Archive for the ‘Infant health’ Category

Almond milk and its side effects

Almond milk is a healthy alternative and nutritious soy milk or cow’s milk. Almond milk is dairy free, cholesterol free and contains high levels of protein, calcium, vitamins and minerals. Praise from almond milk are endless, however there are some dangers to the carton, including high amounts of sugar and the condition of a goitrogenic […]

Difference between baby teeth and permanent teeth

Dentition, loss of teeth, the Tooth Fairy and permanent teeth are common terms for any parent with a child under 13 years. There are many differences between these two types of teeth, but both baby teeth and permanent are prone to decay if not maintained properly. If you are not sure if a tooth is […]

Training of specialists in early intervention

The specialists in Early Intervention (EI, for its acronym in English) working with infants and toddlers with disabilities, delays or who are considered at risk, and their families. Usually the specialists working in IE with a team of professionals who provide specialized services to children, such as speech therapists, physiotherapists, occupational therapists, doctors, and also […]

Why you should wait 12 months to give a baby homogenized milk

The pediatrician recommended to wait at least 12 months before giving cow’s milk to your baby, but why? The website Baby Center says there are several reasons to expect. The most important reason to wait is that the baby can not digest the protein in cow’s milk. Another reason is that it contains a lot […]

Massage therapy for infants of depressed mothers and child behavioral development

Most adults know that massage therapy can help reduce stress and increase relaxation. For infants, massage therapy stimulates the development behavior by providing optimal stimulation of the senses in the context of a loving relationship. A mother is distant, sad and irritable can not adequately nourish her ​​baby and may not be able to experience […]

Does eating too much sugar can affect your breast milk?

It is well established that breastfeeding is the superior method of feeding an infant. Companies that manufacture infant formula have tried to mimic the composition of human breast milk, but there is no substitute. The American Dietetic Association recommends that mothers breastfeed exclusively for six months and complementary feeding for 12 months. One of the […]

The child asthma

Asthma is extremely common in children, especially in infants. Early diagnosis allows to avoid a worsening of the disease and persistence of symptoms. Weapons: an appropriate treatment and a few adjustments enabling him to live a normal life. In a decade, the incidence of asthma has doubled in most industrialized countries. Children are the first […]

Asthma: contributing factors

Affecting 300 million people, asthma is the most common chronic disease in the world. But its origin remains partly mysterious. It is estimated today that this disease does not have a single cause but stems from several factors. Genetic predisposition, allergies, respiratory infections, passive smoking… Discover the factors favouring the appearance of asthma. Genetic predisposition […]

Support for Parkinson’s disease

Despite the latest medical advances, there is not today’s cure for Parkinson’s disease. But the support allows to correct the symptoms. The point with the Parkinson association. Currently there is not a cure of Parkinson’s disease but since 1960, new treatments or discoveries occur. Drugs allow a resumption of activities in 80% of cases. For […]

50 years of childbirth without pain

Created initially for the Steelworkers, the maternity ward of the Bluets in Paris has become the reference for painless childbirth. But since the 1950s, the preparation at birth has deeply changed. For Dr. Evelyne Petroff and Danielle Sfoggia today the accompaniment should be customized and fostering dialogue. They respond to issues of Doctissimo. Doctissimo: Bluets […]