Introducing Solids to your Baby

Introducing Solids to your Baby

Katherine B. Patrick, M.D. One common question faced by new parents is “how should my baby start baby food?” Initiation of solids (meaning any nutrition except breastmilk/formula, often referred to as pureed “baby food”) can raise a lot of questions but can also be a...
11 Ways to Celebrate the First Day of Summer

11 Ways to Celebrate the First Day of Summer

Summer is most people’s favorite time of the year. School is out, the weather is warm and it’s time to relax and recharge. Jill Tipograph, an expert on summer and founder of Everything Summer, says that “summer is a fantastic time for families...
Fireworks Safety Tips for Parents

Fireworks Safety Tips for Parents

The warm summer weather, the smell of hamburgers and hot dogs on the grill, the comfort of family and friends and the sound of fireworks in the air can only mean one thing. This fun-filled holiday weekend can create many wonderful memories. However, for those...
Mental illness in children: Know the signs

Mental illness in children: Know the signs

Mental illness in children can be hard for parents to identify. As a result, many children who could benefit from treatment don’t get the help they need. Understand the warning signs of mental illness in children and how you can help your child cope. Why is it...
Top 5 Things You Should Know About Measles

Top 5 Things You Should Know About Measles

Darren T. Scoggin, MDChildren’s Medical GroupJackson, MS Measles is a preventable viral illness. Measles is a virus that causes a grouping of symptoms that usually starts with fever, cough, runny nose, and conjunctivitis (or red eyes), followed by rash in many...
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