Your child needs to have an operation? You have plenty of questions about how he will be put to sleep? Here are some answers that could help you.
In North America, approximately 5% of children and 1-2% of adults have allergies to food.
Fever is common in children but is not necessarily harmful, nor is it always evidence of a serious illness. Fever is a sign that the body’s inflammatory response has been turned on.
From newborns up, assess sight at every well-child visit
Anne Bossy, nurse from the Insulin Pump Centre, gives you her advice.
A common ingredient in many cough and cold remedies has become a popular substance to abuse by teenagers searching for a cheap, easy high.
Although youngsters do not develop as many urinary tract infections (UTIs) as adults, the condition is not uncommon in children. An estimated 3 percent of girls and 1 percent of boys have had a UTI by age 11. Some researchers believe these estimates are low because many cases of UTIs go undetected. Recognizing and promptly treating a child's UTI is essential because, if left untreated, the infection can lead to serious kidney problems.
Read more to learn how to care for your child following day surgery.
Your child is scheduled to undergo a cardiac catheterization (heart cath) in the near future. Although your cardiologist has explained the benefits and risks of this procedure to you, you probably still have some questions.