Parents have instincts and doctors have techniques, but early detection of autism is tricky. Here’s what you should know.
Kid’s Health & Safety
Early intervention may make all the difference in your child’s treatment.
Taking care of yourself during pregnancy is the best thing you can do for the infant on the way!
What you can do to help your baby avoid the infection.
Cold and flu season’s upon us! Get some tips on keeping kids comfortable at home.
The weather may not be all that frightful outside just yet … but just you wait! Be ready to dress the kids warmly.
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.