Are You Having A Down Syndrome Baby? 7 Things You Should Know.

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It’s impossible for me to know the emotions you had when you first learned that you were having a baby with Down syndrome. Some parents are angry, sad, anxious and overwhelmed. Others are accepting, hopeful and optimistic. The parents in our practice with Down syndrome children have probably felt all of these emotions, both positive

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Lead Poisoning: What You Should Know

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Lead poisoning and water contamination in Flint, Michigan has been a focus in the news. Understandably, parents are concerned. The New York Times recently reported that unsafe lead levels in tap water are not limited to Flint. Laboratory tests have also found dangerously high levels of lead in multiple cities’ tap water: Sebring, OH (2015);

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Does your child have ADHD? How to tell and what to do.

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It is believed that anywhere from 3-10% of children in the United States have ADHD or attention deficit hyperactivity disorder. Most often, this condition is recognized when the child starts attending school and he or she requires a more structured environment. But quite often, the signs and symptoms are apparent at a younger age. Here in

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Zika Virus: What You Need To Know

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Many of you have already heard in the news about the recent outbreak of Zika virus infections. Zika virus is not new. Previous outbreaks have been reported in Africa, Southeast Asia and the Pacific Islands. In May 2015, the first case was reported in Brazil and recently, there have been growing reports of cases in

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