The child’s ear hurts: what to do about it?
When a child’s ear hurts, not all mothers know what to do with this and how to calm the baby. Mom is much easier to understand what worries her child,…

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General blood test in children: decoding and norms
Complete blood count (KLA) or "clinical" - a popular technique for laboratory diagnostics in pediatrics. It helps a specialist to assess the health of the child and identify violations if…

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Blood from the nose of a child
Some mothers are horrified when they see blood from the nose of their child. Others may already get used to the frequent occurrence in the house. In such an incident,…

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Massage for newborns and infants. We answer the questions of moms

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

Vaccination calendar for children

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

Diaper dermatitis: a rash in a child and how to treat it?

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

DTP: official contraindications and vaccine preparation
DTP is a combination vaccine that helps the body develop immunity to whooping cough, tetanus, and diphtheria. The peculiarity is that it contains the whole-cell pertussis component of CC. This…

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Thrush (candidiasis)
Thrush (vaginal candidiasis) at least once encountered most women. This fungal disease can cause genital discomfort. However, this infection does not always require treatment. What is “thrush”, how to determine…

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How to teach a child to blow his nose: effective tips
Sooner or later, parents will begin to worry about how to teach their children to blow their nose. Accumulation of mucus in the nose can lead to health problems. There…

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Scarlet fever in a child: symptoms and treatment
Symptoms of scarlet fever in a child should be known to every parent. This is an infectious disease that causes group A beta-hemolytic streptococcus (GABA). I advise you to take…

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