Unfortunately our society still lacks health education about how to care for the child since birth , as well as how to follow it , I doubt it , and there may be 1 % to do so. A child from birth to the needs medical attention and regular follow-up and avoid the disease can be avoided , such as rickets , which is caused by vitamin D deficiency . It also benefits the child from taking vaccines on schedule .
Other benefits of the application of systematic follow-up and medical care for the child since birth is the discovery of many of the diseases that may appear obvious or later may be difficult to detect early, either because the nature of the illness or the nature of the doctor . Using some laboratory tests and radiological and made by the doctor during routine visits for children
So how are these visits ? !
1 - During the first year of life .. There are nine routine visits to the pediatrician since the birth of the child and be the first week after the baby is born and the second at the end of the first month and then visit each month until the end of the sixth month , where the visits of two years during the ninth month and the twelfth month . These visits in the first year of the most important visits where vaccines are vaccinated so necessary to him .
2 - During the second year of life .. in this period of life in favor of there being three routine visits to the pediatrician or other health centers .
A) the first visit when the child is a year and four months .
B) the second visit when the child is about a year and ten months after 6 months of the first visit .
C) be the third visit at the beginning of the third year.
3 - then the parents visited the pediatrician routinely every 6 months the doctor what to do during these visits ?
During these visits , the doctor monitors the child's growth and evolution of the kinetic and compared Batabiei . In addition to giving vaccines ( immunizations ) needed and directing the mother and educate about ways to proper nutrition for the child since birth in detail and perhaps give drugs such as vitamin D for children who are breastfed only and are not exposed to sunlight in order to prevent the disease rickets .
The pediatrician as well as early detection of diseases as mentioned by a few of their brands during the initial appearance of symptoms and then treated in a timely manner before they escalate and mixing as the doctor to monitor the evolution of visual and auditory ability in children and follow-up of the child on multiple periods
Dacharf Anwar Azaz specialist pediatric and newborn center Jarallah German member of the Egyptian Association for newborns smile the American member of the Society for the treatment of facial birth defects Twitter @ aboaza z.