Here are potential red flags or signs that might indicate the presence of rare genetic conditions.
Keep in mind that we are not medical professionals, but we can provide you with some general information. If you suspect that you or someone you know might have a rare genetic condition, it's important to consult with a healthcare provider or a genetic counselor for proper evaluation and guidance.
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Is your baby refusing solids and it doesn't matter what you present to them?
Your baby won't take a well either and you are concerned about weight and lack of nutrients?
Here are 7 things you can do
First, are you watching the weight with your pediatrician?
Second, your pediatrician can’t do much if they don’t have data. For my special needs kids, I, Erin Fulks, weigh them daily and keep it in a log. That way, I can keep track of any trends.
Third, if your doctor isn’t doing anything now, ask them at what point they will be concerned about your child’s weight and then keep the data so you can let them know that the point of their concern has been reached.
Forth, you can ask for a consult for a g-tube. That can be a scary option for some parents. Some kids can eventually graduate off a G-tube but some not. G-tube can be a daunting option for parents, and they put it off. But it’s a huge stress relief to be able to give a child some calories and nutrients...
Making time for learning is essential for personal growth and development. Here are three ways to prioritize and create time for learning:
Set specific goals and prioritize: Define your learning goals and identify the areas of knowledge or skills you want to develop. Once you have clarity on what you want to learn, prioritize those goals and make them a part of your schedule. Assess your daily or weekly commitments and identify time slots that can be dedicated to learning. It could be early mornings, evenings, weekends, or even small pockets of time during the day. By consciously prioritizing learning, you are more likely to carve out dedicated time for it.
Create a learning routine: Establish a consistent learning routine to help integrate learning into your daily life. Designate specific times for learning activities, whether it's reading a book, taking an online course, watching educational videos, or practicing a new skill. By creating a routine, you create a habit that...
AGAIN, Every Child Deserves to Experience Development
However, seeing our babies struggling with reaching their milestones can be a source of worry and anxiety. The good news is that every child deserves to experience development in their own unique way. In this blog post, we will address parents' concerns about their baby's milestones and offer insights on how to support their optimal development journey.
When you have developmental concerns about your child, it's important to communicate effectively with your doctor to address the situation.
1. Prepare in advance: Before the appointment, write down your concerns, observations, and questions. This will help you stay focused during the discussion with the doctor.
2. Choose the right time: Schedule an appointment specifically to discuss your concerns with the doctor, ensuring that there is enough time for a thorough conversation without feeling rushed.
3. Be specific: Clearly describe your concerns, providing specific examples of behaviors or developmental milestones that you find worrisome. This will help the doctor better understand the situation.
4. Video examples: Visual examples are so much better than word of mouth. Help clarify your concerns with...
Remember that asking for help is not a sign of weakness but a strength in recognizing your limitations and the importance of your well-being. Different strategies will work for different individuals, so be open to exploring and finding the options that suit your unique circumstances.
1. Reach out to Family and Friends: Contact close family members and friends to share your needs and ask for support. They may be willing to lend a hand with childcare, household chores, or even provide emotional support.
2. Join Support Groups: Connect with support groups or online communities specifically for parents of children with special needs. These groups provide a platform to share experiences, seek advice, and ask for help from those who understand your situation.
3. Seek Respite Care: Look into respite care services...
Life is overwhelming. You got this!
Here are 10 ways you can simplify and delegate tasks to make life more manageable.
1.Create a Daily Routine: Establish a structured daily routine that includes specific times for meals, nap/rest, playtime, and bedtime. A predictable schedule can help you and your children feel more organized and in control.
2. Prioritize Essential Tasks: Identify the most important tasks that need to be completed each day and focus on those. Let go of non-essential tasks or consider delegating them to others. (The Movement Lesson Time Management Journal available to those in the support program is a great resource to help with this. You can find it in the "ML Important Support Info" product - 14 day free access to our child support program then $30/month, CLICK HERE).
3. Delegate Household Chores: Assign age-appropriate tasks to children, such as tidying up their rooms, setting...