Archive | January, 2009

How To Handle School Avoidance In Children

Posted on 30 January 2009 by

The moment children start school, they are bound to experience many new things, away from the comforts of home. For children attending school for the first time, parents usually take measures so that a child can adjust in his new environment. Even older children may have some kind of transition every time school starts. While […]

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Is Ear Piercing Right For My Baby Girl?

Posted on 29 January 2009 by

Ear piercing is one of the oldest forms of body modification. Its origin dates back to several cultures and traditions around the world as a known form of art that has been passed on through generations. Today in the modern world, ear piercing is no longer a traditional customary practice that bears a deeper meaning. […]

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How To Effectively Deal With Sibling Rivalry

Posted on 29 January 2009 by

Children will always be unique in their own way. With their distinct personalities, it is common for siblings to argue, and to get into fights. And as they go through different stages of growth and development, their varying needs can result to jealousy and disputes. Sibling rivalry is common among children, and it is a […]

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Do Twins Run In The Families?

Posted on 28 January 2009 by

When I learned that I am carrying twins, I was not that totally surprised. Almost everybody in the family in my husband’s side were actually expecting for twins. There are three sets of twins and one triplet in my mother-in-law’s side and two sets of twins in my father-in-law’s side. All of them are identical. […]

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How To Get Your Child To Read

Posted on 28 January 2009 by

Children nowadays can get entertained by so many things, that they may no longer find books appealing. If you try to examine your practices at home, are you providing opportunities for your child to develop an interest in books? Does your child have access to picture books, and any other age-appropriate books in your home? […]

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Is There A Way To Tell If My Unborn Baby Has Down Syndrome?

Posted on 27 January 2009 by

Among the many congenital abnormalities that can occur in pregnancy, Down Syndrome is the most commonly talked about, and so raises anxiety in most pregnant women. This condition is widely known because of the fact that Down Syndrome is the most common cause of genetic mental retardation. Interestingly, the risk of the baby having this […]

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How To Deal With Breath Holding Spells In Children

Posted on 27 January 2009 by

The road to raising children is never easy, and parents are bound to encounter many bumps along the way. For each stage of development that a child goes through, new challenges abound. If you are raising a toddler, you may already be familiar with temper tantrums, and the struggles of potty training. Although these are […]

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What To Expect When You Have Premature Detachment of Placenta

Posted on 26 January 2009 by

Normally, the placenta, which is a round and flat structure that establishes a connection between you and your baby, remains firmly attached to the uterine wall until the baby is born. It provides the baby food and oxygen from the mother and allows transport of waste products from the baby to the mother for excretion. […]

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How To Help Your Child Recognize and Choose The Right Food Portions

Posted on 26 January 2009 by

The number of children with weight problems has been growing steady over the years. This can be partly attributed to an unhealthy diet, probably high in saturated fat and sugar, and less on the necessary nutrients. It is no secret that everybody seems to be crazy over bigger portions. When you go to your local […]

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Is Exercise Safe For You?

Posted on 25 January 2009 by

The benefits of exercise can not be underestimated; hence it is still recommended even to pregnant patients. Exercise during pregnancy may not necessarily be as tough and as rigid as in non-pregnant individuals, yet it really does a lot of favorable health advantages. Exercise enhances maternal blood circulation, maximizes maternal respiratory capacity, helps alleviate swelling […]

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How To Help Your Child Cope With A Move

Posted on 24 January 2009 by

There will always be a time when families have to deal with big changes. It may be difficult for children to deal with change, especially when it can affect their sense of security. When families decide to move elsewhere, children may go through a lot of stress. Your child may already have close friends, or […]

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