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Should Your Child Be Tested For COVID-19

Sep 16, 2021  · Many families are asking if their children should be tested for COVID-19.Testing can be used if you have symptoms of COVID-19. If you are traveling to or returning from holiday gatherings or other events, testing can be used to screen for a COVID-19 infection without symptoms.. Your pediatrician can help determine when testing may be a good idea, and which …

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Posted: (52 years ago) How Is the Flu Different From COVID-19? Both the flu (influenza) and COVID-19 are contagious and will be spreading this fall and winter. They have similar symptoms, so it can be hard to tell them apart. Make sure your child gets a flu shot, ideally by the end of October or sooner. View. ADHD & Learning During COVID-19. Age-Based Tips to Help ...

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Toddler - HealthyChildren.org

Posted: (52 years ago) Toddler. Your child is advancing from infancy toward and into the preschool years. During this time, his or her physical growth and motor development will slow, but you can expect to see some tremendous intellectual, social, and emotional changes. Is your toddler due for a check-up?

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Sexual Behaviors in Young Children: What’s Normal, …

Posted: (52 years ago) Red Flag Behaviors . Parents also need to know when a child's sexual behavior appears more than harmless curiosity. Sexual behavior problems may pose a risk to the safety and well-being your child and other children and can signal physical or sexual abuse or exposure to sexual activity.. Sexual behavior problems in young children include any act that:

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My child is about to turn 12. Which COVID-19 vaccine ...

Posted: (52 years ago) Oct 22, 2021  · Right now, the only COVID-19 vaccine available for children in the U.S. is the Pfizer BioNTech mRNA vaccine. COVID-19 vaccination is recommended for children 5 years and older. The COVID shot for kids 5 years to 11 years of age is a lower dose than the dose recommended for people 12 years and older. The Food and Drug Administration (FDA ...

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HealthyChildren.org - From the American Academy of Pediatrics

Posted: (52 years ago) The AAP Parenting Website. COVID-19 Vaccine FAQs. The science behind the vaccines & how they protect families. Learn more. Stay Safe in School During COVID-19. Why it's so important to keep students healthy & physically together in school. Here's how. Teen Sleep Troubles.

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Chest Pain in Children: Common Causes & When to Be ...

Posted: (52 years ago) Most children complaining of chest pain have musculoskeletal chest pain, which is pain originating from the muscles or bones in the chest, and their connections. There are three common causes of musculoskeletal chest pain: A spasm or cramp of the chest wall muscles and nerves. These come and go and can be quite painful.

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La salud mental durante el COVID-19: señales de que su ...

Posted: (52 years ago) El estrés, el miedo y la incertidumbre que genera la pandemia del COVID-19 han afectado sobremanera a niños y adolescentes.Muchos de ellos pueden tener problemas para lidiar con sus emociones. Se estima que alrededor de 140,000 niños han perdido a un padre, madre o abuelo (en inglés) a causa de COVID-19 en los Estados Unidos, por ejemplo. Los niños de familias …

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Tips to Support Children When a Parent is in Prison ...

Posted: (52 years ago) The AAP recognizes having a parent in prison as an adverse childhood experience, a childhood trauma that can lead to poor health and wellbeing as an adult. Some children may also witness their parent’s arrest and other stressful events beyond incarceration, such as a trial and sentencing. Yet, these children can thrive if they build resilience.

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Post-COVID Conditions in Children and Teens ...

Posted: (52 years ago) Aug 02, 2021  · Post-COVID Conditions in Children and Teens. Millions of U.S. children and teens have tested positive for SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19. Fortunately, they have been less likely than adults so far to become very ill. However, even if they had few or no symptoms, kids can develop a number of other conditions after the COVID infection.

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How to Practice Gratitude & Improve Your Family’s Mental ...

Posted: (52 years ago) COVID-19 has created new and unexpected challenges for parents and children, impacting social, emotional, and mental well-being. For a boost to your family’s overall health and wellness, taking steps to practicing gratitude can help. Find tips here.

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Holiday Food Safety Tips for Families - HealthyChildren.org

Posted: (52 years ago) Cook & wash thoroughly. When preparing food for a holiday celebration, follow food safety guidelines. Bacteria are often present in raw foods. Fully cook meats and poultry, and thoroughly wash raw vegetables and fruits. Heed hand hygiene. While you're teaching your children family recipes, also teach them about good food safety.

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¿Le deben hacer la prueba del COVID-19 a su niño ...

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Working and Learning from Home During the COVID-19 ...

Posted: (52 years ago) Working and Learning from Home During the COVID-19 Outbreak. By: Corinn Cross, MD, FAAP. To help contain COVID-19, many schools moved children to online learning at home. In addition, many parents are being asked to work from home. These forms of social distancing help slow the spread of the virus and prevent overloading the health care system.

