All newborns cry, some of them an awful lot. Most of this crying is normal, but sometimes it can signal a serious illness. Especially now, when we’re all trying to avoid public places, some tips can help you judge when a call or visit might be in order.
Earlier this week I slaughtered hand-print turkeys, by the dozens. With them went a host of foot-print angels, Rorschach-blot finger paintings, and would-be Jackson Pollocks created by three children over years of early childhood education. I have tempera on my hands and a lust for papier-mâché.
Iron deficiency is surprisingly common in infants and toddlers, even those who seem well-nourished. Parents can make smart dietary choices to reduce the risks to their children.
What’s the Best Advice for Children’s Health? Your child needs healthy food, good sleep, lots of exercise, and intellectual stimulation.
At medical school I knew only one thing: there was no way I was going to be like my father, a pediatrician. This changed my mind.