Health

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Hi Everyone! So I have a 3 week old baby and I want to go visit my parents. When is it safe to travel with an infant? I'm worried because its flu seaso...
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My 3 year old daughter has a severe peanut allergy and we are off for an interna...
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I'M going on vacation to PR with my husband in the summer and i would like to kn...
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My husband and I will be travelling overseas with our 4 year old son and one on ...
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A while ago I saw an article in a magazine for a filter that fits over the airpl...

Beauty

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I know that there are moms out there that can help me. I hope that this isn't too many questions in one post, but they are all inter-related. I have ...
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Hi ladies, just wandered if you have any personal beauty tips that you follow on...
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Just read the beauty tips from Nerida Joy on the Mamapedia home page. I was just...
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Need to find the best beauty shop in Independence, MO...
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I would like to know what other women ages 30 to 40 are useing as their beauty r...

Bladder & Kidney

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I spent 3 hours in Urgent care last night with xtreme pain while urinating. I also had blood in my urine. The doc said it could be a bladder or kidney...
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So about two weeks ago I had a yeast infection (whoo hoo right!) got that kicked...
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I am 25 years old and having my very first yeast infection... I don't have any i...
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Can anyone suggest a good cure for a recurrent yeast infection? I have tried Mo...
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I just got home from camping, and I have been suffering from a bladder infection...

Broken Bones & Sprains

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wow i did not think i'd have to deal with this so soon. my almost-5 year old (meaning - HE'S ONLY FOUR!!) fell off the top of a swingset (the ones with...
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My Daughter broke her collar bone about 2 weeks ago and seems to be fine now! Th...
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Last night I received a phone call from my son's child care. Apparently he tripp...
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Hi..Saturday my 2 1/2 year old very active daughter broke both lower bones in he...
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Last Saturday, 4 days ago, my 2-1/2 year old fell over on a barstool & it must h...

Checkup

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My pedi recommends annual visits from age 3 to 5, then every other year after that. The receptionist told me I can certainly opt to bring my kids in e...
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My son will be 6 soon and I am wondering if a 6 year check-up is neccessary. Fo...
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For my son's 5-year old well visit, the doctor does a routine blood test to chec...
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Does anyone else feel like the vaccinations for kids is out of control? TB, men...
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My daughter had open heart surgery a few months ago. At her last check-up she di...

Childhood Illnesses

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How do I assisit an indivilual w/ mental illness and they are not aware of their condition?...
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How do you cope? When you have an illness and you still have to be a mom. I have...
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I am so greatful to all of you being there for me. I am going through a time wi...
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Any suggestions will help. I do plan on calling my doctor again today. I h...
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At 18 months of age, my daughter had her 1st seizure. She is now 4 & is on Trile...

Children's Hospital

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Hi all! I am 27-weeks pregnant and, unfortunately, this pregnancy is not going as smoothly as my other two. My baby, whether he goes full-term or not, ...
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I have in perfect condition beanie baby bears and rather than selling them on eb...
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I had a little boy 1 1/2 weeks ago. He was only 34 weeks so he was pretty young...
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I hope that someone can figure this one out... My friend's grandson is in the h...
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What are some of the most helpful things that a friend could get you, or do for ...

Dental

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My boyfriend lost his job a month ago and his wisdom teeth are coming in and are hurting him badly. I need to find an oral surgeon that will do surgeri...
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Hi, I broke my wisdom tooth this weekend and now I think it's infected. I need...
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My husband and I are looking for a great dental office and/or oral surgeons offi...
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I need all 4 wisdom teeth removed and I am SCARED TO DEATH because I have never ...
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I am looking for a new OB/GYN in the Allen/Plano/Richardson area. I would prefer...

Development

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I'm looking for a good general child development book. Physical, emotional, social, mental. I'm worried I'm expecting too much from my kids and I wan...
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Hi. I was just wondering if there are any suggestions to books about child deve...
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Ok, so the daycare my son goes to they want to stick him back in the 2yr old bec...
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I have been on semi-bedrest since I was about 26 weeks for having contracations,...
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I have a 9 year old daughter who is slender - on the smaller side. Today, she s...

