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The infant growth is only the physical that occurs in children from the moment they are born. Every parent follows closely the progress of your child, changes in the size and weight, the skills you acquire, changes in your body. Humans need to go through different stages of maturity to face life in adulthood. It is therefore very important that the kids produce adequate growth.
Normal childhood growth
During the first year babies grow dramatically. Many changes occur in their bodies. Statistics show that average growth is 25 cm in length and triple the birth weight. After the year this rate slows. So much so that when they turn two the average of 6 cm per year until adolescence.
The process appears that is not stable for any child. Increases in periods and low in others. It is believed that during periods of spring the boys grow more than in other seasons.
Actually when a child is more grows during puberty, which lasts from 2 to 5 years. This is related to sexual development in adolescence, including hormonal changes expressed externally in hair growth in various parts of the body according to the sexes. Puberty in girls is 8 to 13 years and in men 10 to 15. Then and organizations reach their full maturity.
Parental Help in children’s growth
Parents can support normal growth of their children if brought up in the following healthy habits:
Sleep: Children need to sleep enough hours in the day (10-12 hours). Rest helps the growth of their bodies.
Nutrition: A balanced diet that contains the daily requirement of vitamins and minerals is essential to ensure normal childhood growth.
Exercises: Parents should make sure their children practice exercises regularly to promote their health, proper body weight and healthy growth.
The infant growth is critical to ensure the maturity of the human body in the future. As a parent, it is crucial that you keep the routines of sleep, nutrition and physical exercise in the home ensuring that your child grows according to normal standards and carry a healthy and happy life.
Babies are extremely sensitive to the departure of their first baby teeth . Until the tooth breaks through the gum, our children can spend a few days of a terrible mood , any disappointment makes them to be very mad and crying. The other day we set a typical moms talk, and she was brought up whether or not teeth can cause fever in the baby.
Relief for the baby when teething
One mother argued that her two daughters had had a fever and had been really grumpy during the period when they teething, another mom who is a pediatrician has clarified that the teething caused no fever, what happens is that the teeth tend to leave , more easily produced when mild disease in the baby as colds or virus attacks.
The fact is that we all agree that babies are often more sensitive and irritable. The teething will cause changes in mood, in food or even sleep . There are certain pains that are notoriously unbearable: a toothache, earache , colic , etc.., well, it seems that teething is reason enough for your baby is going through a rough patch.
The baby will tend to drool over what they were doing and put everything in their mouths to gnaw. In many cases, teething is accompanied by the appearance of poop acid that will cause your bum will sting more easily. It is also possible that matches a viral illness or an increase in body temperature. We look forward to the symptoms or their irritability to alleviate possible discomfort.
For the pain of teething are some remedies: analgesics that are applied directly on the gum or it may be given orally, anti-inflammatory to relieve swelling of the gums, teething rings to facilitate the eruption of baby teeth, or any object, toy or food that may bite safely. All this may suppose them a great relief to the gums.
We also slopes of the poop, now when they are most often cause redness and chafing, so we must change them immediately and provide a healing balm or cream for the purpose. Although the output of the teeth usually occurs between 6 months and two or three years (depending on the child), this extended period of time does not mean they are at all times affected by them, usually, there are time intervals between lower incisors , upper molars and canines. Some will cost them out more than others, but often assume a constant annoyance for babies.
Every parent knows that obesity is one of the most serious childhood disorders for the health of your child, but do not always have clear strategies to be followed to prevent such a lamentable condition. Well, the first and simplest method of all is so simple that sometimes goes unnoticed: keep children active. A small whose life is full of activities that integrate physical and intellectual has lower risk for excess weight . I suggest some activities for children to exercise amid much fun.
Exercise activities for children
A camping in the forest will not only allow your child to integrate the environment and better oxygenated fresh air, but also support to perform various physical activities where they spend energy and strengthens the body. The walks between different places exploring the region as well as riding boats or swimming are fun, usually children love them and not realize they are exercising.
The jump rope games are very popular among kids everywhere. This activity can be done alone or together, making crossing movements simple or complex double jumps. When jumping into groups, placed a child at each end of the rope holding it, while one or two small jump in the center by performing tricks and trying many times to compete. The challenge encourages them to be more and more movements, thereby greatly exercises the body.
These days can be used for children to participate in healthy sporting activities. It can be done at home or at school. The boys are divided into teams and compete throughout the day in a variety of events. With so many activities, the likelihood that a child finds his favorite one that is very high and, thus, all participate and exercise.
Capture the Flag
In capture the flag teams are located in two opposite positions. In the center is placed a rope that divides the field and a flag. The output signal two members from each team must go out and try to capture it for his team, the first thing you do with her win, but this should not cross the line, if you touch a single inch of the opposite field or drops the flag, lost and the point is added to the other team. It’s a very interesting game, not just how challenging, but also because children have to be skilled to achieve win.
These 4 activities are very easy to promote among children in the neighborhood, will give them much joy and exercise for their bodies, which spend a lot of energy unconsciously and maintain a healthy weight.
Child nutrition is an essential element for proper growth and development of children. However, many small show a tendency to loss of appetite or eating little that can parents alamar. Do not lose your cool, just follow the following strategies to treat children no appetite or eat less and avoid major complications and help, no stress, your child eat a balanced way.
Tips for children with anorexia
Do not force the individual appetites
Each person has their own appetite, so do not try to force your child to eat any food or empty the dish when you have no wishes, this would lead to rejection or create problems with power . Rather, it serves small portions from the beginning that do not overwhelm the child, giving you the opportunity to ask for more if needed.
