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”

Diarrhea Baby Breast Milk or Formula?

Normally, a newborn who consumed milk, bowel movements around 8 to 10 times a day. The form was liquid. If the baby is formula-fed, the frequency of bowel movements magnitude of about 2 to 6 times a day. Once he knows complementary feeding, especially if you’ve known solids, stool frequency magnitude decreases (ranging from 1 to 2 times a day) with a more solid form.

Diarrhea occurs when the frequency of bowel movements a baby more than normal and form liquid / liquid. Sometimes there is a child in stool mucus, in addition to fever and vomiting. This depends on the cause. To be sure, most babies will fuss for diarrhea, because the stomach does feel very uncomfortable.

Generally, infant diarrhea caused by indigestion come baby intruding bacteria. Source, can be of less when making infant formula. But it could be because your child is allergic to cow’s milk protein in infant formula contained.

The possibility of allergy to babies who are breastfed, there is still a possibility as well, although much smaller than the infants who received formula milk. Breastfed infants with diarrhea is usually due to eating certain foods that her mother was carrying an allergic reaction to her baby.
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Additional Healthy Menu For Toddlers

Want your toddler grow up healthy and smart future?

It’s easy. You just need to instill healthy eating and provide balanced variety of nutritious foods from childhood. Healthy foods rich in nutrients means that the body needs for body growth and brain development. While nutritious food to supply energy, protein, vitamins and minerals daily. The introduction of a varied diet is equally important, so that later the child does not resist when given a variety of foods.

Why all this had to be sought since the age of five? Age age of the children is very vital. At this age, the growth of brain cells is rapid up to age 3 to 4 years. In order for the development of brain cells and mental impact on child intelligence? fully grown, adequate nutrition needs. Rapid growth in the age of the children also require additional consumption of substances builders and regulators. While the activity of the child to be supported with additional food sources of power.
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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.

Familiarize children always eat breakfast, it can avoid the habit of eating snacks.
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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”