Wellness - General Health | 0-18 yrs

Habits That Hurt Your Toddler's Health

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As a parent, you should keep in mind that with each passing day, your toddler will pick up habits that will either please you or annoy you.

Habits are usually born out of your toddler’s attempts to fight boredom and fatigue. Childhood habits disappear over time but some, like binge eating and nail biting, might be harmful for your child’s health.

So, how do you deal with such habits in your toddler? This ClipBook is a compilation of tips and ways that will help you deal with the same.

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