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What kinds of parenting classes can we take?

What kinds of parenting classes can we take?

Several options: Most areas offer prepared child birth classes, these can be classes trying to cover all options or more focused, like bradley, lamaze, waterbirths. If you are undecided, look for a more comprehensive and take an additional focused class later. ...Read more

Dr. Lisa Saponaro
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Does anyone know where I can take parenting classes?

Does anyone know where I can take parenting classes?

Community resources: I would start by checking with your local hospital, library, health department and community centers. Asking other parents at your church or children's schools is another way to start researching what's available.
There are many good parenting books too.
Also, for specific questions, the aap website www. Healthychildren. Org is a great resource. ...Read more

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What are the best parenting classes for expectant parents?

What are the best parenting classes for expectant parents?

Breastfeeding: I think if I had only one class to go to I would pick a breastfeeding class. We don't spend enough time talking about the importance of breastfeeding. Learn as much about it as possible. If there are family members who do not know about it or who may not be supportive, they should go to the class with you. ...Read more

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Can parents attend sex ED classes?

Can parents attend sex ED classes?

Here are some. ..: Traditional and local social taboo has barred something to happen and someone to participate in certain aspects of life without justifiable reason for mental supremacy and discrimination. But, I do feel parents' attending sex Ed Class will help and improve its intended effectiveness. Nonetheless, ask and try so to testify how it may pan out at where you're. Best wish... ...Read more

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Do I need to go to special classes as a parent of a disabled child?

Do I need to go to special classes as a parent of a disabled child?

Might help: "need" is a loaded word, but many parents find it useful to gain specific knowledge about their child's disability, perhaps talk with other parents facing similar issues, and quite likely learning proven techniques for dealing with road blocks your child may face. Often, this is a learning process that will need refreshing as the child ages and new issues arise. ...Read more

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People say I should go to lamaze classes but I don't really want to. Am I bad parent already?

People say I should go to lamaze classes but I don't really want to. Am I bad parent already?

See below: This should be a personal choice. Lamaze classes are there for people who want them. They can provide information of what to expect during your pregnancy, the delivery process, and the immediate newborn period. However, lots of babies were born prior to the popularity of lamaze classes. If you do not want them, then don't go. You are not a bad parent. ...Read more

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Is there a class that can teach young first time parents how to be parents and what to expect at birth?

Is there a class that can teach young first time parents how to be parents and what to expect at birth?

Prenatal class: Often, pediatricians in your area will have prenatal classes, which also serve to introduce you to their practices and help you decide which doctor to pick for your baby. Also, the hospital at which you plan to deliver your baby should have classes on everything from breastfeeding and infant care to CPR training (which all parents should take). Congratulations on your new addition! ...Read more

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My parents opted me out of sex education, can I take classes to learn more about the birthing process?

My parents opted me out of sex education, can I take classes to learn more about the birthing process?

Yes: Call the hospital that you will deliver the baby. Ask them to give you information about child birth classes. ...Read more

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Concentrating in class is very difficult but im not sure if its a lack of interest or add, my parents don't want me on Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) are there other options?

Concentrating in class is very difficult but im not sure if its a lack of interest or add, my parents don't want me on Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) are there other options?

If you had diabetes,: Would your parents refuse insulin? First get an accurate diagnosis. ADHD-Primarily Inattentive Type has onset by age 10 of 6/9 significant symptoms that cause harmful dysfunction at home & school for at least 6 mos. See CHADD. Org for management by stimulant or non-stimulant meds, therapy & environmental manipulations. Learning problems, anxiety or depression can also cause inattention. ...Read more

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What is attachment parenting?

Refers to children: Child forms a strong emotional bond with caregivers during childhood with lifelong consequences. The absent parent or child going from one foster home to another children can develop reactive attachment disorder, they can't trust adults. Children needs to know that a parent is there when they need them. ...Read more

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What are the best parenting books?

What are the best parenting books?

Mileage may vary: Well, who gets to decide? No one book works for everyone. Read a few pages in the middle of each book you see in a bookstore; if it seems to make sense, it may be worth trying. In particular, this book: http://www. Amazon. Com/caring-your-baby-young-child/dp/0553386301 should get you around most pitfalls. ...Read more

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How to tell my parents how I feel?

How to tell my parents how I feel?

Tell your physician: Go to him/her first. He/she will probably know how to share what you've told in a way that is more likely to produce a favorable outcome. Parents are likely to accept what they need to hear from a respected doctor rather than directly from you. I'm sorry your home situation isn't one with trust and openness, but a physician / counselor's intervention is likely to improve things. ...Read more

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How to tell my parents I love them?

