Home Health

What You Need to Know About Precocious Puberty

Precocious puberty is a medical condition in which kids mature earlier than normal.

Cough and cold season: Finding relief naturally

With the season change to the colder months (and it’ll happen again when the warm weather returns!), kids often come home with a cough or a case of the sniffles. Here’s how you can treat their symptoms naturally. Why do kids get coughs and colds...

Ask Dr. Marla: Stomach ache causes

My 10-year-old daughter often complains of stomach aches. She doesn’t seem to have any other physical symptoms. Could it be related to stress?

Is it a milk allergy or lactose intolerance?

If your kid seems to be able to tolerate some dairy products but not others, here's what to do.

Keep your baby active with tummy time

Less confined sitting and more tummy time will help babies get on the right track toward being active.

5 ways to get your kids to eat plain yogurt

Yogurt is a delicious snack or even a part of a meal, but it has also become the poster child for nutritious foods. Here's how to make plain yogurt fun.

Are some germs good for your baby?

According to Dr. Dina Kulik, a pediatrician and emergency medicine doctor who works at Kindercare Paediatrics and SickKids hospital in Toronto, babies can benefit from germs.

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.

 

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