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Is it safe for families to travel now? - HealthyChildren.org

Posted: (52 years ago) As the COVID-19 vaccine rollout continues, we get a glimmer of hope that the end of the pandemic may finally be within sight. Some families are even wondering if it may be safe to travel this spring. Learn why it will likely be safer, and more relaxing, to …

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Childhood Grief: When to Seek Additional Help ...

Posted: (52 years ago) Childhood Grief: When to Seek Additional Help. A large majority of children experience the death of a close family member or friend at some point during their childhood. Before the COVID-19 pandemic, an estimated 1 in 20 children grieved the death of a parent by the age of 16. Sadly, these averages will no doubt rise as the pandemic continues.

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Plant-Based Diets: Are They Good for Kids ...

Posted: (52 years ago) Ensuring healthy growth for kids following a plant-based diet. A plant-based diet that includes eggs and dairy ensures your child will have the necessary nutrients for healthy growth. An egg- and dairy-free ve g an diet can also be healthy and complete, if sources of B12, calcium, zinc, vitamin D and iron are maximized.

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Non-Stimulant Medications Available for ADHD Treatment ...

Posted: (52 years ago) Some non-stimulant medicines may be appropriate for children who have been diagnosed with Attention Deficient Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) and certain coexisting conditions. These include ADHD with accompanying tic disorders (such as Tourette Syndrome), for example.. In some cases, these medicines can treat both conditions at the same time.

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Recommended Drinks for Young Children Ages 0-5 ...

Posted: (52 years ago) Sep 18, 2019  · What you offer your child to drink in the first 5 years of life can shape taste preferences for lifetime. But from plant-based and toddler milks to 100% juice, stevia-sweetened fruit drinks and flavored milk, the options and the marketing can be overwhelming. We make it simple. Learn more here.

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Creating Positive Experiences for School-Age Children ...

Posted: (52 years ago) By: Robert Sege, MD, PhD, FAAP . The first day of kindergarten begins a new stage in life. School-age children are curious and eager to learn, gain new skills, and make new friends. Families can create positive experiences that support a child's curiosity as they learn and grow.

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Common ADHD Medications & Treatments for Children ...

Posted: (52 years ago) Megavitamins and mineral supplements. Anti–motion-sickness medication (to treat the inner ear) Treatment for candida yeast infection. EEG biofeedback (training to increase brain-wave activity) Applied kinesiology (realigning bones in the skull) Reducing sugar consumption.

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Hand Sanitizers: Keep Children Safe from Poisoning Risk ...

Posted: (52 years ago) Hand Sanitizers: Keep Children Safe from Poisoning Risk. Washing hands with soap and clean water for at least 20 seconds is the best way for children to get rid of germs, including the virus that causes COVID-19. If soap and water are not available, you can use hand sanitizer with at least 60% alcohol. However, use it with care around children ...

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Taking Fear and Pain Out of Needles—for Your Child and You ...

Posted: (52 years ago) David K. Becker, MD, LMFT, FAAP, is a clinical professor and medical director of Pediatric Integrative Medicine at the Stad Center for Pediatric Pain, Palliative and Integrative Medicine at the University of California, San Francisco.He is a member of the American Academy of Pediatrics' Section on Integrative Medicine. Jody Thomas, PhD, is a clinical health …

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Child Abuse and Neglect - HealthyChildren.org

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HealthyChildren.org - From the American Academy of Pediatrics

Posted: (52 years ago) healthychildren.org - From the American Academy of Pediatrics

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Seguridad en las escuelas durante la pandemia de COVID-19 ...

Posted: (52 years ago) Exposición. Los niños parecen menos propensos que los adultos a tener síntomas y enfermedades graves por COVID-19. Incluso con el distanciamiento físico, el enmascaramiento y la vacunación, las escuelas deben planificar qué hacer en caso de exposición, especialmente con nuevas variantes de virus en circulación.

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The Low-FODMAP Diet for Children - HealthyChildren.org

Posted: (52 years ago) Your pediatrician may have recommended that your child try a low-FODMAP diet. FODMAP stands for fermentable oligosaccharides, disaccharides, monosaccharides, and polyols. These are sugars (carbohydrates) that are found in a wide variety of foods we eat often. FODMAPs can cause digestive problems in some people, especially those with irritable bowel syndrome. …

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Cómo tratar el resfriado o la influenza (gripe) de su hijo ...

Posted: (52 years ago) Aerosol o gotas nasales. Use gotas nasales de agua salada o solución salina (1 a 2 gotas en cada fosa nasal) o aerosol nasal (1 a 2 aplicaciones en cada fosa nasal). Para los bebés, use un succionador con pera de goma para extraer las gotas o el aerosol adicionales. Cuando use el succionador de pera de goma, recuerde primero apretar la parte ...

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What is a Child Neurologist? - HealthyChildren.org

Posted: (52 years ago) A child neurologist, or pediatric neurologist, is a doctor who treats children who have problems with their nervous system. Problems in the nervous system can start in the brain, spine, nerves, or muscles. These can lead to problems such as seizures, headaches, or developmental delays. Child neurologists treat children from birth into young ...

