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Behavioural problems in my child

Behavioural problems in my child

Posted by: Vidya

This is regarding my daughter who is 2.5 yrs old behavioural problems. She has has history of colic and allergies during her infancy. Now alleviated. She is extremely stubborn, defiant and cannot hear a ‘No’. She is very persistent and cannot be distracted. She is a fussy eater and extremely active; she needs minimal sleep. She has been going to a preschool since 18 months and very extrovert, loves the company of children. She is a very poor sleeper but has improved now.
Wondering if there are remedies to improve her temperament. Sometimes it gets very difficult to handle and goes out of control. We have tried to explain to her, given her incentives but nothing works. Kindly guide.

Good homeopathic treatment will definitely help your daughter to a great extent. Children respond very well to homeopathy. Find a good classical homeopath who will take a detailed case history. Not only good remedy selection but proper case management is essential.
It might help to read some good books dealing with such problems. One such book that comes to mind is ‘The Discipline Miracle’ by Dr. Linda Pearson. The book has good techniques and suitable situational solutions which work well with kids. Very often, we as parents, handle disciplining wrong which worsens the situation. Good luck and may you find much joy in your child!

Dr. Firuzi Mehta

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Firuzi Mehta

Dr. Firuzi Mehta qualified in homeopathic medicine in 1997 and then completed her HMD from the British Institute of Homoeopathy, London. In 1998, she also attended an Introductory Course in Anthroposophic Medicine and Iscador Therapy for Cancer at the Lukas Klinik in Arlesheim, Switzerland now known as Klinik Arleshim. After working for over 5 years with an eminent homeopath in Mumbai, to gain work-experience, she started her own practice in 2001. She reviews homeopathic books as and when the opportunity arises and firmly believes that one's knowledge is always incomplete and needs to grow. She is currently enrolled with—and studying for—the 2 year E-Learning Programme offered by Prof. George Vithoulkas' International Academy of Classical Homeopathy.

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