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Doctor insights on: Why Both Parents Should Assume Responsibility In Raising A Child

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Do parents have a responsibility to undergo prenatal tests?

Do parents have a responsibility to undergo prenatal tests?

Good question.: I believe so, however they are not mandatory. It depends on moral, cultural, spiritual, religious and socioeconomic facotrs, and hinges on what they will do with the information gleaned from such tests. Genetic counseling can help parents decide what is best for their family. ...Read more

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What changes do parents have to make for raising a child with cf?

What changes do parents have to make for raising a child with cf?

Significant ones: CF is a multisystem disease. Lungs can lose function and be infected without doing the right things. Nutrition and liver function can be affected if your child does not eat well or take his supplements and enzymes. You will need to make sure you are consistent with the care that your child's specialists and doctors recommend. This can lead to better health and less hospitalization for your child. ...Read more

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What hardships would a parent encounter when raising a child with neurofibromatosis?

What hardships would a parent encounter when raising a child with neurofibromatosis?

Tumors-seen and unse: Nf - autosomal dominant disorder in which neurofibromas grow and while these tumors may be benign, they often impinge on vital structures, compressing nerves and other tissues they can be difficult, if not impossible to fully remove. ...Read more

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Can you tell me if a parent with paranoid schizophrenia should be raising a child if they are not taking their meds?

Can you tell me if a parent with paranoid schizophrenia should be raising a child if they are not taking their meds?

Depends: In the untreated state schizophrenia could impair an individual's ability to parent their child. However many parents who have been deemed unfit to care for the children don't suffer from schizophrenia. ...Read more

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Should parents have any problems raising a child with sickle cell trait?

Very unlikely: Most children with sickle trait are asymptomatic except their hemoglobin levels, so called iron count, stay a bit lower than normal. ...Read more

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Is it possible that a child from narcissist/codependent parents to have narcissism?p.s i have no other way to explain and this is urgent ... thank u

Is it possible that a child from narcissist/codependent parents to have narcissism?p.s i have no other way to explain and this is urgent ... thank u

???: I would need significantly more information as I do not understand your question. Regardless, children of any age began to learn from their parents habits. I do not know the age of the child. If you feel the the child is in any danger I highly advise that he/she is taken to the ER or to an urgent care specialist for further evaluation. ...Read more

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How much should parent pay if living with a child?

CHILD SUPPORT: Parent should pay for everything including the child if he is the breadwinner in the family. If wife is working, then she contributes to the family household expenses. ...Read more

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Is it legal for a parent to slap his child in the u.S.?

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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How do I cope as a parent of a disabled child?

How do I cope as a parent of a disabled child?

Talk to others: Coping with a disabled (or "differently-abled") child can be difficult if you do it alone. Gather as much information as possible about the disability. Seek assistance through support groups from your local hospital or doctor's office, national organizations or the internet (research the credibility of the website.) talk with friends, counselors, your physician, and clergy for support. ...Read more

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