Choose Snacking Right for Toddlers

toddler is the growth period major child and in the this period anyway a child grows older basis rapidly both physically nor his ability. To achieve results who optimal then the must be noted also food which will given to the toddlers especially on the womb its nutritional value.

Highly recommended for give children-children at age toddlers and pre this school a combination from menu foods at least 1 times main meals with 2 times the food interlude (snack) every 8 hour or less, and for at above 8 those hours should be children-child gets the 2 times main meals and 2 times a snack or combinations thereof.

In choosing snack / foods interlude for toddler need to be considered some guide as follows:

Avoid snack / foods nibbles with sugar levels high, especially on crime who contain sugar content high. Crime can be survive long in the tooth and sugar on crime with high sugar levels reacts with acid in mouth which can erode email tooth.

Avoid foods with shapes and sizes who small as well as easy swallowed such as form of dice or small spheres-small because can cause toddlers choking. Continue reading “Choose Snacking Right for Toddlers”

How to Be Your Fruit Nutrition?

So that your child does not look thin and malnourished, you must know the exact nutritional needs according to developmental age. Therefore, the nutritional needs at every stage of growth will increase. After the Baby is present in the mother’s lap, in the first two years of life a lot of help is needed to meet the primary needs.
Therefore understanding the development of eating skills and nutritional needs of babies this age will be very helpful. The more familiar, the more assistance you provide. This will be more fun you and the Fruit Hearts in passing these important times.

Up to 4 months of age: The Breastmilk

From newborn to age 4 months, eating skills possessed baby is sucking and swallowing. When satisfied, he will stop sucking or sleeping by itself. All he did reflexively. Until this age, all the baby’s nutritional needs can be met by breast milk, the baby will suckle as often as he likes.

Age 4-6 months: The inbetween

At this time the baby’s movement is no longer just a reflex, but on the basis of consciousness. Baby begins to move the tongue to move the food in the mouth. Also swallow pureed food form, but has not been able to digest food more solid. Therefore, this period is often called a period of transition. Babies need feeding four times and three additional meals consisted of porridge twice milk (40-50 grams of powder) and one fruit juice (50-100 ml). He was able to receive cereal and fruit, such as bananas, mashed.
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Phimosis

Small children are usually difficult to tell exactly what is being felt. To the parents should be sensitive and careful observing health condition. Well, if your child feels sick or has difficulty during urination, can be no interference with the sex organs.

It is not to be ignored, the article if not dealt with immediately to avoid infection or other sexually obstacles later in life.

Poles covered alias Fomisi

One of the disorders that may occur in the genital organs of your baby are the closed end of the foreskin of the penis. In medical terms this disorder is called phimosis. As a result, urine can not exit normally and the head of the penis can not be cleaned. These conditions lead to infections in the head of the penis (balanitis). If this situation continues, with the mouth of the tip of the penis urethra blocked, then your doctor may recommend that your little hero circumcised. This action is done by opening and cut the skin of the penis so that the open end.

What causes it?

Phimosis in boys newborn occurs because the space between the poles and the penis does not develop properly. This condition causes the foreskin to be attached to the head of the penis, making it hard pulled toward the base. The cause could be from an inborn, or acquired, such as infection or collision.
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Dangers of Camphor In Baby CNS

Fragrance substances containing chemical substances pose a risk to health, if used in excess or by direct contact through the respiratory system. Especially for those whose gentleness in vulnerable conditions, such as pregnant women, infants, children, or people who are very sensitive to fragrance substances.

Disorders that directly evoked such as dizziness, nausea, asthma sufferers to muntah.Bagi, pungent fragrances can also cause asthma attacks. Use in the long term is not good for health, although everyone has their own threshold, if the threshold is exceeded, it can damage organs, for example, can cause cancer.

For handling his closet or room of smell is usually used fragrances like camphor (mothballs). Besides being able to eliminate the musty smell of the clothes are not dry, camphor also able to repel moths.

To watch, cause according to the WHO study, in case of direct contact between the substance mothballs (naphthalene) with baby percutaneously (through the skin absorption) and often in excess, it can increase levels of bilirubin in the blood and will interfere with the central nervous system. Continue reading “Dangers of Camphor In Baby CNS”

Smart Kids Are Also Because parents Smart?

Bright child is not necessarily due to heredity from his parents alone. There are three factors that affect the rate of growth and the level of intelligence of a child, namely heredity, environmental factors, and nutritional factors.

Heredity or genetics of both parents was only contribute about 30 to 40% of the intelligence of a child. Environmental factors are the daily circumstances faced by the child, which ultimately influence intelligence. A smart child should always be trained skills and his ability to maintain his intelligence, because if it is not sharpened, so that potential can be reduced or may be lost.

