Is there any end to morning sickness? Some pregnant women experience very little nausea and vomiting, while others face it all day, every day. Unfortunately, nausea and vomiting are very common during pregnancy, especially in the first trimester. And despite its name, morning sickness isn’t always restricted to the morning. Some women feel sick to […]
Whether you’re a parent of an infant and toddler or school-age kids and teens, you probably have a zillion questions about your children. What’s normal? What should I expect when my child is sick? When should I call the doctor? You’ll find the answers to these questions and more in this section.
Kids today are growing up immersed in digital media. From streaming TV and movies to video games and social media, there’s no denying screen time is a way of life for them. So it comes as no surprise that children spend an average of 7 hours each day on entertainment media, including TV, tablets, smartphones […]
From grandma’s chocolate chip cookies to the sweet cranberry sauce ladled across most of the plate, the holidays present special challenges when you and your child with food allergies travel to family gatherings. Tracy Rife, RN, BSN, AE-C, asthma and easy breathing program coordinator at Akron Children’s Hospital, offers tips to help your child keep […]
Whether your family is moving, you got a new job or things just aren’t working out with a previous caregiver, switching to a new childcare situation can be difficult on any family. Toddlers are notorious for resisting change, and parents may worry their kids won’t adjust or develop a strong relationship with the new caregiver. […]
Over the river and through the woods, Now Grandmother’s cap I spy! Hurrah for the fun! Is the pudding done? Hurrah for the pumpkin pie! Of course, this famous Thanksgiving song doesn’t neglect to mention pudding and pumpkin pie. It’s that time of year when the celebrations are abundant and the food plentiful. In fact, […]
Adults and children alike are affected by migraine and tension-type headaches. For kids with recurring or chronic headaches, they may be forced to miss school or other activities. “Headaches are classified into 2 main categories: primary and secondary headache disorders. The vast majority are primary headaches, which includes migraine, tension, cluster and chronic daily headaches,” […]