Baby Health

7 tests the newborn should take

Right after birth, the baby needs to perform a series of tests in order to identify the presence of changes that indicate the presence of genetic or metabolic diseases, such as phenylketonuria,

Tips to Decrease Baby's Golfing

Baby's gouging is characterized by the exiting of a small amount of milk through the mouth after breastfeeding or taking the bottle, without having to make any effort. This condition is very

Omphalocele: what it is, main causes and treatment

The omphalocele corresponds to a malformation of the abdominal wall in the baby, which is usually identified even during pregnancy and which is characterized by the presence of organs, such as the

How is treatment for bronchiolitis

Bronchiolitis is an infection caused by viruses very common in childhood, especially in babies and the treatment can be done at home. Home treatment for bronchiolitis consists of taking measures

How to know if your baby has "breast milk allergy"

The "breast milk allergy" happens when the cow's milk protein that the mother consumes in her food is secreted in the breast milk, producing symptoms that make it appear that the baby is allergic

How to identify and treat Brotoeja

The rash is a response of the body to excess heat and sweat which leads to the appearance of small spots and red pellets on the skin that cause itching and burning, as if it were an insect bite on

Is it normal for the baby to sleep for a long time?

Although babies spend most of their time sleeping, the truth is that they do not sleep for many hours straight, as they often wake up to breastfeed. However, from 6 months, the baby can sleep

6 tips to stop baby crying

To stop the baby from crying it is important that the reason for the crying is identified and, thus, it is possible that some strategy is adopted to help calm the baby. Generally, crying is

Symptoms and Treatment of Breast Candidiasis

Breast candidiasis is a fungal infection that generates symptoms such as pain, redness, a wound that is difficult to heal and a sensation of pinching in the breast while the baby is breastfeeding

How to tell if your baby has viral pneumonia

To find out if the baby has viral pneumonia, parents should be aware if the flu is slow to pass or if it gets worse over the course of 1 week, taking the baby to the pediatrician if this

How to make the baby sleep all night

It is normal that in the first months of life, the baby is slow to sleep or does not sleep all night, which can be exhausting for parents, who are used to resting during the night. The

Baby Measles Symptoms and Treatment

Although very rare, the baby between 6 months and 1 year old can be contaminated with measles, presenting several small spots all over the body, fever above 39ºC and easy

What is kernicterus, causes and how to treat

Kernicterus is a complication of neonatal jaundice that causes damage to the newborn's brain, when excess bilirubin is not treated properly. Bilirubin is a substance that is produced by the

Types of surgery for tongue stuck

Surgery for the baby's tongue is usually only done after 6 months and is only recommended when the baby is unable to breastfeed or, later, when the child is unable to speak properly due to lack of

How to cure baby sore throat

The neck pain in the baby is usually relieved with the use of medicines prescribed by the pediatrician, such as ibuprofen, which can already be taken at home, but whose dose needs to be correctly

How to tell if your baby has a tongue

The most common signs that can help identify the baby's stuck tongue and are most easily seen when the baby is crying are: The tongue, called a frenulum, is not

How to relieve symptoms of Zika in baby

The treatment of Zika in infants usually includes the use of Paracetamol and Dipyrone, which are medicines prescribed by the pediatrician. However, there are also other natural strategies that can

What can be the soft nipple in the baby

The baby's deep molar can be a sign of dehydration or malnutrition and, therefore, if it is found that the baby has a deep molar, it is recommended to take him to the emergency room immediately or

Underweight baby

The underweight baby is the one born with less than 2.5 kg, which can be diagnosed as small for gestational age during pregnancy. It can be identified that the baby is underweight through

How to care for the baby with reflux

To take care of the baby with reflux, which is the regurgitation of milk after breastfeeding, parents should take some precautions such as placing the baby to burp during and after feedings and

Because baby's stools can get dark

When the baby is newborn it is normal for his first feces to be black or greenish, and sticky, due to the presence of substances that have been accumulating throughout the pregnancy and that are

Can the baby sleep with the parents?

Newborn babies up to 1 or 2 years old can sleep in the same room as their parents because it helps to increase the affective bond with the baby, facilitates night feeding, reassures parents when

What can cause bad breath in the baby

Although bad breath is more common in adults due to poor oral hygiene, it can also happen in babies, being caused by several problems ranging from feeding to dry mouth or respiratory infections,

Repellent for babies and children

An excellent way to protect your baby and children from mosquito bites is to put a repellent sticker on your baby's clothes or stroller. There are brands like Mosquitan that have repellents

Symptoms of Infantile Meningitis

Infantile meningitis has symptoms similar to those that occur in adults, the main ones being high fever, vomiting and severe headache. In babies, you need to be aware of signs such as constant

Baby ear pain: symptoms and treatment

Baby ear pain is often caused by an inflammation or infection in the ear called otitis. It is a relatively common situation in children up to 5-6 years old. It can be caused by water entering the

What to do to lower baby fever

Giving the baby a warm bath, with a temperature of 36ºC, is an excellent way to lower the fever naturally, but to place a hand towel wet with cold water on the forehead; the back of the neck; in

Ointments and remedies for cold sore in the baby

Canker sores in babies, also known as stomatitis, are characterized by small sores on the mouth, usually yellow in the center and reddish on the outside, which can appear on the tongue, on the

Baby Stomatitis Treatment

Stomatitis is an inflammation of the mouth that can cause thrush on the tongue, gums, cheeks and throat. It is more common in children, but can occur at any age. In the case of children,

