Archive for May, 2012
Given the responsibilities they give a bath to keep the baby toilet because of the large amount of dust that surrounds every room and even in our own home.
There is one of the predominant importance and which should be handled in a special way, and carefully predominate above all the most valuable.
The integrity of our baby that all actions that represent one way or another effort such as bathing to the baby, cut small nails, give him his bottle, give him baby food among many more. Read the rest of this entry »
The consumption of milk is extremely important throughout life. From small helps us provide our teeth and bones the calcium needed to grow strong. For pregnant women, drink milk also brings many benefits to both her and the baby on the way. Here is a list of the most important benefits of consumption.
- ● Calcium: As mentioned earlier, is the most important benefit of milk consumption. The more you eat; the baby’s bones will grow much stronger and prevents osteoporosis.
- ● Tissue regeneration: A very important point where the milk is also present, mainly due to the nutrients that add to the body of the pregnant woman.
It is natural to always want to see our son nice and presentable, but the hair is usually all a matter of doubt that fills us, especially if the first baby we have.
For styling you have to choose some soft bristles, fine and soft, special baby toothbrush, for not to irritate the skin, and you should only use it for styling to it.
As for washing hair, no need to wash every day, but this always depends on how soiled, usually a newborn does not need to wash his head every day, with tidy up every other day is enough, remember to do it gently and do not force it, because they do not like to wash their hair in such cases you can also clean with a damp sponge. Read the rest of this entry »
Interchangeably either breast feeding or bottle of milk should be the main source of nutrition for the baby, as we said before, the first 12 months of life because it is essential for growth and development of their body.
Do not worry more that when the time of care or tolerance to be adding some foods, but the first few months this is usually not necessary if the baby is fed with formula milk still hungry and probably cry, but instead, if you are satisfied suck the first 10 minutes and fall asleep, letting the bottle.
Babies who are breastfed by the mother acted differently in this sense, eating enough, is the way to realize if they are gaining weight, must also be given the chest every 3 or 4 hours, and not allow that they missed shots, by the fact of being asleep, at least until they meet the 4 weeks of life, that food is essential. Read the rest of this entry »
The body needs vitamin D to maintain adequate levels of calcium and phosphorus, which help to strengthen the bones of the baby and cloves. A deficiency of vitamin D during pregnancy can cause delayed growth and skeletal deformities; as well as low weight at birth.
In the pregnancy, the lack of vitamin D can cause deficiency of vitamin A in the baby upon being born, with consequences as the rickets; abnormal growth of the bone and physical development retarded. The deficiency of vitamin D during the embarrassment, can affect the bony development and the immune function since the birth to the adult age.
A deficiency of vitamin D has also been linked to increased risk of complications during pregnancy, including preeclampsia, and a greater likelihood of needing a cesarean, also prevents autoimmune diseases such as type 1 diabetes, multiple sclerosis, and rheumatoid arthritis; also osteoarthritis , cancer, gum disease and high blood pressure. Read the rest of this entry »
It is true that infant mortality has declined in recent years, but the opposite occurs with maternal and neonatal maintains that even today their numbers. Newborns have 500 times more likely to die during their first day of life in the first month, so the highest number of cases of neonatal deaths occurred in South Asia, India is estimated quarter the world total. Although national rates more high neonatal mortality occur in sub-Saharan Africa.
Almost always the death of the newborn has a lot to do with the health of the mother. Each year, die more than half a million women due to complications in pregnancy and childbirth. Almost 100% of cases of maternal death and newborn are typical of underdeveloped countries, where more than half the total population gives birth without being assisted by trained personnel. Read the rest of this entry »
Quitting smoking is not easy for many people, but there are cases where you have no choice, like you have a disease or are pregnant. Many women find it very hard to quit, and although many do during pregnancy, they give birth return to snuff without realizing it is harmful to the baby if you’re going to breastfeed.
Many studies have shown repeatedly that smoking while breastfeeding greatly influences feeding and sleeping babies. In fact, it was confirmed that women who smoke breastfeed for less time than non-smokers, despite the recommendation of pediatricians to ensure that breastfeeding is for at least 6 months.
Smoking more than ten cigarettes a day greatly affects the whole process of breastfeeding, mainly because milk production decreases and its composition is altered, losing nutrients and having a less pleasant taste. Read the rest of this entry »
While most children usually accept fruit as they possess a sweet taste, is a habit of consumption that we should incorporate them very young, for its nutritional values, which is much healthier than candy.
As a major step we must always teach by example as they copied us all, therefore if we want that they consume fruits must consume us also in our diet.
It is necessary that we take with us shopping, and let them choose their favorite fruits, visit the vegetable shop with them and will help them to learn and know the names, colors and flavors of different fruits. Read the rest of this entry »
The game helps to stimulate the physical and cognitive development, so it should be a common activity for all children regardless of age, race or social condition and it is thus that the toy has a prominent place in the stimulation of the child and especially in children, who have some disability.
In the case of children with disabilities, the family plays a key role, which becomes bridge mediator between the toy and the child, because it encourages the child to take the initiative, while promoting the stimulus, it is also important that parents can adapt toys for your child to enjoy and take more out of it.
Children who suffer from hearing disability may be offered the same toys for any child, such as dolls, board games, or bicycles, deaf children do better toys with sound effects, accompanied by vibration, movement and lights. It is interesting to have volume control or headphone output, to better fit the child’s hearing level. Read the rest of this entry »
The skin of the mother, her smell, her heartbeat and her voice make these incredibly tiny babies born prematurely ripen much faster.
When the baby is skin to skin with his mother, also improves their immunity rapidly and recover all that time unfortunately we rushed off his birth, establishing the link with our son.
Once you take him home is our chance to spend as much time with him, breathing together, feeling each other, since it is extremely healthy for both. Read the rest of this entry »