Conditions and illnesses
Do you really need them?
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.
A picky eater can be frustrating, but it also raises concerns for the parent about whether the child is getting enough daily nutrients.
The Montreal Children's Hospital helps teens wise up about healthy eating
Anne Bossy, nurse from the Insulin Pump Centre, gives you her advice.
Important advice if you need to remove your child's insuline pump.
To mark nutrition awareness month, we’ll feature many interesting articles, ideas and healthy recipes to try throughout the month of March.
Here's a list of Insulin Pump suppliers and their contact information.
Keeping children safe and healthy is a main concern as we watch them cut new teeth, hit growth spurts, and struggle through adolescence into adulthood.
To mark Daffodil Month and to raise awareness among the community about this disease that touches so many children, we’ve prepared this dossier with articles, stories and resources to help parents help their children cope with the disease.