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Massage is not only a benefit for the healthy development of the child, but also the main way mother communicates with her newborn. Many mothers of babies are interested in whether a newborn needs massage? What should be the indications for the procedure and are there any contraindications? Can I do the massage myself at home or do I need to contact a professional? We asked all these and many other questions to Svetlana Terentyeva, a pediatric masseur and specialist in physical rehabilitation with more than 10 years of experience.
Massage for babies: questions of mothers
Does a newborn need massage?
It depends on what kind of massage it is, because it can be of two types: therapeutic and wellness.
Therapist is prescribed by the district pediatrician and neurologist at diagnosis. This procedure is aimed specifically at the treatment and prevention of such common diseases in infants, such as: Continue reading
Any parent will need this vaccination calendar for children. He will allow not to forget about the important procedure and do it on time. There are many rumors and myths surrounding preventive vaccinations that misinform society. We will talk about this below. There is a list of mandatory vaccinations for children who are on the calendar. Until the child reaches adulthood, parents must sign the document “informed voluntary consent to medical intervention.” This must be done before each vaccination.
Vaccination calendar for children 2019
In 2019, the vaccination calendar for children compiled by the Ministry of Health of the Russian Federation in 2014 No. 125n remains relevant. Vaccination should be carried out strictly at the indicated age. If for some reason the baby is unable to get the vaccine on time, then consult with a specialist. Vaccination is not carried out in advance. Therefore, discuss your situation. Below is a convenient vaccination calendar for children 2019. You can save it so that you do not forget about the procedure. Continue reading
No matter how hard the mother takes care of the skin of the newborn, sooner or later the child may appear rashes and irritation on the skin, which is called diaper dermatitis. This skin disease can bring a lot of discomfort to the baby and spoil the mood of mom. Why does diaper dermatitis occur on the skin of a child, what are the main symptoms and how to treat it?
Diaper dermatitis: causes
Diaper dermatitis can occur in babies who still cannot control their physiological processes and spend most of their time in the diaper.
In the diaper, the child’s skin is not ventilated, moreover, it is often rubbed. In combination with aggressive factors such as sweat, feces and urine, a moist environment forms in the diaper. All this leads to a greenhouse effect – a favorable environment for the reproduction of bacteria. Continue reading