Baby Care

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Structuring the sessions for child

Structuring the sessions for child Three hours a day, from nine to 12 is usually long enough. Children attend regularly, every morning or less frequently, but it is a good idea to encourage them to attend on consecutive days if not attending every session so that they have some continuity. Biscuits and cold drinks should […] Read more

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Negativism for child

Negativism for child 7 As discussed earlier you may find yourself knee-deep in negativism from the middle of the second year with your child saying no’ to almost everything. It’s natural for her to object to having to do as she’s told all the time, especially when she’s trying so hard to develop a picture […] Read more

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Circumcision for child

Circumcision for child Circumcision is an operation to remove the prepuce (foreskin) of the penis. Jewish religious law requires that it be done in infancy and the custom has spread to other cultures. But the practice has now fallen out of favour as a routine procedure because many physicians feel that the risks outweigh the […] Read more

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Convulsive disorders for child

Convulsive disorders for child Epilepsyâ”the tendency to have seizures – is one of the oldest and most common medical problems, and can occur as a result of many different causes. The convulsion or seizure is not a disease, but a symptom of what happens when the brain is stimulated by an abnormal discharge of nervous […] Read more

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SETTING YOUR CHILD ON THE RIGHT TRACK

SETTING YOUR CHILD ON THE RIGHT TRACK Besides exhausting their mothers, most children have pretty well exhausted the possibilities offered by their home environment by the time they are three to three-and-a-half. They want to see new faces, new toys and hear new versions of old tales. This is when a playgroup or pre-primary school […] Read more

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Scorpion stings for child

Scorpion stings for child Usually the thicker the scorpion’s tail, the more dangerous the sting. Scorpions with large nippers are less poisonous than others. The child may have difficulty breathing and become paralysed. Get the child to hospital immediately. Give artificial respiration if necessary. Apply crushed ice to the bite to delay absorption of the […] Read more

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HOW TO SPOT A POTENTIAL LEARNING PROBLEM

HOW TO SPOT A POTENTIAL LEARNING PROBLEM It used to be thought that children who did not progress at school were stupid or lazy. Today we know that ten per cent or more average to highly intelligent children have perceptual difficulties that make it difficult for them to cope with school work unless they receive […] Read more

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HOW TO TAKE CARE OF NEW BABY BOY

Should you therefore allow your child to shy away from all situations that induce fear? Not at all; this would be avoiding the problem, not facing or solving it. But before you act when a child shows fear, put yourself in her place. Some children are acutely aware of physical danger. They may be afraid […] Read more