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.
Kid’s Health & Safety
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?
Lots to know with your sweet lil’ bundle. Here are 5 fast tips going forward! 1. You may think he’s smiling at 3 weeks of age, but those rewards won’t actually happen until about the 6-week mark say pediatricians. A baby’s lips may curl upward momentarily … but up until 6 weeks, it’s probably… Read more »
Don’t be blasé about making your child’s first dental appointment — read on to learn why.
Flu season is still in full swing, so arm yourself with a few facts from John Bruns, M.D., of Queen City Physicians to keep you and yours healthy! CF: What’s the main reason children end up hospitalized for the flu, and how can a parent prevent that from happening? JB: Influenza is a respiratory illness…. Read more »