Conditions and illnesses
Road, accidents, school shootings, wars, terrorist attacks. The images we see on television are more and more explicit and children are exposed to these despite our best efforts. The 24-hour news channels like Newsworld, Fox and CNN broadcast very graphic and lasting images of tragedies and it’s not always easy to control what your child sees. If he asks questions, how should you react?
Anxiety, depression, stress, self-injury, suicide… these are not words that we like to associate with young people. In this issue, we have a number of articles that focus on these emotional difficulties, which unfortunately are not limited to the adults among us.
Pertussis is a cyclic disease with epidemics occurring every few years. Because it can be very serious, it’s important to know when to seek medical care.
Here are a few recommendations to make sure your child won't have an injury related to the windows or blind cords.
Relax, have fun and spend time with family and friends. Here are a few tips to make sure you have a happy, healthy and trauma free holiday season.
A diary is a way to express one's emotions. Encourage your child to write one!
The typical two- to six-year-old will be afraid of, among other things, animals and loud noises, monsters and ghosts.
Approximately six out of 1000 newborns are born with hearing loss, and one in 10 children will develop a hearing problem sometime during childhood. Some problems are temporary, and some problems are permanent.
There are numerous causes of hearing loss in infancy. Some examples include a family history of hearing loss, low birth weight, complications after birth, or ear infections.
By identifying hearing impaired children at a very young age, health professionals can intervene faster to ensure they can communicate well with other people.
Your child’s development, which includes motor, language, and socialization skills, begins in the first months of life and you play an important role in helping your child move through the various stages of development.