Whether it goes well or encounters some complications, childbirth is always an overwhelming moment for a baby and their . Many common reasons can lead to what we call and birth traumas, with mental and/or physical injuries appearing during and because of the delivery. Even if they are not necessarily major, they can end up with long-lasting effects if they are not detected nor prevented on time.
It’s that time of the year again. Cold weather is rising and we all suffer from diverse cold, flu, bronchitis or other. But the most touched by chest infections during winter are of course babies who sometimes are too fragile to fight against them. And what if your young one tends to catch repetitive respiratory diseases?
Childbirth can be a tough moment for babies, especially when the use of medical tools and force has to be involved, which can sometimes result in small or big injuries called birth traumas.
The brachial plexus injury remains one of the most common birth traumas, with thousands of newborns affected each year.
But what is a brachial plexus injury exactly and what sort of consequences can result from it?
Despite a growing number of the latest trendy strollers in the streets of London, we have been seeing more and more mothers with baby carriers: from the simple scarf or preformed baby carrier to the mei tai or sling, there is a multitude of choices offered to parents! Yes, but what are the benefits?
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Women and mothers are affected by a number of different health issues particular to them, and their needs and treatment are therefore quite different to those of men. Many women don’t realise that their issues aren’t unique to them and that several other women suffer from the same conditions. Studies have shown that there is also a tendency for women’s pain to be taken less seriously. As a result, they feel embarrassed to talk about their issues and don’t seek treatment that could easily solve their symptoms.
Article written by Baby Physio for Smallish Magazine
Child development follows a milestones chart which helps us to follow the evolution and to spot if the child has any delay. But this chart shows us the development steps of an average child. It is then important to tell parents that not all children develop at the same pace and that depending on his environment a child could develop his movement faster or slower than the average.
Every winter, thousands of babies and infants suffer from bronchiolitis. It starts with a simple cough and runny nose and might go unnoticed as such. Read more
For the untrained eye, there might be signs that your child has some developmental problems, which remains unseen at an early age. Read more