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A pediatrician is a doctor who treats newborns, children, adolescents. Pediatricians play an important role in the health and wellbeing of the child. They prevent, detect and manage physical, behavioral and developmental issues that affect children.

IT: Pediatra di libera sceltadelete

FR: Pédiatredelete

Pap test

A procedure to test for cervical cancer in women

IT: Pap testdelete

FR: Frottis cervicaldelete


Shop that sells pharmaceutical products for which a medical prescription is not required. These are commonly called non-prescription and over the counter (OTC) products.

IT: Parafarmaciadelete

FR: Parapharmaciedelete

Parent counselling service

It’s a type of service/facility that aims to provide the necessary knowledge, tools, guidance and support to parents without any bias or judgement. (or Counselling/Free clinic)

IT: Consultorio familiaredelete

FR: Centre de consultation familialedelete


It is a shop or a department in a shop where medicines are sold or given out

IT: Farmaciadelete

FR: Pharmaciedelete


The condition of being pregnant, which means that a child is developing in the uterus

IT: Gravidanzadelete

FR: Grossessedelete


An official piece of paper on which a doctor writes the type of medicine you should have, and which enables you to get it from a chemist's.

IT: Ricettadelete

FR: Ordonnancedelete


An expert or specialist in psychology

IT: Psicologodelete

FR: Psychologuedelete


The period of about six weeks after childbirth during which the mother’s reproductive organs return to their original non-pregnant condition

IT: Puerperiodelete

FR: Puerpéralitédelete