Traditional medicine for cough with phlegm in Infants

Image

Your baby is exposed to cough up phlegm? Relax, you do not have to panic. Just give your child honey. Honey is known to have many benefits. One teaspoon of honey taken before bed to relieve coughing and helps children sleep better. Thus the results of a recent study reported by parents of children suffering from cough. Well, when your baby’s cough just give traditional medicine for cough with phlegm in infants because it tastes sweet but also has great benefits for the body.
Continue reading

Advertisements

10 Best Practices in Nursing

 – One of the obligations of the mother is breastfeeding. Well, to do it is not difficult, but if not done with good manners will reduce the positive value of breastfeeding.

Breastfeeding success not only in the hands of the mother. But also support for couples, families, friends and people around. Breastfeeding is not easy. Do not hesitate to ask your doctor or visit a lactation clinic.

Failure of many nursing mothers due to ignorance. For that, Freda Rosenfeld, a lactation consultant from International Board Certified Lactation Consultant (IBCLC), reveal ten things that is important to know the mothers for breastfeeding success.

A. Immediate breastfeeding after delivery
Immediately after delivery, early initiation of breastfeeding do (IMD). Tell this to your doctor or midwife, as it will greatly affect the infant’s ability to find the mother’s nipple.

2. Ask for help
If you feel pain or pain in early lactation, immediately ask for help. It could be because you are feeding the wrong position. Do not wait until the pain intensified.

3. Enough sleep
Sleep when your baby sleeps. It’s very important to reduce the risk of postpartum depression and stress can adversely affect the production of breast milk (ASI).

4. Use a nursing bra
To facilitate your breastfeeding, use a specially designed bra for breastfeeding. So that the breasts remain propped up well and you also feel comfortable.

5. Circular massage
Before you start feeding, breast massage in a circular motion like a play.

6. Balanced
Do not just nursing one breast only. Balance the use of left and right breast.

7. Protect nipples
To avoid sores around the nipple due to friction, the oil regularly give of the nipple. You can use olive oil or baby oil.

8. Drink
Make sure you are too much to drink while nursing. This is not about increasing milk production, but it makes the body healthy and prevent dehydration after feeding.

9. Baby’s mouth is wide open
Make sure the baby’s mouth opened wide as he sucked the milk. Areola, the dark circles around the nipple, should get into the baby’s mouth, so he can be more easily sucked and did not hurt the mother’s breast.

10. Canvass
When breastfeeding you can sometimes feel tired or stressed. Do not hesitate to ask to accompany her husband, because of spousal support may soothe you. Not only that, baby relationship, father and mother were so close.

ALLERGIES IN NATURAL BABY CAN CONSUMES ASI

 – Health baby’s body is a very must be known by their parents, assorted halpub whether it should be known about the health of the baby’s body, or anything related to food intake of the baby. Through this article I will describe one of the less understood by most parents is the issue of allergies. Well just to make sure the babies have allergic disease or not, can do an allergy test. Cow’s milk allergy it can also be experienced by infants who consumed breast milk (ASI). This may have occurred, because the milk supply is affected by the food-food that is consumed by the mother. When a family has a history of allergy flair, this problem can be reduced in children even in infants who consume breast milk.

“Typically, foods that trigger allergies consumed by nursing mothers may cause allergies in infants. Cause skin rashes if the milk stuck to the skin. Usually the rash reactions often occur in the baby’s cheek, “said Dr Zakiudin Munasir, Sp. A (K), Chairman of the Division of Allergy Immunology, Section of Child Health, Faculty of medicine / RSCM in Jakarta.

Actually, to be sure the baby has an allergic disease or can not do allergy testing or skin prick test with the test Allergo Radio sorbent test (RAST), but it is effectively performed in children who are aged over 3 years.

Because, says Dr Zaki, skin sensitivity is working properly. “It would be more effective if it could be a baby for blood tests to determine the level of immunoglobulin E (IgE). IgE antibodies can cause the release of histamine, a substance that causes a variety of allergic reactions in the body, “he said.

Not only that, for breast-feeding mothers can also prevent allergic reactions in infants with food allergens to abstinence for 2-4 weeks.

“Foods to dipantang include, cow’s milk, eggs, peanuts and seafood”, “he said. If during a test trial abstinence from food allergens, the child no longer has a rash or other allergic reaction, then certainly, the culprit of allergies The food is 4.

For breastfeeding mothers who undergo this diet, it’s worth taking calcium supplements as a substitute for the nutrients in cow’s milk.

That was the article about the health of babies about to be experienced allergic infants who consume milk.

COW MILK ALLERGIC TRIGGERS IN CHILDREN

– When the baby takes a very high intake of milk is sometimes there are some mothers who think that it’s OK to replace the intake of breast milk with formula milk. But the milk of mothers (ASI) is the best food for babies. However, in certain circumstances the mother can not produce milk so that babies need milk formula to meet the nutritional intake.

With so many babies and children aged under five years old (toddlers) who consumed infant formula, cow’s milk allergy are often found to be the case. Approximately 2 to 7.5 percent of infants are allergic to cow’s milk. If not immediately treated, these allergies can interfere with development of the child.

“Allergies can be suppressed, but can not be eliminated completely. And, milk allergy is not a barrier growing children if done proper treatment, “said Dr. Zakiudin Munasir, Sp. A (K), Chairman of the Division of Allergy Immunology, Section of Child Health, Faculty of medicine / RSCM in Jakarta Wednesday, April 27, 2011.

Cow’s milk allergy may occur because children are sensitive to cow’s milk protein components or in the process of making milk. Sensiitif body and milk protein are considered the enemy. If the body was regarded as an enemy, then the body will begin to react in the form of allergy.

Cow’s milk protein can also be a problem for low immunity. Moreover, it also caused digestive tract of children who were not functioning perfectly. Thus, cow’s milk protein can not be digested or broken down properly in the body.

In children who are hypersensitive, these proteins can trigger the formation of antibodies called immunoglobulin E (IgE). These IgE antibodies, causing the release of histamine, a substance that causes a variety of allergic reactions in the body.

Clinical symptoms will appear within one hour (fast reaction) or after one hour (slow reaction) after consuming cow’s milk protein. To recognize the symptoms, and immediately went to the doctor to get proper advice how to handle cow’s milk allergy.

Symptoms of cow’s milk allergy is very diverse, ranging from skin redness, itching, swelling and eczema. Can also interfere with the digestive system which result in nausea, vomiting, diarrhea and abdominal pain. Allergies can also occur in the respiratory tract such as cough and cold again, shortness of breath and asthma.

“Symptoms of milk allergy can sometimes appear one week after consumption,” said Dr. Zakiudin.

In recent years, an increase in the incidence of cow’s milk allergy in infants and children with a variety of cases, from mild to severe. Keep in mind, an allergic reaction to cow’s milk is still likely to occur in 0.5 percent of babies who are breastfed exclusively.