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How to treat pinworms and perianal strep

Don’t freak out. Itchy bums are pretty common. Here's everything you need to know about perianal strep and pinworms.

What to do when your toddler has a fracture

Toddler fractures can happen more easily than you think. Here's what to do.

Is prenatal screening for birth defects a good idea?

Prenatal screening is non-invasive and can reveal birth defects, but is it a good idea? Two moms and an expert weigh in.

 

How I helped my son with autism find his voice

We quickly learned that what other kids intuited — grammar, innuendo, body language — Casey would have to study, as if a second language, except it would be his first.  So the lessons began in earnest — for all of us, really.

The truth about sugar (and how to minimize your intake)

How much sugar is too much sugar, and what about naturally-occurring sugars? We asked a dietitian for the scoop.

Buyers’ Guide To Weighted Blankets

Using a weighted blanket is just like swaddling a babe or being hugged tight, and they’ve been touted for their treatment or help with insomnia, mental health issues (depression, anxiety, obsessive-compulsive disorder), restless leg syndrome, Alzheimer’s and even cerebral palsy in adults, and have even shown some positive results with those on the autism spectrum.

Can I Eat Sushi While Pregnant?

There's so many things to avoid during pregnancy, but do you really need to quit sushi, too? We asked a doctor to weigh in.

Toddler: Constipation 101

Constipation is a pain in the rear, but it’s preventable and treatable. Here's what causes it and how to bring relief.

Lice Happens. Here’s How To Treat It

You need to share at school, and, unfortunately, that can mean pesky lice. Here's how to combat an outbreak.

How Should I Start The Puberty Conversation?

The whole “we need to talk about your changing body” talk isn’t necessarily easy (or comfortable, or pleasant) for parents. (Us included.) Don’t worry— we asked a paediatrician for some help.

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