Diapers & Diaper Changing

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My 7 month old has turned diaper changing in to a challenging game. I am a first time Mom and have to say this is one topic I haven't read about and w...
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hello mamas, i have a 1 year old who hates and i mean, HATES being diaper cha...
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I'm just curious when people travel commercially where they change diapers on th...
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For the first 7 1/2 months of my baby's life I have had very little problem diap...
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My daughter's asking for any/all ideas for diaper-changing an infant in a public...

Digestion

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Hi Moms, I need some help for my little boy. For the past two weeks he has had a cold/infection (stuffy nose, cough, etc). It runs for a couple of da...
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I have a 5 month old daughter just starting out on some solids. We prepare fresh...
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I have a 4 week old son who is having bowel movements only once every 4-6 days a...
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Hello everyone. I have a newborn son who just turned three weeks on Friday. I ha...
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I'm just wondering if anyone knows when you can start mixing infant cereal in wi...

Dr. Visits

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Is there anything wrong with brining my 16 month old son with me to a doctor's appointment? I have an appointment with a dermatologist and would rathe...
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I just returned from my daughter's 2-year well-child visit with her doctor and I...
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Hello I have been in the Atlanta area for 7 months and my family and I are adjus...
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I just recently relocated to FLORIDA and I need an OB GYN Doctor. Any Suggestion...
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My little girl is 5 years old and this morning she threw up once. She was compla...

Early Intervention

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Is early intervention free? Who pays for it? how does it work?...
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I've seen quite a few things about early intervention and I was wondering if any...
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Has anyone on here ever used early intervention before? My daughter is 10 months...
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Good Morning - My son has been receiving Early Intervention Services for Speech ...
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My son is just about 24 months old and only says mama and dada. I was thinking a...

Eye Glasses

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Has anyone used vision therapy for their child? I found out today that my 8 year old has some issues going on with his eyes and he wll be getting no li...
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Anyone ever had to go through our put their child through vision therapy? My 3yr...
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Hi-My 7 yr. old son has ADHD. He is very behind his second grade class. He has...
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Hello, My son is almost 2 and he was diagnosed with Congenital Esotropia at a y...
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Does anyone like any eye doctors around the beavercreek area? Or if you do not ...

Eyes & Vision

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I have terrible eyes but my husband has perfect vision. I started getting severe migraines in middle school which led to contacts. Turned out I had re...
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I took my son to an eye doctor here in town because of a slight lazy eye he had ...
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Figured out that my 6 YO doesn't see so well. Does any one have a recommendatio...
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I am looking for an good eye doctor in mckinney area. I would like someone that ...
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Since moving here I am still building recommendations for physicians. My daught...

First Aid

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My husband and I need to get CPR and first aid training. I'm having a hard time finding a class that we can attend. Does anyone know of someone that ...
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I am looking for CPR and First Aid courses. Any suggestions on where to take the...
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My daughter fell onto the edge of a wooden bed frame a little over 3 weeks ago. ...
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My daughter was running around her bedroom and fell onto the edge of the bedfram...
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My baby is 5 months old. I'd like to take a baby first aid and CPR class (just ...

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Fitness

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Why or why not? If you do exercise, what do you do? If you don't exercise what would be a form of exercise that you think you would enjoy? I exe...
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I am about 20 pounds overweight, due to having 3 kids and lack of self-control w...
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I am looking for an app that helps you learn to jog. I have read and researced,...
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Is it possible to get in better shape during pregnancy? Please, do not read any...
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I have one daughter, almost three and a half years old. Before she was born, I u...

Foot & Toe

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Has anyone ever had pain at the bottom of your foot? My right foot hurts right by the heel close to the arch of the foot. It hurts when I walk, as we...
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I come to you moms since you have helped me in the past. I have been fighting p...
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Hello, I am at 33 weeks with twins. Lately I have either a sharp, immobilizi...
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Hi I have had pain in my foot when ever I walk for 5 days. I work all night I a...
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I have been having problems with foot pain over the last couple of months. It s...

