The attitude of adults to children’s whims is often scornful and irritable. It would be desirable sometimes to find a “magic button” and with one pressing of it turn off the whining and disobedience! But, alas,
When a woman is about to become a mother and already pregnant, she needs to be healthy. However, it is not always possible to avoid such common illnesses like cold and flu during pregnancy. Symptoms
Amniotic fluid is vital for a baby. This fluid fills uterine cavity during pregnancy and surrounds the embryo for the whole period of prenatal development. The “reservoir” filled with amniotic fluid is called the afterbirth (fetal bladder),
One of the aspects of education in the family is discipline. Parents teach the baby what is good, and what is bad. The process of education and assistance that adults can provide to the child
Thrush, or candidiasis, is caused by the yeast-like fungus Candida. The reproduction of these conditional pathogenic fungi in the human organism can be induced by a number of factors. One of such factors is pregnancy.
Some women want to have sex after C-section as soon as possible while others delay this moment for an uncertain period of time. This process may become painful for many women and may cause discomfort.
Inborn malformation (birth-defect) is any persistent anatomical deviation in development of organ or part of the body. It is caused by teratogenic factors or genetic mutations. Causes of intrauterine fetal anomalies. All the known causes
The placenta is a connection between the mother and her child. With the help of placenta, the fetus is nourished and receives oxygen returning the products of metabolism. The course of pregnancy and in some
Cleft lip and palate (also known as orofacial cleft) are the inborn defects caused by unattached nasal tissues to the upper jaw (cleft lip) and the opening of the roof of the mouth reaching the
An ovarian cyst is a protrusion with a liquid which is formed mainly of the follicle on one or both ovaries. Anatomically cyst looks like the thin-walled cavity in the form of a bag. The
Rickets is a decease affecting young growing children, associated with violation of metabolism and deficiency of vitamin D. It affects bones and nervous systems. Rickets was known in ancient times. In the second century, BC