Archive for December, 2009
Although nothing can replace the breast milk, it is sometimes necessary to bottle-feed your baby. In most cases, the age of the child that requires you to bring the bottle to diversify its supply. You must know that each infant’s age does the bottle. What we need to know then?
For a newborn who is not breast fed, it is recommended to choose the bottles that are easy to sterilize. The reason is that the first weeks require a systematic sterilization. Thus, it is better to use glass bottles because they are more resistant. These plastics are less recommended because they may fade, deteriorate or deform over time. Read the rest of this entry »
Arriving at a certain age, the child must be aware of cleanliness. Even if it is learned gradually, the baby itself may feel disgust when he feels unclean. Thus, learning the toilet is a big step in the evolution of the child.
For all infants, cleanliness daytime acquired before the clean night. Sometimes, the child takes some time to digest the order of his desire to go to the toilet. It is still difficult for him to control his urination (urinating action) and defecation. It is essential to learn to control them. Read the rest of this entry »
Israeli researchers have shown that, during delivery of their partners, fathers, like mothers secrete more oxytocin, sometimes called the “cuddle hormone” …
During pregnancy, women are subjected to many hormonal changes. Particularly during childbirth, the rate of oxytocin skyrocketed. This hormone is also called “cuddle hormone” because it would allow the mother to get ready to welcome her baby, strengthening the maternal bond. Read the rest of this entry »
Obesity among children has reached alarming proportions. Physical inactivity, diet rich in fats and genetics, contributing to an obese child. Obesity is dangerous especially for children because it leads to many adverse health effects.
According to the World Health Organization (WHO), obesity is “a major contributor to the global burden of chronic disease and disability”. In developed countries, it has reached epidemic proportions and has been reported as a serious concern to public health.
Social discrimination is all the more worse. Girls and young women who suffer the most. Children with obesity suffer from certain diseases. Read the rest of this entry »