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The House For Approximately 6 Months

- I lived in the house for approximately 6 months. God blessed me with the home. Let me take a praise break. I had bought a car before I moved into the house. I lost my job and didn’t know how I was going to live. The Bible says in Psalm 46:1 (KJV), “God is our refuge and strength, a very present help in trouble”. I was told that I would not be able to purchase a home with the debt I had obtained. Mind you not only had debt with my car, but also student loan debt. My parents were not able to afford college....   [tags: Bible, God, Time, My Hometown]

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Child Development in the First Twelve Months

- By our first birthday, fifty percent of essential qualities needed to survive are developed. About twenty percent of all child development is completed, and this is not only physically but also intellectually, linguistically, emotionally, and socially. The infant is truly a remarkable creature. We, as adolescents, still struggle to learn new material, yet as a baby everything is new. We are open to it, though, at that age. To think, we were all infants at one point. Child development during the first twelve months is the most determining segment of a person’s life....   [tags: Human Growth]

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I Had Planned for Months to Escape

- I was in a dimly lit room, the transmissions over the radio bounced off the equipment trying to combat the sound of the storm. This would be the last shift I would have as a radio engineer in the Soviet navy. From the corner of my eye I saw Boris making his way to my station. “Kourdakov, go grab a drink, I’ll take over for a bit!” He had no idea that I was not coming back. I had planned for months to escape, but the fear of getting caught made me hesitate. We were just a couple of miles off the shores of British Columbia, riding out the storm....   [tags: short story, creative writing]

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Two Months - Personal Narrative

- Two Months - Personal Narrative The day my sister left for England, something inside of me woke up. It felt like the desert sand being surprised by cool wet rain, my amazement and surprise was just the same. The reality that this was really happening, we really were being separated, all became too much for me. As close as two siblings could be, it is often difficult to distinguish between Georgie and I. One wonders, where does Georgie start, and where do I begin. Who developed the sarcastic wit, and who picked it up as the years went by....   [tags: Personal Narrative Descriptive]

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The Transnationalism of 4 Months, 3 Weeks and 2 Days

- 4 Months, 3 Weeks and 2 Days is a Romanian film, written, directed and produced by Cristian Mungiu. It was released in 2007 under the label of Mobra Films Production, the independent company established by Mungiu himself and the film’s director of photography, Oleg Mutu. The motion picture is considered to be the international breakthrough of the Romanian New Wave, winning various awards including the prestigious Palme d’Or and the FIPRESCI Award at the 2007 Cannes Film Festival. (Dawson 2009) The story is set in an unnamed provincial city in Romania, where Otilia (Anamaria Marinca) and Găbiţa (Laura Vasiliu) share the same room in a student dormitory....   [tags: Romanian film, Cristian Mungiu, film analysis]

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Baby Development: A Five Months Old Baby

- Adults will find themselves warming up to a 5 months old baby, who loves to socialize and interact with people. At this age, babies can easily engage other people's attention and get their best responses because of their innate charm, which may be viewed as a survival skill. Parents must see this stage as an opportunity to help their babies build their physical and social skills by the stimuli and love they offer. How Is Your Baby Developing at 5 Months. 1. Body Growth In terms of growth, weight is actually more important than height in babies because it reflects how well they absorb nutrients....   [tags: height, social and emotional skills, safety]

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Alex Rogo : A Plant Manager For The Last Six Months

- Alex Rogo has been a plant manager for the last six months at Unico, a nationwide manufacturing firm. One morning, Bill Peach, the division vice-president arrived early at the plant to enquire about the status of an order from Bucky Burnside, a customer of the firm. That order being seven weeks late was just the tip of a bigger problem inherent not only to the manufacturing plant but to the entire division. Indeed, every order was late in the plant and the division was facing the worst losses in its history....   [tags: Operating expense, Expense, Inventory]

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A Soldier Returns From War And For Over 5 Months

- A soldier returns from war and for over 5 months he has flashbacks from a traumatic experience he encountered during duty, the dreams are becoming more intense. He keeps re-experiencing the traumatic event. He gets angry easily, becomes violent and fearful. He begins to avoid his family and the things he loved to do. This soldier can be diagnosed with the anxiety disorder Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). If long after a traumatic event the person continues to experience symptoms of fear and related symptoms the person is suffering from PTSD (Comer, 143)....   [tags: Psychological trauma]

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Icu Psychosis : Hospital Room For Days Or Months?

- Have you even been stuck in a hospital room for days or months. If not, do you know someone, and have you notice a change. They might be experiencing ICU Psychosis. Here’s a real story shared by Welker, M. MSN “My mother was in ICU for four days and upon moving to a regular room she developed extreme paranoia and was very agitated. She wanted to call the police because the medical staff was trying to kill her. She told several family members they were mean to put her in a place like this, she was surely going to die....   [tags: Patient, Health care provider, Medical sign]

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Home Depot Hacked After Months Of Security Warnings

- I. Summary This commentary covers the very intense subject on breach of security. The article, “Home Depot Hacked after Months of Security Warnings,” written by Ben Elgin, Michael Riley, and Dune Lawrence, carefully describes the types of warnings Home Depot had observed from small hacks to their internal emails and reports. After Home Depot experienced this type of breach, contractors strongly urged Home Depot to use an extra security layer to protect their retail terminals where customers swiped their charge cards....   [tags: Computer security, Security, Information security]

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My Relationship With My Girlfriend Of Six Months

