Archive for February, 2011
Apert syndrome is a craniofacial anomaly, which causes a defect in the skull, hands, feet, and increased intracranial pressure, cardio-respiratory problems, mental retardation, blindness, hearing loss, ear infections, among others.
Family may occur through inheritance or new mutation, the syndrome occurs in fewer children and is generated during the gestation period. The diagnosis can be given at birth, because there are special features on the face, sutures close and severe brachycephaly.
Treatment consists of several operations in order to achieve decompress the intracranial space, improve respiratory function and allow normal development of the baby. Read the rest of this entry »
Measles is a disease that is considered benign. But panic is so great when the parents discover that their little darling contracted the disease.
High fever (39 to 40 ° C), nasal discharge, conjunctivitis, dry cough, baby does not feel like eating, are among others the first symptoms of measles. About four days later, red spots appear behind the ears, face and then invade the whole body. At this stage, the baby will be extremely tired because not eating very little. Read the rest of this entry »
Researchers took a sample of 30 children with cow milk allergy; the kids were given small amounts of milk during a specified time, being under medical supervision in hospital, and then were exposed at home.
After a year, 11 of the kids were able to eat and drink milk without restriction, and the remaining 16, were able to consume small amounts of cow’s milk.
Food allergies are a risk to the health of sin, because through them develop and grow, providing aid lactose calcium for their bones is still forming. Read the rest of this entry »
You must help your kids understand their fears, at every stage of their life come and go different kinds of fear.
Tips for fear of the kids
- • Do not mock the fear they generate distrust in the baby to tell of their fears and overcome them.
- • Do not ignore your child’s fear, Give him conversable and security.
- • Do not force children to confront their fears, but fear can be intensified.
- • Do not lie about a situation of fear; it causes fear in the baby.
- • Do not show your fears to sin, for he can feel it and take it as their own.
- • Accept the fears of your babies and talk about them as something very normal.
- • Let your babies see others act normally against their fears. Read the rest of this entry »
Children need rules, the right age is from one and a half, but do not exaggerate, as it is something new in the life of the child, must be introduced slowly, not good to require both the child, but if recognize and say “very well”, you follow the rules of courtesy.
For example you can start at home since the year and a half, telling her how things are ordered, words like “please”, “thank you”, “good morning”, then this can be reinforced by the original teacher of this so will use it more often, in addition to teaching, you also have to implement more regular.
When they misbehave, you must show them that not right, saying “That is not,” do not you ignore for a moment and after a while back to talk to her and explained. Read the rest of this entry »
First of all you have to think about the baby, not because you like the clothing you buy, you have to think about the comfort and convenience, to give the baby good thing.
- Choose clothing that you can wash in the washer.
- Do not buy too many clothes, babies grow fast.
- Choose clothing with snaps automatic, not plastic.
- Choose good quality clothing, soft, easy to iron.
- Better not have buttons, many nails, or tape.
- Find clothes made of natural materials: cotton, batiste, thread.
- Check that the opening for the head is broad and has snaps.
- Wash all clothing before putting it into use.
- Newborn shoes that are comfortable and soft.
- Children’s shoes at the beginning that are no pins.
Be careful to wash the clothes, using substances such as bleach, can irritate the skin of the small. Should be washed separately from our clothes and also use soap for baby clothes or coconut soap, so little skin is not irritated. Read the rest of this entry »
The future father of his hands clenched pregnant woman, lying on her hospital bed for a first session of ultrasound. The fetus seen on screen, already feels like a movie star admired by her fans, and the doctor takes his camera and said: phew! This is the Trinitarian mystery of the first ultrasound!
It is a unique moment in the life of a family and an essential step for a pregnant woman to know some things about her health and that of the fetus. Read the rest of this entry »
Shaking a baby is synonymous with child abuse in the eyes of the Act and doctors. Sometimes irritated by the cries and screams of children, baby-sitters and even parents tend to shake. However, this malicious act will not remain without consequence. Indeed, the shaken baby’s subsequent severe sequelae at his brain.
The neck of a baby is fragile, it is very muscular. When shaking his head swung back and forth and that’s where the skull will be damaged. At his age, his brain is both fragile and mobile in the skull. According to Doctor, 92% of shaken babies will suffer from learning disabilities in the next 6 years and also suffer from mental retardation. One in ten babies die shaken while two in three will be disabled. Read the rest of this entry »
We say that a pregnancy is ectopic when the fertilized egg develops outside the uterus. It is located mostly at the mouth of the fallopian tubes (tubal pregnancy), but can also penetrate an ovary (ovarian pregnancy) on the cervix (cervical pregnancy) or in the abdominal cavity (abdominal pregnancy). These cases affecting more than 14,000 women, including about 2% of births.
Many can be the origin of these ectopic pregnancies. Among these are smoking, history of sexually transmitted diseases, frequent repetition of the voluntary termination of pregnancy (abortion), the woman’s age, some contraceptives such as IUDs, previous tubal surgery, etc.. Read the rest of this entry »
The little darling continue gradually its development has been initiated since its birth. At 7 months he has acquired faculties that can sometimes surprise his parents.
At this age, babies can sit without support. In this position, he can turn his head, but it can also easily get the objects that surround him, even his own feet he wears in his mouth automatically. Furthermore, to encourage him to develop his motor skills, it is advisable to place a toy out of his reach, he will try to catch it, it will succeed after a few tries to lean forward to catch his toy. This exercise will help to move on all fours. Read the rest of this entry »