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How does health affect child development

A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Kerry Ragain
26 years experience
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
Pediatrics - Developmental and Behavioral 52 years experience
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
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Dr. Kelly Kane
Pediatrics 27 years experience
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
Pediatrics 26 years experience
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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Dr. Carol Jacobs
Specializes in Pediatrics
Complicated: In the early months/years family care will give the child more individual attention. Older toddlers/children can benefit from the social stimulation o... Read More
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Johanna Fricke
Pediatrics - Developmental and Behavioral 52 years experience
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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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Holly Maes
Pediatrics 38 years experience
Medical school: Call one of the pediatric hospitals or medical schools in Johannesburg and ask for the Child Development Center. They will have a variety of experts ... Read More
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Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 27 years experience
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 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Scott Diede
A Verified Doctoranswered
31 years experience
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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A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Elizabeth Reynoso
Obstetrics and Gynecology 19 years experience
Depends on meds: A TBI or any related issues can not be transferred to a baby through pregnancy. To give information regarding safety of pain medications, I'd have to... Read More
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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tinuola Adeyanju
Internal Medicine and Pediatrics 41 years experience
Bufalo hump may be due to skeletal deformity like that of the upper spine. It is best to ask your personal doctor that has examined you to tell you wh... Read More
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Dr. Alvin Lin
Geriatrics 32 years experience
Obamacare: What a timely question! health insurance exchanges or marketplaces are being set up as part of the affordable care act (aka obamacare) which should hi... Read More
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