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Vaping and Kids: What You Should Know

 Everything you need to know to educate you and your child on the effects of Juuling and vaping.   Read more >>
Posted: 1/17/2019 2:06:48 PM by Sarah Capen | with 0 comments

Should I Be Worried? A Fever Primer

One of the more challenging aspects of parenting can be evaluating your child for a fever. It sounds simple, right? A temperature of 98.6 degrees F is an average normal temperature. Does that mean anything higher is cause for concern?

Posted: 1/15/2018 9:29:43 AM by Deb Braun | with 0 comments

Potty Training: A How-To and When Guide

It may seem like you’ve just gotten the whole diapering thing down, mastering the quick change on the go, and now it’s time for potty training.Take a deep breath, prepare to be patient, and realize this is a new skill for both of you. There will be accidents, and you’ll need to bring along extra clothes for a while, but take a few minutes to learn a few tips...

Posted: 12/17/2017 3:42:17 PM by Deb Braun | with 0 comments

What Causes Jaundice in Newborn Babies?

Does your newborn look yellow? Jaundice in a newborn appears as yellow skin and sometimes tints the whites of the baby’s eyes.

Posted: 11/11/2017 7:03:59 PM by Deb Braun | with 0 comments

Is It Science Or Snake Oil?

How do we sort through the medical information that is available to us on the internet? How can we tell if it’s based on science or if we are buying a bottle of snake oil? Here are some tips on finding reliable resources.

Posted: 10/19/2017 2:52:49 PM by Deb Braun | with 0 comments