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  • 7 hours ago

    10 Yr Old Boys, height vs weight- what drives balance?

    I am a single mother of 2 kids. My youngest is my son, he just turned ten and is very excited to start football camp. He is currently growing extremely fast, in height and weight, his dad is saying he has gained more weight just in the last month. He has been eating healthy and has been exercising, only has still gained 10 lbs. Is it possible that he could be depressed to the point where no matter his actions and diet can effect his growth over just his state of mind? His father and I divorced 2....
  • 7 hours ago

    My 11 year old has an advanced bone age

    My son has been seeing an endocrinologist since he was seven and was diagnosed as having an advanced bone age of four years. He is now 11 and this has remained consistent. We have been seeing an endocrinologist at least twice a year since he was seven. I was just informed that my son should go on growth hormones. My son is considered average height at the 50th percentile. With an accelerated bone growth he should actually be tall for his age. If my son was 15, the age of his skeleton, he would not....
  • 8 hours ago

    My 5 year old has a overactive imagination

    My five year old has a overactive imagination. At first it was kind of funny and interesting when she would make up stories about things she has done which she never has but recently her stories have turned a little darker she has "friends"that she has made up an tell about them getting hurt in horrible ways and I have no idea where she would get the things she has said from. She tells these stories without missing a beat like these things have actually happened to these kids she has made....
  • 10 hours ago

    My child do not obey elders. How to get on with this?

    Not sure why me kid is not obeying all the elders. She obeys few people who are so near & dear to her. But she doesn't obey few people even we consistently remind her to obey all the elders.

  • Safety first: Trampolines not recommended for kids

    Trampolines are no doubt fun, but they can also pose a danger to your children -- from broken bones to head injuries. Here's why our Senior Medical Director and expert pediatrician, Hansa Bhargava, MD, says she rarely lets her kids on trampolines (and some safety tips for if you do): How do you feel about trampolines?
  • 7 days ago

    sensory processing disorder

    my son who is 6 just recently got diganoised with sensory rocessing disorder and im wondering if it is like aspergers syndrome or anything about it at all will help
  • 7 days ago

    Does Vitamin D Actually Help Curb Colds?

    "When it comes to vitamin supplements, more is not always better, according to a new study that found even high doses of vitamin D don't protect children from colds in the winter." You can find out more here: Do you give your children vitamin D in the hopes of preventing or reducing the severity of a cold?
  • 7 days ago

    Too Tall 10 year old

    My 10 year old son is 5'8" tall and we are going to see a pediatric endo in a few weeks.  Our ped had mentioned aromatase inhibitors or GNRH analogue(?).  He had a bone age scan at 10.2 and the results were 12.6 years.  We are all tall but he seems to be developing sooner and he's the oldest of 2 boys.  My wife has an identical twin with adult sons that are 6'6", 6'5" and 6'3".  I'm hesitant to have injections and such.  He is also autistic (high functioning....
  • 9 days ago

    Recall: Sabrett Hot Dogs

    A heads up if you have hot dogs in your refrigerator - More than 7 million pounds of beef and pork hot dog and sausage products distributed by Marathon Enterprises of Bronx, N.Y. have been recalled because they may contain bone fragments. Find out if any you've bought were included in the recall, here:
  • 9 days ago

    "Bad" step mom role issues

    Just need some advice on a war I can never win at....When I married my husband 7 years ago, I took on his son as my own(he was 8 then).. I tried to be the stepmom that any kid would want.. I went with him to sports games, read him books at bed,did his laundry, etc....but, I started to learn from beginning that it wasnt going to be easy....he is an only child, as is my husband... my husband was smothered by his parents, got everything he wanted handed to him and he could "never do wrong"....