Maladies et problèmes de santé

Conditions and illnesses
Your child does not speak fluently. You have heard him stutter. Your child seems to speak too quickly and has lots to say. When he talks, you hear him repeating some phrases, words or syllables several times or blocking on a sound or adding some “fillers”.

Examples:
  • I have, I have, I have a new game.
  • I, I, I want . . .
  • Mmmmommy, ...
  • Uh, uh, um, I was...
Conditions and illnesses

Tips to stimulate your child's learning.

Trauma

Sprains are stretched or torn ligaments. A strain is also known as a pulled muscle or muscle tear. Read more to learn how to prevent these types of injuries

Trauma

The spleen is the second most frequently injured abdominal organ in children. This is because it is not protected by the rib cage. Learn how to recognise a spleen injury and the treatments available.

Trauma

Every year, hundreds of children and teens play on an organized soccer team. The Montreal Children’s Hospital Trauma Centre sees over 600 soccer related injuries per year.

Conditions and illnesses

Develop a battle plan against the flu this year. Know what you will be up against, get the facts on prevention, learn tips for a quick recovery, and find out when it is appropriate to seek further medical attention.

Trauma

Don’t forget to check the batteries in your home smoke detectors. To help you remember, think of this slogan “Change Your Clock, Change Your Battery.”

Trauma

Be aware of small electrical appliances, such as irons, hair dryers and curling irons. These can seriously burn your child!

Trauma

A sliver is a foreign object that has become embedded in the skin. Here's how to treat this type of injury.

Conditions and illnesses

Today’s teenagers lead a very fast-paced lifestyle. Between school, extra-curricular activities, part-time jobs, socializing with friends and keeping up with Facebook, Twitter and the like, it’s no wonder they are exhausted in the morning.

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