Measles vaccine: when is it given to children?
Measles is such an infectious disease that it is ill at almost any age. If the child is not vaccinated, then they often become ill at the age of 1…

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Heat stroke in a child: symptoms and first aid
Heat stroke is a dangerous condition for both a child and an adult. As many as three different diseases can develop from overheating of the body. In addition to heat…

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Appendicitis in a child
Appendicitis is an inflammation of the cecum (appendix) that can occur in both a child and an adult. Without timely treatment, this condition can cause dangerous complications, so parents should…

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child to the pediatrician.

Pelvic Presentation: Flipping Techniques

Presentation of the fetus is the position of the baby in the womb of the mother. Usually it is examined at 32-33 weeks of gestation. Prior to this period, with improper presentation of the fetus, the tactics of expectant observation are used in the expectation that the fetus itself will take the desired position. However, after 33 weeks, the probability of a flip to the correct position becomes lower with each week. In order to help the baby to take the right position, you can use special exercises from corrective gymnastics.

Fetal position correction
There are several methods that can help correct the presentation of the fetus in the uterus.

Dikan Method
This method consists of special exercises that a pregnant woman can perform lying down. To do this, she just needs, lying on her side, turn first to the right, then to the left side. However, this method is not effective for women at 34-35 weeks of gestation. The fact is that at this time the baby inside reaches such a size that it completely fills the entire space of the uterus. Now it is already difficult for him to make a turn upside down. In this case, more energetic exercises can help him. 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

Should a child be vaccinated? Risk assessment

Today, the topic is being discussed on the network more often: whether to give a child vaccinations. About the dangers and dangers, there are many posts on social networks, but are they true. Today, I propose to put an end to this issue.

Vaccination of children and traffic accidents, what is common here?

I will give a simple but very good comparison. Vaccination of children can be compared with vehicles. Life is a constant assessment of risks and benefits. Many people are so used to it that they don’t even notice this fact.

Take a car – is it a means of transportation, comfort or safety? Every day, getting into the car, we find ourselves at risk. Do you know what chance to become a participant in an accident, die as a result of an accident or become disabled? I will give some figures for 2018 in Moscow. In the city there were more than 8 thousand traffic accidents, in which more than 9 thousand people suffered. Killed more than 400 people. Accidents occur daily. Continue reading

How to get rid of lice? Pediculosis treatment in a child
There is a false opinion that lice appear in children from dysfunctional families, where they are left to their own devices and do not care too much about their own…

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How to prepare a child for dental treatment? Recommendations to parents
Every day a lot of children of all ages come to me. Mom led some to a routine examination, and others to a full-fledged treatment of dental problems. And the…

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“Son, chick chick!” - whether to circumcise the boy
The debate about the benefits and dangers of circumcision in boys, whether or not to do it, has not faded for many decades. While in Russian society only 11.8% of…

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Audiological screening. Newborn hearing test
Any mother understands that after the baby is born, an endless series of tests and examinations does not end. Only now observations are made not of the pregnant woman, but…

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