Children Health tips

children health tips

Children health is a wide area. Children represent the future, and ensuring their healthy growth and development ought to be a prime concern of all societies. Newborns are particularly vulnerable. Children are vulnerable to malnutrition and infectious diseases, many of which can be effectively prevented or treated. Moreover they cannot make decisions themselves.

 To keep kids and babies healthy, offer them healthy diet, make them sleep for adequate hours and always go for regular check ups, as these check ups are very much essential for the growth of your child and children health.

Children Health  

healthy tiffin

Tips for kids healthy Tiffin

Chocolate breakfast crepes 

  • Take a large bowl and combine together   2/3 cup flour, 1/3 cup  sugar and  1 tsp chocolate powder. Mix well.
  • Add  1 egg white, 1/4 cup  vegetable oil and  1/4 cup skim milk to the flour mixture.
  1. Stir the mixture to form a smooth and creamy batter.
  2. Refrigerate the batter for about 2 hours to allow the air to settle down.
  3. Heat a crepe pan on medium heat.
  4. Pour 1/3 to 1/4  cup of the batter into the hot crepe pan.
  • Gently rotate the pan to even out the batter.
  • Turn the pancake on the other side to cook thoroughly.
  • Remove from the pan and let it cool on a rack.
  • Repeat with the remaining batter.
  • Fill the crepes with fresh fruits.
  • Garnish them with fresh flowers and serve.

Refreshing Room = Healthy Child

Children deserve a comfortable and lively room that enhances their concentration levels and inspires them to spend more time there.

A well lit room with proper ventilation, preferably with a window makes an ideal setting for a kid’s room. 

Ask kids what they want and don’t want in the room. Create a lived-in and familiar atmosphere in children room, brighten up the room with bright and cheery drapes with interesting patterns. The aim is to create an optimum usage of space while getting rid of any clutter.

Children diseases (common)

Kids can become seriously ill and any sort of infection may be dangerous, so don’t take chances because illness at this age requires immediate attention.

Developmental Milestones

developmental milestones

1 Month  old babies

Growth–

  • Weight decreases by 10% immediately after birth and returns to birth weight by 2 weeks of age
  • Gains 2 lbs/month
  • Length increases 3.5 cm/ month

Movements–

  • Makes jerky, quivering arm thrusts
  • Brings hands within range of eyes and mouth
  • Moves head from side to side while lying on stomach
  • Head flops backward if unsupported
  • Keeps hands in tight fists
  • Strong reflex movements
  • Sucks objects placed in mouth
  • Sleep about 16 hours per day

Visual and Hearing senses–

  • Stare and focus at faces, may follow objects at 8-12 inches from face
  • Eyes wander and occasionally cross
  • Blink at bright lights
  • Hearing is fully mature
  • Recognizes some sounds
  • May turn toward familiar sounds and voices
  • May look at black and white patterns

Smell and Touch –

  • Prefers sweet smells
  • Recognizes the scent of his own mother’s breast milk
  • Prefers soft to coarse sensations
  • Dislikes rough or abrupt handling