Breast swelling in the newborn due to flooding of maternal hormones. Especially do not squeeze them, just apply a soothing bandage if the breasts are inflamed. Everything is back to normal in a few weeks. More about mastitis To discover:
When the foreskin is tight or too long and adheres to the glans, so much so that the capping is impossible, we speak of phimosis. The latter is considered physiological at birth because the preputial space (between the foreskin and the glans) is still incompletely formed in 80% of newborns and only the urinary orifice is visible.
Small growths of flesh resembling pearls of a white or pink color a few millimeters in diameter, to bring together warts. Treatment with liquid nitrogen and curettage abortion, performed by a dermatologist, is the best (but painful) way to remove them. Apply anesthetic ointment one hour before to anesthetize the affected areas.
Poor position of the orifice of the urethra, which is not at the end of the penis, but at different levels. A particularity neither serious nor painful, just a little boring because your little boy pee twisted. This small malformation is surgically treated. There is no urgency to practice it, you can wait until the age of 18 months.
Outcrops of a portion of the viscera through a weaker region of the abdominal wall. They are of several types: - the umbilical hernia: it is explained by the excessive width of the umbilical ring which did not close after the birth. It disappears spontaneously around the age of 5-6 years.
Spasmodic contraction of the diaphragm - the muscle that separates the thorax from the abdomen - after a sudden absorption of an excess of air. All babies have hiccups, especially the first few months, and more readily, the bottle-fed baby than the breast-fed baby. If your child has hiccup all the time, help him to drink his meal more calmly, do not wait too long, think also to tilt the bottle so that the pacifier fills with milk and not air.
Assessment of health on the sensory and psychomotor level. This health check is part of mandatory medical visits, reimbursed 100% by social security. It is practiced when your child is between 8 and 10 months old. Mandatory, it is the subject of a medical certificate which determines the sending of the second part of the postnatal allowances.
When the temperature drops, the blood vessels are narrowed. And the extremities of the limbs are less well irrigated. Hands and feet are exposed to frostbite if they are poorly protected. Some parts of the face may have the same fate: nose, chin, ears blush as soon as the thermometer goes down.
Consequence of a lack of "sticking" of the buds of the face at the beginning of the 2nd month of pregnancy. The cleft of the upper lip can sit on one or both sides, be isolated or be in continuity with a cleft of the palate. Today, his diagnosis is made before birth with ultrasound.
Red plates covered with small, light skin slightly oily at the root of the eyebrows, on the eyelids, the wings of the nose and sometimes the neck. They are due to a yeast (kind of mushroom) usually present on the skin but which begins to proliferate on the fatty areas. Apply a care based on zinc oxide and copper sulphate which have antifungal action.
Dermatosis of allergic origin, occurring spontaneously on a predisposed ground, often family, after the first trimester of the life. The skin is dry, red, rough. The itching is important, even unbearable. In the infant, the eczema reaches the face, then around two years is preferably housed in the folds of the limbs and symmetrically.
In place as soon as the intrauterine life, swallowing is perfectly raked at birth. Gradually this primary swallowing gives way to secondary school. The tip of the tongue rests on the papillae of the anterior part of the palate, the lips and cheeks are motionless and the teeth are tight. During this mechanism, the tongue by its support on the palate helps its good development.
On examination, the head of the femur emerges from its cavity, accompanied by a movement of projection. Too much looseness of the joints predisposes to the disease. Distrust if your family has ever suffered. Certain regions of France, like Brittany, are more affected by this pathology without exact reason.