Autism in Children and the Signs You Should not Ignore

In 2018, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention or CDC identified that 1 in 59 children has autism spectrum disorder or ASD, with boys four times more affected than girls. In the United States, approximately 1 in 6 children have a developmental disability, ranging from mild disabilities to developmental disabilities, including autism.  

Autism can be diagnosed early at two years old, so it’s crucial to know the signs and never ignore them so you and your family can better prepare. Continue reading below to find out the early signs of autism in children.

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How to Soothe a Colicky Baby? 5 Steps That You Need to Master!

If you are a hands-on mom, I bet that you experienced the real battle of waking up at wee hours of the night because you need to tend to your crying baby that won't sleep in the crib. With my firstborn, I remember it clearly that I was crying too because I do not know what to do. All my tricks, dance steps, clown faces, hugs, and rocking was never sufficient. I had no idea how to soothe a colicky baby!

Giving up, I had no choice but to call my mom to help me out. As grandmas are experts, I learned the “colic carry” most comfortably and lovingly. You are lucky! You got articles like this to read and help you in times that you feel desperate.

Therefore, make sure to master the steps on how to soothe a colicky baby, and you will never lose hours of sleep!

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Calming a Crying Baby in Nine Natural Ways

It makes you anxious when your baby starts wailing. Mixed emotions of concern and nervousness lead you to empathize with the little one. However, you need to be very firm and focused on calming and keeping her vivacious because she might feel that you are losing your cool. The last thing you want is to let her sense that you are having a hard time making her feel better.

I admit that sometimes, you may run out of wits to soothe a newborn. Have you seen your baby pulling her hair? In all honesty, often I feel utterly frustrated when I find it difficult to bring back that cute smiling face or keep an infant back to her peaceful slumber.  

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Eight Signs that Your Child Needs Emergency Dental Care

It is vital that as a parent, you know when to call for help during medical situations. Most households often neglect the importance of dental concerns. Tight budget mostly is the problem why families treat these situations lightly. If you do the research, you will be happy to discover that plenty of emergency dentists can accommodate your urgent request with modest fees. 

However, do you know that certain dental conditions need immediate attention? It is vital to be proactive when you want your family to be safe and free from complications. Being diligent to dental appointments is not enough.  If you think your child needs urgent dental care, do not hesitate to call for help. Hence, learn the signs when you need emergency dental care!

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Family Dentist: 6 Important Factors You Need to Look for

For me, when it is all about choosing professionals that will take care of my family, it is personal. I am always meticulous when it comes to deciding for my OB, Pediatrician, and family doctor. Besides, whomever, I choose to pick, will take care of my family’s dental health regularly. Hence, when it was the right time to look for our pediatric dentist, I started to do thorough research. 

Now, I am happy to see my children’s smiles after finding the dentist that gained my trust and the rest of the family. Do you want to learn how I found the best? Let me share with you the essential factors that you should know.

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What Does Contact Dermatitis Look on a Baby? The Shocking Facts about It!

Has your baby grown fussy over the days because of a certain redness blooming on their skin? Has parenting gotten a little more complicated now too? Your baby may be experiencing discomfort because of Contact Dermatitis. Nevertheless, how can we say for sure?

What does Contact Dermatitis look on a baby? Is what you see truly looks like contact dermatitis? You may have heard a lot about other skin disorders but Contact Dermatitis could be new to you. Perhaps this piqued your curiosity or that you are afraid that your baby may have it.

However, before we make any assumptions and proceed to take any action, we must know enough to be able to determine whether your baby is experiencing contact dermatitis or not. This way, we will know exactly what to expect or do to be ready at times, such as this. Therefore, in this article, you and I will be able to explore the shocking facts we have here for Contact Dermatitis. Let us find out!

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Pregnancy Planning: 12 Things that Parents Do Right

Planning of pregnancy is something that often ends up overlooked. However, the preparation of pregnancy is an essential step on the way not only to aim for a healthy pregnancy but encourages a closer and happier relationship with your partner. Sadly, only a few realize the value of this decision. In reality, for some, pregnancy comes as a surprise!

Preparing for having a baby might eliminate many problems and difficulties throughout conception, pregnancy, and birth. A conscious approach to conceiving will also benefit your child even during adulthood. Make sure to consult professionals at the international IVF clinics to learn precisely how to plan your pregnancy.

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What causes dizziness in pregnancy and faintness during the third trimester? What are the Do’s and Don’ts?

The state of motherhood is one of the most important stages in a woman’s life. No matter how difficult it gets from the beginning and onwards, there is always this rewarding feeling upon seeing your child develop. Pregnancy is the jump-start of motherhood. The moment you find out that you conceived your darling angel, nothing else seems to matter besides your little bundle of joy.

However, there are sacrifices that you have to make. Changes in your body will occur, something that you are going to live through just for the safety of your baby above everything else. When I had my little girl, my body started to experience things it never has before. I started to crave things I did not want to eat, my emotions are all over the place, and my head was constantly spinning.

Do you want to know how I dealt with it? 

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5 Tips To Help Mums Get Precious Early Morning Me Time

I love having that half an hour of solitary shower time in the morning before the kids are awake. Also, if you are craving that too, getting up just that little bit earlier may be right for you. It is a perfect idea to spend some “me time” to start the day and this is especially beneficial when you are pregnant. Having a positive activity before I hit the busy schedule means, I have accomplished a lot in those quiet minutes of the morning. On the next few hours, I tend to feel a lot less energy to get things done. 

Waking up early does not mean I start on my daily chores right away. Sometimes I sit and listen to the morning radio with a book and a cup of tea. Some days it is catching up on emails, checking today's tasks, and organizing. Whatever it is I am doing, I make sure to rise earlier so I can get what I want to do, done. 

If you have a young baby and do not get to sleep the entire evening properly yet (do not worry, you will experience it as well), then I do not recommend doing this. If you like to stay up late but has had enough, and prefer to lie in, stick to what works for you. Nevertheless, if you want rising earlier and is finding ways of doing that, this article is the one for you. 

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Nighttime Potty Training Session: Is it time?

Being a parent having your first baby, handling different "baby situations" is never easy. From letting your baby eat to sleeping, there are troubles we have to go through, as parents, before really getting there. One of the trickiest challenges I ever had to face was training my baby boy how to have potty breaks at night.

In the beginning, things were off to a rough start. He would cry all night, and we would check on him only to see his bed sheets wet or, he was just sleeping, and yet his bed sheet were still drenched!

Are you experiencing the same?

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