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How can I stimulate my two to four month old child during playtime?

How can I stimulate my two to four month old child during playtime?

Couple suggestions: When awake, your baby may enjoy watching you work. Simple things like radio or a bright colored mobile may keep baby occupied. A mirror placed nearby may give baby something special to watch for long periods. At this age, the noise of a rattle may be entertaining but baby cannot grasp and control it. ...Read more

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How can I stimulate my two to three year old child during playtime?

How can I stimulate my two to three year old child during playtime?

Couple suggestions: This is a very physical age complete with climbing, running, and throwing. Gates are helpful ways to limit movement, although they may provide only a brief obstacle to a persistent climber. They love to climb up stairs if available. Blocks, containers, nesting bowls and stuffed animals are popular at this stage. ...Read more

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How can I stimulate my four to six month old child during playtime?

How can I stimulate my four to six month old child during playtime?

Play: This is a nice little article with lots of developmentally appropriate things to do. Both play, and other things to stimulate your baby. Http://www. Babycenter. Com/0_20-fun-silly-development-boosting-games-to-play-with-your-ba_1479310.bc ...Read more

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How can I stimulate my six to nine month old child during playtime?

How can I stimulate my six to nine month old child during playtime?

Play: This is a nice little article with lots of developmentally appropriate things to do. Both play, and other things to stimulate your baby. Http://www. Babycenter. Com/0_20-fun-silly-development-boosting-games-to-play-with-your-ba_1479310.bc ...Read more

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How can I stimulate my eighteen to twenty-four month old child during playtime?

How can I stimulate my eighteen to twenty-four month old child during playtime?

Their level: Play on their level and communicate. Readin is always best, but doing puzzles and simple games with your kids can be a wonderful stimulus. Blocks and balls with colors while you recite colors is great. Just being with them and stimulating them is wonderful play! ...Read more

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How can I stimulate my nine to twelve month old child during playtime?

How can I stimulate my nine to twelve month old child during playtime?

Play: This is a nice little article with lots of developmentally appropriate things to do. Both play, and other things to stimulate your baby. Http://www. Babycenter. Com/0_20-fun-silly-development-boosting-games-to-play-with-your-ba_1479310.bc ...Read more

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How can I stimulate my twelve to fifteen month old child during playtime?

How can I stimulate my twelve to fifteen month old child during playtime?

Play: This is a nice little article with lots of developmentally appropriate things to do. Both play, and other things to stimulate your baby. Http://www. Babycenter. Com/0_20-fun-silly-development-boosting-games-to-play-with-your-ba_1479310.bc ...Read more

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How can I stimulate my fifteen to eighteen month old child during playtime?

How can I stimulate my fifteen to eighteen month old child during playtime?

Play: This is a nice little article with lots of developmentally appropriate things to do. Both play, and other things to stimulate your baby. Http://www. Babycenter. Com/0_20-fun-silly-development-boosting-games-to-play-with-your-ba_1479310.bc ...Read more

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What should I do when my baby cries at the end of playtime?

What should I do when my baby cries at the end of playtime?

Support him: Please understand that new babies only understand their awake periods & won't embrace sleep as necessary until the 2nd yr. Beginning at 6-9 mo many begin to realize how much their primary caregivers mean to them and fuss when they anticipate a period of separation. Your steadfast support & a good comforting routein can help them settle and rest. They will react to any anxiety you show as you leave. ...Read more

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What causes fits in a child?

What causes fits in a child?

Immature behavior: I assume you refer to temper tantrums.
In young children, tantrums are a very immature way of expressing frustration, anger and in a way the toddler tries to demonstrate in a very awkward way, independence and will. ...Read more

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What are the symtoms of an autautistic child?

See below: Three main things.
1-inadequate social skill per age
2-delayed speech for age
3-repetative habbits or fixations
there are forms to fill out such as an mchat from your physician. ...Read more

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I'm concerned my child is shorter than her friends.

I'm concerned my child is shorter than her friends.

See your doctor: Your pediatrician will plot your child's height and weight during each well child exam. Ask how your child's height compares to her same age peers, if her growth velocity is normal, and what stage of puberty that she's in. These answers will determine if she should be referred to an endocrinologist, or if she is growing normally. ...Read more

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Should I be conseerded if child has gianotti crosti?

Should I be conseerded if child has gianotti crosti?

Worth monitoring: Gianotti-crosti was first linked with hepatitis & is now known to be associates with several varied viral infections. Most are more cosmetic issues with a rash lasting 3- 8 wks. Some suggest obtaining liver functions. Most resolve without problems in 2-3 wks. Steroid creams should be avoided as they do not help the rash. ...Read more

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I want to have a child?

I want to have a child?

Adopt or unprotected: .. . Sex. In other words, if you want a child, consider adopting or engaging in unprotected sex with partner. If you're going along pregnancy route, make sure she's taking a daily pre-natal vitamin before ttc in order to lower risk of spinal tube defects. Improve your odds of impregnating her by getting as healthy as possible, preferably via eating right & regular exercise. ...Read more

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What makes a child autistic?

What makes a child autistic?

No iron clad answer: But there is enough from studies to believe that it derives from a problem in the genes. The severity may depend on the variability of the genes being expressed and to a degree other environmental factors. Knowledge of autism is incomplete at this time so be selective about the quality of information you get. It is best to discuss any questions with your PCP who has access to evidence based info. ...Read more

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Annyone have a hypersexual child?

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Annyone have a hypersexual child?

Not child: When a child exhibits age-inappropriate sexual behavior, it is often due to either adult misinterpretation or sexual abuse. Professional consultation is recommended to clarify the situation and ensure the safety of the child. ...Read more

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I suspect that my child may have rls

I suspect that my child may have rls

Rule out underlying: If you think your child has RLS (actually more common than you think), you probably have - this is genetic in many cases. Ask child to describe and of note, symptoms will only be in evening at rest as opposed to some "other diagnoses" like growing pains or musculoskeletal issues. See physician to rule out underlying medical issues or medications that are causing and then try the behavioral treat. ...Read more

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What is the youngest a child has had migraines?

What is the youngest a child has had migraines?

Any age: You can get headaches at any age, the problem with babies and toddlers is they can not verbalize to you. Sometimes they are just cranky, may have episodes of throwing up, shy away from bright lights of become less active. In any event triggers include being over tired, not enough sleep and certain foods to mention a few. If you suspect you child may have migranes, consult a pediatric neurologist. ...Read more

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Is it okay to decide to not have child (ren) vaccinated?

Is it okay to decide to not have child (ren) vaccinated?

No, it's not: Thanks to recent events, there's a huge backlash against parents who are foolish enough to refuse immunization for their children. This is something you need to do as much for your neighbors as for your own child. Much of these folks' rhetoric boils down to, "I don't care of MY kid makes YOUR kid sick." ...Read more

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