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Does A Contented Demeanor Mean My Child Has Had Enough To Eat
My child has had low iron levels for more than 1 year and a pale face. Does this mean she to eat more meat?
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Does writing letters backward mean my child has dyslexia? My daughter is in kindergarten and is learning to write. She often writes letters backward, and mixes up words with similar spellings. Does this mean she has dyslexia?
It : It is completely normal for a young child to reverse letters when first learning how to write - it is not an indicator of dyslexia. Many kids will continue to confuse b's and d's, q's and p's, well into first and even second grade. The same is true for confusing similar spellings of words. I've attached an article that talks about dyslexia and what to look for. Good luck! ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Model for them: Establish your mealtime rules & consequences for breaking them at a family meeting. Have them help you shop & prepare meals. Have family meals with pleasant conversation, no arguing. Praise a child who takes a bite of veggie; don't remark on or to the one who won't. Put a tbsp./year of age of each food on their plates. Don't buy junk food; eat only at the table at scheduled meal & snack times. ...Read more
Infant Feeding: In addition to breast milk/ formula, complementary food started at 4-6 mo. Until 6 mo, proteins are avoided. An 8 month old can have pureed food like mixed vegetables, fruits, cereals, meat(strained meat/soup), and finally egg yolk- then egg white around 1 yr. Zwieback, graham crackers and other hand held food can be given also. One new food at a time in 3-4 days interval to detect any allergy. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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