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Dr. Lisa Saponaro
858 doctors shared insights

Parenting (Overview)

Parenting is a topic that includes all the aspects of raising children, such as diapering and potty training, rules and discipline, daycare, schooling, sports, children's emotional development, teaching teens home economics, etc...


Dr. Anatoly Belilovsky
Board Certified, Pediatrics
30 years in practice
6M people helped
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What are the best parenting books?

Dr. Anatoly Belilovsky
Board Certified, Pediatrics
30 years in practice
6M people helped
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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Dr. Shontae Buffington
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12 years in practice
652K people helped
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Dr. Lisa Saponaro
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Parenting (Overview)

Parenting is a topic that includes all the aspects of raising children, such as diapering and potty training, rules and discipline, daycare, schooling, sports, children's emotional development, teaching teens home economics, etc...


Dr. Lisa Saponaro
Board Certified, Clinical Psychology
13 years in practice
790K people helped
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How does parenting style affect your childrens health?

Dr. Lisa Saponaro
Board Certified, Clinical Psychology
13 years in practice
790K people helped
How does parenting style affect your childrens health?

Go authoritative: Authoritative is typically the healthiest parenting style. This parenting style sets limits and provides direction while also remaining flexible and encouraing growth. Permissive, uninvolved, and authoritarian all have some down sides. These styles have been associated with poor eating, low self-esteem, over dependence, substance use and other negative behaviors. ...Read more

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Dr. Shontae Buffington
Board Certified, Pediatrics
12 years in practice
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Caring for Your Baby (Tip)

Caring for Your Baby

Nothing is more special than the bond between a parent and his or her baby. Enjoy the bonding. ...See more

Dr. Howard Paul
Board Certified, Clinical Psychology
43 years in practice
25K people helped
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Can someone with a mental health problem still become a foster parent?

Dr. Howard Paul
Board Certified, Clinical Psychology
43 years in practice
25K people helped
Can someone with a mental health problem still become a foster parent?

Theproblem decides: There are many psychological problems such as mild OCD and other related mild anxiety and mood disorders which would not preclude being a foster parent. When there are personality disorders or severe mood or anxiety issues, more care and assessment would be needed to tell if it would be safe to parent, foster child or not. ...Read more

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Dr. Shontae Buffington
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12 years in practice
652K people helped
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Dr. Chris Esguerra
Board Certified, Psychiatry
11 years in practice
320K people helped
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What are the chances of a baby contracting add if only one parent has add?

Dr. Chris Esguerra
Board Certified, Psychiatry
11 years in practice
320K people helped
What are the chances of a baby contracting add if only one parent has add?

Some chance: There is robust evidence of the genetic heritability of adhd. Twin studies and family studies point to a genetic heritability of up to 60%. A sibling of a child with adhd has a 3x increase of risk for adhd. ...Read more

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Dr. Shontae Buffington
Board Certified, Pediatrics
12 years in practice
652K people helped
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Caring for Your Baby (Tip)

Caring for Your Baby

One of the most important things to do as new parents is to go out on dates without your baby! ...See more

Dr. James Ferguson
Board Certified, Pediatrics
41 years in practice
145M people helped
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How many children will be affected if one parent has the disorder?

Dr. James Ferguson
Board Certified, Pediatrics
41 years in practice
145M people helped
How many children will be affected if one parent has the disorder?

WHAT DISORDER ?: To get the most out of this information site you need to be follow some basic rules.Within your submission, provide pertinent background information.In this case it would be the name of the disorder. Then ask a clear question, as you have. Since you provided no background, we don't know if your issue is food poisoning, cystic fibrosis, etc. We cannot see your uploads or or prior questions ...Read more

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Dr. Josephine Ruiz-Healy
Board Certified, Pediatrics
34 years in practice
2M people helped
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What kind of parent gets arrested for drugs?

Dr. Josephine Ruiz-Healy
Board Certified, Pediatrics
34 years in practice
2M people helped
What kind of parent gets arrested for drugs?

Unfit ones: Parents that should not have kids in the first place-. ...Read more

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Dr. Shontae Buffington
Board Certified, Pediatrics
12 years in practice
652K people helped
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Caring for Your Baby (Tip)

Caring for Your Baby

Bedtime routines help babies and parents to wind down, helping them get to sleep more effectively. ...See more

Dr. James Ferguson
Board Certified, Pediatrics
41 years in practice
145M people helped
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Is it legal for a parent to slap his child in the u.S.?

Dr. James Ferguson
Board Certified, Pediatrics
41 years in practice
145M people helped
Is it legal for a parent to slap his child in the u.S.?

Yes but: Each culture defines what its usual forms of acceptable parenting include. Within the American culture, you may be carted off to jail for child endangerment if your neighbor reports this kind of "parenting". Less so if you slapped the kids rear end, but you cross the wrong taboo here and you will need a lawyer. ...Read more

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