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Here are the Editor's Picks articles for the Pediatrics Site! These are the top ten articles that your Pediatrics Editor feels are most important for you to read. Enjoy!
1. When to worry about a baby's head growth
A baby's head circumference is measured at every visit for the first year of life. What do the measurements mean? When to worry? Are growth charts accurate?
2. Babies With Small Heads. Should you worry?
Some babies are born with small heads but size is only one factor in determining if there may be a problem.
3. Cell Phones for Kids
Cell phones have become commonplace in our culture. The TV markets them for every age and stage, including children. Kids are asking for them when they are still in elementary school. How young is too young to have a cell phone? How can you tell?
4. Handling Genetic Disorders - A Mitochondrial Disease Family's Story
Some families are blessed with health children but many others are facing a very different situation with life altering and threatening conditions. This is Part I of a 3 part series on genetic disorders and the issues families need to consider.
5. Should you get a Trampoline?
Backyard trampolines are a favorite amongst kids and adults alike. However, research, statistics, and pure medical experience tells us that they are detrimental to our children's health and well-being. Check out the facts.
6. How Do Dinosaurs Say Goodnight? Book Review
Review of Jane Yolen's delightful book, How Do Dinosaur's Say Good Night?
7. Does my baby have colic?
Your baby seems to cry periodically with no rhyme or reason. How to tell if your baby has colic and what you can do to make it better for your baby and for you.
8. The Defiant Toddler
What it really means when your toddler says "no" and how you can avoid getting into an unnecessary power struggle.
9. Coping with Tactile and Sensory Defensiveness
So now you've got a good idea that your disruptive child's behavior is caused by tactile defensiveness or sensory defensiveness. What do you do about it? Processes, coping mechanisms, appropriate responses, and other practical ways to reduce your child's pain and eliminate disruption...
10. When to Worry About your Baby’s Hearing
What to do if you are concerned over your child's hearing. Activities to test your baby's hearing. How to know if your baby has a hearing problem. What does it mean if your baby has to have a repeat hearing screening test.
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