«Intestinal Infection

They are caused by bacteria and viruses that can enter the body kid with dirty hands, unwashed vegetables or fruits.

SYMPTOMS. Loose stools (possibly mixed with mucus or blood), nausea, vomiting, abdominal pain, fever, lethargy, weakness.

HOW TO TREAT? The primary task of the parents before the arrival of the pediatrician — to fill the number of lost fluids and normalize the water-salt balance. For this purpose suitable pharmaceutic glucose-saline solutions. Let the kid for a few teaspoons of the solution every 5-10 minutes.


The eggs of worms enter the body through the mouth and the kid dirty hands.

SYMPTOMS. Son complains of abdominal pain due to gas and bloating often begins diarrhea or constipation, skin rashes appear, the baby appetite decreases.

HOW TO TREAT? The best way to deal with helminthiasis with conventional and certified deworming drugs in the age dose. Modern medicine is practically not absorbed and do not have harmful effects on the body of the baby. To consolidate the results, it is desirable to take the medicine even after 3 weeks. Which drug is suitable for the crumbs, the doctor will determine. Folk remedies in this case, either useless or toxic to the body of the baby.

Attacks can become blood-sucking baby to a disaster in nature. Their stings protect special funds — repellent. They can be of two types:

• HIMICHESKIE- YEARS FOR CHILDREN C3-5 contain chemical ingredient DEET, which is relatively toxic substance. The amount of this component in different products is different, but the recommendations of the American Association of Pediatricians content of DEET in children shall not exceed 30%. «The funds from this concentration is enough to protect against mosquitoes for 5 hours, — says A. Adelaide Hebert, MD from the University of Texas (Houston). — When using repellents with DEET remember that it is six times more quickly absorbed into the blood in combination with cosmetics with SPF-filters. That is why chemical repellents try to put on the clothes, not the exposed areas of the body. «

• Natural-birth.

The well-known fact — bloodsucking not like the flavor of some essential oils. The beauty of such means is that on the day they can be applied to the skin and clothes as many times without harm to health.

1. The oil of geranium. Mix 25 drops of essential oil with 2 tbsp. l. vegetable. Protection time — from 30 minutes to an hour.

2. Citronella. «This oil is usually included in all natural repellents — explains Tali Vengosh-Biron, a manufacturer of natural and organic means for skin care Mommy saga. — It masks the smell of a man and mosquitoes do not perceive it as a potential victim. » Time protection means with citronella oil content of 5 to 10% is 1-1.5 hours.

3. Soybean Oil. The National Health Agency of Canada named him among the recommended natural repellents. The oil was particularly effective in combination with vanilla: insist pod 100 ml oil couple of days in a dark place. Protection Time — 2 hours.


It can be made at home. To do this, mix 4 tablespoons sugar, 1 teaspoon of baking soda and 1 teaspoon salt. The resulting mixture was dissolved in one liter of boiling water.

How to feed your baby during the period of infection

Scarce refuses to eat? Offer him a compote of dried fruits or sweet tea. Adhere to the principle of feeding «of appetite». Refrain from drinking milk. In the acute phase of infection usually occurs secondary lacquer toznaya insufficiency — a shortage of the enzyme lactase to digest milk. As long as the baby is saved diarrhea, exclude from his diet of strong meat broths, fresh fruit and juice, egg yolk. Once the disease has passed, to help small intestinal microflora to recover, so ask your pediatrician to appoint a special probiotic preparations.

If you want to protect the child from insect bites while sleeping, is enough to put a bit of a natural repellent on a napkin and leave her baby in the crib.

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