Every year, about 3,500 U.S. babies die suddenly and unexpectedly, according to the CDC. Of those, almost 75 percent are attributed to either accidental strangulation or suffocation in bed or SIDS.
We all want our children to strive for greatness. But, what happens when your child’s quest for perfection becomes all-consuming? Get tips for finding a balance and help them to learn that its ok to not be perfect in everything.
Between colds, ear infections and stomach viruses, many parents feel like their young kids are always sick. Then they have decisions to make. Is the child contagious? Should they visit the doctor?
An interview with Susan Cluett, UVA Children’s Fitness Clinic program director, about the importance of recess and exercise during the school day and what happens when school-aged kids don’t get enough exercise.
Susan Cluett, nurse practitioner at UVA's Children's Fitness Clinic, talks about ways to stop or reverse Type 2 diabetes through their program based on portion control, exercise, and behavioral modification.
What is your parenting style? Are you helping your child learn good decision-making? Get tips on how to help your child become an independent, healthy adult.
Limb length discrepancy, a condition where kids have one leg shorter than the other, often starts out very subtly. But more dramatic differences, an inch or more, can cause a significant limp and throw off the body's dynamics.
Leigh B. Grossman, MD, contributed this guest post. She specializes in pediatric infectious disease and is the editor of a new book, “A Parent’s Survival Guide to Daycare Infections,” that is now available in bookstores and online.
Razor blades in apples? Poisoned candy? Probably not going to happen. But you still need to think about costume and pedestrian safety, as well as when your kids are old enough to trick-or-treat on their own.
Birth rates for women ages 15-19 years are at a historic low, according to the CDC. But U.S. teen pregnancy rates are still higher than other western industrialized nations.