Good Hygiene

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My daughter is 10 yrs old. Her dad died 3 years ago. Since then I have noticed that her Hygiene has gotton worse. When she goes to the bathroom eith...
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My husband leaves the house in the morning 3-5 days a week to go to work without...
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My daughter, 3 years old last September, is potty trained. Yay for us. This ha...
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I currently work with teenagers at my church. One teen in particular is a preci...
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Hello moms, I'm in need of some advice this morning. My sister in law and her da...

Hair

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I got a perm and i loved it at first, but now its getting frizzy and no matter what products i buy, nothing really seems to help once it dries. so I am...
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Is there any thing i can do to help with hair loss...
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I have been losing hair since 3 months after I gave birth to my daughter. She wi...
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My 11 year old daughter has very oily hair. Even using a clarifying shampoo, th...
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Hi ladies,My 7 month old was born with lots of hair.  She has already had 3-4 h...

Health Insurance

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I'm in the process of getting health insurance for 1 yr old; but as luck would have it he has a cough that seems to be getting worse. Can I take him to...
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Hi moms. I'm seeking health insurance for my family. My company just closed do...
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HI, My husband is a small buisness owner and we are currently looking for affor...
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Hi, We are looking to switch to a different health insurance in the new year. ...
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I have never had health insuance as an adult, and i have no idea how to go about...

Healthcare Providers

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I've always visited an Ob-Gyn and am not familiar with midwives or doulas. Now that I'm pregnant, I've heard a lot of good things about midwives/doula...
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I'm wanting to find a new family doctor for myself.The one I'm seeing now is wel...
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I am 32 weeks pregnant and set to deliver at Scottsdale Healthcare North (on She...
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Does anyone know a good midwife in the metro area? My midwife, Patti West is gr...
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Last year, we took our 4 year old to the dentist for a check up. I think it has...

Height & Weight

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My daughter is 4'6 and a quarter weighs 74.2 pounds 10 december 11. is she overweight? she seems average. Her 4'3 best friend 9 years old weighs 58 pou...
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Ok mom's how do you tell your kid they are overweight without hurting their feel...
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I have a 7 year old daughter who weighs 90 pounds. She is tall for her age, whi...
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My husband and I have been talking about adding number 3 to our family. My only ...
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My son, while on his growth curve, is in the 1 percentile for his age (3-1/4 yea...

Home Remedies

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Does any one know a natueral remedy for a cat who has worms in her poop?...
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Hi Moms! I am currently 19 weeks pregnant and have had a lingering cough for abo...
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Hi Moms! I am in need of plumbing advice. I have toilet and sink (same bathro...
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Hi Moms~ I was answering a post from another mom and in turn, came up with a qu...
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I was wondering if any of you out there have had any success with any natural pr...

Illnesses

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We are good friends with a family in our neighborhood. Our children attend the same school. We have known each other for a couple years. The mom suf...
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To make a very long story short, the father of my 5 month old daughter has a sev...
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I am beyond frustrated. I almost have to laugh at this point because it is so r...
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My daughter is in the 1st grade. Every so often I get the "I'm sick" card. I t...
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Hi Moms. I am a daycare provider and recently I have had some pretty sick kid...

Illnesses & Symptoms

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My son is 8 months old and has had a runny nose for about three weeks now, no fever at all very playfull, eats just normal, he is formula fed only (due...
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Hi momma's since starting preschool my DS constantly has a runny nose every coup...
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Hello mamas, My son is 3 yrs old and has a cold, mostly congestion and a runny ...
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My 3 year old, for 2 days now, has developed a cough, runny nose, and has green ...
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I have a 6 1/2 year old son who has had tonsilitis at least 5 times in less than...

Medicines

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Just curious - my daughter and I both have prescriptions we take every month. The bottles have our names, address, the name of the medication, the pres...
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Hi area moms- I was just diagnosed with strep throat and my Dr gave me a prescr...
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I have a friend who was prescribed Lovenox. To help with DVT "deep vain thrombos...
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I am looking for anyone who can help or has ideas that might help. My grandma we...
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The liqued antibiotic my6yo son got for his severe ear infection is almost gone ...

