Dealing With Gender Disappointment

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Pregnancy is a time of celebration and joy for many parents. This is especially true for couples who have struggled to achieve or keep a pregnancy. For some parents, however, pregnancy can be an anxious time. For various reasons, couples often anticipate or desire a specific gender for their baby. Of course, as much as… Continue reading Dealing With Gender Disappointment

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Identifying Speech Development Delays in Toddlers

Because each child develops at his or her own unique pace, speech delays can sometimes be difficult to detect during the initial phases. In most cases, delays are not indicative of a more serious or persistent problem. However, parents should discuss any concerns with the child’s pediatrician in order to rule out developmental delays, hearing… Continue reading Identifying Speech Development Delays in Toddlers

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Soy Milk: A Great Solution for Lactose Intolerant Kids

Lactose intolerance is, in a very real sense, simply a part of the human condition. In fact, the American Dietetic Association estimates that 75 percent of people worldwide are lactose intolerant to some degree after infancy. The fact that the condition is so common as to be almost “normal” does not mean that we have… Continue reading Soy Milk: A Great Solution for Lactose Intolerant Kids