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Can a father’s intoxication at the time of conception affect the baby?

Is there a risk of a child having mental disorders if the father was intoxicated at the time of conception? One time intoxication (I am going to assume alcohol) at the time of sex by the father may not result … Continue reading

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My grandson won’t, or can’t, swallow solid food.

My grandson is almost four-years-old and won’t or can’t swallow solid food. He is living off bottled liquid nutrition, he will suck on food but then spits it out. He has been to a swallowing disorder clinic but so far … Continue reading

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Is watching TV detrimental to my son’s development?

My son is 6 months old and is already taking an interest in TV, which I have heard is not so healthy for brain development. If I use educational videos and age appropriate shows is it okay to allow him … Continue reading

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My daughter is upset by the thought of growing up.

My 10-year-old daughter (an only child) woke up in tears this morning and miserably and painfully said that she didn’t want to grow up. She doesn’t want anyone to talk about how tall she’s getting or how fast she’s growing … Continue reading

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My grandson is very aggressive and hits other kids. What can we do?

My four-year-old grandson is  very aggressive and strong. He hits his friends regularly in daycare and does not seem to be bothered by the consequences of his actions. He is now wearing glasses for astigmatism and he is very intelligent. … Continue reading

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Can the father’s use of alcohol at conception result in FASD?

If the biological father is a regular alcohol user during conception but the mother is not will the baby be born with FASD? Can FASD be inherited? There is no link between father drinking and child Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder … Continue reading

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We are concerned about our child’s development.

We are very concerned about our baby boy who is now 13 months old and has development issues. He doesn’t crawl or use his hands (he is 6 months behind in development) and he is still on baby food because … Continue reading

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