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Oct 09 2019

Child Obesity Becoming a Growing Problem in Thailand

Without even looking at any statistics, it is plain to see that many youngsters in Thailand are super-sized compared to previous generations. What has become a big problem health-wise is only becoming bigger over time.

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Apr 18 2019

My Child Snores. Is Something Wrong?

Many of us have had a good night’s sleep interrupted by a partner or spouse who snores.

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Mar 21 2019

8 Baby Food and Feeding Tips for New Parents

First-time parents devote more time to feeding their baby than just about any other parenting task throughout the baby’s first year. Feedings are among the best opportunities parents have to bond with their child

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Apr 05 2018

Five Things to Do If Your Child is Obese

More parents than ever are dealing a child who is obese.

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Mar 06 2018

Children with Possible Allergies: Four Things Parents Should Know

Raising a child gives parents first-hand experience with health and medical issues.

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Nov 23 2017

What Research tells us about the Childhood Obesity Epidemic

The long-term health consequences are deadly serious: Overweight children are almost twice as likely as to become overweight adults, compared to normal-weight children.

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Jul 20 2016

Common Behavioral Disorders in Young Children

It’s natural for young children to be rowdy and attentive at times, but this behavior can get out of control for some kids. When these behaviors get out of control and start affecting the lives of children, their parents, their teachers, and even other children, it’s time to consider what could be the root cause of the issue and look for solutions. In this article, we explore the general signs of several common behavioral disorders in young children.

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Jul 05 2016

Hand, Foot and Mouth disease

It’s rainy season here in Thailand! Are you and your kids aware of the symptoms of hand, foot, and mouth disease?

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Jan 07 2015

Precocious Puberty in Girls

The habit of consuming junk food today means that many girls eat a less healthy diet than in the past, and this can sometimes result in earlier puberty. Concerned parents often come to me with a whole range of questions: “Will early puberty make my daughter shorter?” and “Will my daughter’s growth stop after she starts menstruation?”

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