"I just held his hand and talked with him. We talked about different cultures and what they believe, what our family believes, what happens at a funeral, what happens to your body, how you feel, how you think you might feel, pretty much anything that came up."
"There's a lot we don't know about the lives of our kids today. When I talk to parents, I tell them, 'You aren't a teenager like your kids. You have to learn from them and you have to ask a lot of questions.'"
Once you decide to send the child to school, the next question is how to select the best one. Preschool is not just the first step of your precious child outside the home but the first platform for learning.
Kate Middleton, who has been working on early childhood development, discussed the theory of attachment parenting, which also recommends maximum skin-to-skin contact, including kangaroo care, baths and baby wearing.
The effects of smoking during pregnancy have been studied by experts in the past too, including complications like sudden bleeding. Even exposure to passive smoking during pregnancy can be harmful, increasing the risk of high blood pressure.
Experiencing stress and anxiety during such a phase is inevitable, as it is for most other phases of life. It's important to remember that adolescents, like anyone else, are susceptible to experiencing stress.
Microbiome imbalances have been linked to disorders like asthma, allergies and other inflammatory diseases. Scientists, however, are yet to confirm if a baby's nascent microbiome could ultimately influence these disorders.