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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A while ago I saw an article in a magazine for a filter that fits over the airpl...
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I'm going to travel a 24-hour flight (South Carolina USA -to- Philippines) when ...
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We will be getting on a plane with a 22 month old embarking on a 9 hour flight t...
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My husband and I are traveling with our 15-month old in ten days to Portland, Ma...

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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Need to find the best beauty shop in Independence, MO...
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Hi, there. Has anyone had their hair colored or highlighted at a beauty school (...
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Hi Girls, I need some advice. I am a SAHM and need to make some extra money. ...

Bladder & Kidney

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I am 25 years old and having my very first yeast infection... I don't have any insurance or anything. I have used the cream... It started last Thursday...
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Kinda a personal question with TMI, so do not continue reading if this is not yo...
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Hey moms! My daughter who is 3 years old has complained a few times over the wee...
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Hi! I just got a UTI on Friday, and researched enough to find out it's common in...
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I got an yeast infection about a week ago from taking a bubble bath. I knew bet...

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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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...
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Hello My name is C. I am a mom of a VERY active 2 and a half yr old. Probblem He...
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I did something to my ankle and don't even know what. I researched stress fract...

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 daughter had open heart surgery a few months ago. At her last check-up she di...
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We just moved here from California and we have a 19 month old. Does anyone know...
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I am new to Omaha and will be living in the Gretna area. I am looking for a grea...
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Can anyone recomend a good pediatrician in the area? I am 21 weeks pregnant, and...

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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Any suggestions will help. I do plan on calling my doctor again today. I h...
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How do you get others to understand that you have an illness that sometimes requ...
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I need help on this illness that my mother-in-law has...and to find out if anyon...

Children's Hospital

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I have in perfect condition beanie baby bears and rather than selling them on ebay or putting them on free cycle, my kids had a great idea of giving th...
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My daughter will be having major head/brain surgery in the next month or so. Th...
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HI Mamas - I just wanted to ask if anyone else has found themselves in the situa...
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My friend just delivered her son at 31 weeks. (He is 4 days old, around 3.5 lbs,...
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Hello, I am 25weeks pregnant with my second child and recently found out this ba...

Dental

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Hi, I broke my wisdom tooth this weekend and now I think it's infected. I need to get it pulled, but we moved here not too long ago and I don't know ...
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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 took my kids to their 6-month cleaning with the dentist this week. The dentis...
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Hello, My daughter has been referred by her dentist to see an orthodontist. T...
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Hello, Mamas. I'm looking for an orthodontist for one of my daughters in the Cr...

Development

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I have been on semi-bedrest since I was about 26 weeks for having contracations, not dilating just contractions! I was in and out of the hospital for 2...
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I have a 9 year old daughter who is slender - on the smaller side. Today, she s...
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This is going to seem like an odd question. My daughter, who just turned two in...
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Dear All, I would like to read for myself a good book on child development. Any...
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My little girl is almost two. What should her language consist of at this age? ...

Diapers & Diaper Changing

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I'm just curious when people travel commercially where they change diapers on the plane. If my memory serves me correctly, there is no changing table i...
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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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Hi Mommies, I'm kind of "lost in translation". I am looking for a diaper changin...
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Hello Mamas: Happy Mother's Day! Do any of you use gloves when diapering y...
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I have a 10 month old who started crawling and sitting up last month. Every tim...

Digestion

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I have a 5 month old daughter just starting out on some solids. We prepare fresh fruits, veggies, oatmeal and rice. She also enjoys cherrios and graham...
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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 have a 15 week old precious daughter who seems to me to be constipated. I nur...
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Does anybody have any suggestions to help with infant gas? I give my seven week ...
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My 2 month old son has been suffering from long periods of excessive gas--especi...

Dr. Visits

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Hello I have been in the Atlanta area for 7 months and my family and I are adjusting pretty well. I have been looking for a female OB GYN and also a fa...
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I just recently relocated to FLORIDA and I need an OB GYN Doctor. Any Suggestion...
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Just to let you know i plan to be very descriptive on this posting. I have a lu...
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At my daughter's 2 year well baby visit with her doctor, it was suggested that m...
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I decided today I need to make an appointment with a dermatologist. I found one...

Early Intervention

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Has anyone on here ever used early intervention before? My daughter is 10 months old and is not crawling, pulling herself up or putting herself in the ...
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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...
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Has anyone used Early Intervention to help with your child's speech development?...
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Hi all, My DD is about to turn 18mos, and mostly, she's not talking. She uses M...

