nississima
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Thermometer for babies and children
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My pediatrician no longer recommends taking temperature rectally due to the risk of injury. Similar to a prior commenter, the thermometer doesn't have to be uber-accurate. You basically need to know ...

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Wrist tendonitis from carrying babies
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I had mommy thumb too and ended up going to an orthopedist for help. Here's what he told me, which worked almost immediately... When picking up your child, don't hook your hands under the arms. ...

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Do mild facial scars (from fingernail scratches) on a young child fade?
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The most effective way to prevent scar darkening is sun protection, since sun exposure can darken scars. It's not clear from your post how severe the scar is. Unless it's disfiguring or disrupts ...

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What is the best way to potty train a little boy?
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We used an variety of techniques, but I know many people have had success with other techniques. The most important is to be patient, recognize if your child is developmentally and/or physically ready ...

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What's a healthy, non-perishable, keep-it-in-the-car-and-forget-it snack for a toddler?
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We keep a few of these in our car at all times: trail mix: high in protein in case we are delayed for a meal or coming back from an activity apple sauce (unsweetened): good source of fiber, satisfies ...

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How can I prevent my 2 year old from covering her face with a blanket when she sleeps?
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A two year old is able to change her environment to preserve breathing even in their sleep. Young infants aren't, which is why parents don't introduce blankets or loose toys until later on. Don't ...

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