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When should I take my child for her first gynecological exam?

The American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG) recommends visiting an obstetrician-gynecologist (OB/GYN) for the first time between ages 13-15.

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How do I get a 7-year-old child to stop screaming when she doesn’t get her way?

To get a child to stop screaming when she doesn’t get her way, you need to be consistent, otherwise she’s likely to keep screaming.

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My toddler loves to touch himself. How do I handle this?

If your toddler starts to touch himself, ignore the behavior, but direct him towards something fun you can do together.

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How can I help my toddler with an upcoming transition?

Most toddlers will benefit from having information about an upcoming transition ahead of time so that they can “cope ahead.”

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Dealing with a toddler who talks back

Often when a toddler talks back, they are testing limits, which is a common and developmentally appropriate behavioral challenge for this age.