- Within every relationship, there comes a time when it is crucial for the individuals involved in it must take a self-analysis and evaluation of their role in that relationship. This is important in determining where the people involved believe the relationship is at and where they would like to see it go. Ultimately, this would enable both parties to understand the feelings of the other person, as well as share their own views pertaining to the scope of the relationship. Successful, long-term relationships take a lot of work from both people who are involved, and an analysis of the relationship can be imperative to ensure the longevity and value of the said relationship....   [tags: Interpersonal relationship, Communication]

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E.Coli During Warmer Months

- This article that I read is about how the E. Coli level in ground beef could be higher in the warm months. There are alot of statistics in it about how much E. Coli is in a certain number of samples of meat and what we can do to kill the virus. It doesn’t really talk about the rise of E. Coli in the warmer months as much as it talks about how the percent has increased since 1995.      The government test of raw ground beef suggests that levels of E. Coli 0157:H7, which is a potentially dangerous type of bacteria, have been rising over the past 5 years....   [tags: bacterium, bacteria]

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6 Months Later

- 6 Months Later Now that Lennie is out of the way, I guess that I can actually do something with my life. But, It's been 6 months since leaving the farm and I still don't have a job. Oh, here's a sign. A mentally handicapped hospital needs an attendant. I can do that, and it pays well too. $150 a month. "At that rate, I'll be able to get that land soon enough. Ain't that right," I asked Candy. "We sure are," he replied with enthusiasm. As we stepped into the complex, the first thing I saw was the reception desk with a young, pretty, receptionist sitting behind the desk, polishing her nails....   [tags: essays research papers]

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How Animals Survive Winter Months

- How Animals Survive Winter Months Microsoft® Encarta® Reference Library 2002. © 1993-2001 Microsoft Corporation. http: Past module on Energy Introduction This assessment is all about investigating how animals manage to survive the cold winter months. Using some research I have undertaken, I have found out that warm-blooded animals use several ways of surviving the winter. These include the following: * Migration Many birds migrate to warmer regions * Insulation Many animals are insulated against the cold by means of fur, blubber or feathers * Huddling Some animals keep each other warm by huddling together * Hiberna...   [tags: Papers]

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What Are The Highlights Of The Ministry You Are On Charge Of For The Past 12 Months?

- 2016 Focal Review Form What are the highlights in the ministry you are in charge of for the past 12 months. One of the hardest role as a lead pastor is to transition staff with minimal impact. Pastor David started DC with us so with his influence among the group, there was a bit of trepidation concerning the transition but bless God that the transitional disruption was minimal by having P. Daniel with us. Both pastors love Jesus but their style of ministry is very different. Nevertheless, in due time we will see the benefit and the fruit of P....   [tags: Gender, Gender role, Transgender, Gender identity]

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Conventional Ice Cream Shops Is The Poor Transition Of Sales Into The Winter Months

- One of the major problems with conventional ice cream shops is the poor transition of sales into the winter months. For years traditional shops have had to find other sources of income or have had to drastically change their targets as the seasons change. Hot Snowballs is an ice cream shop with an additional coffee shop included that will ease the struggle of growing a new business through the colder months. The International Dairy Foods Association has determined that after August the sales for ice cream decline dramatically, and then rise again beginning in March (International Dairy Food Association)....   [tags: Business, Small business]

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Human Development: Basic Trust vs. Basic Mistrust (Birth to 18 Months)

- Stage 1: Basic Trust vs. Basic Mistrust (Birth to 18 Months) In stage one of Erickson’s theory, the first eighteen months of life is centered on the development of trust (Zaslow & Kirst-Ashman, 2007); that is, the infant must learn to trust and depend on others for food and care. According to Erikson (1985), the most important event of this stage is feeding. The infant will either develop trust if her caregiver’s presence and feedings are stable and predictable, or develop a sense of mistrust if they are not....   [tags: Child Development ]

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Four Months with Their Original Name: September, October, November, and December

- September September is the first of four months of the year that still has its original name after the Latin word for the number seven 'septem'. September is the seventh month of the old Roman calendar and that name has not changed when Julius Caesar made January the first month, which moved September to the ninth month of the year. The Anglo-Saxon name for September was Gerstmonath, Gerste being the Germanic word for barley, which was usually harvested during this month. September is the time of giving thanks to the gods and goddesses that ensured the harvest so far....   [tags: Latin, topaz, sapphire, calendula, chrysanthenum]

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Why Mothers Don 't Continue The Full Six Months

- L. Goinet (2013) stated that Breastfeeding in Canada has increased by 85 percent since 2003, and now the majority of Canadian mothers, 89 percent, breastfeed exclusively. Also, 26 percent of mothers now are more likely to breastfeed for the full six months after birth, which leads to better health outcome to the newborn’s growth and development (Goinet, 2013). The most common reasons why mothers don’t continue the full six months is because of inadequate latching, not enough milk (Goinet, 2013), and mothers returning to the work field early (Baton, Li, & Scanlon, 2013)....   [tags: Breastfeeding, Infant, Childbirth, Lactation]

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What Would You Do If You Only Had About Three Months?

