Children’s Health

caregiving for child with autism

How to be a Caregiver for a Child with Autism

According to Wikipedia, autism is defined as “a neurodevelopmental disorder characterized by impaired social interaction, verbal and non-verbal communication, and restricted and repetitive behavior.” Acting as a caregiver for a child with autism can be extremely challenging, regardless of a person’s background and experience. Often times, the caregiver will be one of the child’s parents […]

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preventing cough cold flu in babies

Preventing Cough, Cold and Flu in Babies

Babies can easily get a cold or flu, so it’s essential that all care is taken to prevent any of them from striking. Here are several methods that any parent can use to protect their little loved ones from becoming sick. Having a vaccine is vital and can be given to babies from six months […]

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caregiving for infants and toddlers

Caregiving for Infants and Toddlers

Being a caregiver for infants and toddlers is a demanding responsibility, moreso than caring for adults in many ways. One reason is because there’s often very little in the way of verbal communication, so other methods must be used at times. If infants and toddlers are cared for in child care centers, there need to […]

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preschool dental health

Preschool Dental Health

You can never start too early when it comes to caring for the teeth of your children. The earlier they get into good habits, the better off they will be as they grow up, and the less trouble they will face in their future. Babies are born with a full set of teeth which are […]

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children health and well-being

Children’s Health and Well-being in Their Early Years

Children are like sponges in their earliest years! They are ready to absorb everything they can, as well as learn from their parents and every other source of information they come into contact with. This is the time when it’s very important to teach them the good habits that they can maintain as they get […]

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factors that influence children health

Key Factors that Influence Children’s Health

There are many key factors that can influence children’s health, some of which you may never even consider. Here’s a list to take into consideration when caring for your children. Education. Parents should learn from each health problem their children face, so they know how to handle it if it happens again in the future. […]

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autism affects patients and families

How Autism Affects Patients and Their Families

Autism has been described as “a family epidemic”, because it can have a significant effect on the entire family for many years. And it is more than the immediate family that’s affected; parents, brothers, sisters, grandparents and other relatives may all be involved in some way, because it takes a big commitment to raise a […]

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symptoms of autism

Symptoms of Autism

Having autism doesn’t mean everybody automatically has all the same symptoms; they can vary considerably for many reasons. However, there are several core symptoms that all autistic people will have to a certain degree, and you should be aware of them if your child or family member does exhibit them. Nonverbal and verbal methods of […]

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treatment options for autism

Treatment Options for People with Autism

Once symptoms of autism have been identified and correctly diagnosed, it is time to work out the best treatment options. This can vary depending on the age of the person, its particular needs and other factors, but it is normal to use a few different therapies with the goal of improving the life of the […]

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causes of autism

Causes of Autism

Although the specific cause of autism is not actually known, there have been many studies on different causes and the reasons why they may cause autism to occur. Some of these studies show that people may be genetically disposed to contracting autism, meaning that if one or both parents had it, their children are more […]

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