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Graphs Of Numbers Of Children Facing Malnutrition
There are many: adverse health effects of poor nutrition in children, such as poor growth, obesity, poor weight gain, more frequent infections, poor brain development, poor bone health, decreased ability to focus in school, decreased energy and therefore decreased ability to exercise enough/properly, among others. ...Read more
An age-appropriate diet is one that provides adequate nutrition and is appropriate for a child's state of development. During the first 4 - 6 months of life, infants need only breast milk or formula to meet all their nutritional needs. At 4 - 6 months of age an infant should be consuming 28 - 45 ounces of formula, and is often ready to start the transition to solid foods. 6 - 8 MONTHS Continue to offer breast milk or formula 3 - 5 times per day. 8 - 12 MONTHS OF AGE Breast milk or formula should be offered three to four times per day at this age. After a baby is 1-year old, whole milk may replace ...Read more
My left ventrual is not working right does that mean im going to die im 35 yr old women with three children and im scared and what i would like to know is that my left ventural hope i spelled it right is not working right the way it should the numbers we
The : The left ventricle is reasponsible for the main pumping action of your heart. It is very important. There are many things that can cause a low left ventricular ejection function including coronary artery disease (blocked arteries feeding the heart muscle), leaking heart valves, previous damage from heart attacks, viral infections, weakened heart muscle associated with pregnancy(rare), and idiopathic (unknown). People can do very well and live a long time with this condition. It will require a lot of evaluation, medications and care. Please see your physician. You really need referral to see a cardiologist. As you can see there are many options. They will be able to help you. Best wishes. ...Read more
Any research/numbers on correlation between age of mother @ birth, and birth defects in children? Trying to find some hard data. Thank you!
See the CDC webpage: http://www.cdc.gov/ncbddd/birthdefects/index.html is the centers for disease control webpage for birth defects, where you will find excellent epidemiologic data and interpretation. As a general rule, women who are older than 35 have an higher risk to bear a child with a birth defect because of a chromosomal imbalance. However, we have become adept at managing these risks. Your OB can explain more. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
9,but it gets harder: Expected fertility rates are based on studies of the hutterites, a sect who felt it was their religious duty to have as many children as possible. They usually married before age 25 and on average the women had 9 children each. Fertility decreases w/older age & miscarriage rates increase w/age. Pregnancies often are more risky to the woman as she ages (increased bleeding, hypertension, diabetes). ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What age does a women need to be to have a full hysterectomy? Does she need to have had a certain number of children?
Need advice on what is the the maximum number of live children a woman can give birth to in a year ?
Record likely 8: I believe the "octomom" who delivered 8 living offspring at one time holds the record for births in a single year.Her pregnancy utilized in vitro implantation and lead all to need hospital care. I don't see many wanting to go after that record anytime soon. I believe the doctor who helped her was sanctioned by his professional board. ...Read more
Can you tell me what number of children's pepto bismol chewable tablets should I take for them to work as an adult?
Pepto bismol: There should be a dose on the bottle, labelled '12 years and older'. ...Read more
Childhood heart atta: Just as more children with congenital heart defects are living into adulthood , more and more and younger and younger children are developing coronary artery disease - the kind that stems from Insulin resistance, obesity, inflammation, inactivity, and a whole host of poor lifestyle factors! I couldn't find the exact number for you. Just know that it shouldn't be happening, and it is. ...Read more
Many reasons: As adult obesity has increased, so has childhood obesity. This is essentially a trickle down effect, meaning we learn from our parents bad eating habits. Kids eat more fast food and have more sedentary activities such as video games. Also less expensive to feed a large family with fast food so there is also a financial component. Convience also plays a role with our fast paced lifestyles. ...Read more
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