Infant Health

10
January
2013

Are your kids constantly sick? How to avoid having your kids catch a head cold

Tips for a healthy, happy child

Are your kids constantly sick? How to avoid having your kids catch a head cold
It's that time of year again – flu and cold season! If you don't want your kids coming home with a head cold and infecting the rest of your family, take these tips to mind.
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26
November
2012

Chest colds in babies: Symptoms and remedies

How to tell if your infant is suffering from a chest cold, and how to treat it

Chest colds in babies: Symptoms and remedies
When you baby has a chest cold, it can be a scary experience. As a mother, you may want to run out the door and straight to the doctor as soon as you hear your baby coughing. Although in some cases this is appropriate, many cases of chest colds in infants are not serious and can be treated naturally in your home. Read to find out if your baby’s symptoms indicate a chest cold, how to cure it, and how to know when to see a doctor.
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08
July
2013

Common cold symptoms in children and babies

The common cold waits for no man, woman, child, or baby. Anyone can get the germs and bacteria that lead to a cold. However, the common cold can go away on its own, even with children. It may be unpleasant for a while, but a cold does not necessarily mean a doctor's visit. Check out the symptoms below to know what does and what does not constitute a doctor's visit for your child or baby. If you can recognize the symptoms quickly, you can help them fight the cold easier and quicker.
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19
November
2012

Ear infections: Causes, symptoms, remedies, and prevention

How to know if you have an ear infection, and how to remedy it

Ear infections: Causes, symptoms, remedies, and prevention
An ear infection is an uncomfortable and painful infection that affects your middle ear, which is a small part of your ear located behind your eardrum. Although they may develop before you know it, there are steps you can take to rid of them. Learn about how to deal with ear infections here.
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28
November
2012

Head cold symptoms in infants: What is normal and what is not?

Find out if your baby's symptoms are normal for a cold, or if you should be worried

Head cold symptoms in infants: What is normal and what is not?
When the cold weather rolls around, everyone seems to catch a cold, the flu, or begin to suffer from seasonal allergies. It is even worse when your baby catches a cold.  In infants it can be difficult to decipher what are normal symptoms and what are not normal. Because baby’s immune systems are much more fragile, it is important to find out whether they have a normal cold, or if something serious is going on.  Read here to find out more about what is normal for an infant and what should concern you.
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06
November
2012

Head colds in infants: What every new parent should know

What to do if your baby has a cold

Head colds in infants: What every new parent should know

Runny nose and congestion keeping your baby up all night long and crying all day? Your infant is probably experiencing his or her first cold. Infants are much more susceptible to head colds and chest colds. This is because their immune systems are very fragile.  Germs, a change in weather, and contact with other younger children are easy ways for infants to develop a cold quickly. 

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05
November
2012

Medication safety during pregnancy

What is safe to take, and what to avoid

Medication safety during pregnancy
If you are expecting, you might be confused about which medications (if any) are safe to take during your pregnancy. If you have a head cold, you are probably looking for some relief, but wondering what is safe to take.  There are some medications that can negatively affect your baby and cause birth defects so be sure to always do your research. Here we will discuss which types of medication are generally OK to take during pregnancy, and which ones you should definitely avoid.
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10
December
2012

Should your sick kid stay home?

How to know if you should keep your child home from school if he is sick

Should your sick kid stay home?
Have you ever debated whether or not to keep your child home from school? Sometime it can be difficult to decipher when to let your child take a day off and when to send him to school even when he is feeling a little off. Some illnesses are contagious, some are not.  How do you know the difference? What’s more, some kids know how to play the "sick card" all too well.  It’s time to find out once and for all – who stays home and who goes to school?
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