Prematurity

Prematurity is the leading cause of abnormalities and death in newborns. Some organs in the infant may not be fully developed so that the baby has a higher risk of developing certain diseases.

Prematurity is a condition found in immature infants when gestational age was 37 weeks yet. The causes of preterm birth are generally not known. However, 15% of preterm births are found in multiple pregnancy (in utero there is more than one fetus).
The factors that contribute to the onset of preterm labor are:

Pregnancy at a young age (maternal age less than 18 years old)
Irregular prenatal care
Lower socio-economic groups
Nutritional state less
Drug abuse
The problems in the mother that the cause of the prematurity may include:
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There Suicide Risk From Within Content

The tendency of a person to commit suicide, is determined also from someone still in the womb. Babies born with low weight, will be twice as likely to commit suicide. Risk is also increased in babies and babies born to short mothers who are still young. This suggests the existence of genetic factors that come into play.

Research conducted on 700,000 adults in Sweden, who were born between the years 1973 to 1980. They researched and seen how likely they are to commit suicide or attempted suicide by the time they are 10-26 years old.

Babies who are born weighing 2 kg or less double the risk of suicide compared with babies born weighing 3.25 to 3.75 kg. Babies are born with a body length of 47 cm or less, the risk of suicide significantly compared with babies with a body length of 50-51 cm. Suicide risk is also increased in infants born to mothers who did not graduate high school or at least have 3 other children.
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Gluten-free biscuits

Autism caused by abnormalities in brain structure and tissue. Diet or a diet for children with autism and hyperactivity known as Gluten Free Casein Free (GFCF). However, is it possible GFCF biscuits made in the industry?
Consumption of food is very important in maintaining physical and psychological condition of people with autism. Children with autism should avoid foods that contain gluten, casein, and food additives (food additives) such as flavor enhancers, artificial colors, and artificial sweeteners.

Gluten-free pasta can be made from corn flour, rice flour, cassava flour, starch or sweet potato. As for the ice cream can be replaced with a variety of sorbet (without fruit ice creams). Casein-rich milk also can be replaced with soy milk.

Types of snack foods favored by children today is in the form of biscuits. Materials for the manufacture of biscuits are flour, sugar, eggs, milk, and oil. Continue reading “Gluten-free biscuits”

Exclusive breastfeeding baby number Diminishing

The promotion of infant formula suspected to be the cause of the declining number of infants who received breast milk exclusively. Based on the demographic and health surveys Indonesia in 1997 and 2003, the rate of exclusive breastfeeding dropped from 49% to 39%, while the use of milk bottles up to three times. Than through advertisements in the media and promotions at the mall, the formula manufacturers are now also actively promoted in hospitals as well as by physicians.

Note also quite a lot of maternity hospitals do not support breastfeeding. Though the newborn baby should be placed on the mother’s chest that develops reflexes and increased breast milk production. Based on the recommendations of international, newborn should be breastfed immediately after birth up to one hour. But in reality, many babies are given formula is precisely the reason breast milk does not come out.

In addition, now more and more women who are not confident with the benefits of breast milk due to the influence of the content of the ads that idealize the content of nutrients in infant formula. Actually there is no milk is not good, even breast milk contains substances that can boost the baby’s immune.
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Swimming Pool Cause Diarrhea

Public swimming pools are much in demand they are fond of swimming it can cause disease. Oversight bodies and prevention of diseases in the United States (CDC) has closed more than 1,800 public pools because of the discovery that could bring danger to swimmers as the problem of inadequate disinfectant to kill germs in the water pool.

Of two cases of diarrhea were found in 1986, a big increase to the outbreak in the 1990s with as many as 16,800 cases were associated with a pool and spa. And believed, in fact there are many more cases go unreported.

Of inspections carried out on 22 131 pool CDC, found that 54% pool problem, from the problem filtering (filtration) to the problem of chlorine, which is used as a disinfectant for swimming pool water. The pools were not cleaned properly, can be a source of transmission of the disease, which attacks the digestive tract.
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How to Overcome Constipation in Babies?

In contrast to diarrhea, constipation simply refers to the density of feces and difficulty removing it, not the frequency of bowel movements. Generally, newborns issued a soft stools several times a day, especially when he was drinking milk. Babies who drink formula usually less dense and more feces. In fact, there are only a few days BAB. Along the dirt through fairly easily, then it is not considered as constipation or constipation.

Signs of constipation in infants:

In the newborn, hard stools and issued less than once a day with a strained and difficult
Stool large, dry, hard, and painful when removing
Hard stool that resembles a small river rocks issued by the tense baby, who bent her legs over her stomach, pushing hard, and his face flushed for BAB
Sometimes there is a splash of blood along the feces
Stomach feels uncomfortable because rarely issued with hard stool
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Diabetes In Children

During this time, diabetes mellitus (DM) is identical with hereditary diseases and only attack them in old age. But in reality, the DM can affect anyone, do not know the age or economic status. Lifestyle changes is one of the factors leading to high risk of DM at this time.

Diabetes consists of two types, namely

Type 1 diabetes mellitus (type 1 DM)
Diabetes mellitus type 2 (DM type 2).
A person is said to suffer from DM 1 (Insulin Dependent Diabetes Mellitus), if the body requires insulin supply from outside entirely due to pancreatic cells can not produce the hormone insulin. Type 1 diabetes is caused by genetic factors as well as other precipitating factors. Type 1 diabetes appear suddenly in childhood (under age 20), with symptoms of weight loss for no apparent reason, fatigue, frequent urination, and often feel hungry or thirsty. Continue reading “Diabetes In Children”

Ation Healthy Heart

One more reason that triggers mothers give breast milk to the baby when going born . At the 2007 American Heart Association announced the profit obtained breastfed babies along at least a month, compared to babies who drink formula.

Breastfed babies tend to have high levels of lipoprotein or good cholesterol more, as well as body mass index numbers lower later when they reach reproductive age.

Levels of HDL (good cholesterol) levels to protect the body from cardiovascular diseases threat kind of stroke and heart attack. Whereas in those with a low body mass index means have done as preventive measures of the risk of obesity, one of the triggering factors of heart disease.

Those who have a body mass index score above 25 confirmed obesity, as well as at high risk for heart attack.

Shaping Your Child’s Diet

Establishment of a proper diet, it is very important and must be considered, because your toddler need proper nutrition for growth. If this is not fulfilled, then toddlers can suffer from malnutrition.

To prevent malnutrition and establish healthy eating among children, you should follow the suggestions below.

Do not get children eating appetizers or high calorie content interlude before the main meal. As a result, the child will feel full before the meal comes.

Despite the economic crisis is happening, keep your child healthy foods 4 5 perfectly. Or it could be a glass of milk, yogurt, or a piece of cheese as a substitute, at least twice a day to meet calcium needs for bone and teeth growth.

Familiarize children always eat breakfast, it can avoid the habit of eating snacks.
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Shaping Your Child’s Diet

Establishment of a proper diet, it is very important and must be considered, because your toddler need proper nutrition for growth. If this is not fulfilled, then toddlers can suffer from malnutrition.

To prevent malnutrition and establish healthy eating among children, you should follow the suggestions below.

Do not get children eating appetizers or high calorie content interlude before the main meal. As a result, the child will feel full before the meal comes.

Despite the economic crisis is happening, keep your child healthy foods 4 5 perfectly. Or it could be a glass of milk, yogurt, or a piece of cheese as a substitute, at least twice a day to meet calcium needs for bone and teeth growth.
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