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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, if he is already old enough and able to say that his ear hurts. Identifying the focus of anxiety in the crumbs is a little more difficult. It is worth paying attention, if he holds on to his ear and cries, then all the symptoms indicate precisely the pain in the ear in the child. Ear hurts – what to do and how to help the baby return a restful sleep?
What to do if a child has a sore ear?
First of all, inspect the baby’s ear, maybe a foreign object is stuck in it. If it is close to the exit, then you can try to remove it yourself. However, do not use cotton swabs and tweezers, this can only harm the baby! If the item is stuck deeply, only a doctor can help.
Find other symptoms besides pain. Measure the temperature – elevated may indicate a viral disease and infection. If there is redness or bite marks, the cause is an insect bite or injury. Continue reading
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
High temperature and fever in a child are a protective reaction of the body and the fear of any mother. The main thing in this situation is to keep calm, although when the thermometer reads below 40, it is really difficult. Therefore, no tears and tantrums! It is important to adequately respond and take action. How to bring down the high temperature in a child and what to do next?
High fever in a child
Keep calm! The temperature rises above forty degrees extremely, and to such an indicator it does not cause harm to health. This means that there is time to take action.
First of all, you must assess the condition of the child. For some symptoms, you should immediately consult a doctor, such as:
Temperature over 39 degrees;
Loss of consciousness; Continue reading