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Frothy stools in infants

A newborn child one concern: to sleep, eat and defecate. He could Wake up every 20-40 minutes every time to breastfeed and then – to poop. Here’s not a very fun life, the infant in the first months (with frequent stools was noted only in the first 6 weeks, and then becoming rarer), but the mother are all equal. And because a third of the infant’s existence is defecation, stool infant parent deserves close attention.

We have already talked about the fact that feces of the newborn have the right to be almost any color, though ideally, of course, must fit in a range of shades from light yellow to brown. But the consistency of it is more or less clear: it’s considered normal mushy stool. An often used example – “as apricot puree”.

Due to enzyme deficiency small intestine is not able to work ‘Mature” so that every possible “surprises”. Mucus, fragments of undigested food, blood, too watery or frothy stools should attract your attention. But focus should always be on the health of the child and the presence/absence of additional related symptoms. Because in nearly all cases “suspicious” of stool may be normal – in a few forms. And if you occasionally see a newborn child frothy stools with no other worrying signs – do not dwell on it. But if frothy stools has an unpleasant smell Continue reading

Cough in infants: types, causes, treatment

 

When the parents noticed cough in infants, their attitude may be different. Someone is not paying attention to him, especially if it is not accompanied by a runny nose and fever. Others dramatize the situation and literally «heal» baby. None of these behaviours is not correct. The child stopped to cough, you must first find the cause and correct diagnosis, and then to begin treatment.

What is a cough and how it happens

Coughing is a reflex by which to clear the airway. Cough in infants, however, as an adult, looks like a sharp exhale. When the air escapes from the lungs with high speed, which helps open up the airway. Regarding the causes of cough are:

Physiological;

Pathological.

Physiological cough is a common phenomenon. It is not considered a symptom of any disease. Its main purpose is the cleaning of the respiratory tract that can score accumulated mucus. It is important to remember that manifested physiological cough in children without temperature. Also the boy’s condition is not deteriorating and remains at a normal level.

Pathological cough could be a symptom of one of the following diseases:

SARS;

ARI;

pharyngitis;

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Why is the child crying?

 

Many young moms and dads cry the beloved child associated with their own parental failure. However, this opinion is very wrong, because for a small child crying is a kind way of communicating and the only opportunity to convey their wishes. As you grow toddler will learn to interact with others differently, but occasionally hear bitter “WA” and wipe them with a rolling barrage of tears parents will be quite a long time. Why is the child crying?

There are many reasons for baby crying. The baby often cries from hunger, heat or cold, from the fact that it is time to change a dirty diaper, and just the desire to be close to my mother. Also, the baby may experience discomfort after childbirth, which is the first major test, and therefore “unreasonable” to cry. This condition disappear within the first weeks of life and are treated with proper care of the newborn. my mother’s constant attention, carrying on hands and frequent breastfeeding.

In addition, many children cry when they are tired, want to sleep or because they are uncomfortable. And, of course, cannot be overlooked as a reason for crying, colic first months of life, in which children stomach ache. The toddler blushes, pulls his legs to his stomach and yells loudly for quite a long time.

Why babies cry in their sleep?

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