Avoid heat stroke in children

heat stroke in children
June 18, 2013

On summer days we must be extremely careful to avoid heat stroke in children. Follow these tips for high temperatures do not bring bad consequences. Although more common in elderly people or with a health problem, heat stroke can also affect children. Exposure to the sun for a long time or inadequate exercises for hours of high temperatures are some factors that can cause heat stroke in a child, and…


Finding Information about Supplements for your kids

child supplement
May 11, 2013

Proper nutrition is of utmost importance to the development and growth of children. Many parents opt to give their children a supplement to ensure that they receive the recommended daily allowance of each vitamin and mineral. Unfortunately, not all supplements are created equal. Some children’s vitamins are made from insoluble sources with only 25% of the supplement being absorbed by the body.


How to stimulate a 2 months baby

stimulate 2 months baby
March 24, 2013

Babies are not stimulated in their first months of life, typically have higher learning difficulties in the future. After two months, the baby usually identify where and is much more alert to all kinds of stimuli, demonstrating greater interest in their environment and stares at the objects, can smile and know with certainty that by crying can meet their needs and has begun to hold her head up for a…


How to reduce the children fever

reduce the children fever
March 16, 2013

We must do and what not to do to reduce fever for a baby or toddler. Most febrile cases, do not require medical attention or special treatment, only those cases where the child to be too annoying. The fever is generally the answer that gives the body to defend against some infectious. All children have fever at some time, and mostly, it disappears within a few days. If we notice…


Enhancing Children’s Health By means of Integrated Public Health and Pediatrics

child health
February 6, 2013

In December 2012, a report was published while in the American Journal of Public Health (1) highlighting the significance of addressing environmental and social determinants of children’s health. Early on, children’s health was understood mostly as the absence of a condition. For instance, a 2004 Institute of Medicine report entitled Children’s Health, the Nation’s Wealth defined health more broadly, such as the extent to which kids can attain their likely,…


Tips for your baby’s first teeth

baby first teeth
October 26, 2012

Teething is a stage that causes discomfort to your baby, can you relieve it somehow? We help with some advice. Everyone is different, and this is already shown in the first stage of life. The stage where babies get the teeth can vary greatly from one child to another. Usually the first tooth comes from six to eight months of age, but can be extended beyond ten months, and contrary…


Child Health – Chickenpox

June 15, 2012

Chickenpox is a common contagious childhood disease. The disease occurs mainly in children, because most adults have become immune to. The severity of chickenpox is small unless newborns, pregnant women and adults are infected with it. They experience the illness as violent and have a greater chance of complications. What is chickenpox? How do you get it? How do you deal with? And when should you go to the doctor?…


Visual development in children

child vision
June 5, 2012

The vision of the child develops gradually over time. The main stages of visual development are: Follow the light that shines: from the earliest days of birth. Contact with the mother: from 6 weeks Interest shiny objects: 2 to 3 months Eye movements coordinated: 4 months. The vision of the child is less than that of adults and progresses through time: 1 month: 5% of the vision of the adult…


The problem of flat feet in children

children flat feet
June 2, 2012

The flat foot is one of the reasons that lead parents to consult pediatricians in general. Spurred by painful problems in children or personal experience of the parents during childhood, parents are concerned for this problem and its consequences on the future life of the child and the possible influence of the vertebral column. Many children across generations have been treated for the problem of the flat feet on the…


Fever in children, what to do

fever in children
October 27, 2011

What is fever? Fever involves the evaluation of body temperature over 37.4º C or 37.9º C using a thermometer and not the hand. What should we do before seeing the pediatrician? Keep a comfortable room temperature, not making the child a lot of clothes, give him sugary liquids. Control temperature and deal with some antithermic with usual doses and intervals of time between each shot. Cold baths can reduce fever…