Top Ten pediatrics Articles

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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. 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.

3. 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.

4. How Do Dinosaurs Say Goodnight? Book Review
Review of Jane Yolen's delightful book, How Do Dinosaur's Say Good Night?

5. 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.

6. 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...

7. 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?

8. Common School Year Illnesses
Many illness seem to occur during the school year. This article will cover the common illness to expect as well as how to help your child at home and when to send your child back to school.

9. Power Struggles with Young Children
Avoid wars of words with your children and power struggles in general.

10. 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.



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