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Dr. Amrita Dosanjh
49 doctors shared insights

Infant And Toddler Health (Overview)

Infant and toddler health refers to all things relating to the health of children, from birth, until about age 3.


Dr. Ashu Syal Dr. Syal
Pediatrics - Nephrology & Dialysis
26 years in practice
Gandhi Med Coll, Univ Hlth Sci, Vijayawada, Hyderabad, Ap, India
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Dr. Amrita Dosanjh
49 doctors shared insights

Infant And Toddler Health (Overview)

Infant and toddler health refers to all things relating to the health of children, from birth, until about age 3.


Dr. Robert Binford Dr. Binford
Surgery - Thoracic
34 years in practice
University of Texas Southwestern Medical School at Dallas
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How do you perform cpr properly? Is doing it on an infant or toddler/kid different from adult and older people?

How do you perform cpr properly? Is doing it on an infant or toddler/kid different from adult and older people?

Take the class: It's great that you are asking this question. CPR is different for infants and adults. It continues to evolve as we learn more. The introduction of aed's has made learning CPR even more important. The quicker you can get electricity to the heart the better. Take a class. Who knows when you might save a life. ...Read more

Dr. Keegan Duchicela Dr. Duchicela
Family Medicine
10 years in practice
UC San Francisco School of Medicine
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Infant and toddler health (Tip)

Health haiku: toddler with tantrum, just isolate and ignore, crying will stop soon. ...See more

Dr. Mandakini Patel Dr. Patel
Pediatrics
37 years in practice
M. S. University of Baroda Medical College
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Caring for Your Toddler (Checklist)

Keep medications out of reach of children
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Look for small objects that can be swallowed and put them out of reach
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Keep your pediatrician's number handy
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Don't hit or use bad words in front of the child. Toddlers mimic!
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Dr. Matthias Peuster Dr. Peuster
Pediatrics - Cardiology
5 years in practice
Albert-Ludwigs-University of Freiburg Faculty of Medicine
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How do you perform cpr properly? Is doing it on an infant or toddler/kid different from an adult and older people?

Courses: For CPR are administered throughoit the us. The aha has useful programs. Speak to your primary care provider to sign ip for training. ...Read more

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Dr. Keith Ramsey Dr. Ramsey
Pediatrics - Adolescent Medicine
32 years in practice
Western University of Health Sciences College of Osteopathic Medicine of the Pacific
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Can you tell me what a check up for an infant/toddler at the pediatricians consist of ?

Can you tell me what a check up for an infant/toddler at the pediatricians consist of ?

Preventive health: We ask questions about development, measure height, weight and head size and compare them to normal standards. We examine them from the top of the head to the toes. We observe their actions, tone, movements, interactions, etc. We discuss the normally expected milestones, safety precautions and mental health. We discuss and give vaccinations to prevent common diseases and schedule next visit. ...Read more

Dr. Barbara Lavi Dr. Lavi
Clinical Psychology
31 years in practice
University of Massachusetts Medical School
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Infant and toddler health (Tip)

Give a toddler room to grow and explore the world, in a safe environment with limited risks. ...See more

Dr. Linda Callaghan Dr. Callaghan
Addiction Medicine
49 years in practice
University of the East, Ramon Magsaysay Memorial Medical Center
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Aging Gracefully (Checklist)

Stay socially connected
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Maintain a healthy diet and exercise
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Get a yearly physical
yearly
Take good care of your physical appearance
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Dr. James Ferguson Dr. Ferguson
Pediatrics
42 years in practice
University of Texas Medical Branch School of Medicine
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New baby and toddler. So how to get an infant to sleep?

New baby and toddler. So how to get an infant to sleep?

