First Aid at Home

Safety First They say an ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure. That means the most important thing you can do for injuries is to prevent them. I’ve written many times about safety and ...

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Oh No, My Child Has Lice!

Your child has head lice, now what? As a parent, I can tell you that lice is one of the most annoying aspects of having children. Yes, disease and death are a parent’s worst nightmare, but lice ...

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Your Baby’s First Few Weeks

Your baby’s first few weeks of life are a whirlwind. I previously wrote about what to expect in the first few days after birth in hopes that new parents will feel more confident about bringing ...

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Diaper Rash Basics

If there is one thing all parents can agree on, it’s that babies go through a lot of diapers. Newborns will have 8-10 wet diapers per day and breastfed babies will have a poop with just about ...

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8 Things to Know for Starting Solids

Every 4 month well child check includes the same conversation; when is it time to start solid foods? There is no one answer to this question and the answers, at least some of them, have changed ...

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To Tamiflu or not to Tamiflu

During cold and flu season, there are several medical treatments that are hotly contested. Most commonly, it is whether or not to get a flu vaccine. A close second is whether or not to give ...

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