- What would you do if you only had about three months to live. In this Korean TV series, Ha No Ra faced a terminal illness that could end her life at the age of 40. This is a Korean drama series that makes your eyes teary through every episode, and it’s manly for a young women audience. Ha No Ra faces not only her last months of life, but also a divorced that she fears the most. This is an emotional story based on regrets, education, and love. On the first episodes, Ha No Ra feels like she wasted most of her life by taking care of her family needs, instead of her goals and dreams....   [tags: Love, Marriage, Interpersonal relationship]

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Comparing Under Armour 's Working Capital From The Nine Months

- Financial Statements The following ratios gives an insight of Under Armour’s liquidity and efficiency. When comparing Under Armour’s working capital from the nine months ended September 30, 2014 to the nine months ended September 30, 2015 it is obvious that the amount of working capital decreased from $973,424 to $926,665. When observing the inventory to net working capital it is surprising that it increased much more drastically from 65.49% to 93.57%. This increase is due to an 36.02% increase in Under Armour’s inventories....   [tags: Generally Accepted Accounting Principles]

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One Week of Vacation, Two weeks of Deathly Illness, And Four Months of Reincarnation

- ... Then we left from snowmobiling and went back to the hotel. The next morning was Christmas and was snow in so we stand in and met everyone that was there. We met few people from Poland, Iceland, and Egypt. During that time we were dinning with them. We talk about each person nationality and learn more about each of them. That night we pack up early since we had two days left there. The next day we spent taking photos of me for my senior portraits and viewing different places. Darkness failed and it was our last night there....   [tags: bacteria, hospital, blood]

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Why the Provisional Government in Russia Lasted Eight Months

- Why the Provisional Government in Russia Lasted Eight Months The PG was set up by the Duma and it would run Russia until the open elections had decided on a new Government. Russia was now a republic. From July onwards, Kerensky was the Priminister of Russia and was moderate/not extremist and didn’t want lots of reforms quickly. Revolutions started to spread in the provinces, soviets and workers union were set up, especially in Petrograd. There were 40 Bolsheviks (communists) in the Petrograd soviet....   [tags: Papers]

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Clinical Management of Malreplanted Central and Lateral Maxillary Incisors after Avulsion: A 24 Months Follow Up

- One of the most common dental emergencies we facing are dentoalveolar traumatic injuries1. Dental traumatic injuries include wide range of problems from enamel fracture to complete tooth loss which may have considerable functional, esthetic, speech and psychological effects specially on children affecting their quality of life and self confidence1,2. The most common type of dental injuries is enamel-dentin crown fractures that comprise %26-%76 of all permanent tooth injuries4. In this type of injury, enamel or an enamel-dentin fracture without pulp involvement take place5....   [tags: dental, trauma, injury]

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Comparing poems A Parental Ode to My Son Aged Three Years and Five Months, Catrin, and For Heidi With Blue Hair

- Comparing poems A Parental Ode to My Son Aged Three Years and Five Months, Catrin, and For Heidi With Blue Hair 'A Parental Ode…' is a poem, which has been written about a son through his father's eyes. It is a poem emphasizing the beauty and virtues of his son, talking as if he is a creature of fantasy; though in reality the father's son is a mischievous child, getting into trouble, which is distracting the father from writing his poem. 'Catrin' is written in the same format as 'A Parental Ode…' but in this poem it is the mother viewing her child (which in this case is Catrin)....   [tags: Papers]

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The Role of the Media On September 11 and During the Months That Followed the Attack

- The media played a vital part in forming the opinions of the American population both on and after September 11. Appeals to the emotions of post-September 11th America were demonstrated. Through television and print, the media attempted to control the minds of Americans by focusing on George Bush, the FBI, and the CIA, during the day of the attack and shortly after; the USA PATRIOT Act entered the spotlight in the weeks following the attacks. The media repeatedly used the phrase “high alert” in the days following the attacks....   [tags: September 11 Terrorism Essays]

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Ana Belen Montes' Acts of Treachery

- (Potts)    Ana Belen Montes – The “Queen of Cuba” Ana Montes blindsided the intelligence community with shameless acts of treachery. She was the shining star of the Defense Intelligence Agency (DIA), yet, in her secret life, her true fervor showed as she was working for Fidel Castro and the Cuban Intelligence Services. She listened to coded messages over shortwave radio, passed secret files to handlers in busy public locales, and snuck into the Communist-country adorned with a fake passport. “Your honor, I engaged in the activity that brought me before you because I obeyed my conscience rather than the law....   [tags: parents, cuba, dia]

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God Speaks Through The Mouths Of Poets

- God Speaks Through The Mouths Of Poets Every poem has an element of God in it's words. Just as God spoke through the writings of Peter or Matthew, elements of His word are in the beautiful themes in poetry. In this essay, I will compare the poems of William Blake and William Wordsworth with the written Word of God, in five poems: The Lamb, The Chimney Sweeper, The Tyger, My Heart Leaps Up, and London 1802. My aim is to show that the writings of great poets are truly the words of God. Little Lamb, who made thee....   [tags: Religion Religious Biblical Essays Christianity]

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Healthy Children with Healthy Mouths

- Oral health in children is a very large and growing concern in the world today. Most children in today’s society do not realize the importance of their oral health, and how it can affect their lives. Even worse some parents do not know how important it is to get their children the dental care and attention they need. However, many parents are asking their children’s dentist some very important questions. First-time parents frequently question what thumb sucking and pacifiers’ can do to their child’s teeth and jaw line....   [tags: Oral Health ]

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Vaccinations Children Get From When They Are Born

