Archive for March, 2011
Between the first and fourth month postpartum, women experience a sharp fall of hair.
But do not be alarmed, this is totally normal, besides the hair has three stages which are known as anagen, catagen and telogen.
During the first stage gives rise to root hair that grows 3 or 4 years, in the second stage the root leaves the skin depth which is found and migrates to the surface of the scalp, in the third stage, the hair falls. But the root remains in the dermis and the cycle begins to develop, giving rise to new hair. Read the rest of this entry »
Acne is a disease that affects the skin’s sebaceous glands, occurs when there is blocking it and can not release fat and can cause inflammation and even infection.
Often these problems facing adolescents, but did you know that may also appear on the skin of a newborn baby or a few weeks of life, out on the cheeks, forehead, chin and/or back of the child.
If these bumps are very small which can be prickly heat rash is very common in the first two years of life. Appears as a rash of red bumps on the skin due to blockage of the sweat glands. Read the rest of this entry »
During the period of gestation, the woman’s body changes the production of insulin, which are at risk of developing gestational diabetes.
Of 100 pregnant women, 3 to 5 develop gestational diabetes.
This disease involves risks for the mother and the baby, but can be avoided with prompt treatment; this requires that pregnant women get control of blood glucose.
The children of mothers with diabetes may develop obesity, mental concentration, coronary risk, high blood pressure, high blood fats and diabetes and for girls in the future could have polycystic ovarian or gestational diabetes. Read the rest of this entry »
It is common for newborns to have nasal congestion, even if they are not cold, in this period is also common for the baby sneeze and cough.
The problem is that the baby is feeding, either bottle or breast, you have to suck through the mouth while breathing through your nose, if it is congested you can not do and try to breathe through the mouth, choking him to stop cause drink milk may harm their receiving no food. Read the rest of this entry »
It is normal to have headaches during pregnancy, especially in the early months; these are generated by voltage and are constant pain in both or one side of the head and back of the neck.
Not yet determined what caused the headaches that increase in pregnancy, but can be produced with the hormonal change that occurs during pregnancy.
The headaches usually tend to diminish or disappear from the second quarter, this happens because the hormonal change is stabilized and the body gets used to it. Read the rest of this entry »
Asthma is a common childhood disease; some studies have shown that drugs such as antacids, antibiotics, and paracetamol may be related to increased susceptibility of asthma in the small. Also what happens to the mother in this case the stress will be transmitted to the small that is in gestation.
A new study by Harvard Medical School in Boston (USA), determined that stress during pregnancy may increase the risk of baby developing asthma in childhood. It has been shown since the pregnant woman transmits the stress to the baby in the form of sensitivity to allergen exposure and possibly increased risk of asthma in the future. Read the rest of this entry »
You may all know yoga, but few know it can be used in young children, through simple breathing and relaxation exercises can help the baby to cope with stress, lack of concentration and aggressiveness.
Remember that you need a lot of patience and you must encourage it to small, little by little be adapted. The ideal is to make the small game to take a yoga never ask much, but then get bored.
The average age for the child to begin practicing yoga is between 4 and 5.
It is advisable to practice yoga in the morning and not allowing solid food about two hours before practice, this technique should be done in a harmonious, airy and clean, where the kids feel relaxed, they should wear loose clothing to give more comfort. Read the rest of this entry »
Pregnant, wow! Your body starts to have changes and you see a way round that will make you look good, you feel good.
A very important advice is not to buy too many clothes during the first months since the clothes that you still have to serve, from the third month, try to buy clothes you can wear after pregnancy, when the body still does not return to as before, looking for clothing that is not necessarily pregnant.
From the sixth month on uses mass baggy clothes, remember to avoid squeezing the abdominal area suffer from more heat and feel changes in your body. Read the rest of this entry »
Crawling occurs after 7 months, crawling through the baby you get to know their environment, some omit this step and go directly to stand and then walk, which affects development, because the crawling favors the view , touch, speech, balance, orientation and perception and strengthen muscles.
Some kids are moved by dragging its bottom sitting and bending the legs, but others move on his belly with the help of his legs and hands. Do not worry about how you do, the important thing is that you feel comfortable doing it and learn to navigate. And Down 12 months from start to stand up and begin to take their first steps. Read the rest of this entry »
Vitamin K plays an important role in the formation of blood clots; about 1 in 10,000 newborns suffer bleeding from vitamin K deficiency.
The lack of this vitamin may cause small hemorrhages in the nose or mouth and even very serious internal bleeding that occur in the first days of life.
You need vitamin K administered vaccine at birth can also be done orally, but this will require three doses: one at birth, another at 3 or 5 days and the last at 4 weeks of life. Read the rest of this entry »