Posts Tagged ‘infants’
Good nutrition is vital for a child to grow healthy and strong. Eating well not only affects your physical growth , but also to their intellectual development.
Proper feeding of infants during the first years of life can positively impact their state of health as well as their ability to learn, communicate with others, think and rationalize, socialize, adapt to new environments and people and, above all, their school performance. A good diet can significantly influence its future. Read the rest of this entry »
You will find special solutions in pharmacy as Pedialyte, which are designed for these cases. But it is also possible to prepare a potion house just as effective. Breastfed infants, however, must continue to be while taking the rehydration solution.
Mix one liter of boiled and cooled water, six teaspoons of sugar, brown sugar or honey and a teaspoon of salt.
Mix a cup of unsweetened orange juice to two cups of boiled and cooled water
8 ml of salt.
As for a soft drink de-carbonated, forget it! Away to help you, this drink is too sweet and increased diarrhea …
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Every baby is different, also the best way to much power it is to feed the demand. Thus we do not wake a baby to feed. However, it is preferable to respect a minimum interval of 2:30 for the digestion bottle. In terms of quantity, it usually will drink what he needs. Sometimes he will end his bottle, sometimes not, in any case do not force it. The best way to know if a baby has eaten is simply to look after the feeding, a baby who falls asleep peacefully and sleeps at least 2 hours 30 is a happy baby. the first few weeks it is normal ever hungry at night, his body not containing energy reserves needed to continue fasting 6 or 8 hours. During the first three months, a well-nourished child will take an average of 150 to 200 grams per week. Read the rest of this entry »
Massage in newborns is an excellent therapy, especially those who are premature or drag a health problem. The pediatric literature reveals, in recent years that newborns experience shows that massage relaxes and strengthens the bond between children and their parents. But not only the emotional processes, massage helps babies in order to keep the digestive processes also very sensitive to even very immature bodies and stimulate their growth. Read the rest of this entry »
The fundamental measure to ensure good oral health is prevention and it is often necessary to go dental controls, although there is no problem, just to anticipate and prevent future development of all.
It is very important for oral health care start from infants (cleaning with a gauze soaked in warm water gums after each feeding), continue with the appearance of the first teeth (washing with a soft brush dipped in water) and continue throughout life with a good brushing and oral hygiene. 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 »
The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) issued new guidelines aimed at reducing sudden death during sleep in infants.
The old guidelines did not recommend the use of certain types of break pads, but now the academy has banned the use of such devices support. The guidelines state that there is no evidence that the pads can prevent injuries and that “there is a potential risk of suffocation, strangulation or entrapment” when used during rest of infants. Read the rest of this entry »
After bottle, babies are often a roast and a little milk comes out their mouth is regurgitation, something quite normal.
The gastroesophageal reflux or GERD
Regurgitation in infants are caused by gastroesophageal reflux, that is to say, a return of stomach contents into the mouth after feedings. Sometimes they are abundant, frequent and more or less well tolerated.
The gastroesophageal reflux is due to immaturity of the sphincter between the esophagus and the stomach (the cardia), which normally forms a check valve. Baby, anatomonie is indeed not quite “finished”. When he is not working properly, this valve closes evil, lets a little acid gastric contents and provides regurgitation.
They are common, especially among the little boy, and mostly benign.
They disappear spontaneously with the diversification of food and walking around the age of one year. Read the rest of this entry »
The shaken baby syndrome follows a violent gesture
This is a problem of abuse: it is typically a parent, father, mother, stepfather, the nanny in charge to keep the baby fed up with her tears, losing patience, shakes violently or slap the point of causing a serious brain injury with severe brain injury resulting in death or damage to the baby mostly irreversible and installation of serious neurological sequelae in the future. Read the rest of this entry »
Hemangioma is very common in infants. It is commonly called “strawberry”. Although hemangioma is usually not an injury risk, or dangerous, he often worries parents, especially because of its unsightly appearance.
A hemangioma is still in very young children (before age one year), but not in adults.
What is a hemangioma?
The hemangioma has the appearance of a red spot. Normally, this is a benign vascular anomaly and the most banal of birthmarks. A hemangioma affecting more than 10% of infants in the first days of life.
In fact, the hemangioma was not quite the form of a spot, since it has a slight relief. Read the rest of this entry »