- Lastly, the vaccinations children get from when they are born leading up to the year 18. We will be talking about each time slot they get a vaccine and what the vaccine is. At birth there is only one vaccination that is given. The Hepatitis B vaccination, it is a plasma-derived vaccine that was licensed in 1981. This vaccination is composed of HBsAg (Hep B virus itself) particles that are purified from the plasma of the chronically infected human. The duration of this vaccination is 20 or more years....   [tags: Vaccine, Vaccination, Measles, Chickenpox]

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The Importance of Immunizations

- As the years goes by, immunization has helped drastically reduce childhood infections. I will briefly explain the schedules of the immunizations and the route of each. The schedules of immunization changed and updated periodically as new vaccines become available or research indicates better methods for giving the vaccines. “The recommended immunization schedule is designed to protect infants and children early in life, when they are most vulnerable and before they are exposed to potentially life-threatening diseases.” Here are the schedules for the childhood and adolescent immunizations as of the 2013 schedule....   [tags: health, vaccine]

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Burlington North and Santa Fe Management

- Introduction BNSF (Burlington North and Santa Fe) was formed from the merger of Burlington North and Santa Fe railroads in 1995. The headquarters of the company is located in Fort Worth, Texas. BNSF’s Dash 9 locomotives user an integrated microprocessor control system that provides on board diagnostics as well as other systems that improve fuel economy. BNSF is one of the major transporters of intermodal traffic in the world and leading grain-hauling railroad. BNSF’s customers need an integrated approach to information and the supply chain so that they do not have to deal separately with brokers, truck lines, consolidators and steamships....   [tags: Business Management ]

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The Normality Of The Recoded Variable, Match Length

- To test the normality of the recoded variable, match length, we used the skewness (.301, SE = .183) and kurtosis (-1.931, SE = .364) values reported as a basis. Since the values were within the ± 2 range we accepted the null that the variable was evenly distributed. Similarly, when testing for normality for treatment condition, we used the skewness (.704, SE= .183) and kurtosis (-1.522, SE= .364) values as a basis. The values fell within the range of ± 2; therefore, we accepted the null hypothesis....   [tags: Standard deviation, Variance, Mean]

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Studies Carried Out To Explore the Outcomes of Endoscopic and Open Carpal Tunnel Release

- Several studies have been carried out to explore the outcomes of endoscopic and open carpal tunnel release. A randomised controlled trial by Atroshi et al to compare endoscopic and open carpal tunnel release showed that less postoperative pain are associated with endoscopic surgery compared to open release9. This study involved 128 patients with confirmed idiopathic CTS diagnosed clinically and electrophysiologically9. Patients who underwent endoscopic released had less post operative pain in the scar and proximal hand and also less activity limitations compared to the other group (53% and 82% respectively)9....   [tags: Health]

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The Company 's Dividend Policy

- Net Income Since 1996, when was incorporated it has never offered dividends to its shareholders (Nasdaq, 2015). The company’s dividend policy is not to pay dividends so that it is reinvested by seeking out opportunities and developing new products (Reeves, 2012, p. 17). In addition, the company’s net income has been fluctuating since 2004. According to Market watch (2015), the company’s net income in 2010 was US$1.15 billion, it reduced to US$ 631 million in 2011, it reduced further to US$ 39 million in 2012 before increasing to US$ 274 million in 2013....   [tags: Stock market, Stock]

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Height And Weight

- All babies come in different shapes and sizes, and all of them grow at different rates, in the text from Chapter Three under the topic of height and weight, it states that ninety-five percent of full term babies weigh between five and a half to ten pounds and are eighteen to twenty-two inches long. I was eight pounds, seven ounces and twenty-one inches long, which would make me fit into the ranges of an average baby. By four months, I doubled my weight weighing fourteen pounds, two ounces, and almost tripled my weight by my first birthday weighing seventeen pounds, fourteen ounces....   [tags: Infant, Breastfeeding, Mass, Child development]

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Language Acquisition And Brain Development

- Throughout history, many schools of thought have examined humans’ ability to understand and utilize language. Ancient philosophers, like Plato, used their observations to pose notions of language acquisition and early Indian scholars began the first debates between nativists and behaviorists (Stanford Encyclopedia). These early thinkers only touched upon this human process, as our modern day tests have shown that there are specific stages to acquiring language, varying ideas on whether language is innate or learned, and a definitive, but rarely studied, window for any human to acquire language....   [tags: Linguistics, Language acquisition]

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Solutions for the Economically Troubled in the United States

- With our economy in a downslide and increasing numbers of foreclosures worsening our economic problems, it is obvious that there needs to be some intervention in order to prevent more foreclosures. Home ownership has always been a key portion of the American economy and an integral part of the American dream. We cannot allow the current crisis to let more people lose their homes and become disenchanted about home buying in the future. Not only will the defaults on mortgages further destabilize the American economy now, but they will also cause problems in the years to come as less people decide to venture into home ownership again....   [tags: economy, USA, government,]

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Family 's Case Plan For Termination Of Parental Rights

- • Description of activity (what happened) This week I attended my first case plan conference with a family that was informed that their family’s case plan was changed from reunification to termination of parental rights/adoption. The family has been involved with DCS for 12 months and DCS plans to file a petition for termination of parental rights at the January court hearing which means the family will have been involved for 15 months. The children were detained after the parents were passed out and under the influence of drug in a vehicle and the children ages 19 months and 3 years old were in the backseat of the vehicle at the time....   [tags: Mother, Family, Parent, Father]

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The Importance of Immunizations

