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WHO Growth Standards Are Recommended for Use in the U.S. for Infants and Children 0 to 2 Years of AgeThe World Health Organization (WHO) released a new international growth standard statistical distribution in 2006, which describes the growth of children ages 0 to 59 months living in environments believed to support what WHO researchers view as optimal growth of children in six countries throughout the world, including the U.S. The distribution shows how infants and young children grow under these conditions, rather than how they grow in environments that may not support optimal growth.
My 5-year-old daughter has developed a persistent cough. Can you recommend something to help? –L.E., Seattle, Washington
Answer: Please make every
The other day I was giving “unasked” for advice to my 16 year old girl. I originally started offering my advice to her when she about 2. That’s right, 2 years old. “Rachel, there is a law in this country
Parenting does not come with an Instruction Manual. But it Should. Many of us learn from our own parents, if we are lucky enough to have one around when we are raising our children. The foundation of good parenting, which is becoming lost in this day and age of single parenting & remote parenting, should remains as strong teachings from our ancestors. They include respect for self and others, kindness (sharing), compassion, ethics, value, good manners and eating healthy. Eating healthy includes knowing how food affects our children and setting an example of healthy living. Here you will find some "helpful" and "insightful" information written for parents by parents. We hope it helps you in some way in your own journeys of parenting.