Eye Glasses

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Anyone ever had to go through our put their child through vision therapy? My 3yr old has strabismus (not constant, but her eyes will turn inward) and w...
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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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My 7 yr old has convergence insufficiency- her eyes struggle to move together to...
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Hello, My son is almost 2 and he was diagnosed with Congenital Esotropia at a y...
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I am looking for an good eye doctor in mckinney area. I would like someone that ...

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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Figured out that my 6 YO doesn't see so well. Does any one have a recommendatio...
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I took my daughter to the eye doctor today Bc she had said she was having a hard...
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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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Hi Moms, I have 3 little kids and am a military spouse, so my husband is ofte...
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Hey ladies where can you go to get CPR certified? Is it free and if not do you k...

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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 looking for an app that helps you learn to jog. I have read and researced,...
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Mamas & Papas- Just wanted to rave about exercise. Seriously. RAVE. Got to a...
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Hi all: I have a question for all of you active moms out there. Currently, I...
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With a 3 yr old and 5 mo old I have very little "me" time. During nap times I fi...

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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Hello, I am at 33 weeks with twins. Lately I have either a sharp, immobilizi...
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I have been having problems with foot pain over the last couple of months. It s...
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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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Hi everyone. I know I have seen info about this but I don't know what to do sin...

Good Hygiene

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I currently work with teenagers at my church. One teen in particular is a precious girl, who does wonderfully academically, and is just a great kid in...
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Hello moms, I'm in need of some advice this morning. My sister in law and her da...
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I am looking for suggestions to help me teach my 5 year old daughter good hygien...
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As a parent of a ten year old boy, I've done my research over the last few years...
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I feel guilty for feeling this way, but my 14yr old son smells, bad. My husband ...

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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My 11 year old daughter has very oily hair. Even using a clarifying shampoo, th...
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my baby is 5 month old...but he still have no hair......
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does anyone know of any good products to help regrow thinning hair?...
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Hi, I have to say I truly enjoy mamasource. I have a question about hair colori...

Health Insurance

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HI, My husband is a small buisness owner and we are currently looking for affordable health insurance for our family of four. Any help would be apprec...
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My husband and I are both self employed. We need to change our health insurance ...
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Does anybody have advice on obtaining quality, affordable health insurance for s...
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Hi, Does anyone know of any low cost health insurance. I work 2 jobs and go to...
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I hope to get some answers about this I'm totally ignorant about it. The fathe...

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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Does anyone know a good midwife in the metro area? My midwife, Patti West is gr...
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My 9 month old son is getting a DOC Band and we were just told that our insuranc...
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Hi, Our 19-month-old daughter has cavities on her top two front teeth. We're...
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I will be moving to the Cedar Hills area of NW Portland in about a month, and I ...

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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I don't know what to do.. I have a 12 yr old step daughter who is 5'2 and 146 lb...

Home Remedies

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Hi Moms! I am currently 19 weeks pregnant and have had a lingering cough for about a week now and it seems to be getting worse. I do not want to take a...
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I was wondering if any of you out there have had any success with any natural pr...
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Hello, I have a 17 month old who is on a nebulizer 2-3 times a day (more when he...
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My daughter had a HORRIBLE diaper rash last week and bad diareah. It didn't mat...
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does anybody know any good home remedy's for a urinary tract infection? iv'e bee...

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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I am beyond frustrated. I almost have to laugh at this point because it is so r...
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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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Hi Moms, I need some advice and ideas. Someone who I have worked with for 10 ye...
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I dated a young man in college for 3 years....that was 16 years ago. I haven't h...

Illnesses & Symptoms

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Hi momma's since starting preschool my DS constantly has a runny nose every couple of weeks and it drives me crazy. I take him to his ped to make sure ...
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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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What is a good home remedie for a runny nose?...
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I have a friend who has a 6 year old daughter that has a case of chronic coughin...

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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Has anyone taken Category C prescription drugs after 32 weeks of pregnancy? My ...
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I am so tired of asking for advice on this lice issue!! But, here I am once agai...
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My husband and I have recently obtained gaurdianship of our three grandchildren....

Mental Health

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This may seem a little off the wall. I was looking for moms opinions on Pediatric Bipolar Disorder, also known as onset bipolar disorder. There are a l...
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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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Last week my daughter spent a week in a mental health facility for choking her b...
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Does anyone have experience with a spouse or other family member with mental ill...

