Although most diseases and infections affecting the pediatric population are caused by viruses, a large proportion such as otitis, streptococcal angina, and pneumonia are associated with a bacterial infection that cannot do without an antibiotic. There is a widespread opinion that antibiotics, in addition to their positive effect on disease pathogens, also have an adverse effect on the body's immunity, causing it to weaken.
Category School-age child
Many experts believe that modern education is going the wrong way. We devote several years to feel the children a long list of skills that they can not use in practice. We spend too much time absorbing dry facts, and we devote too little space to learning critical thinking.
The school year begins on 4 September, because 1 September falls on Friday (and according to the Act, if 1 September falls on Friday or on the weekend, the beginning of the year falls on the next business day). There are many days off in the coming year, just like last year. A lot of holidays fall on the weekend (e.g.
At the age of seven, our carefree child is already turning into a more serious elementary school student. He faces new goals and responsibilities, as well as challenges that a seven-year-old will be happy to face. If you are a mother of a child at this age, check what your child should know and how to support its development in a positive way at this important stage of life.
Each child develops at his own pace. This applies to both height, weight and the rate of puberty. Children not only observe these changes, but also compare how they look to how their peers grow up. In the case of girls, a lot of emotions arouse in the development of the bust and the associated dilemma - when was the first bra for a girl?
300 zlotys for each child or layette for every school-age child is a preview of a new government program known as "Good Start". The money is to be transferred to parents of children attending primary and secondary school up to the age of 20. Every applicant is to get PLN 300, income criterion will not be taken into account.
Diabetes is one of the most important and dangerous civilization diseases. Children are also falling more and more often. Half struggle with type 1 diabetes, the other half struggle with non-insulin-dependent diabetes, i.e. type 2 diabetes. Most often, type 2 diabetes is diagnosed in obese children. Unlike type 1 diabetes, her occurrence is affected by an unhealthy lifestyle.
A generation ago, rubella was a common, harmless and widespread contagious disease. Today it is relatively rare. Despite this, it happens, so it's worth knowing its symptoms and how to deal with it. Rubella, or what? Rubella, also known as German measles, or three-day measles is an infection caused by the rubella virus.
The beginnings of schooling for many children are not easy. Learning to write can be particularly difficult. It is often a real challenge for left-handed children, who constitute 15% of all children starting school. Why is it more difficult for left-handed children? What are the rules to remember if your child has a leading left hand?
"Tell me, am I the only one making my child's sandwiches for school? Yesterday the son came home from school after the first day and said that he did not eat sandwiches because he was ashamed to take them out, because all the children had buns, donuts, wafers, croissants. I'm shocked, are parents really just pushing sugar into their children?
The child should have adequate requirements for age and ability. Both too high demands and leaving the child alone are harmful. Harmony is the key to success. In theory, it sounds simple, but in practice it is this mythical balance that is difficult to achieve.
There is a common belief that for the youngest children a schoolbag is a much better option than a backpack. However, is this really the case? What are the key differences? What is the truth - choose a backpack or school bag for your child? And what to look for when browsing the store offer? First-grade school bag - best for the spine?
Summer camps for children is one of the offers of holiday rest. Available for children from the age of seven. Assumes being on vacation, in the place chosen by parents, for 5 days to two / three weeks. It lets you choose among the rich thematic offer. You can send a child to artistic, sports, sailing, with the possibility of learning foreign languages, and many more.
The eight-year-old doesn't cry at night because of a wild lion lurking in the closet. He doesn't complain about the fears under the bed. However, he has his fears and fears. One of the most important is the lack of peer acceptance or strict teacher evaluation. How is a child eight years old developing? And what to do to support this development?
By March 1, 2019, schools are required to comply with the new Regulation of the Ministry of National Education (paragraph 13 (3) of the draft). The ordinance stipulates that breaks between lessons cannot be shorter than 10 minutes, every student should have access to the locker and drinking water. What do parents say?
While giving gifts to small children is relatively easy, because the choice of toys is huge, it is a great challenge to give something to a teenager. What to buy a 12-year-old girl? What will 13 or 14 year olds like? How's Santa for teens? Here are some suggestions. If you want to buy a gift for teens, be sure to read!
The times when mental illnesses were taboo have already gone into oblivion and although we are still far from the openness of Western societies, for several years now Poland has also been paying more and more attention to mental health. Notably more often, children suffering from mental disorders are surrounded by psychological and psychiatric care.
Today, children mature much earlier than their parents and grandparents. The first signs of entering an extraordinary adolescence are often surprising. What symptoms indicate that puberty has started? When can you expect them and how to deal with early puberty? Is menstruation in a ten-year-old a norm?
Water is the main component of our body (it is assumed that it constitutes up to 75 percent of the weight of the newborn and about 60 percent of the weight of the older child). Thus, its delivery, adequate to the age and health of our child, is as important as the proper supply of calories, vitamins and minerals.
You raise a son to be an empathic person. You say he can cry because tears are not a shame at all. You encourage him to play with his sister and teach that fists are not the best argument in resolving a dispute. Then your special child goes to school and suddenly it turns out that a classmate who is able to fight loudly for his own is gaining a strong position in the class.
Chalazion in a child, unlike barley, does not hurt. Appears out of nowhere and disappears after a few weeks. In the vast majority of cases, it does not require treatment. However, sometimes you have to intervene. Chalazion on the eyelid may already appear in several-year-olds. How to recognize her? What is chalazion?