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What is the average age for females to have a first child in the u.S.?

What is the average age for females to have a first child in the u.S.?

Tricky question: Nowadays you see girls having babies at 11 /13 14 years old.Hard to say.That is really more personal and depends on when you are ready to raise a child. ...Read more

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What is the average age for a child's first dentist visit in the u.S.?

What is the average age for a child's first dentist visit in the u.S.?

By First Birthday: Actually the average age is probably much older than that. By the first birthday is the recommended age of first dental visit by the american academy of pediatrics and the american academy of pediatric dentistry. It is very important to establish the "dental home" early for children. Education an prevention can begin at that time for a lifetime of good dental health. ...Read more

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Please help! what is the average age for a child to get his first loose tooth?

Please help! what is the average age for a child to get his first loose tooth?

Eruption Charts: Around the age of 6 or 7. See the following website for the eruption charts for primary (baby) and secondary (permanent) teeth. Be aware that the "average" times can vary widely. I hope all the children and adults are getting their regular dental checkups. http://www.mouthhealthy.org/en/az-topics/e/eruption-charts. ...Read more

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What is the average age of a child when getting a palate expander?

What is the average age of a child when getting a palate expander?

No average age: There is no average age for getting a palate expander. It should be done while a child is growing, before the bones fuse and growth ceases. It can be done even in small children when necessary, but usually in kids between about ages 6 and 12. It does not work in older kids who have completed their growth spurt or in adults. ...Read more

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What is a great age for a woman to have her first child?

What is a great age for a woman to have her first child?

Not such a thing.: Pregnancy and maternity is hard to time with the rest of your life, career and relationships. Having the support of the prospective father and/or your support system is important. You want to be healthy and realistic about the changes that will come with this biological privilege at any age. ...Read more

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What is a good age for a woman to have her first child?

What is a good age for a woman to have her first child?

Depends: There is no correct answer. It depends on her health, personal goals, aspirations, culture, and financial situation. This is a personal decision made taking into account the needs and desires of the woman and her partner ...Read more

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What is the recommended age for a childs first dental exam?

What is the recommended age for a childs first dental exam?

1st tooth/1st Bday: The american association of pediatric dentists suggest that your child visit the dentist when either their first tooth erupts or by their first birthday. During this appointment, the dentist will discuss eating and brushing habits. This helps your child get 'used to' someone else being in their mouth. Children who have dental visits within the first 2 years experience less anxiety. ...Read more

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Is a pacifier harmful to a child by a certain age beyond the first birthday?

Is a pacifier harmful to a child by a certain age beyond the first birthday?

Slightly.: It interferes with development of proper dental occlusion. Otoh, an old professor of mine used to say, "let them have their binkies. An orthodontist is cheaper than a psychaitrist.". ...Read more