The feeding of infants is one of the first handicap to those who are mothers. May seem very basic from the outside, but once we see the situation arise any doubt in the world. “Breast milk, prepared or both? Do you eat properly? Do you cry because you may be aching tummy? We will gradually resolving doubts, but in this case discuss some intestinal problems and their solutions.
We have heard of called “colic” as the reason for babies to cry inconsolably for hours in the first months after birth. The poor seem to spend a lot of pain and we suffer with him. Sometimes the reason is unknown, but cries and shrugs as if he felt pain in her tummy. Also usually match that always happens at the same time, usually in the evening, and may take several hours. Well, the good news is that we should not worry, because it is not a disease but a functional process, mild and transient, disappearing around three months. It happens to most babies. Medically, the cause of crying is unknown but may be due to immaturity of the baby’s digestive system, which is adapting to their new situation. The reality is that it is a stage that must pass the children and their parents, as part of maturity and growth of the infant’s digestive system.
This leaves us more relaxed, because, although it seems that our baby is crying more than usual, the truth is that during the first months is common cry three or four hours a day. In any case, we must ensure that crying is not caused by other causes. It is helpful to review routine, playing with him, for reasons other than temperature, hunger, you feel neglected or need company. We will have to check reading a little bit of pampering.
Although of course, also might be the cause intestinal irritation. To prevent such cases, it is convenient, if you eat the little boy with formula milk, use milk with prebiotics GOS (galacto) present in breast milk that regulate the intestinal flora, improving the transit through its effect of dietary fiber, as well , favor the baby’s natural defenses. With this type of milk reduces the risk, taking also other benefits such as nucleotides that favor growth and stimulates intestinal flora.
In the 50s, fluorine (gradually introduced in toothpastes, salt or some water sources) was considered the panacea against cavities and plaque. Today, over fluoride in all the sauces, the risk of overdose for Baby. Even if your ally is to prevent caries, this trace element, which is involved in building bones and healthy teeth, must be given in quantities tailored to the age of toddlers.
The right amount of fluoride
Before 6 months
Prescription of fluoride tablets or drops, is useless in babies under 6 months. He simply advised to check carefully the amount of fluoride in the water feeds. Read the rest of this entry »
Around the sixth month of life, it is common for the lower gum of your little break and start to sprout the tip of a tooth. But whether it has done weeks ago if it takes a few months to occur, do not worry. The variability is very large eruption.
Only when the output of the first tooth is extended to 15 months, should be cause for medical consultation. This delay is called teething late and, although rare, is often the manifestation of a symptom of a disease. That is, there are conditions such as hypothyroidism, hypopituitarism or hypovitaminosis D who attend, among other problems, with a delayed tooth eruption. But generally, these children are often diagnosed as, for example, hypothyroidism is accompanied by obesity, short stature, swelling, psychomotor retardation … and hypovitaminosis D appears with other signs of bone and kidney.
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Poor placement of your child’s teeth may be due to heredity, but also influence harmful habits such as nail-biting, thumb sucking or biting on foreign objects. And is that teeth are not as motionless as they seem.
Baby teeth usually begin to appear after 6 months of age, but do not worry if your baby if not, since each has its own rhythm and many small they can start out from 10 months of age.
Up to 8 or 9 years your child will have a denture made up of 20 primary teeth called primary teeth that eventually ends up being replaced by permanent teeth consisting of the 32 teeth included within the four different groups of teeth.
But let’s steps without further events. As mentioned, at most 10 months of age should receive the incisors, while there are always exceptional cases in which the incisors appear before 6 months or after 11 months, in fact, have even been cases that a newborn baby has been born with a tooth.