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3 month old

When the baby is 3 month old, it goes through lot of physical and mental developments. When the child is one month old, the baby could just lift the head for short periods. Now when the baby is 3 month old, the baby will be stronger with the muscles. During …

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1 month old

A new born a new gift for new mothers. The child is now 1 month old and there might be many questions arising in the mother’s heart regarding the development of the child. When the child is a month old, it goes through certain developments and changes. As the child …

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Newborn hiccups

There are many misconceptions related to newborn hiccups. It is assumed that these are due to indigestion or if the stomach is full. It is important to understand why hiccups are experienced. Hiccups are very common and happen suddenly. When the diaphragm is contracted irregularly, the air gets into the …

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Posture in children

Posture in children – Good or bad posture results from a number of factors. One—perhaps the most important factor—is the skeleton the child is born with. You see individuals who have been round-shouldered from babyhood, like their mother or father before them. Some children seem to be born with a …

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Tics in children

Tics in children – Tics are nervous habits, such as eye-blinking, shoulder-shrugging, grimacing, neck-twisting, throat-clearing, sniffing, and dry coughing. Like compulsions, tics occur most commonly around the age of nine, but they can begin at any age after two. The motion is usually quick, regularly repeated, and always in the …

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Raking grasp

Raking grasp – As we all know, there are several stages in the child’s development. This development happens between different ages of the infant. In the first six months the infant goes through the palmar grasp stage and learns how to grasp things when the object is stroked on their palm. …

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Baby Thrush

Baby thrash is a harmless and common yeast infection. It looks like milk curds or cheese on the roof, sides or the tongue of the baby’s mouth. This is most widely seen in babies who are of 2 months old. This can sometimes be seen in older babies as well. …

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