Ayls Billones
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How long is breastfeeding effective and worthwhile?
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The American Academy of Pediatrics recommends exclusive breastfeeding for the first 6 months, followed by continued breastfeeding with complementary foods for a year, while the World Health ...

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Should adults pay rent if they live in their parents' home?
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When I was living with my parents, I made the decision on my own to help them with the household expenses particularly with the utility bills and other expenses. My parents have done so much things ...

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How should I respond to a child asking to have as much spending money as her friends do?
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I would like to share how our parents raise us. When it comes to money matters, my mom is very transparent or vocal about our financial condition. Like she tell us that this is what we have, and we ...

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How do I teach my baby to not touch my computer?
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I can relate with your problem, I'm also working at home, and my two year old also loves to play with my computer ever since. What I did is that, I had to adjust my schedule, because I cannot work ...

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How to direct my one-year old baby not to do bad things
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My son just turned two last Friday. I can relate with your story because my son used to do those things, and even now he still do that. You really have to be patient with your child because that is ...

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What are the risks of posting baby pictures online?
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About.com listed some of the risks of posting your baby's photos online are: if your baby's photo is used with other means without your permission. There is a story of a girl who found out that her ...

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Can a toddler tell if their mother is pregnant?
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I don't think it is possible for a 1 year and 5 month old baby to know if his mother is pregnant or not. He may be acting that way because of other reasons but not because your wife is getting ...

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When should you worry about a toddler's loss of appetite and weight?
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As long as your child is on the normal range of the BMI percentile, you have nothing to worry about. If there is only slight changes in the BMI curve, it may be due to your child's activities, which ...

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Is it normal for an infant's weight to fluctuate?
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My son is 22 months old, and I do observe that his weight fluctuates due to several obvious factors like if he get sick he will loss some weight and so on. There are really a lot of possible factors ...

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How do you determine safe (non-poisonous) toys for small children?
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I always check the product safety label of the toy, to give me an assurance that the toy is safe for my child and age-appropriate, as well. I also consider the guidelines set by CPSC in choosing toys,...

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Are modern cloth diapers really cost efficient compared to disposible diapers?
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I actually used cloth diapers for my son because I find it cheaper compared with using diapers. Even if you have to wash the cloth diapers and spend for water, detergent and so on, you can still use ...

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How can we comfort a child after the loss of her pet?
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Just let the child go through the process of losing a pet. It is also a journey for her to cope up with the situation. Encourage her to talk about her pet, because sharing will help her to cope up. ...

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How do you decide if a movie is suitable for young children?
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I actually watch the movie first, or read the preview of the story, so I will get an idea whether it is appropriate for my child or not. I have to screen it first, so I would know if my son will get ...

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When is a banana ripe enough to not cause constipation?
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In this article on Ehow.com, it is the ripeness of banana that will determine if it can cause constipation or not. Green or unripened bananas can cause constipation because it is full of heavy ...

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How do we get our toddler to gain weight?
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It is also the same concern I have with my 22 month old son. When he turned one, he is not gaining that much weight. As we all know, as this age, they like to run around and explore things. They ...

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Do I really need to wake my newborn to feed him?
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No, you should not wake up your baby to feed him. I also breastfeed my son, and when he was at this age, he would sleep for a few hours only, and then I am always on his side ready to feed him. The ...

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What should I expect regarding development of baby born severely underweight with Symmetrical IUGR?
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This is a special case, so it is best to consult your doctor about it. I agree with the earlier comment, that only your doctor can give you sound and professional advice regarding this matter, since ...

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How often should my wife breastfeed our newborn?
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When my baby was same as your child's age, I just wait for him to wake up and show signs that he wants to be feed, like if he cries or when he tries to suck his hands. For the earlier months, his ...

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How can I get my mother to recognize that I've matured?
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You have to talk to her and explain what you feel. I agree with the earlier comment, that communication is the key for you to be able to explain your side. Your mom wouldn't know that she is doing ...

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How do I figure out which infant formula is the healthiest?
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When it comes to baby formulas, I actually read first on the nutritional labels found on the boxes or cans, so I would know what nutritional benefit would my child gets from this formula. I also ask ...

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How long should one wait between pregnancies?
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In a recent study conducted by the Journal of the American Medical Association, the ideal waiting period for in-between pregnancy is 18 months to two years. Studies reveals that women who get ...

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How do I tell my parents that my wife and I are expecting a child?
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You can choose a holiday or special occasion, and then after dinner time, you can give them the ultrasound result, placed on a baby stuff. They could easily guess that. :) Congratulations!

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How can I encourage my 13 month old to stand?
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I read from Parenting.com's Learning to Walk - http://www.parenting.com/article/learning-to-walk article that the range for baby's to start walking can be around 9 to 18 months. Some babies can ...

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How to get toddler to eat eggs?
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Before my 1 year and 11 month old son doesn't like to eat eggs, he is also a picky eater. But now, he loves eat only boiled eggs. There are several things that I am doing to make him like other ...

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How do I teach my toddler not to abuse animals?
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I caught my one year and ten month old son, holding a stick and was about to hit the dog. I immediately took the stick away from him, and told him that it is bad to do it. At this age, my son knows ...

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How can I deal with my unreasonable 8 year old with ADHD?
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Helpguide.org listed a detailed information on how you can deal with your child having ADHD. The behavioral problems that you mentioned are the manifestations of having ADHD. Actually, ADHD children,...

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14 month old...head shaking and hitting self...should I be worried?
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I strongly suggest that you bring her to your family doctor, so they can assess your daughters situation. You can share these observation to your doctor, so they can refer you to a specialist if ...

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Should I monitor my child's internet usage?
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If your child is below 12 years of age, I believe you should still monitor his or her internet usage. As a parent, it is our responsibility to guide our children with the choices they make in using ...

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How do you ensure proper nutrition for a child in a vegetarian or vegan household?
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In this article from Ehow.com - http://www.ehow.com/facts_5161650_proper-nutrition-vegetarian-kids.html, the author cite examples on how you can ensure that proper nutrition is given for vegetarian ...

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How do you know if you're ready to be a parent?
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When I decided to have a child, I was already old enough to handle the responsibility. I was 28 when I had my baby, and at that age, I felt that I am financially prepared to support my child. I was ...

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