Archive for February, 2012
Homeopathy is a system of alternative medicine that uses remedies lacking active ingredients chemically, in minimal doses. Their substances produce effects similar to symptoms of the disease you want to fight, and thus activates the metabolic response. It is used by most people as a complement to conventional medicine and has spread dramatically in recent years, mainly because in this way can eliminate some adverse effects of allopathic medicines.
According to the European Commission, currently 100 million Europeans use it and 30 percent of the population that resorts to this kind of medicine regularly. Inside this boom can be observed an important increase between the nursing and the children. This appears to be motivated by the perception of parents to homeopathy, as a way to heal safer, harmless and without toxic effects. Read the rest of this entry »
Many women have postponed motherhood to prioritize their careers, so when you make the decision and have a son already working achievements and promotions that are not willing to lose with the arrival of a baby.
Maternity leaves are short, which makes the return to work often coincides with the lactating breast. In these cases, mothers will have to consider some issues before returning to the daily routine if you want to continue with breastfeeding.
To do this, we must enlist the help of someone who will care for the child in her absence, who may give breast milk by bottle, previously can be extracted with a breast pump.
These practices should begin a few days before the return to work, to ensure the child to achieve a good fit and feed properly. When carrying out these exercises, women should not be in the same room, because to feel the presence of the mother the child will reject the bottle immediately. Read the rest of this entry »
If you and your partner are facing trouble in getting pregnant, it is expected to. Couples who want tips on how to get pregnant do not usual want to wait. No doubt, the excitement of having your own baby is amazing but at the same time it can become tiresome if are finding it hard to conceive.
Having intercourse regularly is most important for those who desperately want to conceive. Choosing correct sex position is yet another factor you need to consider to enhance the chances. Doing sex during ovulation period is equally important as having regular sex. If you are focused on getting pregnant soon, then you must have sexual intercourse before, during and shortly after you have ovulated.
But a common problem faced in this context is the prediction of right ovulation time. In order to eliminate this issue you can fertility monitor or an ovulation prediction kit. This will again improve your chances of conceiving. Do not use contraceptive pills as these adversely affect at the time when you want to get pregnant. Instead take supplements that reduce birth defects and/or fertility drugs that help in fertility.
The secret of getting pregnant fast is to keep trying. This is because more you try, more will be the chances. Keep your mindset positive by being positive and maintaining a healthy body. Keep a hopeful attitude and never give up. There’s no method that can assure you 100% guaranteed results but advice on getting pregnant can surely help you out. For this you may need to give up things that you love to do while taking care of your well being. Read the rest of this entry »
Some women wonder how long to wait before becoming pregnant again after having given birth by cesarean section. And the answer is simple, as a rule, experts recommend waiting for a next pregnancy between eighteen and twenty-three months, which is almost equal to the same period recommended for women who give birth vaginally.
This may seem a long time, but recently you have had substantial surgery in addition to giving birth, so you need to let the body recover and replenish the lost nutrients. For example, you may be anemic due to iron transferred to the baby and placenta during pregnancy, as well as blood loss during delivery as women who have cesareans lose almost twice as much blood that they have their baby vaginally. Read the rest of this entry »
Stress is a disease that has some effect on the immune system of smaller, because these can result in immunosuppression of the responses against various external attacks that suffers the same, translating everything as a child with constant illness.
Babies show situations that are stressed by crying, this does not mean that every time your baby cries is under a situation of stress, but the crying is their way of letting us know that sometimes something is not quite right.
It also manifests itself in a constant state of alert, so it does not rest or sleep properly, appears angry most of the time, and has trouble feeding, causing much needed to nurse more often than normal. Read the rest of this entry »
The baby shower is a meeting that takes place before the birth of a baby. Generally, this tradition was organized and designed only to women close to the pregnant woman.
However in recent years, some have started to plan it as a celebration of couples. During the meeting expectant parents receive gifts that will make up the furnishings of the child and carry out games that revolve around motherhood and newborn care.
These parties tend to be armed by the mother, sister or a close friend and its objective is to bring all the relatives and friends to celebrate the upcoming birth. Although sometimes it is pregnant this is involved in the details. Read the rest of this entry »
In most people the main causes of child deaths are linked to the security of home, whether in the kitchen, choking, poorly conditioned rooms, falls, blows, burns, poisoning or traffic accidents.
So at the time of the arrival of our baby home, we prepare it gradually as he gets older, and that soon, like to move from one site to another, and there is danger everywhere, since it is small and helpless.
The balcony is one of the most dangerous places in the house, especially the risk of falling, so for any reason, you should not even be there only for a minute. Read the rest of this entry »
The swollen glands or lymph nodes are an important part of the body’s defense system against infection or disease. These nodes contain cells, called lymphocytes, which act as barriers against infectious agents. Lymphocytes produce substances called antibodies that destroy or immobilize the cells invasive or harmful substances.
When our baby has swollen lymph nodes or increases its size significantly, it means that it has increased the number of lymphocytes due to infection or other illness and that they are mobilizing to produce more antibodies. In very rare cases if a node is swollen, especially for long and the inflammation is not associated with redness or pain, may indicate the existence of a tumor. Read the rest of this entry »
The foundation of a healthy upbringing is in maintaining a balanced and varied diet. However, many times children, especially when younger children, might reject some of the foods available to them.
Deficits of vitamins are one of the main problems in ensuring full nutritional status. Therefore it is important to know the relevance of each vitamin group and all the ways you may be offered to minors.
Vitamin E has antioxidant, which helps to protect the fatty acids. Thus the agency cares for the formation of toxic molecules resulting from normal metabolism as entered by the airways or mouth, avoiding the abnormal destruction of red blood cells, eye disorders, anemia and heart attacks.
In this case, as with almost all the micronutrients should be ingested because the body has an inability to produce by itself. Compounds that are part of this group can be found in foods like vegetable oils, seeds and some vegetables in general, but especially in green leafy. Read the rest of this entry »
The bacterial sepsis is an infection that your child can get into your bloodstream and can cause high fever and different problems. Such infections are extremely common in earlier times, but thanks to the vaccines currently fighting most guilty of them, however, can still occur.
If the only symptom your child has a fever over 39 degrees Celsius and there is no reliable explanation of what may be happening as an ear infection, pulmonary or gastrointestinal infection and sore throat or maybe meningitis, the doctor should evaluate your child for bacterial sepsis, whether to dismiss it. Read the rest of this entry »