Baby walkers - harm or benefit?

February 1, 2009

 Baby walkers
   As soon as the age of the baby close to a year, parents are eagerly waiting for the crumb will begin to take the first steps. Typically, this event is trying in every way to force. Who are the first entrepreneurs grasped as a specific demand and started manufacturing device, called a walker, is not so important. Physicians are much more concerned about what the consequences of its use may result in enhanced health of the child.

Manufacturers sometimes positioned as a simulator baby walkers. But in fact it is rather a structure that facilitates the movement of the child in space.

 Baby walkers - harm or benefit?

Muscles in the absence of load

In practice simulator function walkers turned out just a myth. Pediatricians say with confidence that the experiments with them earlier finding of skills of independent walk did not help. On the contrary, the baby gets used to the movement in the vertical position is enabled, and then he will have to completely "rebuilt."

Walkers are forcing the child to put the foot on the foot is not, and on the fingers. And he has to rely on the edge of the breast, "trainer", resulting in the need to keep the lost balance. The muscles of the legs and buttocks, too, do not get the proper load, which would be provided to them in a natural process.

 Baby walkers - harm or benefit?

Doubtful protection

Some parents are hesitant to buy a walker, wanting to protect her baby from multiple falls. After all, it is no secret that he will stuff a lot of cones, is to learn to walk steadily. Bumpers walker, of course, to some extent shield the little man against unwanted collisions, but does not contribute to the development of elementary caution. Besides, as you know, fall is also necessary to be able, and that the child acquires the skill is just closer to the age of one year, while learning to walk.

The very stay in the walker is not guaranteed protection from falls. And injury in this case, is often more serious than in the "simple" fall.

 Baby walkers - harm or benefit?

Saving for Mom

Does the operation of baby walkers at least some dignity? Absolutely. Firstly, they really untie the hands of a young mother who can both look after the child, and to carry out the necessary work on the house. The woman in this case will be much less tired, and risks to lose milk due to chronic fatigue Chronic fatigue - if life is not a pleasant experience  Chronic fatigue - if life is not a pleasant experience
   or stress How to beat stress? Create an oasis  How to beat stress? Create an oasis
   for it will drop significantly.

If the physical development of the baby walker is not much help, the intelligence they bring tangible benefits. The vertical position opens up new horizons for the child, and he gets a lot of new and very different information.

 Baby walkers - harm or benefit?

Games stoleschnitsa

A distinctive feature of most modern models walker is a table-top, complete with gaming or music panels, and sometimes both at once. Sound and lighting effects are certainly fun for the child, but he soon gets used to them. It is much better when it is possible to change the toys that they may be quite simple, but diverse. So do not pay extra money for having entertainment panels - any advantage they do not.

Much more important characteristic of baby walkers become the seat, because it is on its quality depends on how the baby feels comfortable. Ideal - removable seats, which in the case which is easy to remove and wash.

 Baby walkers - harm or benefit?

Famous brand

Walkers on the market of children's products are widely represented, and, at first glance, products of different brands is no different. Everywhere base design are metal cross, bumpers and countertops made of plastic, but the most spectacular are the property of Music and gaming applications.

But you can call the number of brands and products are estimated by most parents as qualitative. Walkers from Happy Baby, PegPerego, Inglesina, Promenade and some other traditionally in demand, as almost unbreakable and very easy to use.

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Bifiform baby: from birth

September 19, 2011

 Bifiform baby
 Bifiform baby - is a biologically active food additive (BAA), containing useful to intestinal bacteria, which are so lacking in children of the first months of life. A child is born sterile, sterile, and his intestines. In the first months of life is settling gastrointestinal infant organisms, with beneficial bacteria compete with opportunistic.

 Bifiform baby: from birth

How probiotics can help the child first months of life

Probiotics are beneficial microorganisms called that help digest food in the intestines. Months to 3 - 4, and sometimes up to a year the child is constantly worried about tummy: he swells and hurts - the parent who is not aware of such a baby cries? This is a sign of a dysbacteriosis Signs of dysbiosis - depend on the localization process  Signs of dysbiosis - depend on the localization process
   - State, when the digestion of food in the intestines of the baby is not enough beneficial bacteria. Clinical practice of recent years shows that the use of probiotics can significantly speed up the adaptation of children during the first days and months of life to extrauterine life, which will affect their physical and psychological development.

 Bifiform baby: from birth

Bifiform baby - probiotic specifically for children from birth

Bifiform baby a Bud, however, it can have a positive impact on active intestinal microflora of a newborn baby because it contains two types of beneficial bacteria essential baby during this period. Furthermore, in the baby bifiform and includes excipients with prebiotic properties - culture medium for engraftment and proliferation of beneficial microorganisms.

The drug is manufactured by the pharmaceutical company Ferrosan (Denmark) in a very convenient for use in the treatment of infants form - in the form of droplets that simply drip into the mouth of the child. The suspension of bacteria is prepared immediately before the start of treatment and can be stored for two weeks. The original shape bifiform baby that the slurry obtained is not useful bacteria in water and in oil - this ensures the preservation of bacteria in an aqueous solution which quickly die.

The structure consists of a baby bifiform two types of micro-organisms that inhabit all parts of the intestine of the child and protect him from the reproduction of conditionally pathogenic microflora that can cause goiter and bowel disease. First of all - it is bifidobacteria secrete lactic acid Lactic acid - shows our health  Lactic acid - shows our health
   and create an acidic environment in the gut, which is pathogenic microflora does not like and can not reproduce it.

Another type of beneficial bacteria contained in bifiform baby - a thermophilic streptococci, which are used for making yogurt. This kind of microorganisms able to actively suppress the growth of opportunistic and pathogenic bacteria and restore the balance between beneficial and pathogenic microflora in the gastrointestinal tract of the child.

All these properties, as well as a convenient dosage form in the form of droplets make biologically active food additives bifiform Bifiform - Drug Usage  Bifiform - Drug Usage
   baby drug of choice in the treatment of dysbacteriosis in children under one year, including the newborn.

 Bifiform baby: from birth

Indications and contraindications for the appointment bifiform baby

All give the child up to a year (especially in the first month of life) should be administered only by a physician, even biologically active food supplements. On prescription bifiform baby give 1 dose (0, 5 g) once a day with meals for at least 10 days.

Bifiform baby bottle has a special device that allows you to quickly prepare an oil solution by dissolving the powder in the oil. To do this with a force to turn the cap of the vial in a clockwise direction as long as the powder does not fall out of the cover to the oil solution contained in the vial. After that, the bottle should be thoroughly shake until smooth and collect the right amount of oil mist when using the included pipette (on it is a mark corresponding to one dose). Shake the bottle before each use needed medication.

Unopened vial bifiform baby store in a dry place inaccessible to children at temperature not exceeding 25 ° C. Opened vials should be stored at a temperature no higher than 8 ° C for up to two weeks. When taken regularly bifiform baby this time will be enough to complete consumption of the entire contents of the vial. Leave the mixture onto a longer period is not necessary, because it reduces its effectiveness because of the death it contains beneficial microorganisms.

Contraindications bifiform baby is only a component of the drug idiosyncrasy child.

Bifiform baby is not a drug, however, he received well-deserved recognition as an effective tool in the treatment of dysbiosis in children Dysbacteriosis children - Digestive Disorders  Dysbacteriosis children - Digestive Disorders
   up to a year, especially among children during the first three months of life.

Galina Romanenko

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