Nutritional factors may include sufficient amounts of nutrients for growth and brain development of a child. These factors greatly contribute to the intelligence of a child due to malnutrition or malnutrition will lower the quality of a child’s brain.

During pregnancy, the fetal brain known to require a lot of energy for its development, which is about 70%. Although the mass of the fetal brain is 16% of his body mass. The energy can be obtained from the mother’s nutritional intake through.

Growth of brain cells in childhood last a very perfect. If nutritional factors are not considered properly, then chances imperfections brain cell growth can occur. Continue reading “Smart Kids Are Also Because parents Smart?”

Potato Syndrome

Impact of television viewing not only in behavior, but the TV was addicted affect health. According to a study by researchers at Harvard University, USA for six years on more than 50 thousand women, the TV turns bad effects to health. Watch television 10 hours a week increases the risk of diabetes and obesity especially for children. Because while watching, usually followed by a snack eating behavior. Furthermore, watching TV over the study raises the potato syndrome.

As the name signifies syndrome eating foods that contain salt and flavorings such as potato chips, or a high-calorie junk food.

Even this factor recognized health problems, Dr, Hamzah, Sp.AK, the school children, the effect is related to difficulty concentrating when children learn. This is what leads to decreased learning and achievement. Too much TV. Further Hamzah, closely related to depression, anxiety and obesity alias obesity. This can happen because the films on television more highlight in terms of violence affecting children’s mental health.

According to Dr, Frank Hu, one of the researchers, watch TV more than four hours a day will increase the risk of obesity and risk of diabetes 50% to 30%, â €?? When there was no television show more than 10 hours a week, plus a half-hour walk , 30% of new cases of obesity and 43% of new cases of diabetes can be prevented, â €?? Hu said. Continue reading “Potato Syndrome”

Playing With Hands & Feet

You must agree, the first year of baby’s life is the most crucial period in all aspects of growth and development. That’s why, today’s parents are expected to make efforts to optimize the growth and development of the baby, including stimulating the motor feet and hands.

Efforts to stimulate the baby’s motor is not easy, especially for new parents. Not a few of them who was horrified when she found out, well done swimming with your baby as early as possible, for example, could be, they affected the old paradigm, that baby is a little creature that weak. So, let’s overcome that fear. Do not miss this golden opportunity to practice motor skills and hand-foot baby through

Air bike

age infants: from birth. Yes, the baby is still very young were usually happy to do so. Useful addition to leg muscles, this activity is also a powerful way to overcome constipation in infants.
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Skinny = Malnourished baby?

Body weight (BW) normal newborn is about 2.5 kg. If BB is too small, do not worry about the baby’s body organs can be grown to perfection. Whereas if BB is too large, it is feared the baby would be born with normal and difficult to go through a cesarean section.

BB accretion baby can be seen every quarter. In the first quarter, the increase ranged BB 150-250 grams / week, second quarter increase is around 500-600 grams / month, third quarter increased 350-450 grams / month, and the fourth quarter of approximately 250-350 grams / month. Seen that in the first quarter, added baby BB is faster than the second quarter, III, and IV.

Reference to see whether or not the accretion normal BB generally can be seen when the baby reaches the age of 6 months and 1 year. At age 6 months, babies usually BB reaches 2 times the birth weight and become 3 times as much at the age of 1 year. Less than the weight, then the BB is low or the baby, including baby skinny.

Skinny baby is a baby that his BB at birth is low or below 2.5 kg. One reason may be affected when the baby is still in the womb, when the formation of the baby’s body and organ growth begins.

Although BB baby at birth is normal, not necessarily further the development of its BB will be in accordance with normal growth. At a certain stage, there is a tendency to slow accretion baby BB. Between 1 to 6 months, infants BB accretion is fairly fast, but at the age of 6 months, of increase will be slowed down. The condition occurs in almost all babies. One reason is because at this stage the baby has been moving more and growth leads to body. Continue reading “Skinny = Malnourished baby?”

Longer breastfeeding

Did you know that the longer you breastfeed your baby, the more benefits? Experts say that most mothers are not expected to be able to breastfeed for approximately one year.

The researchers found that the majority of today’s new mothers have chosen to give their baby complete nutrition in the form of milk. But unfortunately stopped breastfeeding earlier than they should. This makes most doctors considered that the adequacy of infant nutrition for optimal unmet health.

For some people, breastfeeding in public is not as easy as imagined or expected. With such a dense environment, and the number of people passing by would make a mother not to breastfeed her baby freely. Others disagree breastfeeding due to lifestyle factors, and many people still think that breastfeeding makes breasts to sag and not beautiful. But opinion is not correct, cause sagging breasts due to breast enlargement factor during pregnancy.

A researcher epidemiologist said, most of the infants received breast milk only in his first few months alone. But when the baby was two or three months, breastfeeding should be discontinued because the mother has returned to work. Continue reading “Longer breastfeeding”