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Should kids diet?

When we define "diet", we refer to the kind and amount of food we eat every day. But also, a diet can also refer to a feeding regime where a person is trying to lose weight through the reduction of fats and carbohydrates. But, is it ok, for kids to diet? Definitively not, and we will see…

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Four Easy Ways to Get Your Kids to Get Off the Couch and Exercise

Children need to be active to help them become healthy. The number one cause of obesity among youngsters today is the lack of physical activities. That’s why it is important to make exercise a part of your family’s regular activities. When you are looking for ways to make your children…

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Is there a correction for flat-head syndrome in newborns?

There are a lot of things that can make new parents worry about the health of their child, and one of them is what's referred to as "flat-head syndrome". Also referred to plagiocephaly, flat head syndrome affects as many as one in ten babies. However, despite its prevalence, it is very…

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When Should Your Child Be Immunized and For What

Between birth and until your child reaches the age of six, you, as a parent, will be offered child vaccinations (either for free or for a fee) to protect them against various diseases. Experts advise that children should be vaccinated as soon as they turn two months to protect them against disease.…

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Are there any drawbacks to breastfeeding a baby past 9 months?

The truth is that all medical advice is in favor of breastfeeding a baby. The first weeks of breastfeeding are in fact pivotal to the development of a proper immune system. There have been studies that demonstrate that this has an effect on the future development of the child. However, there are…

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High blood pressure in kids: How parents can spot the signs

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Should you be concerned if your baby never crawls?

Your concern comes from everything you have heard about the effects of a non-crawling baby to his development. From not being able to draw or cut in straight lines to having learning disabilities, there's a list of maladies or consequences of not crawling. If you have a baby who merely skipped…

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At what age should you start taking your child to a dentist?

Babies break new teeth in before their first birthday. You don't have to wait until all the teeth have come in to take your child to the dentist. I the first visit should be near the time of your child's first birthday. You know the adage prevention is better than cure. That's why…

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Effective Ways to Keep Your Child at a Healthy Weight

One of the more daunting tasks that parents of young children face, is ensuring they eat well to maintain a good growth rate while maintaining a healthy weight for their age. If you identify with these sort of problems, here are some ways to gradually inculcate good eating habits among your kids:…

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How to Cope With Childhood Depression

It is very difficult to say whether depression is genetics or it is due to an imbalance of chemicals in brain or it can also be because of divorce of parents. Many people believe that depression is the only way of diagnosing and treating people in their adulthood. Many a times, kids never understood…

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Covering Your Kids Health With Insurance

In the recent days, with the rising medical expenses, it has become crucial to concentrate on the health insurance. After all, it saves you in financial health emergencies. Unfortunately, many parents overlook the importance of getting kid’s health insurance. Children by their very nature are…

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Look after the health of your child

As a parent, you should always keep you child safe and secure. In the modern days, there is hardly time for parents to take adequate care of their children. Instead of following a healthy life style, fast foods and irregular life style are the options left to the children. However, this is not…

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Kids Health Insurance

It ought to just about go without saying that your children need wellbeing protection scope. Youngsters and adolescents are adjusting their bodies to the infections that they will go over consistently for whatever is left of their lives, and as they experience these things, their bodies make the…

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The right time for vaccination of your child

Simply said, the best time for a vaccination is the summer. Your children don’t go to school. Instead, they want to have fun and hang out with other children. Also, this is the happiest time of the year for them. Many of the children want to go camping or somewhere else, so the vaccination is…

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Essential Nutrients for Kids

The health of your kids is directly related to their diet. They need the daily dose of essential nutrients to stay healthy and fit. Here are some important tips for you. The top nutrients extremely important for the health and wellbeing of the kids are Iron, Calcium, Vitamin and Fibre. Kids can get…

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Healthy Eating For Your Child To Boost The Overall Health

People of every age group need to eat healthy food. In fact, the practice must be inculcated in the kid’s right from the very beginning. A child needs adequate nutrition to grow mentally and physically well. Often, it might be a difficult task to make children eat healthy food, but the…

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Snacks for the children

Food for children should be something that can satisfy their needs, both mental and physical. In order for them to do their homework properly, study and pay attention at school, they need to eat something that will give them energy and help their mental growth, especially at a young age. Healthy…

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Sleepwalking

There are two basic types of sleep, active and deep sleep. We dream during active sleep. At that time a person isn’t physically active, so sleepwalking is impossible. It happens during the deep sleep, in the first few hours of sleep. Not all sleepwalkers are walking around the house. Many of…

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When is your kid faking it ?

Children may be small, and they seem naive, but don't be fooled every time they say they are not feeling well. In case you have a small child ( age 4 or 5 ) it may be the case, but if you're having a kid who is going to elementary school or is even older, they will lie to you sometimes, in…

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Fitness and Kids' Health Is Important

Folks have a ton of obligations to their kids. They need to give sustenance, safe house, garments and affection. Also, they need to show behavior, how to attach shoes and how to utilize the potty. While folks do have a ton on their plates, they can't overlook the significance of showing their…

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Food allergy

Having a lunch or cookies for your kid’s friends is lovely, but can be problematic. Many children have food allergies, so, your food can be dangerous for them. Only in the US 3 million children have food allergies, so you can see how serious this problem is! The most children are allergic to:…

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Energy after playing for long

Kids go out to play on a regular basis. They love hanging out and meeting each other. Playing games like hide-n-seek etc. and running around for multiple hours. They get very tired and exhausted when they return home. Their energy needs to be replenished and here are a few ways that can help you do…

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Animal Bites, First Aid

Children can be bitten by animals or even by other children. Animals that can bite your child are usually stray animals, but the majority of bites is caused by home animals. Because kids often provoke and tease animals, and they can react aggressively. Beside these animals, children can be bitten by…

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Depression

People usually think that depression is preserved for adults, and that children cannot be affected by this ‘’problem‘‘. Because they don’t have to worry about money, home and work children are always happy! This is not true. Sadly, depression is present in…

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SHORT- SIGHTEDNESS IN KIDS LINKED WITH LACK OF OUTDOOR PLAY

In a study which was conducted by a team of researchers from the University of Cambridge it was discovered that kids who spent lots of hours outdoor playing had the risk of myopia reduced by 2%. According to the study which involved over 10,000 children they are two things which contribute to this…

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BOYS & PUBERTY: WHY ARE GIRLS TALLER THAN ME?

When growing up as a young boy you must have noticed that your dad is taller than your mom, and you sister who is the same age as you is taller than you. Not just in the family you might also have noticed that male teachers at your school are usually taller than female teachers and that girls…

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 BOYS & PUBERTY: WHEN WILL I GET MUSCLES?

After seeing what other boys their age look like many boys tend to be scared. For example, many boys are usually concerned about muscles and wonder why they don’t have them while other boys tend to have them. There are several muscles that boys tend to notice on other boys, for instance, the…

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BOYS & PUBERTY: WHY DO I SMELL?

I am sure by now you know what sweat exactly means but did you know how it usually comes about. Sweat also known as perspiration's usually comes out of your skin through pores when your body is feeling hot. Pores are tiny holes which are normally found in our bodies. Sweat usually comes out from…

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