Risks of amber necklace for baby

Although the amber necklace is used by some mothers to relieve the discomfort of the birth of the baby's teeth or colic, this product is not scientifically proven and offers risks to the child,

How to Relieve Baby Cough

To relieve the baby's cough, you can hold the baby in your arms to keep your head higher, as this helps the baby breathe better. When the cough is more controlled, you can offer a little water, at

What is Camomilin C for and how to use it

Chamomile C is an oral medication, indicated to relieve oral discomfort due to the birth of the first teeth, and can be used from the baby's 4 months of life. The drug contains Chamomile and

How to treat baby diarrhea

The treatment for diarrhea in the baby, which corresponds to 3 or more evacuations of soft or liquid stools, within 12 hours, mainly involves preventing the baby's dehydration and

How to Eliminate Pimples in Baby

The baby's pimples, known scientifically as neonatal acne, are the result of the normal change in the baby's skin caused mainly by the exchange of hormones between the mother and the baby during

Hypospadias: What it is, Types and Treatment

Hypospadias is a genetic malformation in boys that is characterized by an abnormal opening of the urethra at a location under the penis rather than at the tip. The urethra is the channel through

Infant rectal prolapse: main causes and treatment

Infant rectal prolapse occurs when the rectum exits the anus and can be seen as red, damp, tube-shaped tissue. This situation is more common in children up to 4 years of age due to the fact that

7 causes of blood in the baby's diaper

The presence of blood in the baby's diaper is always a cause for alarm for the parents, however, in most cases the presence of blood in the diaper is not a sign of serious health problems, and may

How to stop hiccups in babies

Hiccups in babies are a common situation, especially in the first days after birth and the mother's uterus may appear in the last days of pregnancy. The hiccup is due to contractions of the

Baby Laxative Remedies

Constipation is a very common problem in babies, because their digestive system is not yet well developed. Many mothers complain that their babies have colic, hard and dry stools, intestinal

What is congenital cataract and how to treat

Congenital cataract is a malformation of the lens of the eye that develops during pregnancy and, therefore, the baby is born with this alteration, causing a whitish film to exist inside the

How to take care of baby's diaper rash

To take care of the baby's diaper rash, called diaper erythema, the mother must first identify whether the baby is actually having diaper rash. For this, the mother should check if the baby's skin

What is intellectual disability

Intellectual disability corresponds to the delay in the cognitive development of some children, which can be perceived by learning difficulties, little interaction with other people and inability

When to start brushing baby's teeth

The baby's teeth start to appear, more or less, from 6 months of age, however, it is important to start taking care of the baby's mouth soon after birth, to avoid bottle decay, which is more

Meconium: what it is and what it means

Meconium corresponds to the baby's first feces, which have a dark, greenish, thick and viscous color. The elimination of the first feces is a good indication that the baby's intestine works

Whooping cough symptoms in baby and how to treat

Whooping cough, also known as long cough or whooping cough, is a respiratory disease caused by the bacteria Bordetella pertussis , which causes inflammation in the lungs and airways. This

What is newborn jaundice and how to treat

Neonatal jaundice arises when the skin, eyes and mucous membranes in the body turn yellow, due to excess bilirubin in the blood. The main cause of jaundice in the baby is physiological

What does the baby with 7 months

The 7-month-old baby is already beginning to be interested in other children's games and to pay attention to two people at the same time. He likes to stay on his lap and move from one lap to the

What is the Baby Sizzler syndrome and how to treat

The wheezing baby syndrome, also known as wheezing infant, is characterized by episodes of wheezing and coughing that frequently arise, usually caused by a hyper-reactivity of the newborn's lungs,

Contact dermatitis in the baby and how to treat

Contact dermatitis, also known as diaper rash, happens when the baby's skin is in contact with irritating substances for a long time, such as urine, saliva or even some types of creams, resulting

Know when your baby can go to the beach

It is recommended that every baby take a sunbath in the early morning to increase the production of vitamin D and to combat the jaundice that is when the baby has very yellow skin. However, it is

What is Sudden Baby Death Syndrome

Sudden death syndrome is when the baby dies unexpectedly and inexplicably during sleep, because even after performing all the necessary tests, no cause for death is found. In this case it is

How to treat baby with Cytomegalovirus

If the baby is infected with the cytomegalovirus in pregnancy, he may be born with symptoms such as deafness or mental retardation. In this case, treatment for cytomegalovirus in the baby can be

How to tell if your baby is cold or hot

Babies usually cry when they are cold or hot due to discomfort. So, to know if the baby is cold or hot, you should feel the baby's body temperature under the clothes, in order to check if the skin

When to take the baby to the pediatrician

The baby must go to the pediatrician for the first time up to 5 days after birth, and the second consultation must take place up to 15 days after the baby is born for the pediatrician to assess

Allergy in children

Allergy is an immune reaction of the organism that occurs whenever the individual inhales, ingests or touches an allergen (substance that causes allergy). Children are more likely to develop any

APGAR scale: what it is and what the result means

The APGAR scale, also known as the APGAR index or score, is a test performed on the newborn right after birth that assesses his general condition and vitality, helping to identify whether any type

Symptoms of the birth of the first teeth

The baby's first teeth usually emerge from 6 months of age and can be easily noticed, since it can make the baby more agitated, with difficulty eating or sleeping, for example. In addition, it is

What is spina bifida and how is treatment

Spina bifida is characterized by a set of congenital malformations that develop in the baby during the first 4 weeks of pregnancy, which are characterized by a failure in the development of the