Archive for November, 2010
Sleep apnea or apnea-hypopnea sleep is a sleep disorder that affects about 0.7 to 10.3% of children. It is characterized by the flow to stop breathing (apnea) or reduction in this flow (hypopnea). It can be caused by airway obstruction due to obesity but also by a neurological syndrome with anomaly syndrome breath control.
But how to identify sleep apnea in children? You should seek medical advice if your child has more of the following symptoms: snoring, daytime fatigue and pause in breathing when he sleeps and finally, respiratory problems. During diagnosis, the doctor will take note of the child’s medical history, he will do a physical examination, radiographs and a nocturnal polygraphy. Read the rest of this entry »
You have just given birth to a boy or a girl, even twins, congratulations! It is now time to devote yourself more to raise. Girl, boy … you should know that being a parent implies fundamental role in the construction of sexual identity of your child. The entourage also took part.
The discovery of the intimate parts of the child is not enough for it to feel progressively girl or boy. The manner of which it is treated and considered as such is a lot more important and this one helps it better to identify itself. The frequent case that breaks a bit the child’s education is the result of ultrasound which predicted that the baby would be a boy or a girl when in fact the opposite is born. Read the rest of this entry »
You are pregnant, you visit your doctor for a routine exam and now he will prescribe an amniocentesis. Panicked face this complicated word, can you imagine the worst. Madam not panic!
Amniocentesis is a sample of amniotic fluid. The levy, after examination, allows for the counting of chromosomes (karyotype) to determine whether there:
- A risk of chromosomal abnormality that can cause genetic diseases related to sex of child
- A risk of trisomy 21
- A risk of hereditary diseases
- Risk of malformations of the central nervous system.
Oral thrush is a condition caused by a fungus called Candida albicans. Maybe women are more aware of this fungus. It mainly affects infants and is characterized by the appearance of white spots that look like curdled milk, mouth, tongue, cheeks, palate or gums.
The child with this condition have difficulty feeding or eating. Normally, all babies are cheerful but the small reaches of oral thrush is cranky and sad. If your baby has these symptoms, go immediately to a doctor before it gets worse! Then, after diagnosis, the doctor will give advice and if thrush persists, the baby will undergo treatment for 1 to 2 weeks of fungicides. Read the rest of this entry »
In the past, when mom gives birth to baby her dad’s role was limited. Today, things have changed, Mom and Dad welcome baby, mom and dad care for them both. If one nursing, the other changes the diaper.
Gone are the days of dads remote and detached, a symbol of authority and security. The 2000s were marked by the growing number of dads taking and daring to take parental leave to care for their child allowing the mother to keep her business knowing baby in good hands. Read the rest of this entry »
Regurgitation is commonplace in babies. So, nothing so disturbing if your baby spits up. This is a cause of a rise in milk that can not digest or dysfunction of the sphincter or valve anti-reflux works only his twelfth month.
In general, babies who are bottle-fed are at greater risk of regurgitation than those breastfed because they take only the amount proportionate to its needs.
So how do you avoid it? Since the stomach and the sphincter of the baby are still fragile and are not completely closed, do not overload them so that the liquid does not overflow, and eventually pass out. Read the rest of this entry »
In education to understand the teaching of fully comprehensive education, i.e., children in motor skills, language development, as well as the emotional and social support areas. The children are spacious design, assistance and the conduct of the educator to stimulate activities and motivated. The motivation consists of active listening, success, praise or punishment. Social behavior and conflict resolution play a central role in education.
Special Education – If the normal education is failing
When curative action is necessary?
Alternative Educational action is necessary if the natural education threatens to fail or has failed. The special education applies when the child’s abilities are not designed to be age appropriate, while we speak of the motor, social, emotional and cognitive areas. It may be that a child using the existing capabilities needs to use independently. A non-age-appropriate development of social integration can make special education action necessary.
A limited child’s development can have various causes such as physical deficiencies, such as voice or physical disability. It may also be present an intellectual disability. The family environment can seek the causes in the absence of emotional closeness to small stimuli and learning motivation.
Special Education Methods:
In special education are used depending on the disability or unusual variety of methods. Each has its eclectic, meaning that they have taken ideas from the education and therapy and developed a new approach to the curative methods are divided into three categories. Play therapy, exercise therapy (Development) and rhythm.
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Putting a baby in front of a television screen is a very bad habit adopted by some parents to calm and distract him. The American Academy of Child Psychiatry has formally recommended to bring a child watching TV before age three.
According to the English Sigman, children under three years have set before the TV show deficits in attention, concentration, sleep disorders and nutrition. A recent American study shows that children aged three to five years who watch cartoons are more relational disturbances between five and seven years, including an aggressive attitude. Read the rest of this entry »
According to a new study by the Institute of mothers, 42% of mothers find it difficult to raise a child, especially in the age group 3-4 years. The girls are often wiser than the little guys, moms believe that their education is easier to manage. A situation that is reversed later, their adolescent crisis being experienced most acutely by parents than boys, as explained by Helen Lepetit, who led the study. Read the rest of this entry »
Pregnancy is a very delicate period during which the woman is imperative to pay attention to her movements so as not to risk a miscarriage. However, it is also important to practice a sport to allow the body to stay toned and thus be better prepared for childbirth.
The aerobics is recommended because it allows among others to make free movement and protect their pelvic floor. This kind of sport helps to work the glutes, thighs and occasionally the abdomen. But it is the back who is most relieved by water aerobics. Read the rest of this entry »