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Good question: Typical 1-year-olds feed a doll with a bottle, representing an act from the environment. Even at 3-4 years, kids with autism put the tip of the bottle in any indentation on the doll's body, sensorimotor play. Despite overdeveloped rote memory, they can't "get" concepts- things you can't see or touch-because of their concrete thinking. That's why therapy has to be intensive & repetitive to work. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Not usually: Bedtime snacks have some pitfalls: risk of dental cavities, poor daytime eating habits, or even obesity. Encourage healthy eating at meals by limiting snacks and liquid calories during the day. Make mealtime social and enjoyable while modeling good eating habits. And if you do give in, make sure to brush teeth before sleep!. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
14 yr old doesn't eat breakfast, claims that eats lunch and hardly eats dinner. Seems really upset.
If you make it so: The quality of your lunch depends on what you eat. In general, the premade cooler section supermarket lunches are loaded with sugar, trans fats, salt, and have relatively little to offer nutritionally. Packing a healthy lunch at home may take some practice if used to school food or premade supermarket lunches. Your pediatrician can help as can a nutritionist. ...Read more
Breakfast: 1/2lb grassfed steak+3 eggs+steam spinach, Lunch: 3 sausages + 2 eggs+salad, Dinner: 6 chicken breast fillet+steamed brocolli. balanced ok?
Yes!: Yes! the only danger is if the pieces are so small a child could inhale them accidentally. Usually by age five it isn't so much a concern but if you are worried, just mash them. ...Read more
Age matters: The short answer is yes..But there are 2 factors to keep in mind; 1-lunch meat may not be the healthiest food as it contains nitrates, salts and other ingredients. 2-watch out for choking, meats, nuts, hard candies, grapes, and other foods are notorious for causing little ones to choke--even if they have teeth. Typically meats are introduced around 9-10 months of age. ...Read more
Depends: You don't say how little the child is or the context. Mr. Roberts did a wonderful show on a dead goldfish was aimed at 5-6 yo. Death happens, and learning about how people deal with it is a task children eventually need to master. Nearly all the disney classics have a death (usually mom) in the plot, if your child watches such fare, be involved & answer question that arise at the level asked. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Yes: Some chose the "can't happen to us " lifestyle & buy into the misinformation provide by the vaccine hater crowd. Unfortunately that does have fatal consequences.At least 10 un-vaccinated infants have died from whooping cough this year.As long as we have local & international air travel, a sick carrier can bring a deadly germ to your town overnight & show up at your mall/store & expose your kids. ...Read more
34 yr old female. 5'5 155 lbs. since giving birth 3 kids. Eat 2 eggs in morning. Salad for lunch. Small dinner. Can't seem to drop weight. Help please?
My nephew doesn't eat meal no breakfast no lunch no dinner he is 2 years old he chewing but not ingest then spit out do we leave him hungry to eat ?
Call his doctor...: A parent can call the doctor to ask about such symptoms. A normal 2 year old will eat when he is hungry. So, the right thing to do is to make sure he is hungry at the beginning of breakfast, lunch, and dinner. However, toddlers may not be able to chew foods very well, so parents have to give properly mashed or chopped foods. Avoid high calorie snacks and sugared drinks, if he's growing fine. ...Read more
3years old daughter active&talkative. Take only milk bottle&fruits. Have conflicts n mind .didnt stay at school. Much attached Wid parents how improve?
Milestones: It is sometimes ok to be attached to parents but still you need to work on her diet and relationships. At first you need to offer diversity of food because she needs to grow healthy and milk is not enough. Offer first the family food and then offer the milk. Initially work on acceptance of food then the next step is to male her quit bottles. Then make her meet and play with other kids her age ...Read more
Varies: Unless you are dealing with a very obese child or a child that is failing to thrive, you are not generally going to count carbs in this age group. Rather, concentrate on providing a good, well balanced diet with some fruits, lots of vegetables, whole grains and lean meats. If you are doing this, and your child is a healthy weight and growing appropriately, then the carb count is good. ...Read more
I'm normal weight.Energy good. Eat breakfast &normal dinner.Never hungry at lunch & stomach feels sick if I eat it.Eat banana late afternoon.this okay
If your weight is: stable, you feel health and have enough energy you are probably OK. Are you getting enough protein in your diet? do you take vitamins also? does your stomach hurt at any other time. You will have to decide how much discomfort you are willing to tolerate. Persistent pain should always be evaluated. ...Read more
An autistic boy, 12 years, 90 kg. He eats chocolate spread, biscuits, white bread sandwich, burgers, juice, apple. Less physical exercise. Does this af?
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