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Can kids go on diets?

Can kids go on diets?

Depends on age: If you have an obese infant, it is still important to provide a minimum amount of calories and breastmilk or formula mixed to the right concentration to avoid electrolyte abnormalities. Older children can be placed on diets, but it is important to have this catered to the age of the child so that he or she is still getting in enough of the right calories + nutrition for adequate growth. ...Read more

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Can kids take tisane?

Can kids take tisane?

Tisane: These are herbal teas and usually are safe except if they contain medicinal herbs. ...Read more

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How to deal with kids?

How to deal with kids?

This could B interes: I will hold the comedy/sarcasm! Joint the rest of us! I wold recommend you go to some parenting classes. You can get some good tips on issues dealing with rearing children. Find an older man/woman/couple who your respect and get some mentoring from them. Speak with your relatives, close friend and clergy. Grandparents are a must. Relief valve! best to you! You can do it. Keep calm! ...Read more

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Is tubing ok for kids?

Is tubing ok for kids?

In moderation: As long as its not to fast, to traumatic, andthey are wearing a lifevest. ...Read more

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Do all kids need a pet?

Do all kids need a pet?

No: Many children do fine without pets, but you need to judge your child and work on them about responsibility. Sometimes they can demonstrate their ability to care for a pet and have lots of fun. ...Read more

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What is the kreb's cycle?

What is the kreb's cycle?

Chemical reactions: The krebs cycle is a series of chemical reactions which is used by all aerobic living organisms to generate energy through the oxidization of acetate derived from carbohydrates, fats and proteins into carbon dioxide and water. ...Read more

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How do I treat this kid bite?

How do I treat this kid bite?

Like any other bite.: Clean the wound thoroughly, keep it clean & covered. Get a tetanus shot if you haven't had one in 5-10 years. Human bites tend to get infected fairly often, so if any sign of infection develops, see your doctor right away. ...Read more

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How dose kid lose wight fast?

How dose kid lose wight fast?

Go Mobile!: You must aggressively change your lifestyle. Mobile Health games can help. Physicians recommend water, increased veggie intake and walking 10k steps a day. Changing your behavior is HARD! Here is a health game that will help! A 12 year old in my medical practice designed it! Track your nutrition and weighing in weekly.

https://itunes. Apple. Com/us/app/personal-medicine+/id846379884? ...Read more

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Why do some kids wet the bed?

Why do some kids wet the bed?

Needs Counseling: Many times, kids wet the bed due to some psychological or mental issues. Counseling will most of the time resolve the problem. ...Read more

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How long should kids exercise?

How long should kids exercise?

30 minutes daily: Being active as a child is essential for health, healthy growth, and to maintain good health as an adult. Daily activity is important to establish a routine that's easier to stay on - just help you child find an activity that he or she enjoys doing and encourage them to stay with it. ...Read more

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How to get kids to eat proper?

How to get kids to eat proper?

Start healthy habits: Creating healthy habits is a growing process that becomes a way of life: 1) Talk about food as "fuel." Desserts & candy are okay sometimes but don't fuel the body; 2) Let your kids grocery shop & make choices; 3) Exposure is important--encourage your kids to try new foods & preparations; 4) Forget the clean plate club; 5) Making eating fun; 6) Earn achievements. Ref. HealthyLivingMadeSimple. Com ...Read more

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How to enhance growth in kids?

How to enhance growth in kids?

Nutrition, rest: To obtain the maximum growth for a child one should optimize nutrition by giving the healthiest food options possible and encouraging a well balanced lifestyle of exercise and rest. The rest is up to family genetics! ...Read more

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Signs of not able to have kids?

Signs of not able to have kids?

Not many: Many, if not most people who need help getting pregnant only find this out once they start trying to have a child! There are a few obvious tipoffs, like irregular/absent periods, childhood hormonal and/or anatomical problems, and a few others that can be quite obvious. But otherwise, there aren't many "outward signs" of infertility. Good luck! ...Read more

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What a 5 months kid should eat?

What a 5 months kid should eat?

5 m/o diet: It is perfectly fine for a 5 month old to just eat breast milk or formula (breast is best!). If that really does not seem to be satisfying the infant, small amounts of infant rice or oatmeal cereal can be added, as can pureed fruits and vegetables. Leave 3-4 days in between introduction of new foods to monitor for food sensitivities. Remember, though, their milk is the priority for the diet still! ...Read more

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How to not spead a cold to kids?

How to not spead a cold to kids?

Wash your hands: Wash your hands when handling your kid or use sanitizer. ...Read more

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Why can't some people have kids?

