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Hyperactivity

Thursday, May 26th, 2011

HYPERACTIVITY Living with a hyperactive child, sometimes it’s like trying to catch a hummingbird with a wire! Often, when parents go see a doctor to solve this problem is that they are at wit’s end. They can no longer bear the character of their child.

Stuttering

Wednesday, May 11th, 2011

STUTTERING If you have a child who begins to stutter, remember that famous people were also victims of this problem, including Winston Churchill and Marilyn Monroe.

Epilepsy in Infants

Monday, March 14th, 2011

EPILEPSY IN INFANTS Epilepsy is a common neurological disease. The brain is the controls mechanism of the body. And the brain performs this task by means of electrical signals. In epilepsy, brain sends involuntary, sudden, extreme and unexpected electrical signals. In short, we can describe it as a short circuit. 

Rotavirus Diarrhea

Sunday, March 13th, 2011

ROTAVIRUS DIARRHEA Rotavirus is a group of virus which causes severe diseases in children. The incubation period lasts about 2 days, then vomiting, fever, abdominal pain and watery diarrhea start. Fever and vomiting are lost 2-3 days, while diarrhea may take up to 1 week-10 days. 

Vision Development in Infants

Thursday, March 10th, 2011

WHEN DO INFANTS START TO SEE? Visual sense is the weakest sense of babies. It needs some time to develop. In the first week, they can see but not detailed. The eye size of a newborn baby is about three-quarters of an adult’s eyes, they have small pupils, and don’t have sensitivity to contract when […]

Antibiotic Use in Infants

Tuesday, March 8th, 2011

ANTIBIOTIC USE IN INFANTS It is known by everybody that frequent use of antibiotics is harmful for babies. However, both physicians and parents, because of various concerns, even for a simple disease, can use antibiotics immediately. But if the hazards of frequent and indiscriminate use of antibiotics were known, unnecessary antibiotic use would decrease. 

Nasal Bleeding (Epistaxis) in Children

Tuesday, March 8th, 2011

NASAL BLEEDING (EPISTAXIS) IN CHILDREN Nasal bleeding is very common in childhood. Bleeding may be due to a crash or a movement of children during a game can challenge it as well. In addition, spontaneous bleeding can be encountered from time to time. 

Zinc Deficiency

Saturday, February 26th, 2011

ZINC DEFICIENCY Zinc has an important role in the body’s normal development and self-refresh. It is a necessary mineral for both infants and adults.  In particular, it is very beneficial to the development of babies’ brain and heart. So they should be fed with foods rich in zinc.

Salt Usage in Infants

Thursday, February 24th, 2011

SALT USAGE IN INFANTS Everybody knows that babies need no food other than breast milk up to six months, including water. Breast milk meets all the requirements. For this reason, they need neither sugar nor salt for the first six months. With the introduction of the additional foods, along with little breast milk, babies start […]

Vomiting in Children

Tuesday, February 22nd, 2011

VOMITING IN CHILDREN Vomiting is characterized by the rise of food in the stomach into the oesophagus and mouth.Vomiting and stomach contraction of abdominal muscles for any reason, the liquid is thrown together with the food by mouth. This is of course not a normal situation. Together with vomiting, other symptoms should be monitored to decide whether […]