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Detecting and Overcoming Childhood Obesity

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In a country where 270 million people still live below the poverty line, obesity seems a rather far-off issue. However, with the rise of a sedentary lifestyle and junk food, India is now home to the third largest number of obese people in the world, according to a study published in the premium medical journal – The …

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Benefits of Breastfeeding for the Mom

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So, in the last post we saw the benefits of breastfeeding for your baby. However, breastfeeding can have several advantages for the mother as well. It has both short-term and long-term benefits, learn about a few of them. Protection against Cancer Women that choose to breastfeed can reduce their chance of breast cancer by approximately …

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Benefits of Breastfeeding for Baby

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Deciding to breastfeed your child is a personal decision, however, medical professionals and authorities recommend breastfeeding, according to WebMD. This is because breast milk is the best form of nutrition for your child. It offers several health advantages to both the mother and the baby. In order to gain the maximum benefit, start breastfeeding as …

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Surviving Post-Partum Depression: Home Remedies

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Post-Partum Depression is a serious condition that can present in the first few months following childbirth, stillbirths or even miscarriage. It is crucial to get depression corrected quickly, so that you can feel better and bond with your baby faster. Post-partum Psychosis, in turn, is an emergency as it can escalate suddenly, and put you …

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Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder

Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder

Children grow through phases, during which they can be restless, inattentive and distracted. However, many parents may worry that their children’s behaviour seems different from other kids’. Read more to find out what constitutes Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) and its symptoms. What is ADHD? ADHD is a group of behavioural symptoms marked by: *Inattention: your …

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Dangers of Childhood Obesity

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For centuries our focus has been on ensuring children get the best to eat. With changing times and diet, however, the quality of food hasn’t always stayed the highest. Junk food, physical inactivity with genetic influences, has led to a rise in childhood obesity. Are overweight children at similar risks as adults? Does childhood obesity contribute to …

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Parent’s Guide to Asperger’s Syndrome

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If your child is intelligent and picking up information in their classes, but doesn’t seem to mingle well with his or her peers, then they may have Asperger’s Syndrome. Asperger’s is more common among males than women. In the UK, 1 in 100 individuals has this condition according to Autism.org. Children with his form of autism spectrum …

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Dad — Make Time for Your Kids

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Psychology Today revealed that fathers are as essential as mothers for healthy child development. The global estimated births average out at 353,000 babies every day, according to UNICEF. This is an extraordinary about 255 births every minute! With some babies born every day the role of parents becomes extremely essential. According to the U.S. census, 1 …

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