- Immunizations have been created to keep children and adults safe and healthy. They are recommended to begin early in life when they are the most vulnerable and to keep them from being exposed to something life-threatening. You can find a schedule of immunizations relating to the age of the children by viewing the CDC website or asking your physicians office. Starting at birth the newborn will receive a list of vaccines. Hepatitis B vaccine is given once at birth and again twice more at 1 and 6 months old....   [tags: health, vaccine]

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Marijuana Is The Most Dangerous Drugs

- Marijuana is a Schedule I drug due to the FDA guidelines. It is made from dried and shredded leaves, stems, flowers and seeds of the hemp plant Cannabis sativa. The mixture is green, brown, or gray in color. Schedule I drugs, substances, or chemicals are defined as “drugs with no currently accepted medical use and a high potential for abuse”. Schedule I drugs are the most dangerous drugs of all the drug schedules with potentially severe psychological or physical dependence. Other examples include: heroin, lysergic acid diethylamide (LSD), ecstasy, etc....   [tags: Cannabis, Hashish]

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The New Learning Media For Babies

- The authors of this journal article did this experiment because they wanted to see if babies could learn to read, which is very interesting. They wanted to see if all the new learning media for babies actually worked or not, since a lot of parents are seeming to use them. Researchers were hoping to find out whether babies could learn reading and language skills at such a young age. They even tried it with babies as young as three months old. They did the study over a seven month time period. “Other products, like Your Baby Can Read, claim that toddlers will be able to read Charlotte’s Web and Harry Potter if regularly exposed to their program as early as 3 months.” (Titzer, 2010)....   [tags: Infant, Pregnancy, Infancy, Toddler]

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A Report On Coupled Infiltration And Filtration Behaviours Of Concrete Porous Pavement For Storm Water Management

- The purpose of the article “ Coupled infiltration and filtration behaviours of concrete porous pavement for storm water management” by Kuang and Fu (2013) is to examine the mass of the strained particles from concrete porous pavement (CPP) strains, test the infiltration rate, assess the effect of different maintenance conditions and the effectiveness of intervals between maintenance. To examine the mass of the strained particles, the researchers collected particles from nine CPP specimens then measured the thickness and mass of each particle....   [tags: Water, Water pollution, Hydrology, Stormwater]

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Toys and Child Development: A Look at the Laugh and Learn™ Learning Basketball

- Introduction: The Laugh and Learn™ Learning Basketball is a developmental toy designed by Fisher-Price. Essentially the toy is a basketball hoop as well as corresponding stand that will adjust as the child grows, and is recommended by the website for ages six to thirty-six months. Additionally, the basketball hoop has the numbers one through five on it, as well as automated hands and a face which smiles as it plays one of twelve possible songs. The basketball toy is made out of a hard plastic and it includes every color of the basic rainbow (red, orange, yellow, green, purple and blue) The toy is also equipped with two smaller basketballs (which are not as rigid as their life-sized counterp...   [tags: child development, toys]

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Comparison of Selected Labor Laws in Pakistan and India

- ... Finally, “probationers” mean workers provisionally employed to fill a permanent vacancy, and who have not completed three months’ service. In the following pages, we have discussed 4 aspects in Labor laws, which are: • Collective Bargaining and Settlement of Industrial Disputes • Contract Employment • Employment Termination • Conditions of Work Hours/Leave   Collective Bargaining and Settlement of Industrial Disputes Collective bargaining is one of the methods wherein the employer and the employees can settle their disputes....   [tags: policies, laws, industrial disputes]

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A Multidimensional, Community Based Childhood Obesity Intervention

- 1. The purpose of the study by Sacher et. al. was to assess the efficiency of a multidimensional, community based childhood obesity intervention entitled the Mind, Exercise, Nutrition, Do It (MEND) program (Sacher, Kolotourou, Chadwick, Cole, Lawson, Lucas & Singhal, 2010). 2. The study is a randomized controlled trial. Thus, one hundred and sixteen obese children were arbitrarily allocated to either an intervention group, or a control group. Sixty children were assigned to the intervention group, and fifty-six to the control group (Sacher et al., 2010)....   [tags: Obesity, Nutrition, Randomized controlled trial]

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Foreigners' Tax Scheme in Denmark

- Foreigners' Tax Scheme in Denmark In 1992, a special taxation scheme was introduced in Denmark for high income foreigner who take up residence in Denmark for a limited period of time, this tax scheme also known as the preferential tax regime or special tax scheme in Denmark. It applicable to all foreigner who sign their contracts for work in Denmark after 1st of June 1991. When this scheme is first introduce, there is a special tax rate on labor earnings of 30% for a maximum period of up to 3 years (36 months)....   [tags: income, rate, employer]

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Transcendental Meditation : Research Outcomes

- Transcendental Meditation - Research Outcomes Transcendental Meditation is a widely studied form of meditation. More than 250 universities and research institutions have conducted studies in 30 countries throughout the world. There have been 350 peer-reviewed, published scientific studies in more than 150 scientific journals in a broad range of disciplines (Pearson 400). The regular experience of Transcendental Consciousness restores the pathways of the brain to optimal functioning by correcting chemical imbalances which are the source of addictive behavior (Pearson 422)....   [tags: Drug addiction, Addiction, Psychoactive drug]

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Graduation Speech : Senior Year

- Senior year. The year known for its “lasts” of everything and the start of one 's adulthood. It’s also a busy part of life- college applications, college acceptance, graduation, and even get to know what the terminal disease “senioritis” feels like. Senior year is the last year that I will get the chance to cheer on the football team every Friday night, running track every Thursday, as well as seeing my favorite teachers on a day to day basis. This year is my year, the year that is going to change everything that I have ever known....   [tags: High school, English-language films, TheStart]

