Su Laurent brings us handy hints and tips to make life easier, such as dealing with difficult toddlers.
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Eils Hewitt: Toddlers would make some smiley pose. I just start with the questions from the mailbag that Su Laurent. The baby channel president Doctor is going to talk with today. So thanks very much for coming in. Su Laurent: Thank you Eils. Eils Hewitt: These are in the mail bag. First question here a mom is worried to have her baby girl keeps holding her breath, when she is particularly upset, and may be lot of question because husband probably he is like even when he was a baby he used to go to a tantrum and then just hold his breath. Su Laurent: It is a quite common problem and these breath holders these are breath holding attacks, and the important thing is that would tricked by something so a child gets upset they have hurt themselves even just very mildly or they just get cross they want something and all getting it and then they cry and cry, cry and suddenly they hold their breath they can go really very bright pink in the face and purple and blue and usually they were quite quickly regain their breath and then I stop breathing again. There are a few very occasional ones who actually go to rather nasty white color and then just drop to the floor. Eils Hewitt: They are different group. Su Laurent: They are different group yes. And those actually children have a condition that’s a separate conditions called reflux and not as Synagis, which is something popped with when all are going to do with today but that is the extreme end if your life. Eils Hewitt: So most of the time is it presentation seeking. Su Laurent: And of the time it is, and its crying its at that stage of life when a toddler Is testing the boundaries, is just saying how far can I go before I get what I want , or will I actually can carryout like this for ever, never get what it is that I have been told like on have and its quite and important as a parent to recognize that they part of toddler once is boundaries, so that if you just let them scream, scream, scream the eventually you give in there always going to push that boundary back further and further but if you decided most completely in appropriate keep punching up your baby sister. And you all are going to give in then eventually they learn less doesn’t matter even if I have hold my breath I am not going to actually get what I want some childs will not do this anymore. Eils Hewitt: so every time now probably just grow after? Su Laurent: Exactly. Eils Hewitt: Good as myself I have been really worrying that--? Su Laurent: It is worrying exactly. Eils Hewitt: Another moms concern she has ventouse delivery and she is concerned weather it will damage the babies head? Su Laurent: This is the very good question, a little parents who are worried about that the birth is the most dramatic time of our whole life usually, that is in our heads, our heads made to come out and be squashed and come out through the birth canal. They are made to be quite sort of moldable and that’s why babies on the first day of life often look pretty useless faces surprises exactly all squished up and if their kind of born to lots and have an great kind of lump as well on the head. But the most remarkable thing is by the next day all that in stuff sort to self out and the head becomes much rounder again and the answer is in simple with no they wont use just not damage the babies head or brain and that’s she be in show in to be were back to using it’s a kind of sort a big face of using forceps deliveries but the fact we are using more ventouse deliveries again because actually I think in some ways easier to use this what I understand and actually its not harmful to the babies head. Eils Hewitt: So people that might not know the difference between ventouse and forceps you want to explain what instruments that I can have. Su Laurent: The ventouse is like a cap like a some suction cap but is applied to the babys head and then suction applied a long, a long cube so that it sticks on just by using suction like as in vacuum cleaner th