My 13 yr old daughter has a cavity. They plan on giving local anesthesia, with an option for laughing gas. When I had teeth filled, I never recall getting laughing gas. I'd like for her to learn ...
At what age is a child able to brush his or her teeth unaided? I don't necessarily mean what age in years and months, rather the general development process. I let my child brush his teeth on his ...
I do not yet have children but I am a vegetarian. I am curious to know how vegetarians, and vegans, address the issue of nourishment. If it helps, I am vegetarian more for ethical reasons than health ...
I realize that this question can have many personal or subjective viewpoints, so the answer I'm looking for is what the best-known data shows us from two perspectives: Is there an average ...
It is often said that you should introduce certain foods in a certain order. These reasons often have to do with allergies, choking hazards, digestive system maturity, etc. What ages should your child ...
Our children have recently been sick and I am wondering when is the right time to take them to the doctor. They both have had runny noses with coughs, diarrhea, and fevers off and on for a week, ...
I'm particularly looking for remedies that would be safe for children between 1 and 5 years old.
My 3 yo holds his breath throughout the day. He'll breathe in (short), hold it for 3-7 seconds, then breathe out (short) and repeat that frequently. He does this when he's awake, but probably not ...
For a few years now I've been going to the gym three or four times a week, but since I've become a father if had to cut back my visits to the gym. Since this cutback already shows on the scale, I ...
My three months old son really likes to sit or lie in the spots where the sun shines through our windows unto the floor. I guess he likes the additional warmth. Currently it's winter in Germany (from ...
More and more lately, I'm finding that our 5-year old daughter starts asking for dessert before she's finished her dinner. Obviously, I'd like to find a way to manage this without it ending in a fit....
My child gets very tired and sleeps very easily. While parents of babies might find this a nice problem to have, in a 7-year-old it's possibly a concern. She easily sleeps up to 14 hours a night, also ...