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This is the result of a normal developmental stage, perhaps made more noticeable in your case by having a baby who started rolling earlier than average, and your baby isn't likely to get severely hurt by just leaving her to it. On the other hand, I have seen babies get a bruise on their forehead from doing this, and I personally couldn't really bear to see ...


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Evidence seems to suggest a genetic component in both aggressiveness and access to self control. So that would suggest no. I don't have a reference at hand, but I know Steven Pinker argues in The Blank Slate that in the nature / nurture divide, parents provide almost only nature, and that influence from environment stem largely from age-matched peers. In ...


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Please see the full text of the review by Imdad et al (2017) for the benefits and side effects of the supplementation. This review (and my answer) does not address recommendations for areas without vitamin A deficiency. Note that giving too much vitamin A can be harmful (Hypervitaminosis A). Therefore, like any supplement, vitamin A supplements should ...


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It should not be much of a real problem there. These little ones are on the one hand tougher than they look and on the other hand very light. Their low weight means that stuff that looks like it must hurt often does not hurt them. You can see the same with kids that are just learning to walk. If an adult were to fall in the same way that those little ones ...


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Update: I apologize for not responding to your specific concerns the first time. I would say to trust your motherly instincts. If you feel like your little girl is bonking her head too much, she probably is. In that case, I might be inclined to keep them off the floor a bit. Other great ways to work on strengthening the neck are ExerSaucers, and maybe even a ...


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