August 18, 2019
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Heads-up Parents:

Safety: As a mom of two curly haired girls I am always a bit dismayed when they get their haircuts and they ask to have their hair blow dried straight. Why can’t they just learn to accept their luscious locks and go au naturel? Luckily blow-drying their hair straight occasionally doesn’t cause any significant damage or involve chemical processing but if you are considering a keratin treatment for your daughter, you should be aware that there are a number of health risks. Read more…
Safety: The weather is getting warmer and soon kids will be splashing in all sorts of water. Don’t for a minute think your child is safe around water — even a blown-up kiddie pool in the backyard is an opportunity for disaster. According to Safe Kids Worldwide, drowning is the leading cause of death for children ages 1 to 4. Children younger than a year old are more likely to drown at home in the bathtub or a bucket! It can happen anywhere. Read more…

Kids & Sports Injuries on the Rise

Safety: Sports participation in the pediatric population has grown dramatically over the years. Watching your child participate in competitive sports is one of the great joys of parenthood. There are obvious benefits for children too. Athletics improves physical fitness, coordination, and self-discipline and also teaches valuable lessons about teamwork and goal setting. Read more…

Understanding Natural Cycle IVF

Understanding Natural Cycle IVF

Infertility: Are you considering IVF (in vitro fertilization) as an option to expand your family, but daunted by all the medications traditionally used during the popular fertility treatment? Then natural IVF may be the right option for you. Read more…
Here are the three most common questions parents have asked about caring for their young children’s teeth. Read more…

Best Kid-Friendly Sunscreens for Summer 2019

Toddlers: Be sure to lather up your kids to protect them the sun. Keep in mind that not every sunscreen offers adaquate or efficient coverage. These three pass the test. Read more…

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