Premature infants who were breastfed at birth have turned out to show the results of tests of mental development better in the next life, when compared with infants fed formula milk.
The researchers for the first time demonstrated breast milk for newborns weighing less than 2 pounds. With the advancement of medicine and medical techniques, premature infants are generally getting protection from the hospital. In premature infants, normal brain development that should occur in the womb in the third trimester of pregnancy, it turns out they had experienced in the hospital room.
Contents of the milk, in the form of fatty acids, it can assist the growth and brain development in premature infants. While breastfeeding is very minimal would be easy to make the baby sick and thinking skills lower than other infants who were breastfed.
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Breathing disorders during sleep your baby can vary, ranging from snoring to sleep can occur momentarily stop breathing due to obstruction of the airway, which is known as obstructive apnea.
This disorder of the results showed was associated with increased behavior problems with children. Several previous studies have also shown the existence of behavioral disorders in children with respiratory disorders during sleep.
To ensure this, the researchers from Ohio, United States, conducted a survey involving as many as 829 children aged between 8 to 11 years. Breathing disorders during sleep in children is known from snoring children sleep habits or recording of the aircraft monitors mounted throughout the night to see the presence of apnea during sleep.
The results obtained, 5% of the children were categorized in apnea during sleep, 15% of children had snoring without apnea, and the remaining 80 did not have any sleep disorders.
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Here you will know the initial stages of your baby will be experienced in the uphill age (0-9 months). Take a look, whether child development is in conformity with the growth and development stage should be. If not, is there a delay in growth and development?
Learn to lift his head.
Follow objects with her eyes.
Looking at people and smiling faces.
Reacting to the voice / sound.
Lift head 90 degrees.
Reaching for objects.
Putting objects in the mouth.
Laugh or cry out when to play.
Trying to find lost objects.
6-9 months Continue reading “The Developmental Stages of Your Small (0-9 months)”
Although this research was conducted in the United States, but it seems not much different from the situation of children in Indonesia, where children consume too much sugar in the diet every day.
When your child starts to get solid food, need nutrients such as calcium and other nutrients often do not meet the needs of the body, especially coupled with the high sugar should be consumed.
This high sugar consumption in the long term, will cause great risk for heart disease, obesity and tooth decay. Moreover, poor food habits received since childhood, will continue to be carried into adulthood.
Research in America through data collected from children’s food survey conducted by the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA), in 1990. This survey is a detailed look at what’s consumed more than 5,400 children aged 2-5 years old for two days, mainly to see how much added sugar in the diet of children, as well as the presentation of food in the process.
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By the age of two years old child often likes to bring her favorite doll “talk”. You do not have to worry about dealing with this, because all the kids are going through a stage called animism, where children tend to think of inanimate objects as living things. Through this stage the child is actually learning to express himself. The doll loved, scolded, picked up and kissed, etc..
By the age of three years old child enthusiastically pretend play, this is also a natural step. Through pretend play your child the opportunity to develop the imagination.
Through play, the child can learn many things. To improve the intelligence necessary to provide some educational games. For that you need to be somewhat selective in giving toys to children. Basically a good toy is a toy that can make your child “explore”.
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Crawling on all fours
Your child is starting to crawl and move forward with the help of hands and knees.
Sitting with steady
Now the baby has been able to sit firmly in a long time. Give it a preferred toy, then he will sit merrily playing with a relaxed attitude.
Walking with both hands held
When the child begins to walk and creep into furniture. When held both his hands, he will try to set foot although still undecided.
Eat drink alone
When the child is able to hold a cake or a piece of fruit and eat it. When continuously trained, he will also be able to drink the cup that can be held by both sides.
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Mother happy, we all know that what you eat will determine the condition of her child at a later date. Nutritious food is the main capital in the development of the body and brain of the child. In fact, many experts believe that children can be smart because the intake of food quality and high nutritional value.
However, processing and presentation of the food was also to determine whether your child will love the food given to the parents. That’s why, in this booklet, in addition to guidelines for foods nutritious baby also presented some recipes that are expected to stimulate the appetite of the child. Good luck!
Baby Food Guidelines
Healthy foods for infants (0-1 year) consisted of:
The main food, the Mother’s Milk . If milk production is not no / not enough food can be given breast milk substitutes .
Complementary food, which consists of fruits, biscuits, creamed foods and soft foods. Continue reading “Baby Food Guidelines”
Previously we have discussed the BCG and Hepatitis B immunization for your child. This time we will discuss immunization Polio, DPT and Measles. All of this is immunization immunizations must be given to your child.
Given six times, which is when your baby is born, ages 2, 4, 6, 18 months and 5 years of age:
Polio-0, the first polio vaccine, given in a hospital or home birth, when the baby is discharged. Or if not given at the time of the first visit when baby check-up.
Polio-1, the second Polio vaccine, given at the time the child was 2 months old, can be given along with DPT-1.
Polio-2, three Polio vaccine, given at the time the child is age 4 months, and can be given along with DPT-2.
Polio-3, fourth Polio vaccine can be given along with DPT-3, by the time your baby is 6 months old.
Polio-4 fifth Polio vaccine, given at 18 months of age, and may coincide with the DPT vaccine-4.
Polio-5, the last polio vaccine (given at the time the child is 5 years old and can simultaneously with DPT vaccine-5.
DPT Continue reading “Polio Immunization Schedule – DPT – Measles”
Milk look different every time because vary at any time, including milk fat content and color. The amount of fat in the milk will fluctuate from day to day. Even the milk that came out in the early minutes will be different colors and looks. Breastmilk issued the first time the pumping process will look “thinner” than ASI issued in the next minute, as it is called foremilk (because it is rich in protein). While breast milk that came out a few minutes later would look more thick and called hindmilk (rich in fat). The color of milk also varies depending on what the mother consumption.
Generally milk smelling fresh and sweet-scented. Every now and then thawed frozen milk will smell like soap and sometimes the baby would not drink it. This is due to changes in the structure of milk fat due to sudden changes in temperature so that the action of the enzyme lipase disturbed. Therefore it is not advisable squeeze scald milk at high temperature, or frozen immediately after being heated again. If the milk smells sour squeeze, may have stale milk and immediately discarded. In essence, during the squeeze milk stored in accordance with the proper procedures for storage, then the milk will not be stale.
Breast milk storage containers
No specific rules have to use bottles or containers for storing breast milk. The point is to use a container that can be tightly sealed and always cleaned or sterilized before use. Squeeze the milk should be stored in small amounts (enough for one drink = 60 ml) so that there is no milk left and wasted. Continue reading “Breastmilk Storage Sundries”
At this age, your baby starts to move to and fro endlessly. Love to do ? the goods or the new place and also the people in around . The child begins to recognize himself in the mirror and imitate the behavior of older children or parents. Been able to name people or objects, and simple words. Can follow or do something according to the instructions given by the parents.
At this time, parents can do several ways to improve your child:
Invite your child to play for learning objects or mention the name of the object parts.
Read to your child every day.
Play matching image or objects with the same color.
Talking with your child to improve his speech.
Encourage your child to discover new things and ‘explore’.
Encourage your child to walk around outside the home such as in parks, to add to his curiosity and discover new things.
Signs of child developmental delay according to the AAP (American Academy of Pediatrics):
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