath, even forcing things, the message has changed considerably. The recommendations of another age were based on the idea that infections could be accommodated between foreskin and glans, and the capping promoted hygiene. It was thought that the crack-off to clean secretions under the foreskin. Some doctors even advised cleaning with a stick with a cotton! Read the rest of this entry »
Monitoring of height, weight and head circumference provides a good indication of the health of the baby and its vitality in the first year. Often, the growth of a child with health problems or power, is slowed down.
At each visit, the doctor measures and weighs the baby. The results are then plotted on the curves indicated in the health record. These curves are used to verify if the child is in the middle, often evidenced by a colored area. However, no inquietude if the child is not located exactly in the middle type, each baby’s growth rate. The most important is the regularity of the curve, that is to say its progression. For example, a weight that is stagnating, reducing weight, or a sharp slowdown in the curve of size, is not normal. Read the rest of this entry »
Fever is defined by temperatures above 38 ° C. For a baby, it is often related to infection and should be treated appropriately and often rapid, especially if the infant is very young.
The most reliable and should be used to take the temperature of a child is the rectal thermometer. Besides the fever itself, other symptoms may be present (diarrhea, vomiting, spots on the skin …). These events will allow the doctor to guide diagnosis. Read the rest of this entry »
Jaundice, a common condition in newborns, refers to the yellowing of the and sclera (white of the eye) caused by excess bilirubin in the blood. Bilirubin is the product of the normal breakdown of red blood cells.
Normally bilirubin is processed in the liver and excreted as bile through the intestines. Jaundice occurs when bilirubin accumulates in the blood because the liver of the newborn is unable to decompose and remove it quickly enough. This may be due to different reasons, including: Read the rest of this entry »
Trust your own intuition and your doctor as these are better advisors in baby care that your family and friends.
Make caring for your baby easy and enjoyable routine. Simplify the most of their daily activities, both those concerning the baby and home care. Read the rest of this entry »
Nobody would seriously consider the fact of hearing a child coughing. In fact, the experts explained that the cough is generally a manifestation of the airways, which usually lasts a short time, perhaps a maximum of ten days and is removed as it arrived. However, if after this time the cough persists and has not yet consulted a specialist, it is time
The cough is simply a body’s response to something that is not working. For this reason, rather than be worried about cure, it needs to be examined by a specialist so that you can be reached and attack the causes. Here the answer to frequently asked questions on cough:
1) What is cough?
The respiratory system using cough as a defense mechanism and as a way to remove secretions that accumulate there. As through coughing sputum is expelled from the body, as this is the most effective method of keeping the area clean. However, pediatricians reported that the cough is one of the most frequent reasons for consultation, as their presence is very annoying both for those who experience it and for those who hear its constant demonstration. Read the rest of this entry »