Colic in a newborn: what should mom do?
Greetings to the readers of Imom.me. My name is Shchelkunova Valeria, I am a neonatologist from St. Petersburg. Today I will talk about colic in a newborn, what to do…

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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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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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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, it’s correct to remain calm. The child is watching your reaction. When you are overly restless, this is passed on to him. We need to sound the alarm and what are the ways to stop the nose from bleeding in a child.

Blood from the nose of a child causes

How to relate to the problem? To sound the alarm or nothing to worry. It all depends on the cause of nosebleeds or how doctors call them epistaxis.

Room air is too dry. The mucous membrane dries up in the nose, crusts form. They begin to interfere and the child tears them off, bleeding begins. Humidify the air in the house. Teach your child how to clean a dry spout. You need to wet the handkerchief and gently soak the crusts.
Another reason why the baby is bleeding from the nose is a strong cough, cry, or scream. Pressure affects blood vessels. Continue reading

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 to 5 years. Babies are ill very rarely up to a year, because they have a small number of external contacts and they still retain passive immunity, which they received from their mother during intrauterine development. From ancient times, measles was considered an extremely dangerous disease due to high mortality, especially among children. Not so long ago in the Russian Empire, almost every fifth sick child suffered from measles, and the disease itself was better known as the plague.

Against measles, various preventive measures began in 1916. But morbidity and deaths decreased hundreds of times only after a measles vaccine was developed.

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