How come that in the first months of life the only control, besides the normal ones of the pediatrician, is limited to verifying with an ultrasound the state of the hip? Are cardiac, pulmonary, etc., not planned visits performed with modern technologies that are not dangerous for a newborn, such as ultrasound scans, tac or … Read moreCarpet checks and screening
In the first year of life, a child is more exposed than an adult to infections which, in some cases, can also be caused by the home environment. A baby’s immune system, i.e. its defence against attacks by bacteria, viruses, fungi and other pathogens, takes about a year to develop. It is therefore necessary that … Read moreHygiene in the home: Some General Tips
1st question: My one-month-old baby, starting from the second week, shows crying crises coinciding with feedings (artificial feeding with [name adapted milk with lactose]) in the afternoon and evening, lasting about one ‘Now. This symptomatology makes the little one particularly restless, who therefore sleeps little and gnaws the nipple I offer him nervously. The pediatricians … Read moreHow long do gaseous colic in babies last? What remedies and what mother’s nutrition can help to prevent a baby’s colic?
Night awakenings are a fairly frequent situation: 10-15% of children suffer from them from the first days of life. There are many causes for crying during sleep or resisting sleep. However, it should be noted that all children wake up several times at night, especially in their first year of life, but most of them … Read moreWhy do babies wake up crying?
Perhaps not everyone knows that many of the houseplants that are grown on the balconies and in the gardens of our homes can, if ingested, be toxic or even poisonous to the human body. For this reason, it is important that parents know the characteristics and degree of toxicity of the most common plants and … Read moreThe potential dangers of home plants for children
Drinking water is the first rule to hydrate during pregnancy. But flavoured teas, vegetables at the table and fruit for a snack can also help. Summer and holidays encourage outdoor walks and afternoons, but they also increase the loss of water and mineral salts and the risk of low blood pressure and fainting. The most … Read morePregnancy: drinking is the first rule against heat
Spontaneous abortion is the unintended interruption of pregnancy by the end of the twentieth week, i.e. before the fetus can hypothetically be able to survive outside the mother’s uterus independently. Spontaneous abortions in the first trimester are quite frequent (about 20% of pregnancies end with an abortion) and often occur even before the woman has … Read moreCauses of abortion in the first trimester of pregnancy
Mammafit is an amateur association, recognized by the Coni, which aims to help and support mothers in the delicate moment of post-natal, for the entire period between 0 – 3 years of the baby. This association creates spaces, moments, occasions that are good for mothers, both body and spirit. One of the most delicate aspects … Read moreMammafit: how to get back into shape after a pregnancy
I’d like to ask for advice. My husband and I decided to take a kitten about a month old. But we have some doubts about it because our daughter has two and a half. Our fear is that your kitten might transmit some disease to you or that she might inadvertently scratch your kitten’s face … Read moreWhat diseases can a cat carry?
We’ve all been there: after the first fabulous weeks of pregnancy – if you don’t feel nauseous – there comes the moment when you devote yourself to force learning on the subject of “essential equipment for the arrival of the baby”. Usually dads begin, perhaps to feel more involved, or perhaps because as men are … Read moreBirth list: why, where, how and when to do it