Omphalitis or umbilical infection of the newborn usually causes suppuration by the navel. It occurs rarely (in 0.7% of newborns in developed countries and up to 2.3% in developing countries), but it is potentially dangerous. To prevent it, the navel should be disinfected well. The first sign is that it smells bad. If the umbilical … Read moreOmphalitis or navel infection of the newborn
Have you ever taken account of what children cost? In the long term it may be more complicated to calculate, but for the first year of the baby it does not have to be so complicated. The arrival of the first baby means a disbursement in its first year of life of 6.200 euros (minimum), … Read more6200 euros of expenditure (minimum?) During the first year of the baby
A few days ago we saw that they exist doubts about the effectiveness of probiotics to relieve colic, although investigations in this regard continue, just as other solutions are sought for this process that both baffles and worries parents. Medical specialists recommend reassuring parents, who should know that the child is in good health and … Read moreHow to relieve infant colic
The milk in each breast is different, but now we also know that the milk of each breast lobe is different too. This is concluded by a study conducted by a University of Tokyo and published in Breastfeeding Medicine. The objective of the study was to analyze if the different mammary lobes produce milk of … Read moreThe milk of each breast lobe is different
In our tips for Christmas gifts, which is just around the corner, we will stop at the smallest of the house to surprise them (them or their parents) with some very special gifts. Is about special books for babies, a good Christmas gift for those who celebrate it for the first time. It is also … Read moreChristmas gift guide: baby books
While we know that the safest position to put the baby to sleep it's face up, during the time the baby is awake, staying upside down has important benefits for its development. Once he is able to hold the head by himself, experts recommend that the baby pass a few minutes a day on his … Read moreWhy it is good for the baby to spend time upside down during the day
A baby may not be aware of many things at the beginning of his life, but his brain is much more capable of what we imagined (and what was previously thought) and very soon has knowledge of himself. But, How does the baby perceive itself? According to Dr. Daniel Stern, in the evolution of the … Read moreHow does the baby perceive itself?
A reflex is an involuntary muscular reaction to a certain type of stimulation. Certain sensations or movements produce specific muscle responses, such as the case of tonic neck reflex in babies. It is a normal childhood reflex in babies up to six months. The tonic neck reflex occurs when the head of a child relaxed … Read moreThe tonic neck reflex
The baby's first days are the beginning of a series of very important changes in family life. They will mark the style of the relationship you will have with the newborn, so you should reflect on how we should behave with him. The most important thing in the first days is to be attentive to … Read moreThe first days of the baby
If you have burning, it will be born with a lot of hair. It is only one of the best known myths of pregnancy, but in reality stomach acid has nothing to do with the amount of newborn hair. Some are born with a lot of hair, others are hairs … how much hair was … Read moreSome so much and others so little … How much hair was your baby born?