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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 »
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 »
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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Breast milk is milk that best suits the needs of baby
If breast milk is milk that best suits the needs of babies is that it contains all that is essential to its needs for growth and development and that it protects against many infections. The milk -feeding is unique and inimitable, although there are some very good milk substitutes. Whenever possible, breast feeding should be promoted, at least the first four months. Read the rest of this entry »
The number of hours of sleep per day
A baby sleeps a lot during the first months of life.
Moments of sleep are higher than where he is awake and sleep is becoming shorter while it remains awake moments or are becoming longer.
Birth: from 18 to 20 hours
1 to 3 months: 18 to 19 hours
4 to 5 months: 16 to 17 hours: a period during which the sleep schedules get a little more stable.
6 to 8 months: 15 to 16 hours
9 to 12 months: 14 to 15 hours
Naps during the day
Birth to 6 months: 3 naps are often required: one in the late morning and two in the afternoon
9 months to 1 year: a nap in the late afternoon is, in most cases, need Read the rest of this entry »
For the healthy development of babies to be observed much. education and affection are the most important aspects. Should also promote the physical abilities and the baby the proper care be given, so it feels completely comfortable and well developed. Read the rest of this entry »
The adapted milk for babies is made from cow’s milk, which changes to make it similar to human milk. The result is milk that is very similar to the human from the nutritional point of view and therefore is suitable for infant growth and development . In his composition, adapted formulas must meet the standards of the European Society of Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition (ESPEGHAN).
Adapted formulas for babies
Milks are marketed as suitable home, preparations until five months , and then the formula for babies over five months. Your pediatrician will recommend that creates more appropriate. Typically, the presentation of the formula is powder with water to rebuild. Read the rest of this entry »
The constipation, small intestinal problem of order, can quickly be resolved with adequate food and interacting with your little
Constipation, what is it?
Accuracy of size: a baby who has only one bowel movement every day or every other day, is not constipated!
Symptoms of constipation
We can talk about constipation if the stool is rare (less than once every four days), hard, dry (beads) and issued with difficulty. Read the rest of this entry »
The milk is a white liquid extremely important to our health, which in fact is considered by many nutritionists as one of the most complete foods.
Mainly due to the different nutritional values it contains and on which, precisely, we will talk in this article.
Contains proteins, lipids, carbohydrates, minerals and vitamins. And while it would be best to take it raw and benefit of all its nutrients, is not a recommended practice by the various pathogenic microbes have.
Learn about the different nutritional values of milk, and the various virtues he brings to our body. Read the rest of this entry »