Treating a Cold at Home
While the flu shot prevents severe types of colds, it does not prevent the colds caused by the many other respiratory viruses, such as the common cold. These viral illnesses do not respond to antibiotics, so read more on how you can make your child more comfortable as they fight off the illness.
How to Care for Diaper Rash at Home
An infant’s skin is very sensitive. No matter how carefully you take care of your baby, occasionally diaper rashes may occur. Learn more about how to prevent and treat diaper rash.
Treating Your Child’s Fever
A fever is the body’s way of fighting infection with bacteria or viruses. A child is considered to have a fever if the body temperature is over 100.4 degrees. It is usually not necessary to treat fever until they go over 101.0 degrees, unless the child is uncomfortable. Read more about how you can manage your child’s fever in your home and when to visit a doctor.
Childproofing Your Home
Accidents and accidental poisonings are the major cause of injury and death in carefully under the age of 5. Read through our guide to see what steps you and your family can take at home to protect your child.
Treating Diarrhea and Vomiting
If your child is experiencing diarrhea or vomiting, it can be difficult to know how to best help treat their sickness. Read through our guide to learn more about what foods are safe for your child to consume, what fluids are ideal, and what signs of dehydration you should watch out for.
Introducing Your Baby to Solid Foods
Between 4-6 months, babies can introduce solid foods. To learn more about what foods to incorporate or avoid, and how to avoid choking, read through our guide.
Oral Hygiene for Children
Oral hygiene is important for a child’s overall health, far beyond dental health alone. Tooth decay can cause pain and discomfort while also impacting a child’s self-image. Read through our guide to learn more about how you can care for your child’s oral health and encourage good habits.