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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. Water Safety While Vacationing
Kids love to swim, especially on vacation! But, hotel pools and ocean and river waters are not always as safe as they appear. Here are some ideas to consider before you take the plunge with your kids.
4. 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?
5. 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.
6. Illness Old Wives Tales
Old Wives Tales: facts, myths and everything in between
7. 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.
8. Amiglia.com Web Site Review
Dr. Gwenn's review of www.amiglia.com, a genealogy and picture sharing web experience for the entire family.
9. Genetic Disorders in Children
Genetic diseases facts and statistics in children. What to do when you find out your child has a genetic abnormality and where to go from here.
10. 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...
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