"Are they sticking to their normal schedule, or is everything different? It could be all the change and not knowing what to expect (kids thrive on routine because it helps them figure out what is going on next). It could be she is giving them foods…"
"Is there a zero to 3 program of EI within your state? Most states have funding that covers programs for early intervention for this age group as well (regardless of income). Check with your pediatrician or even local hospital (often they give out…"
"Local schools cannot disqualify you based on income for early childhood special education if your child is identified as having an "educational disability" which may include Speech/Language Impairment as defined by federal and state…"
"It doesn't hurt to have an evaluation done. 22 mos. is a bit old to not be using any words to communicate. Call your local school district or even your pediatrician to have a developmental screening done. They will usually come to your home or…"
"Try prune juice. My pediatrician always said "stick to the p's" when feeding to keep things moving: prunes, pears, peaches, peas....etc... Things like applesauce, bananas and rice bind babies up a bit."
"It's very rare for breastfed babies to be constipated. Constipated means their poos are hard and difficult to move. It's more likely your baby is growing and changing and may need to "hold on" to that food a little longer. Watch…"
"At 4 mos old we did one small feeding of rice cereal or baby oatmeal a day. Around 5 mos we increased to 2 times a day and added some baby foods (one at a time, watch for about 3 days w/ ea. new food to make sure they're not allergic) and at 6…"
"We also coslept (and are cosleeping with our second); When I wanted to end the night feedings after about 15 mos old, we moved his crib to the end of our bed and removed one of the sides and made sure there were no gaps he could get trapped in…"
"Too young for time outs. It may be that she wants something or is interested in something and then gets interrupted, so it is more a frustration/can't express herself issue. Try to put yourself in her "shoes" and watch for things that…"
"So sorry to hear about your experience. :-(
I heard from my pediatrician that this year's flu vaccine is not recommended to be given with the 6 month boosters---your daughter's reaction may be why!
I'd have a frank discussion…"