Baby

Treatment of Diastasis Recti in Infants – Symptoms & Causes

Diastasis recti refer to a large gap that develops between the two abdominis muscles. This is the muscle that covers the exterior side of the belly. Indeed, this condition is commonly referred to as separation of the abdomen. The gap between the left and right rectus abdominis muscles naturally develops through stretching of a connective

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Baby, Toddler

Down’s syndrome – Characteristics, Cause, Management & Care

Down’s syndrome is a genetic condition that some babies are born with around the world. However, not all babies with the syndrome live to show similar characteristics. Each baby grows to show very different characteristics from those shown by other affected babies. It can be very challenging having a baby with Down’s syndrome. This is

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Penile Adhesion in Baby Boys – Symptoms, Causes & Treatment

Penile adhesion is what medical experts refer to as prepuce adhesion. It is a condition where a baby’s foreskin attaches to glans found at the end of the penis. The skin can attach anywhere around the glans and can cause sexual problems when left untreated and a baby grows to become an adult. Some of

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Health

Appendicitis in Babies – Symptoms, Cause & Treatment

Appendicitis is a condition characterized by inflammation of the appendix, the extended part of the colon. Such inflammation causes obstruction, which encourages growth of bacteria that cause infection. In extreme cases, the appendix can rapture, meaning that other tissue and organs within the abdominal cavity get infected from the initial infection in the appendix. This

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Preschooler, Toddler

Fibromyalgia in Kids – Symptoms, Causes & Treatment

Fibromyalgia is one disease or illness that continues to cause a lot of debate among medical practitioners. For a start, there is serious disagreement in regard to its name. Medical practitioners have literally disagreed on the best name to apportion the illness. Secondly, there is disagreement among medical practitioners on whether it is a chronic

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Baby, Parenting

Big Babies – What You Should Know!

It is always every expecting mother’s dream to give birth to a healthy baby when the time arrives. What about when you give birth to a big baby whose weight exceeds the average normal weight of babies? What about when you give birth to an average baby in terms of weight only for the baby

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Baby

Palatal cysts – What they are, Symptoms, Causes & Treatment

Infants face a number of health problems. There are those conditions that some infants are born with for various reasons including genetics. There are also diseases and illnesses that affect them after birth. While some conditions, diseases, and illnesses are life-threatening, some turn out to very minor and harmless. Indeed, some resolve on their own

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Omphalocele – What it is, Symptoms, Causes, Treatment & Support

Omphalocele is a rare birth defect/condition that occurs in 1 out of every 5,000 newborns across the world. It is similar to Gastroschisis except for one thing: while omphalocele involves protrusion of part or whole of a baby’s intestines and associated organs through the navel in a protected sac, Gastroschisis involves protrusion of the bowel

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Preschooler, Toddler

Lyme Disease – Symptoms, Treatment & Prevention

Living in a wooded and grassy area can no doubt be refreshing considering fresh air and green environment such areas are. However, living such an area where mice and deer also live in the woods can be challenging. The main challenge turns out to be the risk of getting Lyme disease This is a disease

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Oral Thrush in Babies – Causes, Symptoms & Treatment

Just like in teenagers and adults, babies do also develop oral thrush. It is a fungal/yeast infection that affects mucous membranes in a baby’s mouth. It is very important that you ascertain that your baby has oral thrush before seeking treatment. This is because you can easily mistake milk residue in your baby’s mouth to

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