Do you ever have questions about cough and cold medicines in children? The AAP has strict guidelines about this very topic.
The holidays are a great time to travel. Who doesn’t love a trip to see family or friends? Still, travel with kids takes some preplanning.
Here are some tips to help you have a safe and pleasant trip WITH the kids!
Ever wonder which medication to reach for with your child? Should you use Children’s Tylenol or Children’s Motrin? Both are wonderful medications and very useful, but which is right for your child? The answer is that it depends…
Please read my article in the Tidewater Family Plus Magazine to get the answer:
Children often complain that their legs hurt. This occurs especially after a busy day with lots of walking or running. How can a parent know when it’s just normal “growing pain” or when they should worry and consult their pediatric healthcare provider?
In this month’s Tidewater family plus magazine article, I discuss what growing pains are, what causes them, who this affects, what helps (including certain foods), and when you should be concerned.
Here’s the link to learn more: https://www.tidewaterfamily.com/health/q-and-a-about-growing-pains
Sometimes your child is placed on an antibiotic. Maybe it’s for an ear infection, a sinus infection, or a urinary tract infection. Perhaps you have questions about antibiotics and the side effects…
Take a look at this month’s Tidewater Family Article: https://www.tidewaterfamily.com/health/q-and-a-about-antibiotics
If you are a parent, you’ve been there. You are trying to get something done and your toddler absolutely starts to lose their mind and melts down. It annoys you, for sure. Could it be prevented? With a few simple tips, you too can avoid the toddler meltdown. How?
Take a look at this month’s Tidewater Family Plus Magazine article: https://www.tidewaterfamily.com/health/avoiding-toddler-meltdowns
Swimmer’s ear is a common issue in kids during the summer. It causes a great deal of pain and can be easily treated with prescription ear drops. What is even easier is to prevent swimmer’s ear in your child.
Pacifiers are very beneficial for infants (and parents), but there comes a time when it’s time to ditcth that passie. When, you ask? Well, take a look at this month’s Tidewater Family article to find out: https://www.tidewaterfamily.com/health/time-to-ditch-the-pacifier
Urinary tract infections are common in childhood. How can you, as a parent, recognize them in your child? What symptoms should you look for? How are they treated?
These questions and more are answered in this month’s article: https://www.tidewaterfamily.com/health/does-your-child-have-a-uti
Many children are afraid of unfamiliar places, especially when it comes to going to the doctor’s office. They may remember getting vaccines or have heard stories about “shots”. They may not remember the last visit, and just feel anxious about the unknown. There are many things that you, as a parent, can do to help prepare them for the visit, thus calming them. Your preparation will pay off with a smooth visit to the doctor.
Read this month’s article on prepping for the doctor’s visit at Tidewater Family Plus: https://www.tidewaterfamily.com/health/prepping-for-the-doctors-visit