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. 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. 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.

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

8. Illness Old Wives Tales
Old Wives Tales: facts, myths and everything in between

9. Signing Time Review
A review of the popular DVD series "Signing Time" with Rachel Coleman. A Signing series designed to teach babies and children the basics of American Sign Language in a fun and captivating way.

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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