A baby’s first visit to the dentist isn’t just the exam, cleaning and fluoride application. It’s also for the parents to get a crash course in preventing cavities.
Childhood obesity can set a child up for a lifetime of weight and health challenges. But you can help by being a good role model and taking these other simple but important steps.
If you child has a cold or allergies, you might have to step in and help them clear their stuffy nose. Follow these snot-removal suggestions from a pediatrician
Some childhood aggression is normal. But what do you do when your kid’s behavior is getting out of hand? A pediatric psychologist shares six tips for parents struggling with a child’s “anger issues.”
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Sometimes you just know your child should stay home sick. But often it’s difficult to make the call. Get a pediatrician’s advice on common symptoms that may sideline your child.
Kids of all ages spend a lot of time glued to their screens these days. Get some tips on how to encourage them to love the outdoors, despite the lure of technology.
If your child is an athlete going through a growth spurt, an ache at the bottom of the kneecap might mean Sinding-Larsen-Johansson syndrome. Here’s what you need to know.
Many parents have likely given their child a device or screen to entertain or occupy them, but some estimates suggest kids are watching 5-7 hours of screen time each day.
Find the truth about questions that pique your curiosity in our series, “The Short Answer.” Registered dietitian Jennifer Willoughby, RD, answers this one about grocery shopping for your family.
Your child should never leave the house without a hat in bitterly cold weather. Children, especially younger children, can lose a third of their body heat through their heads when they’re outside, so make sure they are properly dressed.