Illnesses in children

It’s normal for children to get sick: the common cold, infections, the chicken pox, allergies… And we should be ready with the best information out there so we can prevent them better or spot symptoms as soon as possible. Since we at You are Mom put your child’s health first, we have all kinds of information for you on childhood illnesses.

How to Explain Diabetes to Children

Finding a simpler and less traumatic way to explain diabetes to children presents a challenge, so any advice is more than welcome. Clinical psychologist Laura Fuster recommends addressing the issue as naturally as possible and following a series of steps to…

Seborrheic Dermatitis in Children

Seborrheic dermatitis in children isn’t always considered a disease, but the symptomatic manifestation of other skin disorders. It’s a chronic condition that must be differentiated from atopic dermatitis. Seborrheic dermatitis in children Where is it located? Seborrheic dermatitis shouldn’t be…

Irritable Bowel Syndrome in Children

When we think about digestive or intestinal alterations, we often assume these problems are exclusive to adults. However, there are more cases of pediatricians diagnosing little ones with irritable bowel syndrome. In the article below, we’ll tell you all you need…

Exanthematous Diseases in Children

Exanthematous diseases in children are a common issue and are usually mild in nature. However, it’s still important to know what they are and how to avoid them. We’ll take a closer look at the different illnesses that can affect…

Type 2 Diabetes in Children

Type 2 diabetes in children is a relatively recent disease because, traditionally, it was exclusively associated with adults. There are increasing cases of childhood obesity worldwide. As a consequence, this disease is becoming increasingly common among children and adolescents. What…

What Is Juvenile Dermatomyositis?

Juvenile dermatomyositis is an inflammatory disease characterized by muscle weakness and skin lesions. At the onset of the disease, the child will begin to complain of difficulty in performing different daily activities or movements, such as climbing stairs, dressing, and…