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Fit or Fat: Preventing Childhood Obesity

You're baby is growing and it's time to switch to solids…but that may be easier said then done! On this episode of Kids Healthworks, learn a few tips to make this messy transition a breeze. Also, meet a family that's coping with obesity, and taking positive steps to fight the battle of the bulge. And you've heard that breakfast is the most important meal of the day, find out if that's still the case! Finally, get information about a blood condition for which there is no cure, but there is hope. See how families are raising strong, happy children with sickle cell anemia.

At what age should you begin weaning your little one from thumb sucking & pacifers?
  Thumb sucking & pacifers should be a thing of the past by age 3.
  As soon as your mother-in-law starts giving you
  Relax, as children grow and develop their need to suck usually goes away on its own.
  Both thumb sucking & the use of pacifers are not normal at any age and should be discouraged.

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