Mental Health

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Hi I am a mother of three and I have been battling depression for years. I lost my father a few months ago and it seems to have triggered a bad spell....
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This may seem a little off the wall. I was looking for moms opinions on Pediatri...
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I'm wanting to take my son to see a counselor or at least go on ADHD meds. But ...
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We've had a lot of stuff going on the past few weeks and today was the last stra...
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I am a mom of three girls, one of whom happens to have a very challenging mental...

Potty Training

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My 15 month odl daughter has started telling my husband and I when she pees, or poops in her diaper. She wants us to change her as soon as she does it....
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My 17 month old is already showing signs of readiness to potty train. Every time...
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I have twin girls, almost 18 months old. One of my daughters is constantly taki...
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I have a 21 month old son. He like to tell us when he has potty, but after. When...
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Audrey is 1 yr 1 month old and is staying dry 90% of the time during the day now...

Preventative Care

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Hi all you fabulous moms! I hope you are all having a great day! I recently started seeing a chiropracter and his office believes in treating the who...
31
My son has had 4 ear infections in 5 months. He is in day care full-time, which...
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If you do not have the $70 to $120 dollars to pay up front to see a doctor (gene...
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What age should children have a first check up at the dentist? It is expensi...
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My son is 15 months old and has constant colds; he wheezes when he gets them. H...

Reproductive

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Hi, Has anyone been to the Personal Women's Health Care in Elk Grove Village? Would you recommend it? If yes, which doctor in that practise would yo...
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Does anyone know of a good obgyn with Women's Health Alliance? Or, perhaps, any...
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I'm interested to hear some real reviews on FertileAid for Women (or for Men). A...
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I am pregnant with baby number 3 but haven't been to the doctor yet. With my 2 ...
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Does anyone have any recommendations or feedback on any of the OB's at the Cente...

Respiratory

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I have a 7 month old daughter and a 3 year old daughter that are both sick. I'm more concerned about my baby because she can't take medicine like my 3...
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Hi all, my son will be 4 in October and this is his 4th time getting pneumonia s...
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Hi There, We just got back from AI DuPont hospital and my little baby boy- 3 mon...
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My poor baby had RSV @ 2 and now he has pneumonia at 3!!!! He is in a smoke free...
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My dd, has had respiratory problems every winter. As soon as cold season starts...

Shots & Vaccines

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Hey moms, am I the only one, or are there moms out there scared to immunize b/c of autism. I never use to think about the # of shots my children receiv...
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Our son is approaching his 7 month check up, which includes another round of imm...
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I have been debating the whole immunization for several months. I have read as m...
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My daughter is now six months old, but has only been to the doctor once when she...
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Hello, My son has his 2 month well baby visit next week and I am reading up o...

Skin

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Hi Friends, I have had a chronic skin condition for quite a number of years with lows and highs. There are excessive spots and discoloration around ...
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My daugther has sensitive skin, she is 2 years old. When the weather gets hot (l...
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Hi moms, I am 38, don't drink enough water, or exercise as often as I should, n...
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Our dog has some sort of skin problem which is causing her skin to flake and giv...
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I am a mom of a soon to be 4 year old and an 8 week old. I had no problems with ...

Skin, Hair & Bath Care

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Can anyone suggest some good skin care products for african american women?...
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I have a friend whose 10 year daughter is starting to break out, primarily on he...
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Does anyone have any good products or advice for taking care of my face? I am c...
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Hi- I am 33 years old and have quite a bit of sun damage and am starting to f...
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My daughter is 4yrs old and has soft, wavy hair but it is very thick,and can be ...

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Sleeping Habits

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My daughter is almost 4 and wakes up every night and come into our room. My husband and I are too tired to fight with her about this anymore. We have t...
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My little girl Alannah will be one on Sunday. Just recently she has been waking ...
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I have a 6 mos old daughter who has never been a greatsleeper. She had reflux, w...
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My 16 year old son is always tired and has a major problem getting up in the mor...
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I have a 6 year old and a 2 1/2 year old that share a room. The problem is that...

