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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Pollard
30 years experience Anesthesiology
No: Unless your current actions and interactions with the child are an issue there should not be any effect on development.
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A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Kerry Ragain
24 years experience Clinical Psychology
Established norms: Through observations of groups of kids, normative stages have been established for children, i.e. We know the approximate ages that kids begin to sit ... Read More
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Dr. Johanna Fricke
50 years experience Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics
From Batshaw, " The : End product of neural function that unfolds over time as a result of innate factors determined by the dna sequence & heritable epigenetic modification ... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kelly Kane
25 years experience Pediatrics
Not likely: Untreated thyroid disease may create some complications. Congenital hypothyroid(low) can lead to retardation but is usually screened for in the newbo ... Read More
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Leah Alexander
24 years experience Pediatrics
Either is fine: The most important aspect in a child's development is providing a stimulating environment and interaction with other people, including kids their own ... Read More
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Johanna Fricke
50 years experience Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics
Studies show that: Viewing tv/videos actually delays language development in kids < 2 years old, so the american academy of pediatrics recommends no viewing till 2, then ... Read More
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Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Do : Do you plan to use the response for custody purposes? I always wonder, because invariably there will some variability between the information provide ... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Johanna Fricke
50 years experience Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics
Genetic, epigenetic,: biological &amp; environmental factors interact to determine developmental trajectory. Translational research, the study of how the latter 2 factors t ... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Scott Diede
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It can be huge...: A child's general health can definitely affect a child's development, both neurologically and physically. Chronic malnutrition or specific nutritional ... Read More
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Dr. Lisa Roberts
23 years experience Pediatrics
Reading is best!: Daily reading to your child is one of the best ways to stimulate his/her development. It is known that a child's receptive language skills develop bef ... Read More
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A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Indu Lal
Dr. Indu Lal answered
50 years experience Pediatrics
Probably not: Albinism is defect in coloring pigment of skin eyes and hair. Common complication is vision problems. Skin may also be proned to malignant changes.
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