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Pregnancy Exercise to Facilitate Childbirth

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The main role of pregnancy exercises is to help and prepare your body for labor. Pregnant exercise also helps increase energy, overcome various complaints during pregnancy, and helps you sleep better. Pregnancy can indeed make your body get tired quickly and make you want to continue to lie down and relax on the sofa. But not moving actively during pregnancy can actually make the body become unfit and complicate the labor process. Exercise that is done regularly can increase the strength of the muscles of the body before delivery. Increase Stamina with Pregnancy Exercise One sport that is relatively safe to do and can be done by most pregnant women is pregnancy exercise. Pregnant gymnastics aims to maintain the fitness of pregnant women, while preparing physically for labor. Your doctor will advise pregnancy exercise as long as you feel comfortable doing it and does not conflict with your health and pregnancy conditions. If you have previously been accustomed to doing aerobics, …

Aerosol Therapy for Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease

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Aerosols are particles of substances in the air that can be in the form of dust, mist, clouds, or smoke. Medically, aerosol can be used as a therapy or medicine by inserting aerosol particles into the body through the airway. In the medical world, aerosol drugs are generally in the form of spray or steam. Aerosol drugs are usually given through inhalation therapy (inhalation) using a nebulizer (evaporation) and inhalers. This procedure, known as aerosol therapy, is usually used as a treatment for chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), which is a number of diseases that attack the lungs in the long term, which is usually caused by a combination of several respiratory diseases such as chronic bronchitis, asthma, and emphysema. Generally, aerosol devices work the same way to deliver drugs quickly and directly to the respiratory tract. The content of drugs used in inhalation therapy includes bronchodilators to relieve respiratory tract (bronchus), corticosteroids to reduce infl…

This Information on the Ideal Baby Weight in the First Year

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Knowing your baby's ideal weight can be a benchmark of how healthy the baby's condition is. It is therefore important to measure your baby's weight development. Each baby is born with a different weight, but the ideal weight for a newborn is around 2.5 kg - 4 kg. Know Baby's Weight Growth The baby's weight gain will continue to occur with age. To monitor normal baby growth, babies need to be weighed routinely and mothers need to have a Maternal and Child Health book which can be obtained at the Puskesmas. For more details, here is the benchmark ideal baby weight that must be known: Infants 1- 3 months In the early months after birth, the baby's growth will experience rapid development. Weight gain and body length will continue to occur in infants. When the baby is 3 months old, ideally the weight of the baby boy will range from 5.8 kg - 7 kg with a length of 60 cm - 63 cm. Whereas in women, ideal body weight ranges from 5.4 kg - 6.5 kg with a body length…

Facing Baby Hiccups

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Hiccups in babies can make parents panic, especially for parents who have new babies. Actually facing a hiccup baby does not need excessive action, because generally it can disappear by itself. However, there are some signs of baby hiccups that require more attention. Hiccup is actually a diaphragm reaction, which is the muscle that separates the chest cavity and the stomach, precisely under the rib cage, which is useful to help control breathing. This reaction causes the diaphragm to tighten suddenly and unconsciously, closing the vocal cords in the esophagus, producing a characteristic hiccup sound in the upper part of the throat. Reasons for Hiccups Medically, hiccups are called singultus. Triggers for baby hiccup include eating too much food, the entry of air when chewing or when the baby feels tense. Hiccups generally occur when the baby sucks excessive air when suckling. Making a baby burp after feeding is one way to get air out of the stomach so that the baby avoids the r…

Baby Development, From Sitting to Walking

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The development of the baby will be seen significantly in the first year and both. What had just been bedridden, as time went by, Little One began to be able to sit, stand, and walk on his own two feet. Before that time is reached, Little will go through a series of stages that need your attention and support. Always Monitor Your Child's Progress In the first two years of his life, Little is indeed developing coordination and strength of the muscles in his body. He will begin to learn to sit, roll, crawl, stand, and finally walk. The process of growth and development of children to finally be able to walk can indeed vary. However, there are basic benchmarks that can serve as guidelines for parents to monitor their children's ability to walk. The following is the ability of the baby according to his age, as well as steps you can take to stimulate his ability to walk. Sit Infants have begun to sit alone without assistance at the age of 4-7 months. His ability can strengt…