Half of all mental illnesses begin by the age of 14. If left untreated, these conditions severely influence children’s development, their educational attainments and their potential to live fulfilling and productive lives. So what are the challenges for seeking help early?
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Many parents and teachers teach discipline by warning children of the negative consequences of their behaviour. This creates fear within the child. The outcome is likely to be a child that is timid and may develop anxiety disorders.
Consumption of tea, coffee and alcohol is advised only in moderation, while it is advisable to cut down on your intake of sugary drinks entirely.
Recent studies have revealed that when a mother feeds a crying child just to soothe, even if the child is not hungry, it can lead to obesity.
Visits to the dentist should occur every six months. The dentist will address childhood habits that can be harmful, such as thumb sucking, which can eventually cause “jutting out” teeth.
Restrict gadget time to 15 minutes in a day. TV is better than small gadgets, which affect the retina far worse.
“Stress, complexities in childbirth, any previous history of depression, including herself and the family, can all aggravate the situation.”
In the first two years, if a baby is deficit in Vitamin D, it will affect their initial performance in school, tolerance level of physical activity and attention span as well.
It has been found that workplace stress also increases the chances of sub-fertility or infertility in a couple, leading to an inability to have relations during the fertile period.
The initial period is essential for feeding as the amount of milk production increases with suckling of babies along with secretion of colostrums, which is a rich source of nutrients and antibodies.
Befriend your children and know what is going on in their life. Help them to deal with bullies, teach them to stand up for themselves and against bullying.
Worldwide research says polyester in baby wipes account for around 35 per cent of plastic pollution and many environmental agencies have even come forward to stop its usage.
Colostrum, also referred to as “high octane milk”, is produced in low quantities in the first few days of postpartum. When the baby breast-feeds on colostrums, it is similar to receiving the first vaccinations.
Women who breastfed for at least 12 months or more are at a lesser risk of developing high cholesterol, high blood pressure as well as cardiovascular diseases, as compared to women who never breastfed.
Research confirms that regular wet wipes contain chemicals that are toxic and, therefore, detrimental to a baby’s delicate and sensitive skin.
During lactation, a woman’s nutritional requirements double. If she ingests a lower amount of nutrients than required to cover nutrients secreted in the milk, her body stores may get depleted.
Ayurveda allows all fruits and vegetables, in limited portions, and some fruits like berries and pomegranates are extremely good for diabetics.
Avoid feeding them processed foods, because it robs them of nutrients required by the body, creating a bad impact on bones.
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