Children with poor nutritional status and weight gain may be referred for evaluation and recommendations for failure to thrive (FTT). Specialists need to determine the caloric needs of the child, and if those needs can be met.
Oppositional Defiant Disorder is defined by the Diagnostic and Statistical manual of Mental disorders - Fourth Edition, Text Revision (DSM-IV-TR) as a pattern of negativistic behavior which significantly impairs functioning in more than one area...
Head Lice or Pediculosis Capitis affect millions of children yearly worldwide. Although Head Lice are not harmful, they are highly contagious and quite a creepy-crawly nuisance!
Type 1 diabetes (T1D) is a very serious disease for children under the age of 20. This article explains what Type 1 diabetes is and what treatments are necessary. It also explains all the new research, and it lists the symptoms of T1D. The possible complications are also discussed.
Introductory information on the four main specific learning difficulties: dyslexia, dysgraphia, dyspraxia and dyscalculia and how they can affect a child’s ability to learn.
Growth hormone deficiency occurs when the pituitary gland does not make enough growth hormone. The child then stops growing or their growth slows dramatically.
Our two year old daughter is pulling her hair out or breaking her hair off which causes bald spots. This may be a disorder called tichotillomania.At night she sucks her thumb and twirls her hair around her finger to soothe herself. She does it when...
My child used to get cold, cough and chest congestion very frequently till he is one year old. He never used to get fever till he is one year old. But cold, cough, running nose and chest congestion was frequent. Child used to get a cold and cough...
How to choose glasses for children, and how to buy kids eyeglasses online, including measurements and online eyeglasses manufacturers for kids.
Children with Autism often engage in repetitive behaviors such as asking repetitive questions.Understand why children with Autism engage in repetitive questioning.