Potty Training

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My 17 month old is already showing signs of readiness to potty train. Every time she wets herself or otherwise, she takes off her dirty diaper and says...
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Audrey is 1 yr 1 month old and is staying dry 90% of the time during the day now...
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I have a 21 month old daughter who has recently gotten into taking off her diape...
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while getting ready for my wedding on friday my 19 month old climbed the potty a...
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My daughter is 19 months old and only takes a bottle 3 times in a day; once when...

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...
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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...
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I would like advice - my 3 year old daughter has beautiful long hair that falls ...

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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Can anyone suggest a good women's clinic? Thank you!!!...
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Hi, it seems like women MUST have their toes painted if they're wearing open toe...
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I would like to discuss the possibility of VBAC with an obstetrician and found t...

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 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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Hi Mamas, We are now going on day 5 of my son having this yucky respiratory vir...
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Hi moms, my niece was diagnosed with HSP.( my understanding is it is an illness ...

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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Hello, My son has his 2 month well baby visit next week and I am reading up o...
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What do other mom think about vaccinations? Are they safe? What about the corr...
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Hello, I have a question about vaccinations and autism. I have a 9 month old s...

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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I have rosacea on my checks and I will be seeing a dermatologist soon. The last...
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Hello ladies, I am at the end of my rope trying to fix my skin problem. On m...
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So, after my last post, they finally diagnosed my daughter with ADHD. The docto...
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Hi ladies! I know you will be able to help me. In the last 8 months my face skin...

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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Hi- I am 33 years old and have quite a bit of sun damage and am starting to f...
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anyone have any experiences with microdermabrasion and micro peels... anyone us...
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So I posted a while back about getting a puppy... well, we finally made the purc...

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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 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...
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For the last 4 nights my toddler (who is a very good sleeper usually) will not g...
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My three-year old son has just started having sleep problems both in going to sl...

Social Workers

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Social services (CPS) visited for the 1st time for this investigation. They are investigating due to your teenage daughter's arguing at school. The soc...
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What kind of degree/classes/schooling would someone need to become a social work...
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I've been under-employed for about a year and am now unemployed. I'm a social wo...
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I would like to know if anyone has had a false call to CPS, what happened? What ...
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Hi, I'm new here but I thought this would be a good forum to post my question ...

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...
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My 2 year old was recently diagnosed with a speech delay and will be starting sp...
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My 2 year old just started speech therapy about a month ago. The SLP comes to ou...
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My son is 20 months old. He has not started talking except for about 3 words. Hi...
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So my son turned 3 in October, and his speech seems delayed - more in pronunciat...

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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So I'm at Target with my daughter today and I run into a friend. Her sister is ...
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I have the inention of nursing my son until he's atleast 3 if not 4 years old. I...
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So I've been sort of dreading New Year's (along with Christmas too, but at least...
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Hello everyone, I am in a tricky situation. I am a mom of three kids, ages...

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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Hi! I'm looking for a good thermometer to use with my nine month old boys. I can't seem to find one that is consistent, let alone accurate. What b...
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I am trying to find a good thermometer. I have tried a couple of the in the ear ...
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Can anyone recommend a good brand of thermometer for use with babies/toddlers? ...
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I cooked a turkey today (we'll be at family's for TG. Got this turkey b/c it's o...
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Can you reccommend a good thermometer for a newborn. Is it necessary to use a re...

Teaching Good Hygiene

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I currently work with teenagers at my church. One teen in particular is a precious girl, who does wonderfully academically, and is just a great kid in...
12
I am looking for suggestions to help me teach my 5 year old daughter good hygien...
18
As Greg is preparing for Middle School...urgh time flies!!! He will need to have...
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I am at my wit's end about my son's lack of hygiene. Background: he had very se...
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I have a athletic 5 year old boy and now he is starting to get musty after playi...

Vision

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I need to get an eye exam but my medical insurance does not cover vision care. I wondered if any of you know approximately how much an eye exam costs....
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I'm looking for an optometrist in the burbs who accepts kid care can anyone help...
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Hi, I'm looking for a good optometrist in the Round Rock & Cedar Park area. ...
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Actually looking at the computer at the moment I am pretty damn sure I need glas...
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Does anyone know of a good place, fairly priced place, to get glasses in the Ste...

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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Help!!! It seems like the more I try to lose weight the more I gain... What is ...
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I am curious to know what diet you have followed during weight loss and how much...

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...
25
Advice wanted for wisdom teeth removal for my teenager. My son is 17 and has 4 w...
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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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I still have my wisdom teeth and various dentists throughout the years have trie...
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