Posts Tagged ‘pediatrician’
Oral health must be a joint effort between parents and children under the control of his pediatrician and dentist, with special emphasis on the prevention of dental problems, with parents who should be responsible for oral hygiene until 6 or 7 years age.
should take into account the problems associated with pacifier use to thumb sucking, excessive and prolonged breastfeeding, the use of mouthguards during sports activities and the benefits of adequate fluoride supplement. Read the rest of this entry »
Just come into the world, infants are sometimes abused. Angered by their tears, some adults shake the child to be quiet. This gesture of nervousness is far from insignificant, it can cause irreversible neurological damage and death of the baby in 10% of cases.
Figures that stir … 230 infants were recruited in four years at the Necker Hospital in Paris likely victims of “shaken baby syndrome”. Presented at a roundtable on the subject, these data have been advanced by Prof. Dominique Renier (Department of Neurosurgery – University Hospital Necker-Sick Children – Paris), who recognizes in his department to receive more and more babies who died of too violent a shock. Read the rest of this entry »
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 »
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 »
The nursery is the branch of pediatrics dedicated to the care of the newborn baby from birth to 28 days. Its comes from the Latin root meaning “born” meaning “birth” and “logos” meaning study, ie that the nursery will be the study of the newborn.
At first it was the doctor in charge of the early days of the baby, until it began to be regarded as a different specialty due to the particular characteristics of the newborn.
The neonatologist (newborn specialist) is tasked with the care of the baby until 28 days, then continue with the care pediatrician. Read the rest of this entry »
2 or 3 weeks, a baby can fly with at least one of its parents.
But traveling with a baby raises many questions. What should I bring? Lunch is either provided or do I win? My child he pays his place as an adult?
Before you leave
> Depending on the destination of your trip, it is important to make the recommended vaccinations. You can ask your doctor or pediatrician. It will also give you advice about food.
> When you book your ticket, please specify that you will be traveling with a baby (indicating age). Also indicate whether you take a stroller (depending on its size, it will be located in the hold or cabin), or a car seat. According to the companies, services on board may be different. Feel free to learn and compare.
Warning: If your child has a cold, it may be advisable to make him fly, or at least, we need to check your eardrums with a GP, an ENT specialist or pediatrician to detect a possible ear infection. Read the rest of this entry »
It is a common operation in children can be done from the age of 18 months, but more generally about four / five years. It is rarely in adults.
What you should know
The adenoids are “lymphoid tissue” (as the tonsils) serving as the first barrier for microbes that fall through the nose … in the human body. They are located between the nose and mouth, deep in the nasopharynx.
The operation of the vegetation is most often the children who are so-called “diseases of adaptation” rather than secrete antibodies to protect the child from viruses ambient vegetations grow in contact with the virus ! Extremely sought, they are constantly inflamed (enlarged) and noses of the children involved. Read the rest of this entry »
Maturation of sight
At birth, the baby is able to see at a distance of from 20 to 30 centimeters. It may establish and follow the eyes, including his mother’s face. He sees in black and white but clearly see the contrasts. He is attracted by the soft light, turning his head towards it.
However, its visual system is not yet fully mature, it is gradually implementing the first six years. In the third month, visual acuity of an infant is estimated at 1 / 10. At 6 months, it is estimated at 2 / 10, to $ 4 / 10 to 1 year and 6 / 10 to 2 years.
We have to wait 4-5 years for the visual abilities of the child reach those of an adult. Read the rest of this entry »
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 child and adolescent psychiatrists recognize that the ideal environment for raising children is at home with his parents and family. Daily direct care of parents is particularly important in the first months of life. Since the ideal situation is not always possible, we must carefully evaluate the role that childcare for children in the early years of the life of a child. Some experts recommend that parents ask for at least six months or more off work to stay home with the newborn. All experts agree that whether to use a day care center, the quantity and quality of time children spend there that are meaningful to the child’s development. Read the rest of this entry »