Health: Preschooler, Carters


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What's the Deal with Preschool Teachers Not Being Allowed to Apply Sunscreen?

My almost 4 year old's preschool teachers just sent home a note telling us to make sure to slather our kids with sunscreen in the morning when we drop them off because teachers are not legally allowed to put sunscreen on students. When I asked, I was told that the same policy applies for camp this Summer. Does anybody know if this is a 'touching' issue or an 'administration of medication' issue and if there is any way around it (like a permission form to fill out)? My son has pretty pale skin and I'm getting nervous about him getting...

Stages & Milestones

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Will She Ever Slow down Her Growth?

I have a 5 1/2month old that has always been at the top of the charts for weight and high for head and height. She is 23 1/2 pounds at 5 1/2 months, 27 inches. She has grown from 19 pounds, 25 inches at her 4 month checkup! The doctor said she would likely taper off soon, but he has said that each visit and that she would probaby only gain 1-2 pounds in a month if even that much. She is gaining 3-4 each month. She doubled her birth weight by 2 1/2 months. She seems happy and is hitting her milestones early or on time. Both of her...