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.

What Is Acquired Brain Injury in Children?

Acquired brain injury is a brain injury that occurs after birth. It produces a permanent or temporary deficit, of a physical, psychic, cognitive, behavioral, sensory, emotional or social nature. As a result, it reduces the child’s functional capacity and quality…

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…

What to Do if Your Child Is Limping

Some children walk irregularly, try to avoid fully supporting their feet on the ground, or even only use the tip of their feet as support while they bend their knee. Since children aren’t always fully aware of what’s happening, it’s…

Rickets: Vitamin D Deficiency in Children

Rickets is a disease that’s primarily caused by a vitamin D deficiency in children. This disease is very common in underdeveloped countries or developing countries. It’s characterized by growth retardation and bone deformities. This condition is most common in children…

Sturge-Weber Syndrome in Children

Sturge-Weber syndrome (SSW) is a rare congenital disease. Above all, its most distinctive feature is a birthmark on the face, as well as neurological symptoms. For these reasons, it’s considered a neurocutaneous syndrome. SSW was first described in 1860, although…