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Dx Autism Spectrum: Mateo and His Family Choose a Pathway to Wellness0
Dx Autism Spectrum: Mateo and His Family Choose a Pathway to Wellness
Published: February 8, 2018 | 8 minute read

Mother tells the story of her son Mateo was born vía C-Section at 37 weeks. The baby developed normally reaching milestones until the age of nine months. But then, Mateo lost all meaningful sounds and made no eye contact. Assuming every kid develops at a different pace, and getting no feedback regarding this from his pediatrician, my husband and I decided to let time do its job. By the age of 18 months, crowds overwhelmed Mateo, he had no words of speech, he did not respond to his name, he made no eye contact and he developed repetitive movements.

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Dx: Agenesis of Corpus Callosum Mosaic Trisomy 8, Cerebral Palsy0
Dx: Agenesis of Corpus Callosum Mosaic Trisomy 8, Cerebral Palsy
Published: December 28, 2017 | 5 minute read

Little Diego’s family chooses to rewrite his story Diego was delivered by C-section. He hardly cried at birth and was cyanotic and had seizures. He was given oxygen for first 12 days of life. Since he could not breastfeed, he had to be tube fed. “When Diego was born, the doctors told us right away that he had a disability. The minute I found that my son wasn’t like a normal kid I couldn’t believe it, I got desperate and really depressed, I wanted to die.

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Your Baby Is Smarter Than You Think0
Your Baby Is Smarter Than You Think
Published: August 24, 2017 | 5 minute read

Smarter Babies and Baby Geniuses Five Tips To Help You Catch Up 1. Provide stimulation and opportunity on purpose not by accident Smarter babies and baby geniuses. A birth a newborn baby is functionally blind, deaf, and insensate. These sensory pathways grow and develop based upon stimulation. The sensory pathways grow when appropriate visual, auditory, and tactile stimulation is given with the proper frequency, intensity, and duration. As an example, the newborn baby usually has a less than perfect light reflex.

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What Does Your Child Really Want? Here’s a great idea – ask him!0
What Does Your Child Really Want? Here’s a great idea – ask him!
Published: June 2, 2016 | 4 minute read

Children Respond To Questions Whether you have an 8-month-old who uses the birth cry to ask for something, or a 6-year-old screaming at you, knowing what your child really needs and wants can be a challenge. Children respond to questions - if you ask different questions, you will get your answer. Mothers really want to know: What does my child really need? What does he really want? Mothers often agonize over what new reading words would be best.

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What About Your Baby’s First Foreign Language?0
What About Your Baby’s First Foreign Language?
Published: July 16, 2015 | 5 minute read

To a baby born in London tonight English is a foreign language no more or less foreign than French, Chinese or Swahili. And yet, the baby will master that first (and most important) foreign language in a few short years. How do our babies do that and how can we make an environment for the baby to enrich his language and his ability to communicate? Very young babies are geniuses at cause and effect.

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