Vaccines: unfailing protection

Learn everything about the timely vaccination of your baby Vaccines contain germs, viruses or bacteria that cause disease, dead or debilitated, which when injected or taken stimulate a response in the immune system of the individual, Causing them to produce antibodies or substances that recognize them and help eliminate them, before they produce disease. After […]

Myths and truths about vaccines

Immunization through vaccines is a very effective action to improve the quality of life of the population. Parents and patients should be informed about the benefits and risks of preventive and therapeutic procedures, including vaccines.   What is the best application site? In children under 12 months, in the anteroexternal aspect of the thigh and […]

Bruxism and fluorine

Babies do not witch or snap their teeth until after the age of four. This occurs when the first permanent molar appears or the temporary lower molars run forward, destabilizing the closure and causing wear between the teeth. When the permanent molar is adjusted, this phenomenon stabilizes and stops bruxism, which, incidentally, has no treatment […]

Why does my baby suck his finger?

“Non-nutritive sucking” is the academic name of the known sucking finger, sucking the suck or other object. It responds at the beginning to normal reflexes already present from the intrauterine life (between the 13 and 16 weeks of pregnancy) and the first year of the baby’s life. In general it corresponds to alterations of the […]

My baby has phlegm

Many mothers of newborns say “my baby has phlegm”. Find the recommendations of the experts here.

What are Febrile Seizures?

convulsiones febriles

Febrile seizures in infants or young children are strong body tremors caused by fever. During febrile seizures, children often lose consciousness and shiver, moving the limbs on both sides of the body. Less commonly, the child becomes stiff or has contractions on a single part of the body, such as on an arm or leg, […]

Ears and ears

Keep them healthy with proper hygiene. When children pull their ears often it happens because they have discomfort from the rash generated by the normal mobilization of the ear wax. It is normal for them to do this because they do not have the fine motor skills to stick their little finger and scratch themselves. […]

Acute diarrheal disease

It is the increase in number and frequency of stools with decrease in consistency, less than 15 days. To prevent it, you should wash your child’s hands frequently, wash the fruits and vegetables and consume drinking water. 80% of the diarrheas are produced by viruses (rotavirus, rhinovirus mainly), 15% by bacteria (E. Coli, Salmonella, Shiguella) […]

Constipation?

Since your child is born, his bowel rhythm is established in his digestive system. Therefore, there should be no cause for alarm that a baby who takes breast milk will only have one bowel movement every five or six days without constipation, or six or eight bowel movements a day without diarrhea. Many parents come […]