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Your Toddler's Individuality

Toddlers are moving from being totally dependent on their parents to trying to control themselves and their universe. They begin to discover their individuality and try to determine how much power ..
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Insomnia and Depression

Insomnia is so much part of “the blues" that problems with sleep are actually described as 1 of the major identifying symptoms for diagnosing depression. More than 90% of all patients with ..
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Social Eating And Your Baby

Feeding is an integral part pf a child's social development during mealtime children learn how to interact with the family and choose their foods. Parents should not take the socializing power of ..
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Why Women Have Insomnia More Frequently Than Men

Research shows that after a woman has a baby she automatically develops a more acute sensitivity to the sounds a baby makes, enabling her to wake up quickly if she hears a disturbing noise such as a ..
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Growth And Development Of Your Baby

One of the greatest rewards of being a parent is watching your children grow. The excitement of witnessing your child's 1st steps or hearing their 1st words is hard to exaggerate. As the years roll ..
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Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS)

Infant breathing patterns are often irregular. There may be periods of 5 to 10 seconds when an infant will stop breathing, this is known as an apneic spell. Normal infants outgrow this pattern, ..
(February 18, 2008)
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Tests in The Nursery

Upon discharge from the hospital, all children receive a blood test for phenylketonuria (PKU), a rare disease that causes mental retardation. Again, this is a legal requirement in most states. If PKU .
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Adding Up Your Sleep Debt

The term sleep debt came into popular use a few years ago, but you still may not have a clear idea of what it means. The difference between the numbers of hours you should sleep each night-about 7 ..
(February 15, 2008)
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Taking Your Baby Home

The joy of taking your child home can be offset by many challenges. Several years ago, to minimize costs, health insurance companies began limiting the hospital stay for new infants and mothers to ..
(February 16, 2008)
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The Drive Home with Your Newborn

The number one killer of children in this country is accidents. The leading accidental killer is the automobile. The risk to your child from the car is greater than the risk from childhood infectious .
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Premature Labor and Births

Between 5 and 10% of all infants are born more than two weeks before the due date. A number of factors account for these. Some are caused by an error in calculating dates, and some are due to ..
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Taking the First Steps Toward Diagnosis

Gather some basic information about your sleep problems before you first visit to help your doctor with diagnostic process. One of the most important tools to give your doctor information when you ..
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Taking a Quick Loop at Sleep and Sleep Disorders

Sleep disorders are classified and grouped in many different ways. The following sections provide an overview of the most common disorders. Insomnia, the most common disorder, is the condition that ..
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Identifying Causes of Temporary Sleeplessness

If you have trouble falling or staying asleep, many factors may be affecting you. Probably only a few of them have anything to do with sleep disorders. Analyze what you've done that day. Did you have .
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Pregnancy - The Big Event

Just as in pregnancy, the big event, birth, is full of complex emotions for both mother and father. Most women begin labor in the 40th week of pregnancy, but 10 to 15% have premature labor. Many ..
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Medications During Labor

All medications that are given to the mother will reach the child. No medications should be used automatically. For certain conditions, however, medications can be used with relative safety after ..
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