Category Archives: Pediatric Bits

Talking with Babies and Young Children

Find ways to stimulate language and talking with your baby and small child here

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Top 10 Things that are Normal in Newborns #1

Babies are cute; there’s no denying it. But our mental picture of what a baby “should” look like comes from glossy magazine photos of babies between six and nine months old. When your baby is born, he or she will … Continue reading

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Screen and Media Plan

The American Academy of Pediatrics Media Plan can help families tackle screen and media use. Link to the page here. Babies and toddlers under 18 months old don’t need a media plan: screen time isn’t recommended (except for video chatting). … Continue reading

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Constipation: Go Poo

  Does you child have chronic constipation and poop accidents? Check out this video on YouTube about the Poo in You. There are information Sheets from Gastroenterology specialists here. I’ve blogged on this topic before, and if you and your … Continue reading

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Portable Electrolytes for Home and Away

Oral rehydration salts store well and are easy to carry for travel. Kids (and adults) get stomach viruses, and having these at hand to mix with water make giving clear fluids quick and easy. Lots of manufacturers market and sell … Continue reading

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Home Stretch for Cough and Cold Season

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Tummy Information for Dr. Mom and Dr. Dad

From food sensitivities to constipation, the GI Kids website provides all sorts of good stuff. Search for your topic here. The site is the work of NASPGHAN – the North American Society for Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition.  

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Baby Mani Pedi

Babies grow fast! They double their size in the first three months, and that means cutting baby’s nails every few days. The best time to do this is when the baby is sleeping because the hands (and feet) will be … Continue reading

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Battle to Beat the Germs

Come play Vax Pack Hero with us!

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Top 10 Things that are Normal in Newborns

Babies are cute; there’s no denying it.  But our mental picture of what a baby “should” look like comes from glossy magazine photos of babies between six and nine months old.  When your baby is born, he or she will … Continue reading

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