Childrens Health

Many parents face an eternal struggle when it comes to feeding their child--the struggle between feeding their child something they will actually eat, and feeding their child something that is actually healthy for them. Luckily, with a little research one can...
  Is a vegetarian diet healthy for children? Experts are still debating that question. Some say a vegetarian diet is fine for kids (in fact, the American Dietetic Association endorses vegetarian diets for all ages). Others worry that limiting their choice...
Lynn White, an assistant professor of research at Northeast Ohio University's College of Medicine, recently got a surprise when she tried to pick up her son's middle-school backpack. The pack didn't look unusually full, but it weighed somewhere in...
{"autoplay":true} Parents monitor what their kinds eat and drink on a daily basis to make sure they are getting the most nutrition possible to help their little bodies grow. The two things that parents watch out for the most are...
When starting the process of choosing the right babysitter start with someone old enough to do the job. According to the American Red Cross, parents should not choose someone younger than 11. The authors of What to Expect the...
Little kids love dogs. Even babies want to crawl on the furry member of the family. Unfortunately, the warm feelings aren't always mutual. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), about 400,000 kids in the United...
Most women strive for a healthy birth and baby by eating healthily and staying active, but there are some factors that aren’t solely in her control— such as the environment and pollution.  A new study published in the journal Environmental...
The houseplant in the living room, the medicines in the bathroom, the cleaners in the kitchen -- just about every room in the house can contain a poison. Do you know which common household items could endanger your child's...
The biggest shortfall in most Americans' diets isn't vitamins or minerals. It's fiber. Experts say adult women should get 25 grams a day while men should get 38 grams. Yet we average a paltry 15 grams. Our kids aren't doing...
How do I know if my baby has a cold? A cold is just the common name for an infection of the respiratory system caused by a virus. In other words, if your baby is sniffling, stuffed up, or sneezing...
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