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I Was An Advanced Child

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My Virtual Child

- My virtual child’s name is Dominic. He is a white male of average height and weight with blonde hair, green eyes and pale skin. Cognitively he seems younger than his chronological age up until sixth grade. Physically Dominic has always seemed older than his chronological age. The first few months of Dominic’s life were rough at times. I decided from the beginning to feed with formula, and I would respond to different types of cries. At three months he would cry after each bottle and have frequent diarrhea, we then decided to switch to a different formula rather than introducing food (My Virtual Child)....   [tags: My Virtual Child Essay]

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A Very Important Time Period For Growth And Development For A Young Child 's Life

- Infancy is a very important time period for growth and development for a young child’s life. The first 12 months are the foundation for the baby’s nutritional health to be established. According to Grodner, Escott-Stump, and Dorner, during the first year, a human infant is expected to triple his or her birth weight and increase its length by 50%. “In addition, after birth, organs such as the kidney and brain continue to develop and mature. In no other period of life do growth and development occur so rapidly” (Grodner, Escott-Stump, & Dorner, 2016, p.200)....   [tags: Breastfeeding, Infant, Milk, Protein]

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Language And Communication And Emotional Development Of Toddlers And Infants

-   INTRODUCTION This paper will examine the language and communication and emotional development of toddlers and infants. The first topic, language and communication is defined as how children grow in motor, and communication by develop thinking skills. A child’s early development of speech should be expected to grow between 6-24 months, when the language areas of the brain develop most rapidly (Bruce, 2010). Language and communication is inspired by the baby’s social learning, the influence of people on the baby’s life....   [tags: Culture, Sociology, Infant, Emotion]

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The Object Permanence Of A Box Or Mr. Potato Head

- In your initial post, you will identify the research question(s) and/or problem(s), the target population and sample (specific group within the target population), the measures (tests, instruments, and/or questionnaires used), and the procedures (how the study was conducted) presented in the article. In regard to the article, the research question is focused on the object permanence in 3 ½ -4 ½ month old infants. Piaget suggested that prior to 9 month, an infant do not search for objects they have observed being hidden....   [tags: Research, Scientific method, Infant, Box]

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Segregation in Equality: Celebrating a Specific Group of People

- In our culture there are many things that people do without question. Some things if deviated from, are very frowned upon and most everyone knows they must follow along to these things. Some examples of this are waving hello and goodbye, shaking hands with someone you’re greeting, and holding the door for the person behind you. In America we also celebrate many holidays that have essentially lost their true meaning. Christmas has been changed from the birth of Jesus Christ to the giving and receiving of gifts, family gathering, advertisements and food....   [tags: holidays, celebrating, equality]

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Benefits Of Early Intervention On Children With Down Syndrome

- The Benefits of Early Intervention on Children with Down syndrome Approximately one in every 691 babies is born with Down syndrome each year, in the United States. Down Syndrome is a chromosomal disorder that is associated with physical growth delays, distinctive facial features as well as mild to severe intellectual disabilities. Early intervention is not a common occurrence for children who have Down syndrome. Much of the time, we associate early intervention with children who obtain different delays and disabilities, such as Autism Spectrum Disorder....   [tags: Child development, Developmental psychology]

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Early Childhood Education Is Important For All Ages

- Developmental Milestones Why is movement important in development. According to Rivkin (2006) “Movement is a basic need of children and supports cooperation in the classroom.” Movement is important for all ages because it promotes healthy lifestyles and cognitive learning. “Exercise or physical activity is especially important because it helps control weight, reduces blood pressure, raises HDL (or "good") cholesterol, reduces the risk of diabetes and some kinds of cancer and improves psychological well-being of a child, according to the American Heart Association” (Castillo, 2012)....   [tags: Developmental psychology, Childhood]

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Delayed Diagnosis of Ventricular Septal Defect (VSD)

- Background: Although ventricular septal defect (VSD) is the most common congenital heart disease, it is usually diagnosed late. The image of the disease is variable; sometimes it is so quit and silent that might even be healed and be improved spontaneously, and in some certain cases if the appropriate, on time and early treatment is not be done, this would lead to irreparable complications even in the early life period such as mortality. This study aimed to study, review and the way of diagnosis process, treatment and follow-up of these patients....   [tags: Health, Diseases]

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Current Treatment Options for Adults with Glioblastoma

- Inro/General Info C3: median survival of 14.6 months from dx with standard tx of surgery, RT and TMZ. TMZ current first-line chemo agent. E5: Gliomas are the most common form of primary brain tumors. Grade IV GBM has an overall survival of 12-15 months. Most tumors are past the point of resection when they are discovered. Therefore, healthcare providers must use “salvage therapy” which typically leads to only a 15-16% 6 month PFS. J10: From the time of recurrence, median survival is 6-8 months. Current Standard of Treatment C3: MGMT expression is correlated with resistance to TMZ, but TMZ will eventually overcome this....   [tags: brain tumors]

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Physician Assisted Suicide : End The Suffering

- Physician-Assisted Suicide: End the Suffering Imagine you have an incurable, inoperable tumor raking havoc on your life. This tumor gives you seizures and leaves you in constant pain. The doctor says you have less than six months to live. Those six months are going to be miserable. You are going to be an immense amount of pain. The control you have of your body will slowly diminish until you have lost all control. You will no longer be able to do simple everyday things by yourself. You will have to rely on the care of others....   [tags: Death, Suicide, Suffering, Euthanasia]

