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How to tell preteen I can't chaperone class trip becuase I am too old?

How to tell preteen I can't chaperone class trip becuase I am too old?

Be honest: you should be able to sit down and discuss with the preteen why you can't chaperone. Be open, be honest. Open and honest dialogue is important in all aspects of communication with preteens and teens. ...Read more

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I am 18 years old and I still have early preteen breast development?

I am 18 years old and I still have early preteen breast development?

Needs clarification: It is not clear if you barely started a breast development or its development halted at same stage for a long period. In either case, you may need thorough evaluation especially if you have not developed subsequent pubertal events, e.g., pubic hair, growth spurt, and menstruation. ...Read more

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What exercises can a preteen do to lower fat?

What exercises can a preteen do to lower  fat?

Cardiovascular: Any cardio workout coupled with limiting caloric intake will lower body fat. ...Read more

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How could a preteen lose about 20 pounds in 3 months?

How could a preteen lose about 20 pounds in 3 months?

First Question -: Does the preteen actually need to lose weight for health reasons. If the answer is yes - Eat healthfully. Try to eat at least 5 servings of vegetables & 4 of fruit per day. Increase nutritional fiber. Avoid refined sugar & junk carbohydrates. Avoid sweetened juices, soda & caffeinated beverages. Aim for 7.5 to 8 hrs of sleep / night. Hydrate w at least 64 oz of water / day. Calories > ...Read more

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How long can a preteen live off of liquids?

This is a more: complicated question than can be answered here. Please contact the pre-teen's doctor if you are concerned about someone in particular and get them the appropriate medical help. ...Read more

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How do you know if breasts are growing normally as a preteen?

How do you know if breasts are growing normally as a preteen?

See your doctor: This is something that can be easily determined from physical exam. See your doctor so you don't have to keep worring. ...Read more

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Can a child (preteen) heart be donated to an adult?

Can a child (preteen) heart be donated to an adult?

Yes: Hearts are matched by blood type and body size. A preteen or teenager's heart can be matched to a small adult - say someone that's 4-5 feet tall and weighs 80-100 lbs. ...Read more

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How can I check on how normal my preteen daughter's periods are?

How can I check on how normal my preteen daughter's periods are?

How normal?: It is within normal for girls to start periods after age 8. What aspect of normal are you concerned about? Cycle length? Pain? ...Read more

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Preteen starting school this week: how can she avoid being surprised by her period?

Preteen starting school this week: how can she avoid being surprised by her period?

Talking with you: Have an open-ended discussion with her where she can ask questions and tell you waht she's "heard.". ...Read more

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What are the risks of the flu shot for my toddler and preteen?

What are the risks of the flu shot for my toddler and preteen?

Flu Shot: There really are no "risks" to getting the flu vaccine, unless allergic to components. The risks of getting the vaccine definitely outweigh risks of the bad things that can happen if you get the flu.The flu vaccine cannot give you the flu. The flu is a sudden onset of fever, body aches, cough, and other respiratory symptoms (not vomiting/diarrhea).It has been bad this year. Still time to get it! ...Read more

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Wjy do preteen girls get such crushes on cute boys?

Wjy do preteen girls get such crushes on cute boys?

Because they can: Why do preteen boys get crushes on cute girls? Why do men and women or sometimes men and men or other times women and women fall in love? That is what we humans do. ...Read more

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Is it possible to develop reactive attachment disorder as a preteen?

Is it possible to develop reactive attachment disorder as a preteen?

Reactive attachment : Sure, most commonly the onset is toddler age to puberty. ...Read more

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Is it possible to develop reactive attachment disorder as a teen/preteen when they were normal before?

Is it possible to develop reactive attachment disorder as a teen/preteen when they were normal before?

No: No, reactive attachment disorder (rad) manifests earlier. However, a teen certainly could have multiple signs and symptoms of rad. Conduct disorder, substance abuse, or a mood disorder all share symptoms in common with rad and are disorders that often have their onset in the teen years. Another consideration is that, in normal development, adolescents shift attachments from parents to peers. ...Read more

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Weight loss tips for preteen boys?

Weight loss tips for preteen boys?

Eliminate sugar: If there is no underlying medical condition contributing to the weight, weight loss is best accomplished by avoiding foods that contain processed sugar and flour, foods rich in saturated fats such as potato chips, and by participating in any physical activity hat keeps him moving. ...Read more

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How can you get rid of acne on a preteen?

How can you get rid of acne on a preteen?

Management is key: The goal of acne treatment is control not cure. There is currently no treatment that will cure acne. Your best bet, whether you are a preteen, teen or adult with acne is finding the combination of treatments that interrupt different parts of the acne cycle. See your preteen's doctor first. You may also need to see a dermatologist. ...Read more

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How can you get rid of acne of your preteen?

How can you get rid of acne of your preteen?

ACNE: Control of acne is accomplished by using benxoyl peroxide 5 or 10 percent at bedtime. Retin a (tretinoin). ...Read more

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How to fix a preteen or teen child's insomnia without the use of medications?

How to fix a preteen or teen child's insomnia without the use of medications?

Pediatric insomnia: The important question before treatment recommendations may be given would be the exact nature of the symptoms. There are various forms of pediatric insomnia each with their own behavioral treatment. I would recommend seeing a pediatric sleep specialist. ...Read more

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What do I do if my preteen has a heavy period?

What do I do if my preteen has a heavy period?

See gynecologist: If a preteen is having very heavy periods, she should see a gynecologist. This could indicate a blood clotting problem. ...Read more

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What are the health risks associated with excessive exercise by a preteen girl?

Depends: The adolescent athlete in general is more prone to injuries of the growth cartilage with respect to the musculoskeletal system. Excessive endurance exercise can disturb the hormonal balance leading to menstrual irregularities. It is key to get proper rest, hydration and nutrition during periods of intense exercise to hopefully prevent any imbalances from occurring. ...Read more

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How can a preteen get a toned stomach?

Exercise: Check out y-tube and search for stomach exercises. There are dozens of videos at your dispoosal. ...Read more

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