Premature Baby – Early baby

“Do not panic, baby can come a bit early” How does premature birth affect the baby? The survival of a baby born before 37 weeks of pregnancy depends more upon the weight of the baby than the actual number of weeks of pregnancy. Babies under 500g have only a 40%…

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Paedophilia

Paedophilia is a psychiatric disturbance that results in the sexual abuse of a child by adult women or most commonly by adult men. It may develop from in the paedophile  through childhood abuse by his or her parents, or other psychological traumas that may have occurred as a child. Paedophilia…

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Parapertussis

“Whooping cough in babies” Parapertussis is a bacterial infection of the nose, throat and lungs that resembles, but is far milder than, pertussis (whooping cough). It is caused by the bacteria Bordetella parapertussis, and the symptoms include fever, cough and a sore throat. It is treated in the same way…

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Pharyngitis – Throat infection – Sore throat

“How to tell if baby has sore throat” “What to give a child with a sore throat” Pharyngitis is a very common bacterial or viral infection of the throat (pharynx). The vast majority of cases are caused by viruses, while a minority are due to bacteria. The most serious bacterial…

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