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When do kids typically begin to stop using a pacifier?

When do kids typically begin to stop using a pacifier?

By 2 1/2: Children don't usually make that decision on their own. They will use it much longer than recommended if allowed. Parents need to commit to discontinued use of the pacifier by age 2 1/2 at the latest. Prolonged use can lead to occlusal (bite) changes and impaired speech development. It's not always easy to take it away but within 48-72 hours the kids have moved on. ...Read more

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When do kids start to use pronouns?

When do kids start to use pronouns?

2 years: Like dr. Park said, around 2 years kids start using pronouns. When they are younger and your are talking to them and promoting language development remember to say things like "mommy is making breakfast" instead of "i am making breakfast." this is easier for them to understand. Talk lots to your children- they love it and learn many social cues this way. ...Read more

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When you put a child with speech delay age 3 in a class of autistic children can they pick up their behaviors?

When you put a child with speech delay age 3 in a class of autistic children can they pick up their behaviors?

Possibly, however,: Speech = articulation, the motor aspect of language. A child with receptive & expressive language delay" has impaired ability in comprehending language & in verbalizing ideas. Language is best learned from birth-5. Autism pre-k has 6 hrs. Of intensive instruction. Developmental delay pre-k has 2 1/2 hrs. Of instruction for children with various needs. Try the higher level of service first. ...Read more

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When do children usually start to have their teeth falling out?

When do children usually start to have their teeth falling out?

5 1/2 years: The lower front teeth are the first teeth to loosen and wiggle. This can happen around age 5 1/2 though some children can start much later. It is more important on the sequence of which teeth exfoliate( fall out) that the timing or age. Every child has their own time table. ...Read more

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When to start simple puzzles with babies?

When to start simple puzzles with babies?

Varies: I don't think there is an exact answer. The child would need to be able to manipulate the pieces. I think by 18 months, most children could do some easy shapes with help. Younger children might be able to do them and then some 2 year olds might have frustration with them. So try them and if they are too frustrating, then wait about 6 months and try again. ...Read more

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When do children start wearing training bras?

When do children start wearing training bras?

When Breasts Appear: Your child's age is unknown. Breast development in girls occurs on average at age 11.2 yrs with a range of 9 to 13.5 yrs. A training bra may be introduced at onset of breast budding. Bras provide support, comfort, & offer modesty under clothing. This is also a good time to plan a doctor visit to evaluate your child's growth, development, & receive the routine adolescent vaccines. ...Read more

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How can the patella form for the newborns who walk before they crawl?

How can  the patella form for the newborns who walk before they crawl?

No different: The ossification pattern of the patella is not different. It has a single ossification center and ossifies in a centrifugal pattern. ...Read more

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When do babies usually start talking?

When do babies usually start talking?

Talking?: 9-12 months for words. But they begin cooing and then babbling between 2 and 4 months. By 9-12 months they can say mama, dada, baba, papa sounds and by 12 months say 1-2 words. So talking really begins at 2 months with cooing as they form sounds and listen to parents talking. They can recognize voices from in utero, ie they will recognize dad's voice as soon as they are born. ...Read more

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When should little kids start brushing their teeth? Can they start as soon as 18 months, or before that? .

When should little kids start brushing their teeth? Can they start as soon as 18 months, or before that?


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It : It is difficult for an 18 month old to adequately brush their teeth due to lack of dexterity and inability to comprehend completely what has to be accomplished. By the same token it is not unreasonable to let them start the process then have you complete it so that the job is properly completed. ...Read more

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At what age can infants start holding their bottle?

At what age can infants start holding their bottle?

The best answer is n: It's best if an infant never lies down holding a bottle. Formula & juices sit around the teeth & these are toddlers & preschoolers w/ rotted brown nubs or silver caps for front teeth. Some studies showed more ear infections. An 8/9 month old can often hold a bottle but should only do so at meal time in the high chair. Walking around w/ a bottle leads to cavities, poor feeding & often anemia. ...Read more

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Around when do micro preemies begin to cut teeth?

Around when do micro preemies begin to cut teeth?

6 mo after due date: The short answer is 6 months after the due date. This is an average and variation of plus or minus several months is usually no cause for worry. Typically the lower front teeth are the first to show up. Obviously, each child is unique, and you should consult your dental provider for your specific case. ...Read more

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When do babies usually begin teething?

When do babies usually begin teething?

4 months to 1 year: There is wide variation with the start of teething. It usually starts between the ages of 4 months and 1 year. ...Read more

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When will babies start recognizing their names?

When will babies start recognizing their names?

8 months or so: Usually babies will start to respond to their name around 8 months. ...Read more

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How many breaths do you give an infant or child, when doing the first aid rescue breathing?

How many breaths do you give an infant or child, when doing the first aid rescue breathing?

Cpr for children < 1: Give 30 chest compressions at the rate of 100/minute followed by clearing the airway and giving 2 gentle breaths. ...Read more

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Is it good for babies when they are first learning to walk to wear shoes?

Is it good for babies when they are first learning to walk to wear shoes?

Depends...: For learning to walk around the house it is best for a baby to be barefoot. The sensitivity of the bottom of the foot is important for balance. Once the baby is walking, it will be easier to transition to shoes. If the child is outside and mobile (walking or crawling) shoes are important for protection. ...Read more

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When do babies get off formula and when can they start milk?

When do babies get off formula and when can they start milk?

Whole milk: Whole milk is recommended when a baby reaches one year of age. ...Read more

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Can babies develop allergies before they even start teething?

Can babies develop allergies before they even start teething?

Not related: Allergies have nothing to do w teething, and teething has nothing to do with allergies. Please speak to your Pediatric Medical Specialist or consult with a Pediatric Dental Specialist. ...Read more

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When will my baby start interacting with other children?

When will my baby start interacting with other children?

From birth: Babies are able to smile responsively at two months and start to coo around three months. . They will play in the same room with other children through the second year of life. Children start to really play together and share around three years of age. ...Read more

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Can a child crawl before he can sit without support?

Can a child crawl before he can sit without support?

No: A normal baby's nervous system (brain, spinal cord, nerves) and his muscles will mature in a head-to-tail pattern. So, the neck will develop its strength, control, and coordination first. Then come the arms and shoulders. Next are the chest and abdomen. Last are the hips and legs. In order to sit alone a baby controls his abdominal muscles. Later he will crawl by controlling his leg muscles. ...Read more

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