Are chlorinated pools safe for my baby?
It’s hard to find anything better on a hot and humid summer day than taking a dip at the local swimming pool. And while your older children will likely swim until their fingertips resemble prunes, just how safe is that chlorinated pool water for your baby? The chlorine conundrum Though less harsh...
Have all your moments in the sun be safe
Even after a mild winter, the warmth of the sun’s rays draws you and your family out of the house. It’s so easy to bolt outside for a game of catch or fun on the swing set. In the excitement, you forget about sun safety. According to the American Academy of Pediatrics,...
How to manage cold & flu season
Cough, cough, cough. Sniffle, sniffle, sniffle.
Those congested sounds – and other much worse ones – are the tell-tale signs that it’s cold and flu season. So, it’s a good time to remember how to help your family fend off the aches, pains and yucks.
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Get the straight poop on poop
Parenting makes you worry about things you didn’t even consider before. Like poop. Not just poop in general, but its frequency, size and color. But here’s the scoop on poop: Most of the time you don’t have to be concerned. Like adults, children have different patterns of bowel movements. Some may go...
One of the area’s largest pediatric practices launches new brand and website
Suburban Pediatric Associates announced the launch of a refreshed brand and a new comprehensive website which will help emphasize the organization’s commitment of working with families to improve the health of children and young adults. The 40-year-old practice has locations in Mason, Forest Park and Liberty Township, serving more than 18,000 patients....
Use pain relievers the right way to reduce fever
We’ve heard “Feed a cold, starve a fever” for as long as we can remember. But following that traditional saying isn’t the best advice to reduce your child’s temperature. Fevers – especially a child’s first one – can cause worry and anxiety in parents. It’s important to remember that fever is common...