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Here are the top ten articles for the Pediatrics Site! These rankings are live and get reset at the beginning of each month, so check back often to see what your fellow visitors are most interested in!
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. 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.
4. Preventable Deaths Involuntary Breath Holding
Is your child a breath holder? Do you know the difference between a deliberate tantrum and involuntary breathholding? Breathholding can be a behavior, or it can be a symptom of a deadly underlying condition. Learn the precautions that might save the life of a child.
5. Jet Lag and Children
Have you noticed that most vacation hot spots are a good plan ride away and involves a time change? This is a set up for jet lag in all of us. Understanding what jet leg is will help you predict what your kids need to adjust to local time quickly and easily.
6. 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.
7. Over Diagnosis of ADHD in Children
ADHD in Children is at it's highest rate ever, why? Have the numbers jumped so significantly because of some fatal error in our system? Or is it possible that our children are being over diagnosed with ADHD with every fidget and distraction that comes their way?
8. Olivier Soaps All Natural Skin Care
If what we put on our skin absorbs into our system, shouldn't we take as much care with what we put on our bodies as what we put in them? Olivier soaps hand makes skin care products with not one chemical in them. All of their ingredients are natural, and based on Olive Oil. Read more here.
9. Common Childhood Concerns
Basic answers to questions about hives, bundling babies, daycare attendance, nut allergies and schools, preschool speech, bedwetting and activities for multiple kids under 2.
10. 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.
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