Child and Family
“If it has wheels, a child should wear a helmet.”
While it’s something you may not see on your official back-to-school checklist, an annual physical exam may be the most important step in ensuring a healthy, successful start to the school year.
It’s a common problem that kids (and honestly parents, too) don’t like to talk about. But constipation can be a big issue with no easy answer.
While fireworks often bring neighborhoods and families together, and stands where they are sold serve as fundraisers for schools and local groups, consumer fireworks can be extremely dangerous for children. That’s why the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) discourages families from purchasing and using them.
With summer approaching, swimming can be a great way to have fun and beat the heat. But while it’s lots of fun, swimming can also be dangerous. Taking the right precautions can help keep you safe and cool in the summer sun.
The loss of a friend, a sibling or a parent in childhood can be very difficult for everyone involved. So how can you help a child cope with their grief?
How can you help keep your kids safe from mosquitoes, ticks and spiders, and what symptoms should you look for in the event that your child has an insect bite?
As a pediatrician, Dr. Elizabeth Walenz often sees how reading to children helps with language development and helping kids succeed in school. Now, there is yet another reason for you to cuddle up with your kid and a few good books.
Dr. Emily Bendlin answers a question she hears from time to time. When is it ok to leave my child alone at home?
Pediatrician Dr. Emily Bendlin talks about 3 optional medications offered to each newborn: Vitamin K injection, Hepatitis B vaccine and Erythromycin eye drops and the protection they provide your baby.(VIDEO)