Children And OCD

Certain rituals and behaviors are a part of normal childhood development, especially between the ages of 3-7. For example, kids normally have certain foods they will and will not eat, go to bed at a certain time or have a specific after school routine. These rituals are normal and should not be confused with OCD. Continue reading “Children And OCD” »

Diagnosing Cerebral Palsy

Diagnosing cerebral palsy early in an individual’s life allows parents to learn how to best care for their child. A diagnosis of cerebral palsy is usually made within the first three years of a child’s life. Parents are often the first to notice that their child is developing slower than normal. Continue reading “Diagnosing Cerebral Palsy” »

Types of Cerebral Palsy

Cerebral palsy is a group of disorders that hinders control of movement. People affected by cerebral palsy have difficulty controlling the movement of their muscles. The four types of cerebral palsy include spastic cerebral palsy, ataxic cerebral palsy, athetoid cerebral palsy, and mixed cerebral palsy. Continue reading “Types of Cerebral Palsy” »

ADD/ADHD Medications

For individuals and families familiar with ADD/ADHD and its impact on behavior regarding family life, school performance and socialization at all levels, I am sure you have already had to make some difficult decisions regarding medication. Great strides have been made in understanding and managing this common child-hood disorder. Continue reading “ADD/ADHD Medications” »

Vegetarianism And Infants

Without a doubt, parents want to make the best possible decisions when it comes to teaching their kids how to grow up right. With all of the studies that have been conducted regarding the healthiness of a vegetarian diet, wouldn’t it be a great idea to set a positive example for your children and help them to adopt a healthy lifestyle? Continue reading “Vegetarianism And Infants” »

What Causes Autism

What causes Autism is something every doctor hears when they tell a parent their child is Autistic. There is not one definite answer to this question. There are several thoughts on what causes Autism. Some of the causes of Autism are thought to be genetic. Doctors think there are several genes that cause Autism, but have yet to locate them. Continue reading “What Causes Autism” »

Pediatric Allergy

Allergies can lead to a few pediatric issues like ear infections. Allergies mostly present in childhood. It is significant to have your child evaluated by the best doctor for identifying pediatric respiratory sicknesses as well as potential causes. Signs of pediatric allergies are frequently confused with the signs of usual pediatric nose, throat as well as ear conditions. Continue reading “Pediatric Allergy” »