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Is colitis is treatable in infants or not. And what is the diet chart for infants with colitis?

Is colitis is treatable in infants or not. And what is the diet chart for infants with colitis?
Hello, Yes it can be treated we need to know the cause or instigator. Consult me online for the detailed diet chart.
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Tips To Keep You And Your Infant Healthy

Tips To Keep You And Your Infant Healthy

A good diet and great nourishment during pregnancy, and enough of it is very important for your infant to develop and grow. You need to take around 300 or more calories every day than you did before you get pregnant. In spite of the fact that sickness and nausea during the initial couple of months of pregnancy can make this troublesome for some women, one should attempt to ingest a wholesome diet and take pre-birth vitamins.

Here are a few suggestions to keep you and your infant healthy

  1. Lean meatThe amino acids in protein are the building blocks of each cell in your and your child's body. High-protein foods likewise keep your craving under control by settling your glucose. Glucose is the reason you need to go for three servings (that is around 75 grams) of protein every day. Lean meat is a superb alternative, since it is high in iron.
  2. High fiber food: Pick foods high in fiber that are enhanced, for example, whole grain breads, oats, beans, pasta and rice, and in addition foods grown from the ground. In spite of the fact that it is best to get your fiber from food, taking a fiber supplement can help you get bone strength and better digestion.
  3. Vitamins and minerals: Ensure you are getting enough vitamins and minerals in your everyday diet while pregnant. You should take a pre-birth vitamin supplement to ensure you are reliably getting enough vitamins and minerals consistently. Your specialist can suggest an over-the-counter brand or prescribe pre-birth vitamins.
  4. Calcium-rich food: Eat and drink no less than four servings of dairy items and calcium-rich food a day to guarantee that you are getting 1000-1300 mg of calcium in your everyday diet during pregnancy.
  5. Iron rich food: Eat no less than three servings of iron-rich food, for example, lean meats, spinach, beans, and breakfast cereal every day to guarantee you are getting 27 mg of iron everyday.
  6. IodineWhile you're pregnant, you will require 220 micrograms of iodine a day to guarantee your infant's cerebrum and sensory system improvement. Consume milk and cheese.
  7. Avocados: These are stacked with potassium, vitamin C and vitamin B6 (helps in tissue and mind development and also reduces morning sickness). Avocados are a delightful approach to get your vitamins. Spread some avocado on your toast in place of cheese or mayonnaise.
  8. Oats: Oats are loaded with fiber, B vitamins, iron and a large group of different minerals. Along with other complex carbs, they are pressed with fiber (help in getting rid of constipation). Fill your breakfast dish with them, yet do not stop there — add oats to flapjacks, biscuits, cakes, treats, and even meatloaf.
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Infant Skin Care!

Infant Skin Care!

The most important key to good infant skin care is -moisturize moisturize and more moisturize!

  • No amount of moisture is more moisture for an infant since infant skin, though mature functionally, takes time to mature structurally.
  • The lipids in the skin that provide moisture are relatively less in infant skin and so they require more external moisturisers.
  • Select moisturisers which have liquid paraffin, white paraffin and sometimes calamine (especially in summer)

P. S-moisturising just after a bath after pat drying is the best thing to do for your infant's skin.

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Infant - How To Take Care Of Them?

Infant - How To Take Care Of Them?

No matter how much time you spend researching on how to take care of your newborn, once your child is delivered, the first few weeks will leave you frantic and overwhelmed. However, there are a few tips which new parents must keep in mind. 

Handling a Newborn

1. Since babies have a weak immune system and are susceptible to infections, it is of paramount importance that anyone who handles your child has clean and sanitized hands. 

2. You also need to be careful about always supporting and cradling your child's head and neck since the muscles in his or her neck are weak at birth, and babies only develop head control after six months. 

3. Never shake your newborn baby whether playfully or out of frustration. Shaking the baby can cause bleeding in the brain or in severe cases, death. Tickle your child's feet to wake him or her up. 

4. Not only is it important to make sure that your baby is fastened securely in the car seat, stroller or carrier, you must also restrain from activities which may be bouncy or rough.

Diapering

Firstly, you must decide whether you want disposable or cloth diapers for your infant. Babies go through at least ten diapers a day (irrespective of whether they are cloth or disposable). While diapering, you must keep in mind to not leave your baby unattended on the changing tables. So get all the supplies such as a clean diaper, diaper ointment (in case of rash), fasteners, diaper wipes and warm water, before changing his or her diaper. 

Bathing:

Newborn babies need to be given a sponge bath with warm water and very little soap till the navel and/or the circumcision heals completely. This can take about one to four weeks. After being healed, the baby should be bathed twice or thrice a week since frequent bathing may damage the baby's skin. 

Breastfeeding and Burping:

Doctors recommend feeding the baby on demand i.e. whenever your baby is hungry. Crying, putting fingers in the mouth, or making sucking noises convey that the baby is hungry. A newborn baby needs to be fed every couple of hours. 

Burping is important so that the air consumed during the feedings can be let out since it makes the baby fussy. Patting or rubbing a baby's back usually helps them to burp or pass gas. 
 

I am 25 year old woman, my infant is 7 month old. I had a cesarean delivery. I breastfeed my son. I want to increase my weight what should I do? I am underweight. I tried to gain weight but I can not please help.

