It is advisable to find out not only child's health but also their parents and grandparents. This will install the risks of chronic diseases in the child or predisposition to disease.
Carefully and systematically observe the state of health of the child's physical, mental and mental development.
Timely contact the specialists in the event of deviations in health status, as well as for the prevention of diseases of the child.
Only exactly knowing the diagnosis of the disease, you can together with your doctor to plan ways of treatment and rehabilitation (restoration) of the health of the child.
Help your child in all learning, observance of the regime of the day, in overcoming school difficulties; consult with teachers, doctors and other specialists.
Make a day regimen, taking into account individual characteristics, health status, as well as the employment of the child and observe the basic highlights: sleep, work, recreation, food.
Monitor the child's physical development: height, weight, formation of the musculoskeletal system, especially the spine and feet; watch posture, restore its violation by exercise.
Learn to understand the child by his behavior, mood; consider the peculiarities of his character in communication. If a child is angry, distract his attention from the "irritant", switch to another activity or give him a chance to rest. The main thing - not to aggravate the conflict or problems by a punishments.
Remember that the movement - is life.
Read the scientific and popular literature on children's health.
Dr. Abbas Kapasi, MD works in
The Woodlands, Texas is a specialist in Pediatrics and graduated Muhimbili University College Of Health Sciences, University Of Dar Es Salaam in 1974. Dr. Kapasi is affiliated with Houston Northwest Medical Center, St. Luke's The Woodlands Hospital and practicing for 44 years
Dr. Abby L Bleistein, MD works in
Broomfield, Colorado is a specialist in Pediatrics, Internal Medicine and graduated University Of Colorado School Of Medicine in 1997. Dr. Bleistein is affiliated with Exempla Good Samaritan Medical Center and practicing for 21 years