Guidelines for Complementary Feeding

The complementary feeding guides according to WHO is an important process that puts forward the readiness of babies to start giving complementary foods for breast milk. Some mothers are confused about how and what food should be given to the baby. In some cases, there are still mothers who give complementary feeding under the age of 6 months. Continue reading “Guidelines for Complementary Feeding”

Pica disorder during pregnancy

Pica disorder during pregnancy

Pica Disorder is a condition that is often experienced by almost all pregnant women. In periods of pregnancy, mothers will feel very eager to eat food or drink. Of course, you already know that pica disorder is a natural thing experienced by pregnant women. When pregnant, it is not uncommon for women to want to consume certain foods. Continue reading “Pica disorder during pregnancy”

Overview of Gestational age

Overview of Gestational age

People plan to have children at numerous stages of their lives, and this implies different ages. So, is there one thing like ‘the good age to own a baby? There are benefits and downsides to having kids of all ages. Also, factors just like the financial conditions, the society you reside in, and the career prospects of each also play a role in selecting the proper time to begin having a child. Gaining in-depth info concerning these factors can assist you to decide that the simplest age for you to urge pregnant is. Continue reading “Overview of Gestational age”

The diagnosis of pregnancy

Determining an advanced pregnancy is as not difficult as determining the initial pregnancy, especially if the new patient is having late of menstruation for a period of a few weeks. This situation will be more difficult if the patient accidentally hides his pregnancy, such as unwanted pregnancy or vice versa in a very pregnant person. Continue reading “The diagnosis of pregnancy”

Children developmental delay

Children developmental delay

Child growth is indeed interesting to observe. Sometimes the child can outperform the growth of his age, but there is a delay on the other side. The physical development of each baby is different. There are children with fast-growing (normally), but on the other hand, there are those who experience a slight delay. Mothers still need to be aware of the signs of the baby’ s development. Mothers also need to trust their instincts to see something strange or not with their growth and development. Continue reading “Children developmental delay”

Back pain during pregnancy

Back pain during pregnancy

Back pain is a kind of pain or stiffness that can be felt along the spine, from the neck base to the coccyx. The presence of spinal or strained tissue (strain), is the most common cause of complaints of back pain. This type of pain usually occurs when a person lifts a heavy object or exercises excessively. Continue reading “Back pain during pregnancy”

Uterine Involution

Uterine Involution

Uterine revolution is a process where the uterus returns to its pre-pregnancy condition and weighs (about 60 grams). This process begins immediately after the placenta is born due to contraction of the smooth muscles of the uterus. The intensity of uterine contractions increases in response to a very large decrease in intrauterine volume. Continue reading “Uterine Involution”

The effect of Fatima grass (labisia pumila)

The effect of Fatima grass (labisia pumila)

Labor is a process of learning to be patient for prospective parents. Why? Because in the delivery process, a prospective mother tends to be patient when facing certain situations. She feels a contraction, waiting for the occurrences the opening process. Opening process can flow very slowly. Finally, this “suffering feeling” was coming to an end. What a mother need is to relax and trust her body and fetus so that they can do their job well.

Many things were done to immediately end this process. But unfortunately, people do with “short cuts”, one of which is drinking Fatima Grass. Fatima grass is a plant from the family of Primulaceae and clan of leisia. The Fatimah grass has the scientific name Labisia pumila. Fatima Grass (Labisa pumila) is a shrub plant originating from the Arabian Peninsula. This plant is quite popular. Ordinary worshipers buy Fatima grass as souvenirs from the Holy Land. This plant is dry even though it has been stored for decades, but if it is soaked in water it will bloom again. Continue reading “The effect of Fatima grass (labisia pumila)”

Sibling rivalry

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Sibling rivalry

A sibling is a child’s jealousy over the birth of a new child in a family. In other words, a sibling is a sense of competition between siblings due to the birth of the next child. It usually occurs in children aged 3-10 years. A sibling is usually indicated by rejection with the birth of his younger sibling, crying, withdrawing from his environment, staying away from parents, or even committing violence to his younger siblings (hitting, pressing, pinching, etc.). The presence of a new sister or brother can be a major crisis for a child. Continue reading “Sibling rivalry”

The window of opportunity in child development

The window of opportunity in child development

Have you ever heard about scaling up nutrition? Scaling up nutrition is a movement carried out by 57 countries in the world to eliminate various types of malnutrition, concerning the principle that all people deserve good food and good nutrition. This movement is a joint movement of government, community institutions, United Nations, entrepreneurs, scientists, and various layers of society. Continue reading “The window of opportunity in child development”