To sleep or to cosleep: That is the question. And seemingly everyone — from grandma to your mailman — has an answer they swear by. The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) has repeatedly warned against bed-sharing, a popular type of cosleeping where the baby is in bed with you. Yet lots of parents still do … Read More
How can you help a kid with a fear of needles stay calm when it comes time for vaccines? Start by staying calm yourself, avoiding certain harsh words and explaining how shots keep them healthy.
It only takes 2 inches of water for an infant or toddler to drown. The American Academy of Pediatrics recently issued updated guidelines in an effort to prevent more childhood drownings.
Riding bikes with your children makes for some great summer fun. But before you hit the road, be sure to learn these important safety tips.
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Baby-led weaning is a (messy) approach to introducing solid foods that skips the spoon-fed purees and introduces babies to whole foods first. A pediatrician offers up tips for starting baby-led weaning.
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
Spanking has been linked to behavioral and emotional problems in kids — and it doesn’t work as a disciplinary technique, according to new recommendations from the American Academy of Pediatrics. Here are some disciplinary tactics that do work.
Bath time can be fun, but a pediatrician offers a few words of caution about toys, sponges, bubbles and slippery surfaces.
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.”
Know a little one who refuses to cooperate? Take a deep breath and read these pediatrician-approved tips for better parent-child communication and collaboration.