Social Workers

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OK moms, I know I have asked you a lot of things, but this one is for my brother. He is in his third year at CSU and is kinda lost first he wanted to g...
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Social services (CPS) visited for the 1st time for this investigation. They are ...
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What kind of degree/classes/schooling would someone need to become a social work...
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My husband and I are just begining the adoption process -- our first formal meet...
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I've been under-employed for about a year and am now unemployed. I'm a social wo...

Speech Therapy

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My 3 year old grand daughter has a speech delay and will be receiving speech therapy soon. Could any of the members provide a description of their exp...
5
My little one has recently been diagnosed with a speech delay; we have been give...
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My son has a delay in his speech. He will be turning 4 in a couple of months and...
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i have a 19 month old with a speech delay. she does not use any words and has be...
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Hi, My 2.5 year old son was recently diagnosed as PDD/NOS with a severe speech ...

Stages & Milestones

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I'm sure all first time moms get a little paranoid about these milestones our children are supposed to meet... My daughter is 8 and 1/2 monthes old and...
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My daughter is 3 months old and was only 4lbs at birth, now she is just under 10...
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Hi moms. I had a baby boy at 33 weeks which makes him 14 weeks old now. I am n...
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My almost 2 year old daughter, Raven is trying to pass many toddler milestones a...
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My 7 1/2 baby still doesn't sits down by himself.... my first one, now 3 1/2 yea...

Support Groups

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does anyone know of support groups for single parents with kids who have adhd or something similiar...
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I will be going to my sons Ped. tomorrow to discuss the chance that he has ADHD ...
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I have a 7 year old with ADHD/Impulsivity who has trouble focusing at school. H...
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Just requesting some support and tips on how to deal with an autistic child. I ...
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Hi, I am very frustrated with my 8 1/2 yr old son. I don't know if he just is ...

Taking Temperature

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Not a fan of the current thermometer I use...it takes too long to read, and with a squirming 7 month old, that is near impossible. Any recommendations...
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I am looking to buy a new inexpensive ($0-$40) thermometer. Any suggestions?...
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Can anyone recommend a FAST, RELIABLE, rectal thermometer?...
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Hi Mom's I am looking for a new thermometer for the little one. I need somethin...
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Hi! I'm looking for a good thermometer to use with my nine month old boys. I...

Teaching Good Hygiene

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My husband leaves the house in the morning 3-5 days a week to go to work without brushing his teeth. It makes me sick!!! I discovered he was doing this...
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I currently work with teenagers at my church. One teen in particular is a preci...
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I am looking for suggestions to help me teach my 5 year old daughter good hygien...
5
Maybe I am one of those paranoid mothers . . .but my son seems to catch everythi...
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I can't tell you how many times I've lectured my two daughters, ages 7 and 4, on...

Vision

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My 7 yr old complains that his eyes hurt and sometimes of headaches. I am thinking he may need glasses. I also catch him squinting his eyes every onc...
5
I need to get an eye exam but my medical insurance does not cover vision care. ...
4
I'm looking for an optometrist in the burbs who accepts kid care can anyone help...
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Hi Ladies - I have a 4 y/o daughter who, as far as we know, has perfect visio...
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Hi, I'm looking for a good optometrist in the Round Rock & Cedar Park area. ...

Weight Management

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Can anyone suggest a place for lunch or diner out that has a little more healthier menu. Vegatables/Fruit. Thanks...
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Recently, my husband, age 33, was told that he has high cholesterol. He is not o...
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Hi my name is C.. I quite smoking almost seven years ago and gained a lot of wei...
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OK so in my quest to eat healthier I've been eating salads like they're going ou...
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Help!!! It seems like the more I try to lose weight the more I gain... What is ...

Wisdom Teeth

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Who do you recommend to take out wisdom teeth. My son is 17 and the dentist says it's time. Live in Frisco but don't mind Plano or Mckinney...
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When do wisdom teeth come out? Do you have to get them out, and by what age shou...
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I went to the dentist yesterday and found out that my wisdom teeth have to be ta...
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So I looked in all of the other questions asked just to see what people had to s...
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My dentist has informed me that I have to have all 4 of my wisdom teeth have to ...
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