Articles About "Pediatrician"
What does your pediatrician mean when she says "short stature?" It is important to understand that short stature is not a specific diagnosis. Nor is it a definite indication that something is wrong with your child. Short stature is simply a descriptive term indicating that a child's height is less...
An Angel Gets Her Wings
Betty Tisdale, Angel of Saigon, walked off the plane that morning and I was surprised by two things: she's tiny, and she truly is an angel. She had arrived in Denver to speak for the Somewhere in the World Foundation's gala fundraiser about her work in Viet Nam and her participation in Operation... The Adoption Process, Disabled Children
In an introductory article, I described the three flavors of adoption: foreign, domestic infant, and older child. As an adopting parent, you must decide which approach is right for you, because they differ markedly in process and outcome. Foreign adoptions involve issues of immigration and... Overweight Children - Is Your Child Obese?
More and more we're hearing about how the obesity rate in children is increasing. Many experts say that today's sedentary lifestyle is the culprit. With children spending more time plugged into television and computers, and less time outdoors, it's not surprising that studies show a pattern of...
"Pediatrician" in the News
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"Pediatrician" in the Adoption Blogs
January 26, 2013, 11:49 am
Before I became a parent, I was very interested in cribs, baby bathtubs, tiny clothes and shoes. I agonized over picking the right pediatrician. I worried that my child would be sick and I wouldn't notice. (That actually brings a chuckle now since every mother knows that you more often think... The Sick and Wounded
February 3, 2012, 8:42 am
Oh dear, how the mighty have fallen. A week ago, my 13 year old had a sniffle. This was followed by fever, chills, aches, pains and a cough that won't quit. Then, one by one, the remaining 4 kids got sick. All at once but not quite all at once. One a day.
I admit it. It has been... Advocating
April 23, 2012, 6:18 am
A couple of weeks ago we had the ARD meeting to set my son's educational plan . At the meeting, we set an uneasy goal to send "The Captain" on to kindergarten next year. I left unsettled.
As the next week or two went by, I began to worry. The Captain was struggling at school. He was...
"Pediatrician" in the Adoption Forums
Just so frustrated with evaulations
May 7, 2013, 9:43 pm
Little Roo had 2 evaluations today. Granted one of them was more or less an interview for me and I answered question when they came over at nap time. But they suggested he is function at a 12-18 month old pending the area... I wanted to cry. He is a bright kid, and in the last 5 weeks he has grown...
Bronchitis, Pneumonia and great news!
May 6, 2013, 8:55 pm
Sounds weird, doesn't it? But it's true. My kids were sick enough to go to the pediatrician last week. sore throat, bad cough, head cold to boot and now they're all fine---except for our youngest dd, you know, the one who wears the halo from her spinal fusion surgery.
So this week, three of...
How to get the Ped to listen
May 3, 2013, 8:05 am
In January at the Queen's 5 year check-up the Pediatrician referred us to a Psychiatrist. It has taken 4 months to find one & I had to drop the Queen's primary insurance in order for this appointment to take place. A 3 and a half hour wait & we were granted a whopping 15 minutes with the Psych. ...
Didn't get a subpeona for TPR?
May 6, 2013, 9:44 pm
So, I never did get a subpeona for the TPR hearing. Does this mean they don't intend to call me as a witness?
YAY! I can stay and watch the whole thing (if mediation fails?)
Or where any of you called to testify when you had not been subpeoned?
I would think I have valuable information...
Stories About "Pediatrician"
The Arms That Held Me
It amazes me how long and complicated my journey has been, the hows and whys are all now answered, but knowledge seems to be the only real difference in me. As I reflect back I remember my mother... Sibling Adoption and One Adoption Failing after Finalization
It wasn't until a summer afternoon in August 2008, four years after the adoption, that I found the courage to begin to write the "un-writable," a chronicle of my family's fall into, and... My Daughter's Mom
A tribute to an Adoptive Mom by Carol Bird, a grateful birthmotherThe first time I saw my daughter's mom was on a cold wintery day in mid- February, 1954. I wasn't certain the woman wearing the...
"Pediatrician" on Adoption.com
Web Results for "Pediatrician"
Pediatrician | Definition and Patient Education
A physician who specializes in the treatment of children from birth through adolescence. A pediatrician is a physician who has taken extra training in the development and diseases of infants, children, adolescents, and young adults through age 21.
Pediatrics - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Pediatrics (or paediatrics) is the branch of medicine that deals with the medical care of infants, children, and adolescents. A medical practitioner who specializes in this area is known as a pediatrician, or paediatrician. The word pediatrics and its cognates mean healer of children ; they ...
College Board: Career: Pediatricians
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