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Staying Safe in School During COVID-19 - HealthyChildren.org

Posted: (52 years ago) COVID-19 vaccines. All adults and children over age 12 currently eligible for COVID-19 vaccines should get fully immunized by the start of school year. People are considered fully vaccinated 2 weeks after their second dose in a 2-dose series such as the Pfizer or Moderna vaccines, or 2 weeks after a single-dose vaccine such as Johnson & Johnson's.

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Youth Sports: A COVID-19 Safety Checklist ...

Posted: (52 years ago) Having COVID-19 vaccines for kids age 5 and up is a game changer for many families. Being fully vaccinated can mean a safer return to fun and healthy activities like youth sports. For children still too young to get the vaccine yet, though, it is especially important to continue steps that reduce the risk of spreading the virus.

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Ask the Pediatrician: COVID-19 Roundup - HealthyChildren.org

Posted: (52 years ago) For reliable, evidence-based information, turn to your child's doctor. Pediatricians just like yours have dedicated their time to answer parents' most pressing questions about the COVID-19 vaccine. Whether your child is a toddler or a teen, you will find credible information that you can trust right here from pediatricians about COVID-19.

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Los adolescentes y el COVID-19: retos y oportunidades ...

Posted: (52 years ago) Los adolescentes que se sienten tristes, deprimidos, desesperanzados, nerviosos o enojados durante la pandemia del COVID-19 quizá necesiten de más ayuda. Pregunte a su pediatra si la salud social y emocional de su adolescente puede ser evaluada durante una visita médica virtual. Durante la visita, el médico preguntará si su adolescente ha ...

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Common Diaper Rashes & Treatments - HealthyChildren.org

Posted: (52 years ago) 1. Irritant diaper rash. The most common type of diaper rash is "irritant dermatitis." The diaper area spends much of the day in contact with two very irritating substances: urine and stool. If your child has diarrhea or is teething ―meaning extra saliva is being swallowed and passes through the gut―the chance of developing a diaper rash is ...

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Hand and Finger Skills of Your Preschooler ...

Posted: (52 years ago) Solving simple jigsaw puzzles (four or five large pieces) Playing with pegboards. Stringing large wooden beads. Coloring with crayons or chalk. Building sand castles. Pouring water into containers of various sizes. Dressing and undressing dolls in clothing with large zippers, snaps, and laces. You can encourage your child to use her hands by ...

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1st Week Checkup Checklist: 3 to 5 days old ...

Posted: (52 years ago) 1st Week Checkup Checklist: 3 to 5 days old. Congratulations on the birth of your new baby! For many parents, the first visit to the pediatrician is also their newborn's first trip away from home. Don't worry—we've got you covered with what questions to ask, what paperwork to remember, and what to expect at your baby's first checkup.

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What side effects might my child have after a COVID-19 ...

Posted: (52 years ago) In the clinical trials, some children and adolescents had no side effects and, like adults, more children and adolescents had short-term side effects after the second dose of the vaccine compared to after their first dose. It is important to note that children 5-11 years old had short-term side effects less often than older adolescents and adults.

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Teens & COVID-19: Challenges and Opportunities During the ...

Posted: (52 years ago) Social distancing to slow the spread of COVID-19 can be especially hard for teens, who may feel cut off from their friends. Many also face big letdowns as graduations, proms, sports seasons, college visits and other long-planned events are cancelled or postponed.

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Does the COVID-19 vaccine protect kids from variants of ...

Posted: (52 years ago) There are many variants of COVID-19. Right now, the delta variant is the most common variant that is infecting people in the U.S. The COVID-19 virus has been changing (mutating) over time. Sometimes, a virus mutates and becomes stronger or easier to spread from person to person.

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Fórmula para calcular el índice de masa corporal (IMC) en ...

Posted: (52 years ago) Fórmula para calcular el índice de masa corporal. 1. Multiplicar su peso (en libras) por 703. 2. Multiplicar su estatura (en pulgadas) por sí misma. 3. Dividir (A) por (B) El IMC es su peso en kilos divido por la altura (estatura) al cuadrado.

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La sexualidad de los adolescentes: hable antes de que ...

Posted: (52 years ago) La adolescencia puede ser muy difícil de atravesar si no se habla del sexo, la sexualidad y la identidad sexual. Aunque a los padres muchas veces sus adolescentes les parecen como de otro planeta, son seres humanos.

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12 sarpullidos cutáneos comunes en los niños durante el ...

Posted: (52 years ago) 12 sarpullidos cutáneos comunes en los niños durante el verano. Los días soleados y las noches estrelladas que pasamos jugando, chapoteando y explorando pueden dejar a los niños con algo más que cálidos recuerdos de verano. El clima templado también puede provocar picazón e irritación en la piel.

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