Comforting routine: Although babies may understand being tired, they don't understand the concept of sleep. They drift into sleep like adults in a boring lecture. Your tiredness routein should focus on settling baby down and excluding harsh distractions. A little light can help baby be aware of their comfort place; soft background noise from a fan or radio turned low. Put them down awake & don't change anythiing. ...Read more

Dr. Howard Schneider Dr. Schneider
Dentistry - Pediatric
30 years in practice
University of London, United Medical and Dental Schools of Guy's and St. Thomas's Hospitals
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What can be done about infant/toddler tooth discoloration?

What can be done about infant/toddler tooth discoloration?

That depends: That depends on the cause of the discoloration. If it is from stains and/or calculus on the outside of the tooth, it can be polished off by a pediatric dentist. If it is caused by tooth decay the tooth can probably be repaired. If it is discoloration that is part of the tooth as it formed this is harder to resolve and may need to be left alone. You need an exam by a pediatric dentist. ...Read more

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Dr. Arnold Malerman Dr. Malerman
Dentistry - Orthodontics
49 years in practice
Maurice H. Kornberg School of Dentistry (Temple University)
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Infant and toddler health (Tip)

Share brushing with your toddler 2x/day to prevent cavities. ...See more

Dr. Kathryn Akin Dr. Akin
Pediatrics - Developmental & Behavioral
33 years in practice
Baylor College of Medicine
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Caring for a Special Needs Child (Checklist)

Pick a good primary care provider
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Keep a notebook of your child's health problems and medical specialists
monthly
Dr. Oscar Novick Dr. Novick
Pediatrics
54 years in practice
University of Bern Faculty of Medicine
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Dr. Michael Gabor Dr. Gabor
Diagnostic Radiology
29 years in practice
University of Connecticut School of Medicine
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What happens if a kid grts chest x rays as an infant and as a toddler is he at high rick for child hood cancer?

What happens if a kid grts chest x rays as an infant and as a toddler is he at high rick for child hood cancer?

The increased: risk of one chest xray is marginal, but it is true that the radiation risk is cumulative. You can calculate the estimated risk using an interactive tool at xrayrisk.com. ...Read more

Dr. Linda Gromko Dr. Gromko
Family Medicine
44 years in practice
Washington University School of Medicine
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Infant and toddler health (Tip)

Get your toddler off to daycare by folding clothes packs ahead: shirt, pants, socks, diaper, etc. ...See more

Dr. Jan Lei Iwata Dr. Iwata
Ophthalmology
22 years in practice
Midwestern University Chicago College of Osteopathic Medicine
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Breastfeeding Your Child (Checklist)

Try to eat organic, especially lots of fruits and veggies
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Dr. James Ferguson Dr. Ferguson
Pediatrics
42 years in practice
University of Texas Medical Branch School of Medicine
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Toddler's daycare administered infant tylenol (acetaminophen) without my consent. Is the drug safe?

Toddler's daycare administered infant tylenol (acetaminophen) without my consent. Is the drug safe?

Yes,at proper doses: This med has been around for at lease 5 decades that I know of and is well tolerated by infants. The proper dos for size is well studied and on most produces.Like any good medicine, it is strong enough to do good, but used wrong, can do harm. ...Read more

Dr. Sarosh Batlivala Dr. Batlivala
Pediatrics - Cardiology
12 years in practice
Florida International University College of Medicine
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What is open heart surgery like for an infant or a toddler?

What is open heart surgery like for an infant or a toddler?

Depends: This depends on the heart lesion. Many forms of heart disease are now treated successfully with surgery. In those cases, the open heart surgery is very well tolerated with the child being home in 1-2 weeks and recovering well. If the heart lesion is very complicated, then the experience can be different. Please discuss this with your child's cardiologist to learn their specific issues. ...Read more

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Dr. Linda Gromko Dr. Gromko
Family Medicine
44 years in practice
Washington University School of Medicine
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Infant and toddler health (Tip)

Get your toddler to communicate more effectively by asking him/her to "use your words.". ...See more

Dr. Charles Breaux
100 doctors shared insights

Toddler Health (Definition)

Toddler health encompasses all of the well child exams, immunizations, safety and preventitive health guidelines that doctors give to ...Read more