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Is it selfish to conceive a child, knowing your child may inherit a psychiatric disorder?

Is it selfish to conceive a child, knowing your child may inherit a psychiatric disorder?

No: Your child may not inherit the disease. Also, depending on your diagnosis, your child may not be at significant risk. I would discus your thoughts with your doctor. ...Read more

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If you have a mental illness from depression (add, bipolar, etc.) is it selfish to conceive and know your child may inherit some psychological disorder?

If you have a mental illness from depression (add, bipolar, etc.) is it selfish to conceive and know your child may inherit some psychological disorder?

Wrong question: When you ask if it is "selfish, " you are asking for a moral or value judgment, not medical information. Is it "selfish" to conceive if there is (say) heart disease or cancer in your family? If you work long hours? If you are poor? Instead of asking if it is "selfish, " get real information-- what is the condition and how hereditary is it?-- and then make a decision that is right for you. ...Read more

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How can child born?

How can child born?

Vaginal or C section: A child is born either vaginally (naturally) or via cesarean section (surgery), typically 9mo after conception which can either be natural (via sexual relations) or artificial (via assisted reproductive techniques). There are plenty of instructional/informational videos on natural & surgical deliveries available online simply by searching. Info is also available re conception & fetal development. ...Read more

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Is 96.3 temp safe in child?

Is 96.3 temp safe in child?

Depends: It depends on the type and quality of thermometer, and location the temperature was taken. If you use a good rectal thermometer, then it should not be below 97.0 degrees. Other thermometers can be accurate or not depending on the quality and price. Other factors, such as eating and drinking can affect oral temperatures. A 96.3 deg child would feel cold. ...Read more

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Rectal temperature, child ?

Rectal temperature, child
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Rectal temp: Normal rectal temp on an infant child is 99.6 degrees f. ...Read more

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When does a child starts eating?

When does a child starts eating?

Solid food: Solid foods are initiated at 4 months old . Usually start off with rice cereal as it is easily digestable till 6 months old or one new 1st stage baby food, single kind such as pears by itself, spinach, apple sauce etc every 4 to 5 days.In case of allergic reaction, it will be easier to pinpoint what your baby is allergic to. Or start solids at 6 mos old directly w 2nd stage baby food.Plus formula. ...Read more

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Hi Did you know about c p child?

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Did you know about c p child?

Yes!: You have to ask a better question than that. Pakistan is a war ravaged country and it will be probably quite difficult to get her the services she needs ...Read more

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How do I stop my child from lying?

How do I stop my child from lying?

Tell a story: A story well told can be worth all the lecturing one may be tempted to offer. Thus, sharing stories from one's personal experience about the consequences of lying or one from age appropriate books ( or perhaps a tv show that you view together with your teen) will get the message across without being "preachy. You can also roleplay with young children or use puppets to illustrate your point. ...Read more

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When will my child comprehend "no?"

When will my child comprehend "no?"

Around 12-15 months: Children understand a "menacing tone" around 12 months or so, and that followed by a removal of your attention is generally enough to engender behavior modification. The word "no" is a good word as it is short, and an easy one to remember but it was the tone, and the method it was given that was important. Saying "no honey..." in a sing-song voice is just as effective as giving him candy. ...Read more

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What the food give to child on 8 mu?

What the food give to child on 8 mu?

Diet: Cereal, fruit vegetables, meats or poultry. You can start to introduce egg yolk, and fish, like tuna. ...Read more