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.
Having a sick baby is worrisome but parents can get prepared for this years flu season with this ultimate guide. Find expert advice and get all of your questions about the baby flu answered right here.
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.
Does your child have brachycephaly or plagiocephaly? Or have you noticed that your child's head is not quite round? Learn what these terms mean, and what you can do to correct this condition.
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.
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.
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.
Know what to expect when a 24-hour pH/impedance probe monitoring study is ordered for your child to verify the presence of acid reflux and to determine the severity of any GERD that is present.
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.
Provides overview of pediatric fibromyalgia with up-to-date knowledge of contributing characteristics, causes, associated conditions, and triggers. Emphasizes the importance of coping techniques.
Choosing whether or not to implement ADHD medication in your child’s treatment plan is one of the hardest decisions parents of children with ADHD have to make. You know this decision will have a large impact on your child’s life and you just want to do what’s going help your child be successful.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.