Child health


Febrile seizure

Febrile seizure usually occurs in a healthy child, during a sudden fever rise, due to a banal infection: While the child’s body is suddenly shaken by spasms (contractions) symmetrical muscle; Its members are agitated and jerky involuntary; His eyes sometimes roll upward. The crisis usually lasts from one to five minutes, then the child returns…

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Putting baby to bed

Baby sleep: a guide In the first few weeks, a baby alternates between phases of wakefulness and sleep. Parents have questions as soon as they arrive home: how should I lie baby down to sleep? Where? In his room or ours? How can I help him sleep at night, even with a fever? Not knowing…

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The vaccination

What is vaccination? This is the most effective means of prevention in the fight against infectious diseases (tetanus, measles, whooping cough, meningitis …). It allows to protect yourself and protect others, especially the most vulnerable people around him

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Adult hand checking the fever of a child with his hand


How to define a fever? Fever corresponds to an elevation of body temperature above 38 ° C, in the absence of strenuous physical activity. This is an extremely common symptom, especially among children, which accompanies many infectious diseases. It is the reaction of the body in response to infection.

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