10 Tips and Tricks for Healthy Eating in Children Everyone has opinions about eating. These tips will keep it simple and help you pick your battles in the nutrition arena. Eat fresh! Buy most of your food from the store periphery. Most processed foods are in the middle of the store and they contain [...]
All children want to be good and please their parents, but they need to learn how. Teach your child right from wrong through words and actions. Praise good behavior in order to reinforce their positive actions. When your children misbehave, have patience and be consistent with the rules and limits you set for your child. [...]
Right From the Start: ABCs of Good Nutrition for Young Children Good nutrition: the results are worth it Proper nutrition begins at the supermarket with the foods you buy and continues at home as you prepare and serve meals. Giving your child a healthy start with good eating habits promotes his or her lifelong health. Read [...]
The American Academy of Pediatrics and the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration have updated their recommendations for car seats. The changes state that children should ride rear-facing to age 2 and that most children will need a booster seat until they have reached 4 feet 9 inches tall and are between 8 and 12 years old. Click [...]
If you had the ability of helping your newborn child be healthier and have a stronger immune system, wouldn’t you maximize the opportunity to do so? There are several benefits of breastfeeding our children. Breast milk provides essential nutrients vital to a child’s early development. According to the American Academy of Pediatrics, “human milk feeding [...]
Dream on Me Recalls Drop-Side Cribs Due to Entrapment, Suffocation, Laceration, and Fall Hazards On May 24, 2011, the Consumer Product Safety Commission in cooperation with Dream On Me, Inc., announced a voluntary recall of the Dream On Me Drop-Side Cribs due to potential hazards. The CPSC and Dream On Me are aware of 69 [...]
On April 5th, the Consumer Product Safety Commission and Key Baby LLC announced a voluntary recall of about 29,000 Pampers Natural Stages Infant Ortho and Bulb Pacifiers because the 'pacifiers fail to meet federal safety standards and pose a choking hazard to young children.' Click here for more details.
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The Ritedose Corporation has recalled some single-dose vials of Albuterol Sulfate Inhalation Solution because an incorrect label could lead to a possible overdose. The recall includes 0.083% Albuterol Sulfate Inhalation Solution, 3 mL (in 25-, 30-, and 60-unit dose vials) because the 2.5 mg/3 mL single-use vials are mislabeled as containing 0.5 mg/3 mL. The [...]
Here are some easy steps to take to help you and your child avoid getting the flu: 1) Get vaccinated: According to the CDC, vaccination is the single best way to protect against the flu. 2) Wash hands: Wash hands frequently to keep germs away from our body. Use soap and water or hand sanitizer. [...]