Prematurity

Prematurity is the leading cause of abnormalities and death in newborns. Some organs in the infant may not be fully developed so that the baby has a higher risk of developing certain diseases.

Prematurity is a condition found in immature infants when gestational age was 37 weeks yet. The causes of preterm birth are generally not known. However, 15% of preterm births are found in multiple pregnancy (in utero there is more than one fetus).
The factors that contribute to the onset of preterm labor are:

Pregnancy at a young age (maternal age less than 18 years old)
Irregular prenatal care
Lower socio-economic groups
Nutritional state less
Drug abuse
The problems in the mother that the cause of the prematurity may include:
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Diabetes In Children

During this time, diabetes mellitus (DM) is identical with hereditary diseases and only attack them in old age. But in reality, the DM can affect anyone, do not know the age or economic status. Lifestyle changes is one of the factors leading to high risk of DM at this time.

Diabetes consists of two types, namely

Type 1 diabetes mellitus (type 1 DM)
Diabetes mellitus type 2 (DM type 2).
A person is said to suffer from DM 1 (Insulin Dependent Diabetes Mellitus), if the body requires insulin supply from outside entirely due to pancreatic cells can not produce the hormone insulin. Type 1 diabetes is caused by genetic factors as well as other precipitating factors. Type 1 diabetes appear suddenly in childhood (under age 20), with symptoms of weight loss for no apparent reason, fatigue, frequent urination, and often feel hungry or thirsty. Continue reading “Diabetes In Children”

Toy train with Intelligence

For the little guy, not just a toy objects for fun, but also to train toys wit his brain. Choosing toys do not have to be expensive, but it is important to help the growth and development of your child’s brain to be optimal. For that, choose toys that are safe and beneficial for him.

How to choose toys that are safe and beneficial for toddlers? The most important thing in choosing a toy for toddlers is to stimulate all the senses. The more senses are used, then the child’s brain cells will grow at a rapid growth, both in terms of quantity and quality.

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The first to be considered for a parent, you should introduce toys that can be seen first. For example, buy toys that can be hung above the bed of the small box. Align the direction of the toy with your child’s eyes. Thus, it can be noticed as well.
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Effect of Music on Children

Research shows that music, especially classical music, greatly influenced the development of IQ (Intelligent Quotien) and EQ (Emotional Quotien) in children.

A child who used to listen to music since childhood will be more developed emotional intelligence and intelligence compared with children who rarely listen to music. The meaning of the music here is music that has a regular rhythm and irregular tones. Level of discipline children often listen to music is also better than children who rarely listen to music.

Basics of classical music is generally derived from the human pulse rhythm that he plays a major role in brain development, the formation of the soul, the character, even the human body. Continue reading “Effect of Music on Children”

At the Grassroots Food Allergies

The word allergy is certainly no stranger to the young mother. Not to mention the hassles that arise because of so be extra careful. If the child does not react when introduced on a regular diet. Do not rush to make their own conclusions, especially if you do not consult a doctor. Because a study showed that parents now tend to be easier to label and allergies in children can be detrimental.

As a result of the verdict parents, who inadvertently, many infants and young children (under three years) was forced to abstain from some foods, such as cow’s milk, fish, eggs or beans while they do not actually suffer from allergies.

Allergen Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology mention restricting children’s access to a variety of foods can actually make it deficient intake of essential nutrients in the golden period of growth of 1 to 3 years.

The Undercover allergens

Real concerns of parents of food allergic arguably reasonable. Because this condition is troublesome. Symptoms include rash or skin rash, shortness of breath, stomach cramps and nausea. These reactions can occur within minutes after eating the trigger food. Even some food allergy sufferers can experience extreme reaction called anaphylaxis. Continue reading “At the Grassroots Food Allergies”

Educate a Child Disciplined

You’ve probably annoyed, because you are not a Child also understand when it’s time she had to sleep or eat. Especially about teaching him to use the toilet or potty. When and how it should be taught to children?

