Archive for December, 2010
Your child often rubs his little eyes and he complained of irritation. This kind of situation must worry, for sure. There must be some explanation. In fact, the children’s eyes are still very fragile. They can be very susceptible to various infections due to impurities daily.
If you see a red ball on the edge of the eyelid, a stye that can be caused by infection of the root of an eyelash. Normally it disappears after 10 days. You can apply an antibiotic ointment, or put hot and humid for it to mature. But it can also be a grain of sand or dust that came into his eyes, especially when your child comes up against a strong wind. In this case, rinse his eyes with saline. Read the rest of this entry »
According to a study conducted by researchers at the University of Gothenburg, Sweden, and published in the journal Human Reproduction, children from in vitro fertilization are more at risk of premature birth or low birth weight. Between 2002 and 2006, they made follow-up on 13,544 births from IVF and 587,009 births to spontaneous pregnancies in Sweden.
The result: children from IVF are at 67% increased risk of preterm birth (before 28 weeks) and 15% more likely to be born before 37 weeks. Regarding the small weight, the risk rises to 13% for less than 2.5 kg and 25% for less than 1.5 Kg. Read the rest of this entry »
The more the baby grows, it needs to produce its own antibodies. And it is during this period show delivery innocuous childhood disease which is necessary to uncover the secrets. You feel your child is hot. Well, it’s the fever!
However, contrary to what one might think, fever is a disease in itself but simply a reaction of the body of a baby face the real disease that will ensue. Most of the time you think the baby’s runny nose rivers because he caught a little cold but make no mistake, this problem is often caused. Viral causes what is commonly called nasopharyngitis. Read the rest of this entry »
In most cases, amniocentesis is prescribed for pregnant women whose fetus has an increased risk of chromosomal abnormality or whose child is carrying a hereditary disease. She is known as a medical procedure that is used for prenatal diagnosis.
Amniocentesis is to detect abnormal karyotype such as trisomy 21 or Down syndrome. For this it is necessary to culture cells and also to measure the concentration of alpha-fetoprotein (a marker of neurological abnormality such as spina bifida). The mother will undergo a levy so that only last a few minutes. Read the rest of this entry »
Administer medication to a baby is not easy especially when the child is already big enough. In this case, it moves more. Suppositories, tablets or liquid serums, you have to make him swallow a methodical manner and without panic. The first thing to do is ensure that your little darling will feel safe and confident with you.
If the medication prescribed by your doctor is a liquid such as syrup, the best method of administration is using a plastic pipette or a syringe. Thus, it will be easier. In addition, you can be sure he took the prescribed dose without any overflow. Read the rest of this entry »
A Canadian study found that the voice of mothers has a positive effect on learning the language of their newborn. It acts on the brain areas and this stimulates the linguistic faculty of the baby. For cons, the voice of a stranger plays a special role in the activation of the brain responsible for speech recognition.
To support their research, scientists at the University of Montreal and Research Center of CHU Sainte-Justine have carried out electrical recordings 24 hours after the birth of 16 babies. Read the rest of this entry »
From birth, baby is drowned in a world of toys. Family and friends, everyone offers of what to entertain baby. But do choose –they well these toys? Are they suitable for small piece of cabbage?
A toy adapted better than a collection of soft toys etc. From birth to 6 months, your baby spends most of his time to sleep. However, at this age he begins to discover and explore the world around them through, sound, touch, sight etc..
For the first 6 months of baby, you can choose between the rattle, soft toys, mobile or gantry while the baby. Of 6 to 9 months, it is the age or your baby puts all that traine to the mouth and this is his manner to discover. Read the rest of this entry »
It is true that the psychomotor development of children is primarily related to the development of its brain system. However, a few simple exercises but toners can help him develop a little faster psychomotor functions. Think again, it is by no means adhering to the gym baby tonic, only to games engines!
Take your child to gently wraps balls. These movements are designed to introduce him to gradually turn on his stomach and then on the back. Then to tone his muscles, you can put on your back and tilt forward and back legs. Question arms, nothing could be simpler than the wheelbarrow. With this game, simply lift baby in size so that it gets down to advance to the aid of his hands. Read the rest of this entry »
Breast milk is an essential product for a newborn to the extent that this product contains vitamins and minerals (including iron) necessary for growth, and that until the age of one year. From there, feeding the baby should vary somewhat, since the physiological and nutritional needs of children are no longer satisfied merely by breast milk.
It is high time to introduce cow’s milk. This type of milk is well suited to a growing baby, as it is very rich in calcium, magnesium, phosphorus, protein, and vitamins A, D and B12. Read the rest of this entry »
At the age of 35 to 45 years, pregnancy is still possible but with a priori some hassle. Consider first the advantages. According to Professor: “These mothers usually have a better place socio-economic development. It is easier to accept a small tip. Well they manage their pregnancy. They take more precautions than young mothers … probably because they are aware of the seriousness of the thing and have a bit more knowledge”.
But it seems that the constraints are more numerous. The first is the risk of Trisomy 21 because the stress, the risk increases with maternal age but screening for this anomaly can be done by amniocentesis and the second is related to difficulty of delivery such as phlebitis or embolism. Read the rest of this entry »