I am 25 year old woman, my infant is 7 month old. I had a cesarean delivery. I breastfeed my son. I want to increase ...
Hi Eat a balanced diet rich in micronutrients. Make sure you eat enough lentils, beans,nuts every day Eat animal protein in moderation if you are a nonvegetarian. Eat 1 whole egg every day.
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What are the effective methods to remove cold of an infant of one month. Will ayurvedic or allopathic treatment be very effective?

What are the effective methods to remove cold of an infant of one month. Will ayurvedic or allopathic treatment be ve...
Great I really appreciate your q, usually we ayurveda healer always offers diet management (up to the baby gets 6 months) to mom's till their baby on breast feed. In your case monsoon n humidity may be culprit (disturbed sleep n food pattern of mom also matters) so till you consult ayurveda Dr. In your city fumigate home at least twice with haldi and ajwayan so that everybody gets sneezing yeah your kid too. Just share your best half to spare (lengthen) 1/2-1 hr when she gets hungry n kid too or have pinch sunthi powder added to her milk or skip milk. Feel free to communicate. In person examination is added value for both kid n mom.
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Hi. I have a 17 days infant, my milk is not sufficient to give him. I am giving lactogen also in between my milk in day and night. Is it OK to give like that to my baby?

Hi. I have a 17 days infant, my milk is not sufficient to give him. I am giving lactogen also in between my milk in d...
Yes its ok. But answer my question that how and why do you know that your breast milk is not enough? If your baby is passing urine adequately i.e if you are changing diapers 6-8 times (8-10 times in case of cotton nappies) then your breast milk is sufficient for your baby. Concentrate on taking high protein diet for good milk output.
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Different Orthopedic Problems In Infant!

Different Orthopedic Problems In Infant!

Sometimes children suffer from conditions where their feet may not be in proper shape or size which can affect their posture. Most of the times the disorders correct themselves as they grow up but certainly there can be situations where medical attention is required. These conditions can be normal variations in the anatomy as well which don't essentially require treatment.

Some of the common orthopedic disorders found in children include:

1. Flatfeet

While most babies are born with flat feet which develop arches as they grow, in some case the arches remain underdeveloped even after they grow older. Their feet may turn inwards while they walk due to their flat nature. There is no inherent problem in this condition unless it becomes painful. Doctors may recommend special footwear with arches inserted for support to reduce the pain.

2. Toe Walking

Toe walking is not a disorder while your child is just learning to walk. Toddlers who continue to walk on their toes after the age of 3 may require medical attention. Toe walking on one leg or persistent toe walking can be due to other medical conditions like muscle weakness, cerebral palsy or autism. It is advisable to take your child to a therapist for casting the foot and ankle which can help stretch the muscles.

3. Pigeon Toes

In toeing or pigeon toeing is common among babies when they are first learning to walk. Sometimes children above 3 years walk with their toes inwards which can be due to femoral anteversion. This happens when upper part of the leg bends more than it naturally should causing inward rotation of the feet. Specially designed shoes and braces can help to correct this condition. Usually the condition corrects on its own with age and does not interfere with sport activities which involve running.

4. Knock-Knees

It is a common tendency among children aged between 3 and 6 to develop knock-knees (genu valgum), since their bodies go through natural shift in alignment. Usually treatment is not required as the legs straighten out eventually. Knock knees on one side or persistent knock knees may require medical attention. Children with this disorder may suffer from pain hence in some cases surgery is recommended after the age of 10.

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Homeopathy Nurtures Mother And Infant!

Homeopathy Nurtures Mother And Infant!

When you are becoming a mother, then a great deal of special attention needs to be paid towards you and the baby. At such a delicate juncture in life, you cannot risk the health of the baby and the mother by resorting to conventional medicine system that comes bundled with plenty of side effects. Listed below are a few reasons why you should opt for a homeopathic system of medication.

  • It is completely safe as it has no side effects
  • Homeopathic medicines are mostly prepared from non-toxic substances such as plants
  • The medicine works by stimulating the body's own immune and healing systems
  • Homeopathy not only targets one ailment but the overall well-being of the body

For the Mother

  • Wound healing - After you deliver a baby, your body has a lot of internal bleeding and wounds that require special medical care. Here homeopathy comes to the rescue using Arnica Montana, which is one of the most popular agents that help in healing.
  • Breast problems - Homeopathy is quite useful in treating a lot of breast related conditions like mastitis, cracked nipples, breast lumps and such others. In this condition a homeopathic medicine called Phytolacca Decandra can help treat such issues.
  • Baby blues - It refers to periods of low moods and depressions that happen after conceiving a baby. In this case, the homeopathic medicine Pulsatilla helps you to revive your mood.
  • For the Baby
  • Teething - Teething is the stage when the baby tends to develop his or her baby teeth. It is identified by a baby with bright red cheek crying due to discomfort.
  • Sleep - Uneven sleeping pattern of babies is also a common problem which causes them discomfort and irritation which makes them cry at times.
  • Immunization - It is known that homeopathic medicine mostly focuses on the overall betterment of the human body.

Therefore, taking homeopathic remedies also fortifies your immune system thus helping the baby fight ailments in an efficient and effective manner. In case you have a concern or query you can always consult an expert & get answers to your questions!

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5 months infant is attacked from cold for 3 days, how to cure? Which syrup is suitable to the infant?

5 months infant is attacked from cold for 3 days, how to cure? Which syrup is suitable to the infant?
You have to take care of feeding by not bottle feeding and if you give semisolids, give water slo in between. There are colic medicines.
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