Exercising discipline children should start early. Mental development of children aged between 3 to 5 years has enabled you to teach discipline in children.

Children in the age of the children generally takes sleep for 12 hours. This time is usually divided between the hours of sleep a night and nap. Fuss, when most children nap, then at night he had trouble sleeping. Therefore, parents need to create a pattern of sleep. When the child should sleep and wake. This pattern actually has to be established at an early age, so do not bother.

Please note, a siesta habit is not a must for children under five. Determine nap time about 1 to 2 hours. If more than that, the child should be awakened, so that at night he can sleep 8 to 10 hours. Enough sleep is very good for children’s health, accelerate metabolism and increase its activity. Continue reading “Educate a Child Disciplined”

Head Injury in Children

Very young children often suffered head injuries, whether caused by the fall, knock or other accidents. Head injury generally happens is a minor injury, but should still be a concern because of the danger of injury to the brain.

Symptoms that can be found among other bloody injuries, bumps and bruises. Can be accompanied also by an injury to the brain, which has signs and symptoms such as fainting, children seem sleepy continues, dizziness, nausea and vomiting, blurred vision and memory loss. When the children of the ear canal or ear discharge is red like blood or yellowish, chances are it is the brain fluid, which indicates the existence of cracks in the skull, which require immediate medical attention.

If the child loses consciousness (fainting), drowsiness, confusion, vomiting continuously, seizures or remove fluid from the ear canal or nose, immediately take it to the hospital. This is likely an indication that the injury on the part of the brain. Do not waiting anymore. At the hospital will usually do a series of tests such as X-rays of the skull, to determine whether there has been a rift in the skull, CT scan and MRI to determine the possibility of damage or bleeding in the brain. Brain surgery may be needed to cope with the pressure on the brain caused by the hemorrhage. Continue reading “Head Injury in Children”

Shaping Your Child’s Diet

Establishment of a proper diet, it is very important and must be considered, because your toddler need proper nutrition for growth. If this is not fulfilled, then toddlers can suffer from malnutrition.

To prevent malnutrition and establish healthy eating among children, you should follow the suggestions below.

Do not get children eating appetizers or high calorie content interlude before the main meal. As a result, the child will feel full before the meal comes.

Despite the economic crisis is happening, keep your child healthy foods 4 5 perfectly. Or it could be a glass of milk, yogurt, or a piece of cheese as a substitute, at least twice a day to meet calcium needs for bone and teeth growth.
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How to Overcome Constipation in Babies?

In contrast to diarrhea, constipation simply refers to the density of feces and difficulty removing it, not the frequency of bowel movements. Generally, newborns issued a soft stools several times a day, especially when he was drinking milk. Babies who drink formula usually less dense and more feces. In fact, there are only a few days BAB. Along the dirt through fairly easily, then it is not considered as constipation or constipation.

Signs of constipation in infants:

In the newborn, hard stools and issued less than once a day with a strained and difficult
Stool large, dry, hard, and painful when removing
Hard stool that resembles a small river rocks issued by the tense baby, who bent her legs over her stomach, pushing hard, and his face flushed for BAB
Sometimes there is a splash of blood along the feces
Stomach feels uncomfortable because rarely issued with hard stool
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Malnutrition in Children which cause the behavior

Poor nutrition as a child will bring bad effects on one’s physical health. But it was not only his physical problems, but also will cause the child to have behavior problems when he was a teenager.

Similarly, as seen from a study of approximately 1,600 children in the islands of Mauritius, who suffered malnutrition, lack of protein, minerals zinc, iron and vitamin B, when they are 3 years of age. And after the age of 8, 11 and 17 years, they tend to have behavior problems are manifold.

These children tend to behave badly in school, fighting, breaking school rules and other behavioral problems as they grow older. They generally have a level of intelligence (IQ) lower, which is a sign of a deficit (shortage) of neuro-cognitive brain due to malnutrition, and this may be the cause of the problem behavior.
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