Diaper rash is one of the most common ailments in infants. Most forms are easily treated with lotions available from the drugstore. But there are more severe conditions which may need medical attention. This article explains how to recognize the problem and what to do if your baby is suffering.
Febrile seizures remain the most common seizure disorder in children. It's a frightening experience, but properly educating yourself will help you stay calm so you can provide your child with the necessary first aid.
It's important to know that UV-protective swimwear can contain harmful chemical additives. Learn how to avoid these chemicals that permanently bind to skin and find out which brands do not contain these additives.
Does your child have brachycephaly or plagiocephaly? Or have you noticed that your child's head is not quite round? Learn what these terms mean, and what you can do to correct this condition.
An article which examines what parents should know when baby fails the newborn hearing screening program. What does a "refer" mean, and could the baby have a permanent hearing loss?
Understanding seizures in young children can help you better recognize and assist a child having a seizure. This article will provide you with options for mitigating the seizures, or preventing them from happening in the first place.
Provides overview of pediatric fibromyalgia with up-to-date knowledge of contributing characteristics, causes, associated conditions, and triggers. Emphasizes the importance of coping techniques.
Spitting up is normal for a baby, but if it happens frequently and won't go away, it may indicate that your baby has GERD. Learn about the causes, symptoms, treatment, and prevention of acid reflux in infants.
The eustachian tubes maintain equal air pressure on each side of the eardrum and drain fluid from the middle ear. They can cause a plugged ear and hearing problems if they malfunction.
This article will help you with how to protect your children from lice by offering suggestions for prevention and providing home remedies for getting rid of it altogether. I've also tried to help by explaining some of its history and trying to answer all of your lice questions.
Having a sick baby is worrisome but parents can get prepared for this years flu season with this ultimate guide. Find expert advice and get all of your questions about the baby flu answered right here.
Leg pains are common in children. It is important to be able to identify red flags that may suggest a problem requiring medical attention.
We as a society are questioning fevers in children. Should we treat them, or should we leave them alone? Should we give them medication to bring it down, or should we got to the hospital? The question we should be asking is if fevers are dangerous at all, and if we should be doing anything.
When your child gets a red rash on their skin, and they are uncomfortable or itchy, it's hard to know what to do to make them feel better. Unfortunately, many parents don't know exactly what to do and turn to harmful treatments in order to get rid of the eczema. Read here to find out more.