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Child Life Specialist Maple Valley WA

See below for child life specialists in Maple Valley who provide psychological preparation for surgeries, medical procedures support, sibling support, emergency room interventions, pain management, child health care, mental trauma therapy, child stress reduction and more, as well as advice and content on early childhood.

Dr. Connie Lynne Corcoran
(303) 695-7667
17700 SE 272nd St
Covington, WA
Specialty
Pediatrics

Dr. Andrew Armstrong West
(253) 639-8255
17700 SE 272nd St
Covington, WA
Specialty
Pediatrics

Digestive Health Specialists
(253) 841-3933
17700 Southeast 272nd Street
Kent, WA
 
James Michael Morton, MD
(253) 639-8181
17700 Se 277nd Street
Kent, WA
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Nc At Chapel Hill Sch Of Med, Chapel Hill Nc 27599
Graduation Year: 1967

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Valley Internal Medicine
(425) 251-5110
16850 Southeast 272nd Street
Kent, WA
 
Cheryl Tan Jacobson, MD
(206) 859-6800
17700 SE 272nd St
Kent, WA
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Loma Linda Univ Sch Of Med, Loma Linda Ca 92350
Graduation Year: 1985

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Mary Megan O'Rourke, MD
17700 SE 272nd St
Kent, WA
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: St Louis Univ Sch Of Med, St Louis Mo 63104
Graduation Year: 1998

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Andrew Armstrong West, MD
(253) 639-8255
17700 SE 272nd St
Covington, WA
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Va Sch Of Med, Charlottesville Va 22908
Graduation Year: 1993

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Gayathri H Rao, MD, MBBS, FAAP
(253) 639-8398
17700 SE 272nd St
Covington, WA
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
Male
Education
Graduation Year: 1994

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Morton J Michael MD
(253) 372-7155
17700 Southeast 272nd Street
Kent, WA
 
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Learn On Potty Train Your Child in One Day

How to potty train your child in one day

By GreatDad Writers

The Potty Trainer

A lot of attention has been given to the potty training in a day method. It is appealing to many parents since it appears to be easy and not drawn out. Supporters of this method contend that if a child is ready to be trained, it is less confusing if you spend an entire day on the process. The method that is usually described is very specific. The training is supposed to take place in a room with easily cleaned floors, usually the kitchen. Drinks, snacks, and candies are provided. This approach avoids inconsistent instruction by the parents since they are not supposed to be disrupted by other daily activities. Only one parent should do the instruction. The child is usually naked or lightly dressed with loose clothing so quick placement on the potty is possible. Spending considerable time on the potty is required, and the child may need to be entertained and coached in order to stay there.

Potty Monkey

The instruction is all inclusive. The child is taught how to remove the clothes, use the potty and empty the potty, flush and replace the clothing. Staying on or near the potty will show the child he can go in the potty and be rewarded. As long as the parents are encouraging and diligent, the child may not view it as a forceful process. However, the classical teaching of this method included scolding and gentle discipline. Rewards are provided usually in the form of treats or stickers. The 5-10 hour method can be very effective if parents choose a time when the child wants to please their parents and if the child is truly ready to potty train.

Several child specialists have spoken openly against this method. It is sometimes viewed as an intensive program that gives parents unrealistic expectations. It is also perceived as a process that does not allow children any input to the process. Those against this approach contend that if the child is not �ready� then this intensive instruction will be detrimental to normal parent-child relationships. Opponents say this technique teaches kids to only go on command and not learn the correct process for themselves. Furthermore, they believe these children may actually take longer to train because they become resistant to forceful instruction.

On the other hand, this was a very common technique that was used when cloth diapers were commonplace. Parents were loving but motivated. Success was common and some flexibili...

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