The weather may not be all that frightful outside just yet … but just you wait! Be ready to dress the kids warmly.
Kid’s Health & Safety
Build your child’s constitution with fruits, vegetables, sleep and exercise.
The schedule of recommended immunizations for kids ages 0 – 6 can overwhelm new parents — that’s a lot of doctor appointments!
Back-to-school means routines and earlier bedtimes, but that’s not always as easy as it sounds. Sarah Flora, M.D., with St. Elizabeth Physicians in Alexandria, offers tips for common sleep woes and tells how to establish a solid sleep routine.
Right along with long and lazy days come sunburns, bug bites, and itching and scratching. Hit the kitchen pantry for home remedies recommended by the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) and everydayhealth.com to cure and fend off minor boo-boos — but be smart! If symptoms don’t improve, or seem to get worse, call your pediatrician.
School’s out, kids are playing hard, and suddenly there’s an accident. The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission says summer is the most likely time for a child to get injured. Here’s what to expect at the emergency room.
Summer time means water time and parents will need to be extra vigilant of little ones around bodies of water, large or small.
Will your doctor take a call from you in the middle of the night if you need her? Will she listen to your every concern?
A new study shows that if you give preschoolers smaller portions of their main dish at lunchtime, they’ll eat more fruit and vegetables on the side.
Parents have grown lax about booster seats when carpooling, a new study shows. WHAT ABOUT YOU?