Tanya Remer Altmann, M.D., author of Mommy Calls: Dr. Tanya Answers Parents' Top 101 Questions About Babies and Toddlers and the American Academy of Pediatrics’ Caring For Your Baby and Young Child, Birth to Age 5, sheds light on caring for kids during cold and flu season.Read Full Story
Do you cringe when your four-year-old asks for a pull-up or, worse, has an accident in public because you didn’t put a pull-up on her? Whether you don’t want to push the issue or your child simply doesn’t want to drop the diapers, potty training is a crucial step in your child’s development. We talked with Dr. Baruch Kushnir, creator of the children’s DVD The Magic Bowl: Potty Training Made Easy, about the negative health consequences of late potty training.Read Full Story
The all-American hot dog, a healthy bunch of grapes, cheesy popcorn and crunchy nuts may be kid-friendly favorites, but these seemingly benign foods put your kids at risk for choking. According to the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP), choking is a leading cause of death of children, especially those three-years-old and younger. Here are the top foods that choke children, tips to prevent choking and information on a new policy statement from the AAP calling for warning labels on high risk foods.Read Full Story
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