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  • We as a society are questioning fevers in children. Should we treat them, or should we leave them alone? Should we give them medication to bring it down, or should we got to the hospital? The question we should be asking is if fevers are dangerous at all, and if we should be doing anything.

    Questioning Fevers in Children

    Questioning Fevers in Children

    by Victoria Van Ness2

  • Caring for a baby is hard work—but caring for a baby with a cold can be scary! Arm yourself with the knowledge you need to make your little one feel more comfortable.

    How to Take Care of an Infant With a Cold

    How to Take Care of an Infant With a Cold

    by Sue B.7

  • Febrile seizures remain the most common seizure disorder in children. It's a frightening experience, but properly educating yourself will help you stay calm so you can provide your child with the necessary first aid.

    Does Your Child Get Fever Fits?

    Does Your Child Get Fever Fits?

    by Mea Herera0

  • Understanding seizures in young children can help you better recognize and assist a child having a seizure. This article will provide you with options for mitigating the seizures, or preventing them from happening in the first place.

    Understanding Seizures in Young Children

    Understanding Seizures in Young Children

    by Victoria Van Ness2

  • Diaper rash is one of the most common ailments in infants. Most forms are easily treated with lotions available from the drugstore. But there are more severe conditions which may need medical attention. This article explains how to recognize the problem and what to do if your baby is suffering.

    What to Do About Diaper Rash (Nappy Rash)

    What to Do About Diaper Rash (Nappy Rash)

    by Amanda Littlejohn2

  • When your child gets a red rash on their skin, and they are uncomfortable or itchy, it's hard to know what to do to make them feel better. Unfortunately, many parents don't know exactly what to do and turn to harmful treatments in order to get rid of the eczema. Read here to find out more.

    How to Handle Eczema in Children

    How to Handle Eczema in Children

    by Victoria Van Ness4

  • Wearing a helmet can correct a flat head if it's started early. My son's experience was marked by frustrations with doctors and insurance, but overall, we are glad we pursued this therapy.

    Helmet Therapy for Babies: My Son's Story

    Helmet Therapy for Babies: My Son's Story

    by Kim Maravich4

  • Laryngomalacia is a fairly common problem in infants and can sometimes cause serious problems. Read about our journey with complicated laryngomalacia, and the causes and treatments for this disorder.

    Laryngomalacia in Infants and Children

    Laryngomalacia in Infants and Children

    by Leah Lefler15

  • While tonsillectomies are relatively common, the recovery is grueling and longer than many parents expect it to be. What to expect after a tonsillectomy in children.

    Helping a Child Recover From a Tonsillectomy

    Helping a Child Recover From a Tonsillectomy

    by Leah Lefler20

  • This article will help you with how to protect your children from lice by offering suggestions for prevention and providing home remedies for getting rid of it altogether. I've also tried to help by explaining some of its history and trying to answer all of your lice questions.

    How to Protect Your Children From Lice

    How to Protect Your Children From Lice

    by Victoria Van Ness4

  • The eustachian tubes maintain equal air pressure on each side of the eardrum and drain fluid from the middle ear. They can cause a plugged ear and hearing problems if they malfunction.

    What Are Eustachian Tubes and Plugged Ears?

    What Are Eustachian Tubes and Plugged Ears?

    by Linda Crampton26

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