Dr. Marla Shapiro, family physician and founding editor of ParentsCanada magazine answers questions about your children's health questions and gives health advice.
Constipation is a pain in the rear, but it’s preventable and treatable. Here's what causes it and how to bring relief.
What is hand, foot and mouth disease, how to treat it and is it preventable?
Do you have a drooling toddler on your hand? Dr. Marla Shapiro has answers for you.
My 10-year-old is starting to get moody and sometimes complains of abdominal cramps. Is she too young to be getting her first period? What should I expect?
How do I get my eight-year-old to wear a bike helmet when none of his friends do? Is it really going to do much if he falls?
It’s finally warm weather but my whole family is nursing a cold. I didn’t think you could get a cold in the summer. What gives?
The answer to this question in a word is – variable!
I think we all agree that the best so-called homemade formula is breast milk.
Gripe water is a liquid that is often used for reasons ranging from colic and stomach upset to teething pain.
I understand vaccines can wear off in some adults. How do I tell if I need a booster shot for measles?