Adjusting to a routine
It is very important for daily meals and snacks are always served at the same time. Give the little juice or milk with food and water between mealtimes. If you offer these beverages on the day is likely to be filled and no bite when they want to try appropriate. Respect for the routine conditioning food to the stomach and digestive juices in the digestive process.
Be patient with new foods
It is very common for children, especially younger children, make new foods, the look, the smell, the handle, to then put a piece on the tip of his tongue and then reject them. Your child will probably need to do this more than once before accepting the unknown product. Do not lose patience or scold him, very gently encourage her to try the food commenting on the color, shape, aroma and texture, not to mention the taste. On the other hand, serve with your favorite foods.
Make the food fun
Serve broccoli and such vegetables with the sauce or dressing boy’s favorite. Cut food into cute shapes using kitchen utensils for this. You can also offer typical breakfast food in food such as fruit or cookies. The most important thing is to serve food in a variety of colors make this moment a visual feast.
Ask for help from children
Although it may seem foolish, it is very effective seek help from the children when buying food. Ask your child to choose his own fruits, vegetables and other healthy products when you shop. Do not take things that refuse and do not want to eat. When you get home, you encourage him to wash the vegetables, prepare salad dressings or just to serve the table. When a participant makes cooking tasks, is also encouraged in them the desire to test the results.
As we see, if our small is no appetite or eating some methods can not be violent and authoritarian, however, have to be very tolerant, creative when to introduce food and maintained in communication with the child.
Gradually, the children adapt to the foods they offer and we are learning the importance of good nutrition . Your help is essential, do not forget.
Chickenpox is a disease that occurs mainly in childhood. Parents can treat the uncomfortable blisters that appear all over the body by simple home methods without the need to hospitalize the patient. Here are some tips on how to treat children with chickenpox .
Vaccinate your child as appropriate to their calendar age (around 12 months). The effectiveness of this pathway is very high and prevents serious outbreaks of chicken pox. Some children may develop a case that lasts a shorter time with much milder symptoms.
It is normal for a few days before blisters appear or disappear after that, they produce symptoms such as fever , headache, stomach pain or loss of appetite. If fevers are associated, you can provide your child acetaminophen or ibuprofen for children.
The blisters associated with chickenpox cause incessant itching. It is necessary that you prevent your child from scratching and hurt it can cause an infection. You can administer an oral antihistamine for children, such as Benadryl. They can also take oatmeal baths to relieve itching effectively. Socks put them in the hands and nails cut will help the child does not get hurt if you try to scratch the skin.
Prepare for your little games, puzzles, coloring books, video games, etc.., That keep you entertained, as will be home about two weeks and this can be quite boring and get depress.
Visit your pediatrician if your child is more than a year old and has not been vaccinated. The doctor may prescribe antiviral medications and administering the vaccine with early diagnosis.
Chickenpox is more severe in children with eczema, sunburn or asthma.
Not suministres aspirin to children.
If your second child with chickenpox is contagious from the first to see a doctor immediately. These cases usually have more severe symptoms.
Keep your children’s skin as fresh as possible.
This disease does not usually have major consequences if you take the appropriate measures listed above. Remember that small is your responsibility and depends on you to cope with the chickenpox and finish healing properly.
Petechiae are vascular leakage, which appear on the skin. Are the size of a pinhead and originally stains usually red or purple, but since the chemical changes that occur in the blood, can develop after a while, until the green, yellow or brown. Spills occur, due to the fragility of the capillaries, each time you break create red dots on the skin.
Petechiae are different from the rest of the remaining spots on the skin because when squeezed with the finger, do not disappear. Their appearance can be varied and range from mild to very severe.
Like a phone, the source of human energy needs in-charge back. Sleep allows the body to rest. Sleep is a natural part of recovery activities stamina. Sleep is also believed to impact on mental health development of the individual concerned. In fact, the quality of sleep has a crucial role in the development of mental health conditions of children, in addition to improving their immune system.
Sleep is not a direct effect on child intelligence. That is, getting enough sleep is not automatically make your child smarter. The right, getting enough sleep makes children physically and mentally to become more conducive. Well, this is the condition which affects the child’s intelligence.
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Fish, an important element in any diet in children, so feeds such as meat, and has the advantage of being less greasy and much better digested.
The introduction of fish to your baby’s diet is recommended after nine months. At that point all babies can and should eat fish at least two or three times a week. It all sounds very promising, but … However, the fish has a problem: their spines, which can transform it into an unappetizing dish and even dangerous for children. Many times in addition, children find it tasteless, so not attracted much. Read the rest of this entry »
True that vaccines cause autism? Might miss a vaccine? Find the answers in the following article.
Important is the baby immunized?
The vaccine will protect infants from a variety of serious and fatal diseases such as diphtheria, measles, meningitis, polio, tetanus, and so forth. If you feel you rarely hear these diseases, it is because the vaccine program has been successfully performed.
Vaccine side effects dangerous
Each vaccine generally does have side effects, but minor or mild in nature. For example, pain and swelling in the former location of temporary injection.
There is also a vaccine that also cause fever. This occurs as a reaction from the administration of attenuated bacteria. When the body is in the process the formation of antibodies, usually the body temperature will rise. But a little fever and a warm hug drug would alleviate fussy baby. Read the rest of this entry »