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I want to adopt. How do I get medical records of the child?

I want to adopt. How do I get medical records of the child?

Open/confidential: Use of an adoption agency or voluntary adoption registeries helps with issue of confidentiality. Try this website, adoption.Org for needed information. Your healthcare provider can also, help but more with anticipatory guidance on health and emotional issues inherent with adoption . Records from international adoptional may not always be reliable so be prudent with information provided. ...Read more

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Is it possible to get confirmed pedigree for a child you want to adopt?

Theoretically but...: ... I think unlikely. How far back to you expect records to be available. Often children up for adoption are from difficult socioeconomic situations where th pedigree is not accurate or available. ...Read more

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After 9 years of marriage i had an abortion in 5 weeks of pregnancy. Is it possible to get milk from me if i adopt a baby.So that i can feed .

After 9 years of marriage i had an abortion in 5 weeks of pregnancy. Is it possible to get milk from me if i adopt a baby.So that i can feed .

Possible: It is possible to breastfeed and adopted baby. This is called induced lactation. Personally, I have never had a patient do this. I have heard that it is challenging but definitely possible. ...Read more

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How risky is it to adopt a child from europe?

It isn't: In my experience parents adopting from anywhere do get a lot of information about the child and informed decisions can be made if it is a good fit for you. Family history may be sketchy, but you can get lots of information from the foster parents and orphanages..This helps you see the child's development and or emotional development. They usually provide labs that let you know health status too. ...Read more

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How much calcium must my child get every day at 8?

How much calcium must my child get every day at 8?

Calcium needs: An 8yo kid can acquire the calcium they need for normal growth (800mg/day) with 24 oz/day of bovine milk.They could avoid milk altogether & get calcium in things like cheese, yogurt, fortified orange juice or other foods. Tums (calcium carbonate) makes an antacid wafer that would provide 1/2 the calcium needs per wafer. ...Read more

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How much exercise should a 5th grade child get each day?

How much exercise should a 5th grade child get each day?

One hour: National guidelines recommend that children get one hour of exercise a day. Organized games like soccer or informal activities on a playground are good. So is biking. Encourage your kids to get outside and be active. Even better, be active with them. Then everyone benefits. ...Read more

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I get tired quickly & don't have too much strength since i delivered my child 1 year now ..why is that ?

I get tired quickly & don't have too much strength since i delivered my child 1 year now ..why is that ?

See your doctor: Your symptoms point to a thyroid problem known as postpartum thyroiditis. Is an inflammation of the thyroid that initially occurs in the first year after childbirth. It's considered a variation of autoimmune thyroiditis, also known as Hashimoto's thyroiditis. Get blood work: TSH, T3, (liothyronine) T4, anti-TPO, US of thyroid. Some cases resolve over time, there is a strong risk of continued thyroid disease ...Read more

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Can a child eat too much fruit and get too much sugar?

Can a child eat too much fruit and get too much sugar?

Yes: All things in moderation. Fruit is a vital part of our diet and should be consumed daily at the rate of several servings per day. It is possible to eat so much fruit that we are not hungry for other vital foods, such as vegetables, carbs, and protein. Also, excess sugars will be converted to fat. Finally, too much fruit/sugar can lead to diarrhea and affect absorption of other nutrients. ...Read more

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Can someone with a chronic illness or disability still adopt a child?

Can someone with a chronic illness or disability still adopt a child?

Yes: According to the americans with disabilities act (ada), many with disabilities qualify to be considered as adoptive parents. It's the law. And it applies to both public and private adoption agencies. ...Read more

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How do child care providers benefit from the adopt a grandparent program?

How do child care providers benefit from the adopt a grandparent program?

Everyone wins: The program matches individuals with elderly, sometimes nursing home residents for the mutual benefit of both the adoptee and adopter. Both get the joy that comes from a meaningful relationship with someone from another generation. A beautiful Swedish film years ago illustrated this "Kannst du pfeifen, Johannes" in which a child adopted a man in a nursing home telling him he was his grandson. ...Read more

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How do I get my child to be less clingy?

How do I get my child to be less clingy?

Supportive/adventure: First don't project this as a reflection of bad parenting or a sign of future weakness.Examine your past & understand your feelings may reflect how your parents treated to you for similar behavior & not understood how common & temporary this stage is.Be supportive as you explore adventures that will distract him/her from their fears.Rejection aggrivates their fear of loosing your love. ...Read more

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Why did my child get leukemia?

No one knows: Only in rare circumstances do we actually know the cause. Those times would be if the child was previously treated with chemotherapy or radiation therapy, if there is a known genetic problem like down's syndrome or in a few families where it may be hereditary. Exposures, foods, cellphones, high voltage transmission towers, etc have not been proven to increase the risk of getting leukemia. ...Read more

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How to get a child to stop snoring?

How to get a child to stop snoring?

Multiple causes: Snoring can be due to enlarged tonsils, adenoids, enlarged nasal turbinates, deviated nasal septum etc. Have your child be evaluated by a doctor. ...Read more

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How to get my child walking faster?

How to get my child walking faster?

Ready: He will walk when he is ready and generally around the same time that parents and siblings did. Various devices like jumping gyms and devices that encourage climbing help strengthen his leg muscles and may encourage him to be more upright but he will walk when it is time for him. All the best. ...Read more

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Can an adult get croup like a child?

Can an adult get croup like a child?

Virus yes, Sx no: The croup is a description of a group of similar respiratory illnesses that come to a common symptom.The deep cough of the 6m to 8yo sounds like a seal bark.The process is triggered by a variety of viruses that commonly cause uri's or laryngitis in adults.The reason for the barking noise is the vibrations made by the kids rubbery airway during a cough.The adult airway is to stiff to vibrate. ...Read more

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How do I get my child to stay in bed?

How do I get my child to stay in bed?

Be consistent. : Limit setting issues around bed are very common and manifest by "curtain calls" where your child keeps leaving the room. Every time they leave the room bring them back to bed with a minimum of fuss. If your child is not in bed, close the door for one minute. If they are not in bed, close for two minutes. Keep doing this, increasing the interval, until they get the message. ...Read more

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Should my child get regular hearing tests?

Should my child get regular hearing tests?

Depends on situation: Most newborns are screened at birth now in larger hospitals. They are routinely screened every year or two in the schools & at well checks at 5 yr. I like to arrange a hearing test anytime a mom feels baby is not responding. ...Read more

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When should a child get an X-ray for pain?

When should a child get an X-ray for pain?

??: Xrays should be obtained when the history and exam suggest there may be an xray finding. Since most pain originates from soft tissue, and soft tissues do not show up anything particular on xrays, they are not a necessary or helpful part of the evaluation. ...Read more

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How can I get my child to sleep thru nite?

How can I get my child to sleep thru nite?

Insomnia in child: Put your child in his or her bedroom, it might take a while till he or she be able to sleep throu the night. Make her sure that you love her and support her. Do not rush. ...Read more