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How To Tell If Your Child Is Sick

1 They must be able to tolerate a wide range of chemical substances in the environment - and some children develop an allergy. This primarily depends on the child's genes because allergies run in the family. 2 They are at risk for an infection when they become exposed to bacteria...

First Aid

Extracts from the ChildSafe Program of The Canadian Red Cross Society. Children are curious - and this curiosity often leads to injury. Parents can help protect their child by creating a safe environment. They can teach their children to take responsibility for themselves so that a child develops his or...

A Safe Environment For Your Toddler: In and Around The Home

Adapted from the Nobody's Perfect Program by HEALTH CANADA Two to Four Years Your child is on the go. And if you're not watching, your child may try to do things she knows you would say "no" to. Here are some common preventable causes of injuries in children at this age: ...

Ask Dr. Marla: Antibiotics and Ear Infections

Click here to submit your question for consideration by Dr. Marla. Q.My toddler has repeated ear infections so shes constantly on antibiotics. Should I be worried about the long-term effects of these drugs? A. The first question to ask is whether the use of antibiotics is indicated each and every time...

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