Love is easy: Just tell them. I suspect they would be thrilled to hear it and I suspect that you would be upset if something happened to them and you hadn't told them. It really isn't hard. Just say "mom (or dad) I love you" or "you know I love you. I cannot tell you how thrilled I am when my children (all grown now) tell me they love me. It makes me feel special and makes it all worth it. ...Read more

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Can two b+ parents make an o+ baby.

Can two b+ parents make an o+ baby.

Absolutely: Absolutely possible. There are many goo websites thy explain the genetics of blood types. I've listed on below. The chance of two blood type b parents having a an o child is 6.25% overall, but goes up to 25% if both parents are known to be type bo and not bb. Since it is possible for this to occurr the only way to determine paternity would be a dna or to determine tht the presumed father is blood type bb and not bo.

I don't mean to b too presumptuous, but if you are asking this question about your own child, it sounds like there are some trust issues in your relationship that might need to be addressed before or if they become a major problem. ...Read more

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What's helicopter parenting put down for?

What's helicopter parenting put down for?

Helicopter Parents: The classic concept of the helicopter parent is they are too enmeshed with their children's lives- hovering over every decision. The ultimate goal of parenting is to create independent functioning adults. If a parent does not let their children learn from their own mistakes, the child will not develop the necessary skills to handle live stressors and problems. ...Read more

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Is it okay for kids to see parents naked?

Yes: No reason why not for younger children and infants. Demonizing sexuality for youngsters only has a down side, leading to often unnecessary guilt over normal emotions and potentially poor self esteem. ...Read more

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If two parents are O+ can the child be A-?

If two parents are O+ can the child be A-?

Blood types: To have "O" blood type, you have to be "O/O"; therefore have no other "letter" to give to a child. So, two O parents can only have an O child. If one parent is O and the other is A/A or A/O or A/B then you can have a child with blood type A. ...Read more

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What should I do with an alcoholic parent?

What should I do with an alcoholic parent?

You can arrange: For an intervention with a professional's help. They will help you ; others in your family who are worried to meet with him and get him into intensive treatment for his alcoholism. Each family member will be asked to tell your father that they are worried, that he will die from his behavior and that they want him to get treatment. Don't try to do it alone. ...Read more

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How tall will I grow if parents average ht?

How tall will I grow if parents average ht?

Depends!: Try this calculator http://www. Calculator. Net/height-calculator. Html. ...Read more

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How can I tell parent about mental illness?

How can I tell parent about mental illness?

Be candid: Be prepared to be asked questions about what your symptoms are and how they effect you. Take care. ...Read more

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What must parents do to help a cyberbully?

See below: They need to contact the police and show them what is occuring to you on line. ...Read more

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How can I handle having gamblers as parents?

How can I handle having gamblers as parents?

Get some help: If under 18 years old you may need to talk to a trusted adult, teacher, school counselor. Clearly if their problem is bad I would suspect some of your needs are not being meet and you may be neglected. Bottom line is that you do not have to handle it on your own, if you have your own doctor you could talk to them. You must know you did not cause the problem and can't fix it on your own. ...Read more

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How can I tell my parents that I used to cut?

How can I tell my parents that I used to cut?

Admitting cutting: The direct approach is best. Sit down during a calm time for you all and discuss your emotional state and cutting. Seek help from a psychologist who can provide you with help. If necessary family counseling may also be helpful. ...Read more

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How should I diet without my parents knowing?

How should I diet without my parents knowing?

Slowly: Just slowly cut down your carbs and eliminate unhealthy foods. Tell them you want to follow a better diet to stay trim and healthy for a longer life. Be honest and set a good example! ...Read more

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How do I cope as a parent of a disabled child?

How do I cope as a parent of a disabled child?

Talk to others: Coping with a disabled (or "differently-abled") child can be difficult if you do it alone. Gather as much information as possible about the disability. Seek assistance through support groups from your local hospital or doctor's office, national organizations or the internet (research the credibility of the website.) talk with friends, counselors, your physician, and clergy for support. ...Read more

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How would a parent's suicide affect the child?

How would a parent's suicide affect the child?

It would likely be: Devastating. Children have imaginary thinking and often believe that bad things that occur are somehow their fault. It would leave a vacuum in the child's life that might not be filled again. ...Read more

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Which parent determines the gender of the baby?

Which parent determines the gender of the baby?

Father: Women have 2 x chromosomes, men have an x and a y. The child will get one x from the mother, and either an x or a y from the father. If it is an x, you have a baby daughter. If a y, a son. ...Read more

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How could a burnt out parent find ways to cope?

How could a burnt out parent find ways to cope?

Consider therapy: You may want to meet with a therapist to get support and help parenting your children. It is difficult to parent and having someone to talk to about these issues can be a huge help. Family therapy is certainly another good option. Take time for yourself and your needs as well. Go out with a friend or with your husband. Talk to them about your concerns about parenting. ...Read more