Germs are found in all kinds of places, and not all germs are bad. What are the germs to avoid and where do they hide?
If you’ve ever heard a seal pup barking, you know the telltale sound of croup. Croup is a respiratory infection that affects children mainly during the fall and winter months.
You can give kids a strong start to their day with a simple, nutritious breakfast — and the rewards are great. A healthy first meal gives kids energy and balanced nutrition. Research shows that eating a good breakfast may help with thinking, memory, academic performance, attendance and mood.
What do you do when your kid refuses to take their medicine? Our expert offers top tips to try.
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How to identify, treat and protect your child against head lice. (No, you’re not lazy and no, you can’t blame the dog.)
Neonatal jaundice is not preventable, but it isn’t always a cause for concern. Know the difference between mild cases and severe cases that require a doctor’s attention.
Sunday is Father’s Day, a time when many dads will be treated like kings – and rightfully so! A healthy and positive father-child relationship provides countless benefits for kids of all ages, from babies to teenagers.
The pressure to potty train can be intense. Your child’s day care or preschool has set a deadline. You want to keep up with others in playgroup. And, honestly, you can’t wait to ditch that diaper bag. But don’t let external factors like these push you, says pediatric urologist Jeffrey Donohoe, MD. “So many parents … Read More
“But, honey, you’re pretty just the way you are.” Let’s face it: Even a parent’s sincere compliment can’t always dull the allure of lip-gloss and eye shadow. Interest in makeup tends to rise in middle school, but there’s no right or wrong age to start wearing it. “Have an open discussion about makeup as soon … Read More
Here’s the best way to take care of your child’s eczema. Our pediatric dermatologist offers advice.