When a baby has severe constipation and gas, she might weep for hours at a time. As a parent, that can make you feel frustrated, helpless and extremely worried. But gas and constipation are regular problems in a baby. When these conditions make your baby scream regularly over numerous days or cause other symptoms such as fever, rashes or bloody stools, it’s time to call […]
Various types of food can cause tooth decay in children, not simply candy. Foods that are high in carbohydrates, as well as some fruits, juices and sodas, peanut butter, crackers and potato chips are offenders. Factors that cause dental caries include the frequency in which the foods are consumed and the time they remain as particles in the mouth.
An unsteady toddler can topple from the kitchen chair he insists on climbing up. Or you can turn your attention away for a minute and discover that your baby has rolled off the bed.
Hydrocephalus is a brain condition that occurs when cerebrospinal fluid (CSF)– the clear, watery fluid that surrounds and cushions the brain and spine– can not drain from the brain. It then swimming pools, triggering an accumulation of fluid in the skull. Hydrocephalus gets its name from the Greek words for water (hydro) and head (cephalus), and often is called “water on the brain.”
What is Cystic Fibrosis? Cystic fibrosis (CF) is a deadly hereditary disease. A child with CF has a malfunctioning gene that impacts the movement of salt chloride (salt) in and out of specific cells.
Roseola is a typically moderate infection that generally affects children by age 2. It periodically affects grownups. Roseola is so typical that the majority of children have actually been infected with roseola by the time they get in kindergarten.
Infants are naturally gassy, however you can take preventive procedures to keep your little one comfortable. Learn how.
What Is an Allergy? Parents typically do not recognize that symptoms such as runny nose, rash, upset stomach, or crankiness can indicate an allergic reaction. Instead they chalk these things up to a chronic cold, infant acne, delicate stomach, or simply a fussy baby. The majority of the time these symptoms– particularly if they’re short-term– are the result of a cold or another passing disorder. […]
My child gets a lot of nosebleeds What should we do? Your child is practically specific to have at least one nosebleed– and probably lots of– during these early years. Some preschoolers have several a week. This is neither abnormal nor unsafe, but it can be extremely frightening. If blood streams below the back of the nose into the mouth and throat, your child might […]
Burping Young babies naturally fuss and get cranky when they swallow air during feedings. Although this occurs in both breastfed and bottle-fed babies, it’s seen more frequently with the bottle. When it takes place, it may be helpful to stop the feeding instead of letting your infant fuss and nurse at the exact same time. This continued fussing will cause her to swallow much more […]