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  • Special Topic

    Day care health risks

  • Disease

    Diaphragmatic hernia

    An abnormal opening in the diaphragm that allows part of the abdominal organs to migrate into the chest cavity, occurring before birth.

    A diaphragmatic hernia is a birth defect in which there is an abnormal opening in the diaphragm, the muscle that helps you breathe. The opening allows part of the organs from the belly (stomach, spleen, liver, and intestines) to go up into the chest cavity near the lungs.

  • Surgery

    Diaphragmatic hernia repair - congenital

    repair is surgery to correct an opening or space in a baby’s diaphragm. This opening is called a hernia. It is a rare type of birth defect. (“Congenital” refers to its being present at birth.) The diaphragm is a muscle. It is important for breathing. It separates the chest cavity ...

  • Nutrition

    Diarrhea in children - diet

    Diarrhea in children and babies is the passage of loose stools.

  • Special Topic

    Diarrhea in infants

    Bananas can help relieve an upset stomach by stimulating the production of mucus from the stomach lining.  The mucus creates a barrier between the stomach lining and the acidic gastric substances that cause heartburn and stomach upset.