Childrens Health

Two-thirds of U.S. parents with young children say it's difficult to find a childcare or preschool facility that meets their health and safety standards, new survey results show. Researchers questioned more than 300 parents nationwide who had at least one...
Mass slayings, like the church shooting in Texas Sunday that left at least 26 dead, are hard enough for adults to comprehend. For children, these tragedies can make the world seem like a terrifying place. In the wake of such...
State laws aimed at curbing an alarming rise in concussions among student athletes appear to be working. Since 2014, all 50 states and the District of Columbia have passed laws to protect young athletes against traumatic brain injury (TBI). Washington...
Right about now, you’re getting the kids ready for going back to school, in all its glory. You’re shopping for school supplies, meeting new teachers, and getting them updated on important shots. While you may be already considering the...
Today, children have many pressures that they have to juggle in life. They must deal with their changing bodies, balance the stress of school, and still find acceptance with their peers. If they face problems with obesity as well,...
After a baby celebrates its first birthday, parents typically will schedule an annual visit with their doctor for the sole purpose of monitoring their baby's growth. Babies are weighed and measured, and then those statistics are compared to a chart to see how they...
What kind of pacifier should I buy? Find pacifiers with a shape your child likes. You may have to experiment a bit before you find something that works. Choose a sturdy one-piece type with a soft nipple and ventilation holes...
Colds and childcare are topics that parents have struggled with throughout history. The common cold (also known as an upper respiratory infection) is caused by a virus. Trouble is, there are at least 200 different known viruses, with new...
A theme park may seem like the most family-friendly vacation destination, but that's not always the case. Along with the rides, attractions, and cartoon characters come to life, you and your child might well encounter long lines, high temperatures,...
We never thought about toy safety when you found the toy treasures in childhood, however, we remember these treasures all our lives. This is one reason to choose your child's toys with care; the other is safety. Consider these guidelines...
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