Spring Sneezes and Wheezes

As parents, we all look forward to spring. In some parts of the country, it may seem to stretch out forever, with remnants of winter and cold rain intruding regularly. Nonetheless, the return of spring flowers, blooming shrubs and trees, and green leaves and grass is...

The Choking Child

For parents, the prospect of a truly choking infant or toddler is very distressing indeed. Those of us who have such an experience never forget it. All babies “swallow wrong” from time to time and sometimes appear to be choking but quickly clear their airway by...