Understanding Diarrhea & Dehydration

Diarrhea is a disease which is quite often among infants and toddlers, in addition to other common illnesses such as flu, cough, or constipation. To understand whether the baby has diarrhea, stool or feces baby check carefully and the frequency of bowel. Called when a diarrhea stool is more watery and accompanied BAB is more often than usual.

Diarrhea is generally more of a nuisance than a medical problem, and soon disappeared in the presence of extra fluid and small changes in the diet. However, if not treated early, can develop into diarrhea dehydration, and if left unchecked, the baby may have to stay in the hospital for infusion should obtain assistance. Moreover, there are also symptoms of vomiting that accompany this disease so that the baby’s nutritional deficiencies.

Causes of diarrhea

During childhood, usually diarrhea caused by infection of the intestine and stomach, flu, inability to receive food, or antibiotic treatment. Sometimes the baby’s stools are also turned into a watered-down when he is teething, but these events usually only lasts a few days and nothing to worry about.
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The Developmental Stages of Your Small (0-9 months)

Here you will know the initial stages of your baby will be experienced in the uphill age (0-9 months). Take a look, whether child development is in conformity with the growth and development stage should be. If not, is there a delay in growth and development?

0-3 Months

Learn to lift his head.
Follow objects with her ​​eyes.
Looking at people and smiling faces.
Reacting to the voice / sound.
Spontaneous babbling.
3-6 months

Lift head 90 degrees.
Reaching for objects.
Putting objects in the mouth.
Laugh or cry out when to play.
Trying to find lost objects.
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Educational games for the Grassroots

By the age of two years old child often likes to bring her favorite doll “talk”. You do not have to worry about dealing with this, because all the kids are going through a stage called animism, where children tend to think of inanimate objects as living things. Through this stage the child is actually learning to express himself. The doll loved, scolded, picked up and kissed, etc..

By the age of three years old child enthusiastically pretend play, this is also a natural step. Through pretend play your child the opportunity to develop the imagination.

Educational game

Through play, the child can learn many things. To improve the intelligence necessary to provide some educational games. For that you need to be somewhat selective in giving toys to children. Basically a good toy is a toy that can make your child “explore”.
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The development of 11 Months from the day to day

Crawling on all fours
Your child is starting to crawl and move forward with the help of hands and knees.

Sitting with steady
Now the baby has been able to sit firmly in a long time. Give it a preferred toy, then he will sit merrily playing with a relaxed attitude.

Walking with both hands held
When the child begins to walk and creep into furniture. When held both his hands, he will try to set foot although still undecided.

Eat drink alone
When the child is able to hold a cake or a piece of fruit and eat it. When continuously trained, he will also be able to drink the cup that can be held by both sides.
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Polio Immunization Schedule – DPT – Measles

Previously we have discussed the BCG and Hepatitis B immunization for your child. This time we will discuss immunization Polio, DPT and Measles. All of this is immunization immunizations must be given to your child.


Given six times, which is when your baby is born, ages 2, 4, 6, 18 months and 5 years of age:

Polio-0, the first polio vaccine, given in a hospital or home birth, when the baby is discharged. Or if not given at the time of the first visit when baby check-up.
Polio-1, the second Polio vaccine, given at the time the child was 2 months old, can be given along with DPT-1.
Polio-2, three Polio vaccine, given at the time the child is age 4 months, and can be given along with DPT-2.
Polio-3, fourth Polio vaccine can be given along with DPT-3, by the time your baby is 6 months old.
Polio-4 fifth Polio vaccine, given at 18 months of age, and may coincide with the DPT vaccine-4.
Polio-5, the last polio vaccine (given at the time the child is 5 years old and can simultaneously with DPT vaccine-5.
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The development marks Little Too Late

At this age, your baby starts to move to and fro endlessly. Love to do ? the goods or the new place and also the people in around . The child begins to recognize himself in the mirror and imitate the behavior of older children or parents. Been able to name people or objects, and simple words. Can follow or do something according to the instructions given by the parents.

At this time, parents can do several ways to improve your child:

Invite your child to play for learning objects or mention the name of the object parts.
Read to your child every day.
Play matching image or objects with the same color.
Talking with your child to improve his speech.
Encourage your child to discover new things and ‘explore’.
Encourage your child to walk around outside the home such as in parks, to add to his curiosity and discover new things.
Signs of child developmental delay according to the AAP (American Academy of Pediatrics):
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Solid Foods Digestive influence on infant

If we introduce the food on the baby, it will change the form of feces. Solid foods cause infant’s stools were approaching adult feces. Harder consistency, brown and bad odor.In infants who are not yet ready to accept solid food, stool color can be changed to green. For that, give solid foods when your baby is ready to receive it.

Early solid foods can even have an impact on malnutrition. On one side of the child to be full, so the ability to drink milk is reduced, on the other hand the ability of digestion and absorption of nutrients from solid food was not perfect.

Solid foods can be started at least after the baby is 4 months old. No need to fear the children will go hungry or malnourished. Throughout given sufficient breast milk, the nutritional needs of children must be fulfilled. Exclusive breastfeeding up to 6 months without any additional food even been able to meet the nutritional adequacy of child well.

Ability of Childhood Social Emotional and 9-12 Months

Babies begin to understand that people can share ideas and emotions with each other. He understood that his father knew of the question weather the father, “You feel sad yah?” He knew that the father knew that he was sad.

Babies also begin to develop a sense that the objects or people in his life to have some sort of permanence and .

Understanding the presence of objects or object that was making it sure that mom or dad still there, though not visible in front of him. He began to feel what it missed and ask you to always be nearby.

Children learn from his life:

If children live with reproach, he learned cussing.
If children live with hostility, He learns to fight.
If children live with ridicule, He learns inferiority.
If children live with humiliation, He learned to feel sorry for myself.
If children live with tolerance, He learns restraint.
If children live with encouragement, He learns confidence.
If children live with praise, He learns to appreciate.
If children live with the best treatment, He learns justice.
If children live with security, He learns to trust.
If children live with a support, he learn to love herself.
If children live with love and friendship, he

Introduction of Solid Foods for 6-10 Months

6 to 8 months

At this time your child already has the awareness to process all of his food. But he has not been able to process solid foods. Therefore, she should give the baby porridge.

The child should be given the frequency:

4 (four) times feeding (breast milk or formula)
3 (three) times the extra food; 2 times baby porridge (40-50 grams) and 1 fruit juice (50-100 ml).
8 to 10 Months

At this time, your child’s teeth begin to grow. He was fond of and learn to bite. He also had to make use of chewing gums. At that moment, your child is ready for solid food know.

The child should be given the frequency:

4 times or 3 glasses of milk feeding continued (720 ml).
2 baby food meals (40-50 grams of powder).
1 time porridge (team) chopped chicken rice or mung bean porridge.
2 times interlude fruit juice (50-100 ml).
How to Give:
You can use the tip of a finger, a “scoop”. Let him suck. If your child is trained in this way, the next use a plastic spoon.