Childhood obesity is defined as a health problem whose main characteristic is excess body fat. This is a high concern for pediatricians. In many cases, parents find amusing their "chubby” baby, ignoring the risks it could pose for the him. However, there is a fine line between a healthy baby and an obese baby.
One of the greatest concerns for parents is choosing the right moment for their baby to stop using diapers. What appears certain is that is not possible to generalize with children. Everyone has his own rhythm and this is no better or worse.
Summer is the ideal seasson to encourage the development and consolidation of circadian rhythms of the baby. Circadian rhythms are the biological clock that nature uses to regulate sleep-wake cycles and the main body physiological functions. They are repeated every 24 hours and their proper regulation is essential to enjoy a good quality of life.
The World Health Organization (WHO) recommends breastfeeding for children until six months of age, then in combination with other foods until the age of two years and beyond. There are many publications about breastfeeding benefits in comparison to artificial feeding the first days of life of our baby.
Worldwide, million children are affected each year by infections such as measles, hepatitis B, Haemophilus influenzae type B and many other diseases. There are vaccines for these infections in the more developed countries make us forget its importance.