When taking your baby into the pediatrician for the first time since bringing them home from the hospital, you likely have a lot of questions. These questions are very important, and getting the answers to them can help you to be a more confident and a more informed parent to your newborn. This article will discuss 3 important questions to ask your infant's pediatrician at your first visit. How Often Should I Be Feeding Them At Night?
- When your child is first born, you count ten fingers and ten toes and assume that everything must be okay and your child is perfectly normal. However, as a parent of a newborn, there are many different types of health issues that can show up later on down the road, one of which is pediatric cataracts. Even though not as common in babies as they are in adults, cataracts can easily affect children just the same.
- Since the invention of Novocain and anesthesia, dental surgeries like wisdom teeth extraction are nearly pain free. However, the recovery can take awhile and you may experience some pain. Here are some things you can do to heal faster. 1. Use essential oils. Many essential oils have anti-inflammatory and anti-bacterial properties. You can: carefully swish with clove oil (it will give a gentle numbing feeling, as well as kill some germs) rub some lavender, peppermint, wintergreen, and clove on your jaw to lessen swelling place a drop of wintergreen on the tooth area take capsules of oregano, lemon, and melaleuca to kill bacteria put some lavender and peppermint on a cool washcloth and place them on your jaw 2.
- To decrease the risk of a patient developing an infection and to promote healing, eye doctors routinely prescribe eye drops to use after cataract surgery. Unfortunately, there are problems associated with the drops that can make them a less than perfect option for some patients. If you are facing cataract surgery, you should discuss an alternative to traditional surgery that could eliminate the need for drops. What Is the Problem With Eye Drops?
- If you tested positive for chlamydia and think it is a mistake, then you need to find out the reason for the positive results. It is even more frustrating when your spouse's test came back negative. Read on to find out why you may test positive for a sexually transmitted disease. How Do Doctors Test for Chlamydia? The two ways to test for chlamydia are from a urine sample or fluid.