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Year Round Schooling Should Not Be Maintained

- To Change a Tradition While growing up, I attended a traditional school. This is a schooling method many individuals are probably familiar with. A student attends school for nine months out of the year, and then has a three month break during the summer. However, in my immediate hometown surroundings, nearby traditional schools are assessing the idea of transforming into year-round schools. Year round schooling is one subject debated in high schools, middle schools, and elementary schools nationwide....   [tags: High school, School types, Year-round school]

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Speech Loss And Identification Of Hearing Loss

- 1. In Chapter 10 of Children with Disabilities, read Causes of Hearing Loss and Identification of Hearing Loss. a. List and describe the eight causes of hearing loss (3pts each = 24 pts). Genetic Causes - Pre, Peri, and Postnatal - Takes place during gestation, during birth or after birth. Baby is exposed to some type of toxin, such as drugs, bacteria or viruses that causes hearing loss. Drugs used for treatments, or extremely low birth weight. Infections - Infections that take place during the pregnancy, infancy or childhood can all cause hearing loss....   [tags: Hearing impairment, Cochlea, Audiogram]

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The Stages Of Childhood Development

- Stages of childhood development are imperative to the success of child’s health, and physical well-being. The stage of childhood, I have chosen to write about is from birth to the age of two. In this paper, I’ll discuss more in-depth the various changes of intellectual, physical, emotional, and many more key aspects. Along with answering other required key questions. One of the reasons, I selected this stage, was I remember the first time I’ve laid eyes on my children after my wife had given birth....   [tags: Infant, Developmental psychology, Childhood]

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The Infancy Stages Of Development

- Each person’s life consists of normal stages of development; this is known as life span development. This development starts at infancy and continues through death. In each stage of development, each person experiences four types of development; physical, cognitive, social, and personality. Infancy The infancy stage of development begins with the child is born, and continues until about eighteen months. During this stage a lot of growth takes place, especially physical growth. This stage of development coincides with Erikson’s stage of trust vs....   [tags: Erikson's stages of psychosocial development]

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Enhanced Handling and Positioning in Early Infancy Advances Development Throughout the First Year

- The article Enhanced Handling and Positioning in Early Infancy Advances Development Throughout the First Year, by Michele A. Lobo and James C. Galloway explores the effects of advanced handling and positioning in infants. Twenty-eight families with infants born provided informed consent to be in the experiment. The infants had to be born full term, display typical development, and have no medical diagnoses. They were split into control and experimental groups in order to examine the long-term and short-term effects of enhanced caretaker-infant interaction....   [tags: Motor, Development, Babies]

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Factors Affecting The Tourism Industry

- Seasonality is the most important factor in the tourism sector and it is inextricably linked to it. Nowadays, it doesn’t exist a natural region with the perfect climate for tourist that lasts the twelve months of the year (Mieczkowski, 1985). So, that makes seasonality the major issue for the tourism industry. As Butler and Mao (1997) had suggested we can divide seasonality into two categories that are different between them but they had the same consequences. One natural, which is influenced by three important factors: wheatear (for example, the effect that rain has on some beach activities or closed roads because of the snow), climate (hours of daylight and temperature of the destination)...   [tags: Tourism, World Tourism Organization, Time]

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Reflections on Childhood Development

- In Infant development, as newborns progress in their development, many changes occur. Neonates, newborns have preferences already for certain senses such as odor, tastes, sounds, and some visual configuration. However, through infancy a baby develop better senses of hearing, and vision. For example, at birth typically a child’s vision is 20/600 and will not reach 20/20 until age two. They can usually focus on objects or people that are up to 9 inches away and can following a moving finger. Newborns also prefer colored stimuli compared to gray ones, but do not develop full perception of color until they are about four months old....   [tags: childhood development,]

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Maternal Attitudes Towards Breastfeeding and the Feeding Pattern Among Bolivian Residents

- The cross-sectional study was conducted to investigate the relationship between the mothers attitudes and her family towards breastfeeding and the feeding pattern among Bolivian residents. It was found that neither the attitudes of the mothers, grandmothers or the husbands would influence the infants feeding patterns. The mothers wh0 received antenatal education breastfed their child for longer duration. Health education by the hospital personnel was associated with less use of infant formulas.54.2% of the sample felt that breastfeeding is good and 45.6%of the mothers stated that it was very good....   [tags: Health]

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Climate Change Effects Snowfall and Snowmelt in the Northern Rocky Mountains

- Climate change can affect the precipitation of snow and subsequent melting on a global scale in various ways. Increased global temperatures can affect the timing of the seasons, causing a delay in the first snowfall of winter and earlier spring melts. This lengthens the snow-free summer season. Additionally, there can be periods of warm, spring-like weather during winter. This can result in rain instead of snow. Warm periods can also induce premature and unusual melting during the typically cold winter months (Snow and Climate)....   [tags: global warming, environmental issues]

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Effect of Lipid-Based Nutrient Supplements on Child Growth in Senegal

- The objective was to test the hypothesis that a lipid-based nutritional supplement enriched with micronutrients (LNS+MN) would enhance linear growth in rural African young children compared to a paste without micronutrients (LNS). Methods: Senegalese children (n=208) were enrolled at 6 months and assigned to one of the two arms (LNS+MN or LNS) of the double-blind randomized trial. Caregivers were asked to give a 20g daily dose of supplement (108kcal) to their child for a 12-month period. The primary outcome was length....   [tags: child growth, nutritional supplements, senegal]

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America 's Black Eye : The United States Of America

- America’s black eye. The United States of America is known as one of the top countries in the world, but sadly is ranked only 36th in the world on education. This low ranking should be a wake up call that some changes are long over due to our education system. One of the possible improvements to education could be year round schooling. The percentage of year-round school implementation has increased by 544% in the years 1987 to 2003 (Stasticbrain). Year-round schooling has been an ongoing debate for many years with a strong list of pros and cons....   [tags: Year-round school, School, High school, Education]

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Should A Ventilator Be Removed At A Patient 's Request?

