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Baby Rolling Over in Sleep

Most parents are worried when they see their baby rolling over in sleep. When a baby gets to this point, she is no longer at risk of SIDS (sudden infant death syndrome) that occurs mostly between two to four months. It is now okay to let your baby find a …

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Why Do Babies Get Hiccups?

A newborn baby may look cute when he gets a few hiccups, but some mothers get worried when they get more hiccups frequently. Why do babies get hiccups? The reasons vary, including swallowed air, temperature changes and under-development. Hiccups don’t bother babies, especially when they are still inside the womb. …

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2 Year Old Not Talking

Is your 2 year old son still not talking? Does he say a few words and seem like he is lagging behind compared to his peers? You may compare him with his sister who could speak whole sentences at his age, but you postpone seeking professional advice hoping that he …

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When Can Babies Sleep on Stomach?

Babies are such fragile beings. You must handle them with care and watch out for them at every moment lest they get hurt. One of the issues you need to be careful about is how you lay them down when sleeping. You have probably heard about all the sleeping safety …

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Effects of Down Syndrome

Down syndrome is a genetic syndrome that can have profound effects on the body and cause disability. Genetic disorders come from the number of chromosomes store in our genes. In most people there are 23 chromosomes, one-half of those come from mother and the other half from father. Down syndrome …

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Tachycardia in Children: Types and Treatments

When the heart rate goes beyond hundred bpm (beats per minute) in adults, it is considered that they are in tachycardia. Tachycardia is a condition in which the heart rate is abnormally high. Tachycardia does not affect adults only and is found in children as well. However, since the standard …

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Baby Won’t Sleep in Crib

We are so dedicated in choosing the right crib for our baby because he/she will sleep and spend most of his/her new born times in it. We have to make sure that the crib is comfortable and baby considers it as the safest place to sleep and revitalize. After getting the …

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Neonatal Head Ultrasound

Neonatal head ultrasound is an imaging test that involves taking coronal and longitudinal images of the brain by transmitting sound waves. It takes images through the anterior fontanel. The healthcare provider or radiologist will use a handheld transducer or probe to take images of the brain of an infant. It …

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Essential Oils for ADHD

Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) and Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD) are common conditions among children. If your child has any one of the two conditions, you might be worried how they are going to cope with their following life. The good news is that there are a number of effective …

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