TODDLER HEALTH ISSUES PARENTS SHOULDN'T WORRY ABOUT.

From oral health and sketchy social skills to things that go bump in the right, we address some of your toddlers, big worries.

 

Head bumps as they learn to walk, run, climb and jump, all toddlers fall. The good news is that the majority of bumps are miners, so there is no need to be worried. when should you be worried? If your child experiences any loss of consciousness, contact medical help doctor or go to the clinic. If the fall was significant, keep an eye out for indicators of head injury. Vomiting during the first six to eight hours after a bump is identified, disorientation, extreme fatigue, pupils that do not appear equal or typical responsive, slurred speech, or dizziness are also symptoms that require a trip to GP.

 

Social abilities do not expect your toddler to play with other children until he/she is 3 years old. Before that age, children will play next to each other, but rarely together. You may observe your toddler watching others at play, they won't usually interact. Do not forget that some children take longer to get used to group situations, or they prefer to play alone.

 

A lisp lisp is a speech impediment that specifically relates to making the sounds associated with letters S and Z. Many children lose their lisp by the age of 4 or 5 however if your child hasn't loosened their lisp it is time to consult a speech therapist. Also, if your child has a lisp, don't draw attention to it because it can harm his/her self-esteem. Instead, simply repeat the word with the correct pronunciation to her hopefully, she will notice and repair the error.

 

Dental health most toddlers should visit the dentist for their first time around the age of 1, but home care for your child's teeth can begin earlier. Before going to bed, gently wipe the first tooth with a soft washcloth or toothbrush. Brush your toddler's teeth gently with water. A small amount of none- fluoride toothpaste around the age of 1 year. Also, ask your dentist about fluoride, which is vital for tooth development. She/he may recommend a pea-sized amount of fluoride toothpaste, even if your kid does not yet rinse and spit, taking supplements.

 

Night terrors, Night terrors are episodes of intense screaming, crying, thrashing, or during sleep that happens, again and again, usually in children aged 3 -12 years. Night terrors are nothing to be concerned about and common to children over the age of 18 months. Set your child's alarm for 30 minutes before your child usually wakes up crying, then go in gently to wake he/she up. This can stop the sleep cycle that leads to night terrors. If you do this 2 or 3 nights, your child's night terrors.

 

Having a child may be a new experience to some people but one should get involved with other parents who have experience. They may be able to share some ideas about parenthood. They often know what sicknesses are most common in young children. 

 

 

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