Window Blind Danger Continues

Window blind danger continues in the news. Young children can easily become tangled in window blind cords. They often cannot free themselves. The American Academy of Pediatrics reports that more than 600 young children are treated in U.S. emergency departments each...

Add Fish to A Child’s Weekly Diet

Researchers at the university of Pennsylvania recommend that parents add fish to a child’s weekly diet. The study shows that children who had fish in their diet for at least one time a week scored higher on IQ tests and had better sleep than children who had...

Caution: Magnetic Balls from Desk Toys

Young children may swallow the small magnetic balls found in many popular desk toys. Young children may swallow the small magnetic balls found in many popular desk toys. They may not choke the child, but they can cause serious health issues. If magnets get into the...

Be Ready with an Infant Flu Shot

Get an infant flu shot as soon as possible. Please know that a flu shot for an expectant mother can protect a baby under 6 months from this very contagious illness. I recommend getting the seasonal flu shot as soon as they come out. The flu shot is generally available...
Common Child Allergies

Common Child Allergies

Common child allergies often include a cough or sneeze, watery eyes, and a runny nose. But a child could also have red, itchy skin or even a wheeze. An allergy occurs when is a body encounters something it doesn’t like and objects to having it around. Common child...