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Child Behavior Problems With an Absent Mother

Ideally, children are raised with two loving parents to care for and support them. In some instances, however, this is not the case. When a child is left motherless as a result of divorce, separation or death, the child may experience problems associated with this absence. By understanding and preparing for these problems, fathers and other concerned friends and relatives can more effectively help the child cope with his mother’s absence.

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Factors That Affect the Health & Physical Development of Children

Many dedicated parents spend a great deal of time worrying about their children’s development. These parents watch eagerly as their children approach developmental milestones, hoping that their kids hit them. If you are a worrier, it may help you rest a little easier to know which factors determine the rate at which your child develops and how healthy he will be as he moves through his childhood.

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How to Tell If a Child Has Asthma

Asthma is a highly common breathing-related disorder that affects approximately five million American children, reports the American Academy of Pediatrics. Diagnosing this disorder quickly is important, as there are treatments that can prevent the problem from becoming even more difficult for your child to bear. If you think that your child may be one of the five million kids who suffer from asthma, be on the look out for some signs of the disorder, and share your concerns with his doctor as soon as possible.

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My Baby Is Very Active in the Womb

There’s something almost magical about feeling those first, fluttering movements of your baby in the womb. Later on, those delicate twitches can turn into painful kicks and jabs. Although so much activity might be frustrating to you — especially late at night, when you are trying to sleep — your baby’s movements are actually very healthy and a normal part of his development.