When enjoying a summer day with your baby or taking her for a walk in the stroller, it’s important to protect her delicate skin from the sun’s harmful UV rays. “The outer layer of babies’ skin is much thinner than the skin of older children and adults and there’s a greater surface area,” said Dr. […]
Despite its name, ringworm is actually a highly-contagious fungal infection that can lead to round, very itchy spots on the skin. In this Children’s Channel video, Dr. Emma Raizman, a pediatrician at the Medina office of Akron Children’s Hospital Pediatrics, offers tips to identify and treat this persistent condition.
While summer offers relief from cabin fever, the pests that signal its return can create more serious problems for kids enjoying the outdoors. In this Children’s Channel video, Stephanie Weigel, injury prevention coordinator for Akron Children’s Hospital Mahoning Valley, discusses the prevention and treatment of mosquito and tick bites.
You’ve probably stocked your bathtub with an abundance of toys that can make bath time fun and exciting, but do you know how to make this cherished time safe? From bumps on the head to drowning in only an inch of water, there are many dangers − potentially deadly ones − lurking in the bathtub. In fact, the U.S. […]
When it comes to asthma, hay fever and eczema, 2 is not company and 3 is definitely a crowd. Unfortunately, it’s common for children to develop one or more of these problems if they have a family history of any of these 3 conditions. In fact, since asthma, hay fever and eczema so commonly occur […]
By the time you hold your newest addition in your arms for the first time, chances are you’ve already chosen one of the most important people in your little one’s early life – a doctor. You and your baby will probably visit the doctor more often during the first year than at any other time. […]