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Do Boys Learn To Talk Slower Than Girls
Yes: On average, girls seem to speak at an earlier age than boys do, but there is great variation among individual children. Thus, one can find boys who started speaking early, and also find girls who started late. Boys and girls are genetically different, so they have differences in their brains. Also, parents "unintentionally" speak to their boys differently compared to they way they speak to girls. ...Read more
We don't know: Boys are more vulnerable than girls to many childhood mental disorders including ld, adhd, autism, speech and language delays, tourette disorder. Some have hypothesized it has to do with exposure to testoserone in the womb, but the why of that remains unclear, even if true. Equally mysterious is why girls tend to "catch up" in the teen years, though with different disorders. ...Read more
It varies: It varies from male to male, community to community, race to race, and is based upon numerous variables. There is no one right answer. As you have already been repeatedly taught. ...Read more
America: All ages are overall less healthy. We are more sedentary, and make more unhealthy food choices than in the past. ...Read more
Won't work : Your dietary and nutritional intake will not affect your breast growth. ...Read more
See below: Tough. Teenagers are concerned about their body, and fitting in with their peers. They maybe hearing some peers exaggerate their own size. Let them know the average size is 6 inches, when erect. Listen and offer reassurance. ...Read more
Are they really?: "the devil's in the details." boys are more likely to be born prematurely, and they are more likely to be small for gestational age. All other things being equal, there does appear to be a small gender gap. Research continues, yet we still don't really know why. I would submit that ours is to pray for healthy, full-term babies, and to appreciate what g-d sends us, however small, boy or girl. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Hard to say: Single moms have a harder time trying to do the work of two parents. Does it matter who is more devoted? Your kids are the ones that matter...It is not a contest, and if you are giving all you can as a single mom or not, then that is all that is important to your child. Do your best everyday and everything else will fall in to place. ...Read more
Do men really mature slower than women? Because it seems like boys/men are more immature than girls/women, when it comes to behavior.
Not likely: I have see a lots kids transformed into being very confident and sociable . positive encouragement help the process ...Read more
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