Many reasons: The cause can be in either partner. It could be irregular ovulation, endometriosis, hormonal insufficiency, low sperm count in males, hormonal problems in the woman--the causes are many and need to be checked out by an infertility specialist. ...Read more

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What's the best age to have kids?

Complex issue: My first response is when you are emotionally ready for the commitment. There are some benefits to the early 20's due to lower risk of Down syndrome or other chromosomal issues but all pregnancies at any age have at least 4% risk of an unexpected outcome. (premi, defect, infection, cleft palate, etc.) a visit to a geneticist affiliated with a med school or children's hospital can give you more info. ...Read more

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Why do some kids cut themselves?

Why do some kids cut themselves?

Complex and varied: There may be a variety of reasons why some may inflict self induced injuries but in any case it is a sign of a serious underlying disorder which requires evaluation. While it may be viewed as attention seeking, it may reflect advanced depression with suicidal ideation. ...Read more

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Is superglue for kids cuts safe?

Is superglue for kids cuts safe?

Would not use: The glue used in by physicians in emergency rooms (= tissue adhesives) and "superglue" you get at a store are different. I would not use superglue on my child's cut. See:

http://www. Ncbi. Nlm. Nih. Gov/pmc/articles/pmc2660042/#! po=50.0000. ...Read more

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How can I get my kids to open up?

Open up: Be available, truly listen, don't judge, don't criticize, don't react negatively, don't prod, don't push, don't bombard with questions, don't lecture, don't get angry or upset with what they say (if possible), don't divulge info shared with others unless child agrees to and aware of. Sometimes it's easier for children to open up if they are involved in some enjoyable activity with you involved. ...Read more

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What is d best hairoil for. Kids?

What is d best hairoil for. Kids?

The best...: ...Hair oil is the one naturally made by the scalp. ...Read more

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Is 31 too late to have more kids?

Is 31 too late to have more kids?

Of course not!: Lots of women don't have their first child until after 31. If the time is right, then there's no time like the present. ...Read more

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Is hookah bad for kids around you?

Is hookah bad for kids around you?

Hookah: Yes, inhaled smoke from hookah may cause asthma like symptoms. ...Read more

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What do you do to get kids to eat?

What do you do to get kids to eat?

Eating is individual: Greetings, You didn't provide the age of your kids, which can make a difference. With that said, children eat 1) when hungry, 2) when the food interests them, and 3) when they feel they have a role in choice and preparation. The important thing to also consider is the the food pyramid) for each meal. Check out http://www. Parents. Com/kids/nutrition/healthy-eating/get-your-kids-to-eat-better/ ...Read more

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Any facebook tips for kids safety?

Any facebook tips for kids safety?

See below: The same as any internet use by kids. Monitor the site. You need to know what they are posting and who they friend. Also, they should never give out any personal information, such as address, phone number, etc. ...Read more

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When should kids be able to share?

When should kids be able to share?

3 years: Starting at age 3 years children begin to learn the concept of sharing. This continues to evolve unless you are a gen xer, . ...Read more

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When do kids start to use pronouns?

When do kids start to use pronouns?

2 years: Like dr. Park said, around 2 years kids start using pronouns. When they are younger and your are talking to them and promoting language development remember to say things like "mommy is making breakfast" instead of "i am making breakfast." this is easier for them to understand. Talk lots to your children- they love it and learn many social cues this way. ...Read more

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Is gardening a good hobby for kids?

Great: What a great thing to teach your kids. Healthy hobby...Absolutely! Geat for their self esteem and together time. ...Read more

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How many us kids are virgins at 20?

About 13%: According to data from the national center for health statistics, 2006 - 2008, 12% of women and 13% of men ages 20-24 said they were virgins. ...Read more

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How do you get kids to eat veggies?

Creatively: Mos toften kids (particularly the infants and toddlers) are interested in color, shape and texture. But if we eat healthy and serve healthy foods our children will eat healthy too. Sort of no choice. ...Read more

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Are artificial colors safe for kids?

Are artificial colors safe for kids?

No: Kids are designed to be enticed by colorful nutritious foods such as a rainbow of fruits & vegetables. Artificial colors overwhelm and hijack this attraction, luring them to processed foods. And the dyes themselves, often made from coal, have been linked in some studies to problems with learning, attention & behavior. Risks vs benefits? With no benefit, the dye's small risk is unecessary. ...Read more

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How you know if you can't have kids?

Try for one year: Most physicians feel you should try for at least one year. 6 months if you're over 35. At that point you should see a fertility specialist. ...Read more