Your child has a bad cold that won’t go away. She sprained her ankle. He’s having an asthma attack. Head to the emergency room? Not necessarily.
It’s not always easy for a firstborn toddler or preschooler to accept a new baby who makes lots of noise and seemingly steals all his mommy and daddy time. But there are ways you can help make the transition a little smoother and help your firstborn understand that there is plenty of love and attention to go around.
Every year, 1 million babies around the world – and 40,000 babies in the United States – are born with some type of heart defect, making congenital heart disease (CHD) the most common type of birth defect in children.
Every year, 1 million babies around the world — and 40,000 babies in the United States — are born with some type of heart defect, making congenital heart disease (CHD) the most common type of birth defect in children.
Congenital (present at birth) Heart Disease (CHD) affects 1 in every 100 children. Although CHD is the most common birth defect, the majority of children don't experience significant heart problems. However, there are some very common symptoms that often cause parents to worry.
The movies are not the safest place to escape anymore, according to a new study in the journal Pediatrics.
Any parent of a child involved in organized sports will tell you about the rigorous schedules of practices and games, the emotional highs and disappointing lows. But what parents might not know about is the risk of overuse injuries.
The American Academy of Pediatrics, along with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, have new guidelines for pediatricians about using antibiotics to treat infections, with the goal of reducing unnecessary prescriptions and the spread of antibiotic resistance.
Getting more exercise is one of the most common New Year’s resolutions. For today’s youth, it could not be more important. More than 15 percent of all American school children are overweight or obese.
When your child has a food allergy, it can make the holiday a bit more stressful. You want to be able to offer your child fun and delicious options while still keeping him safe.