We now know that simple changes in behavior, such as recycling trash and buying energy-efficient appliances, can make a difference in protecting our planet, especially for our children and grandchildren. But it’s taken time and education to raise awareness.
Parents have the power to protect their children in many ways. Giving babies the recommended immunizations by age 2 is the best way to protect them from 14 serious childhood diseases, like whooping cough and measles.
Pregnant women who receive the flu shot tend to have healthier pregnancies, according to a new study published in the Clinical Infectious Diseases journal.
Children are curious by nature. And while it’s important to nurture your child’s curiosity, you need to take steps to keep kids safe while they learn and explore, especially when it comes to medications. The number of accidental drug overdoses in young children has increased by 20 percent in recent years, according to the CDC. […]