Baby Tips

Image: Shutterstock IN THIS ARTICLE Congenital hypothyroidism is an endocrine disorder wherein the baby’s thyroid gland does not produce thyroid hormones or makes very little of them. The baby has an under-functioning thyroid gland at birth, hence the term, congenital. The condition is also called neonatal hypothyroidism. Newborns are routinely screened for the disorder before
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Image: iStock IN THIS ARTICLE Achild with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) has a shorter attention span, which could hinder their day-to-day activities. Therefore, after-school activities that can enhance their attentive skills are valuable. In addition, these activities may also help them drain their extra energy and channel it better. Here, we bring activities for
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Image: Shutterstock Education and knowledge are much more than just learning how to read and write. It is about building an opinion, gaining resourceful information, and implementing it in everyday life. The process of learning involves registering relevant information, organizing it with cognition, and adding it to the existing knowledge activated through long-term memory (1).
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Image: Shutterstock IN THIS ARTICLE When it comes to drinking cold milk, there may be a few things to take into consideration. First, storing the milk in the refrigerator will keep it fresh, and if your baby prefers cold milk, you may offer it. According to the Center for Disease Control and Prevention, you can
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Image: iStock IN THIS ARTICLE Summers are all about fun and frolic. Isn’t it? Camping, outdoor activities, ice creams, and several interesting activities can keep your munchkin engaged and entertained. However, summer times may get busy for parents, and with children at home, you may find it challenging to organize any activity. This post puts together a list
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Image: Shutterstock IN THIS ARTICLE A fun circle time activity promotes positive relationships and helps children develop stronger bonds with their peers. These activities are a creative way to keep preschoolers engaged, and each child can get the opportunity to feel equally involved as it is a platform that encourages positive interaction. Circle time fosters
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Source: iStock IN THIS ARTICLE Colors fascinate babies. The ability to identify colors is a milestone of their cognitive development. Most toddlers start differentiating colors by the age of 18 months. However, their ability to name different colors can develop by 36 months (1). That said, you may start introducing colors to your children whenever
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Image: Shutterstock Being outdoors can be such a joyous feeling. A breath of fresh air, some fun toys or activities, and a little mess can keep children engaged and entertained for a long time. Moreover, outdoor play can help children improve their learning skills, promote sound sleep, aid in developing better social relationships, and grow
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Image: iStock IN THIS ARTICLE A sleeping baby is the new happy hour. To enjoy this happy hour, parents need to ensure babies have a safe and sound sleeping environment. The American Academy of Pediatrics highly recommends having a safe sleep environment for babies. A bassinet can come in handy to put your newborn to
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