About Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS)

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About Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS)

Healthy babies die suddenly in sleep without any symptoms. These are SIDS (Sudden Infant Death Syndrome) can occur in 1 to 100,000 babies. Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS) is a condition in which infants under 1 year die suddenly in their sleep, without any prior signs. According to medical experts, SIDS has become the leading cause of death in infants aged 30 days after birth. However, the fact cause of SIDS still being uncertainty. SIDS is often referred to as crib death (infant bed death) and attacks 1 in 100,000 babies, especially ages 2-4 months. Continue reading “About Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS)”

Guidelines for Complementary Feeding

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Guidelines for Complementary Feeding

The complementary feeding guides according to WHO is an important process that puts forward the readiness of babies to start giving complementary foods for breast milk. Some mothers are confused about how and what food should be given to the baby. In some cases, there are still mothers who give complementary feeding under the age of 6 months. Continue reading “Guidelines for Complementary Feeding”

The window of opportunity in child development

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The window of opportunity in child development

Have you ever heard about scaling up nutrition?

Scaling up nutrition is a movement carried out by 57 countries in the world to eliminate various types of malnutrition, concerning the principle that all people deserve good food and good nutrition. This movement is a joint movement of government, community institutions, United Nations, entrepreneurs, scientists, and various layers of society. Continue reading “The window of opportunity in child development”

Children developmental delay

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Children developmental delay

Child growth is indeed interesting to observe. Sometimes the child can outperform the growth of his age, but there is a delay on the other side. The physical development of each baby is different. There are children with fast-growing (normally), but on the other hand, there are those who experience a slight delay. Mothers still need to be aware of the signs of the baby’ s development. Mothers also need to trust their instincts to see something strange or not with their growth and development. Continue reading “Children developmental delay”

The benefits of baby spa

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The benefits of baby spa

What is a baby spa?

SPA is a traditional health effort with a holistic approach, in the form of comprehensive care using a combination of hydrotherapy skills, massage, aromatherapy, and added food services, healthy drinks, and physical activity. So, the meaning of baby spa is treatment or treatment using water as a medium. The stages of the baby spa also use water as a medium. Continue reading “The benefits of baby spa”

Respiration changes in newborns

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Respiration changes in newborns

Inside the uterus, the fetus gets oxygen from gas exchange through the placenta. After the baby is born, the gas exchange must pass through the lungs. Stimulation of the first respiratory movement occurs because of the mechanical pressure of the thorax when passing through the birth canal (mechanical stimulation). Also, the decrease in Pa O2 and the increase in Pa CO2 triggers the chemoreceptors located in the sinus carotic (chemical stimulation). Even, cold stimulation in the face and temperature changes in the uterus ( sensory stimulation) and breeding deflationary defect. Continue reading “Respiration changes in newborns”