- 1. identify the case being discussed a. Should a Ventilator be Removed at a Patient 's Request. 2. which ethical principles/ concepts are relevant to the case (list at least two. Briefly explain each and explain how the principle/ concept is relevant to the case) a. autonomy : autonomy is the right for the patient to actively participate in the medical decisions of their self without it being dictated or controlled by others. This patient although severely ill is deemed competent by the physician....   [tags: Patient, Physician, Palliative care]

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Toys and Activities for Babies

- Toys and Activities for Babies Children in general need to be safe and in addition to that their toys need to match their ages, especially their stages of development as well as their abilities. A lot of those safe further more appropriate playing materials for the children are free items which are typically found at home. There are those playing material which can be used in one way or the other by the children of various age groups. these could be playing materials such as plastic bowls, Cardboard boxes, lids, a collection of plastic, bottle caps, in addition to other treasures....   [tags: children, safety, rattles, large rings, dolls]

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Factors That Affect The Number Of Records

- I tested if expanding the number of records would alter the sample pulled and (as we expected) it did. So that is not an option. However, I may have come up with an interesting way to use the stratum of the entire population before we have the entire population. I wanted to run it past you and see what you think. First off, attached is a spreadsheet outlining what would happen. It is a very simplified version with only 2 stratum, but it illustrates the theory. Here are the steps I am thinking about....   [tags: Sampling, Sample size, Randomness, Replacements]

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The Psychology Of Cognition And Cognitive Development

- Introduction The study of the ways in which people affect, and are affected by others, is known as social psychology; a primary means by which people affect one another is through the medium of Communication (Kruglanski and Higgins, 2007). At the heart of communication is the idea of shared meanings between one, or more people, however, communication is not simply a case of exchanging words; through the process of communication we create meanings and an understanding of what words and behaviours represent or imply (Ramaraju, 2012)....   [tags: Language acquisition, Noam Chomsky, Linguistics]

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The Efficacy And Safety Of Cnto 148

- According to (2013a), the official title for this report is A Phase 2, Multicenter, Randomized, Double-Blind, Placebo-controlled, Parallel-group, Dose-ranging Study Evaluating the Efficacy and Safety of CNTO 148 Administered Subcutaneously in Symptomatic Subjects with Severe Persistent Asthma. The purpose of this study is to assess if the CNTO 148 (golimumab) drug administered via injection had a profound effect in treating patients suffering from severe persistent asthma and to ascertain if it was safe....   [tags: Asthma, Peak flow meter]

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Child Observation During The Lifespan Development Class

- On October 5, 2016 baby Lewis came into classroom 1143 for the child observation in the Lifespan-Development class. Lewis is 4 months old and he came in with his mother. Lewis is a male and is the youngest son of three children. During Lewis’ prenatal development his mother said that the first doctor’s appointment she had for him was at about 8 weeks, she also had an informal ultrasound done by one of her friends. From weeks twenty to thirty-six there were multiple ultrasounds done by the doctor because Lewis’s mother had a low lying placenta which could have caused some issues during the actual birthing process....   [tags: Jean Piaget, Child development, Pregnancy]

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Early Intervention and Newborn Hearing Loss

- Recently in the United States, there has been a drive at both the state and national level to provide universal screening for newborns to detect hearing loss. Although the idea of a universal screening in newborns is a new phenomenon, research has examined the impact of early intervention and screening for children with hearing loss. “Most professionals in the field feel strongly that early identification of hearing loss and early implementation of intervention enhances the child’s social, communicative, and academic development” (Calderon, 1998, p....   [tags: Health]

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Can You Get Pregnant While Breastfeeding?

- Many mothers believe that they will not get pregnant while exclusively breastfeeding their babies. This practice is called the Lactational Amerrorhea Method (LAM) of birth control because women who breastfeed exclusively usually do not menstruate after childbirth. This results in natural infertility. However, many mothers are confused about fertility and breastfeeding because of conflicting information they receive. These include myths like breastfeeding is an unreliable method of preventing pregnancy and breastfeeding will prevent pregnancies no matter how frequently they breastfeed or even if their period has resumed....   [tags: anatomy, lactational amerrorhea]

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Child Development: Prenatal and Neonatal Development

- ... According to the materials learnt from the course, during the first stage of trimesters, the first 3 months of pregnancy, even though there is no significant change on the mother’s body shape, mothers begin to feel the symptom of pregnancy, just as the interviewee mentioned, feeling morning sickness and easily forgetting things. During the fetus stage, fetus begins to perform movement during 12 to 16 weeks (Levine & Munsch, 2013). However, comparing to the course material, the first time the interviewee felt her fetus interact with her was 19 weeks....   [tags: newborn, parents, sleeping, eating]

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