Conditions and illnesses
The Emergency Department of the Montreal Children’s Hospital sees approximately 40 children each year with injuries related to the use of bunk beds. Read more to learn how to prevent bunk bed injury.
Don’t forget to check the batteries in your home smoke detectors.
A button battery is the small lithium round battery found in watches, hearing aids, remote car starters, toys, musical books, LED flashlights and more. The batteries are shiny, round and enticing to young children who may stick them in their nose, ears or mouth. This is extremely dangerous. If the lithium battery is swallowed, it erodes and causes serious tissue damage. Immediate medical attention is vital.
Some parents, caregivers and even teachers might think that exposing a child to several languages at a young age can confuse them and delay their learning of another language
Here are a few safety tips about car seats according to the Société de l'assurance automobile du Québec (SAAQ) and other useful information
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.
Read more to learn how to care for your child following a circumcision.
Read more to learn how to care for your child following day surgery.
Read more to learn about caring for your child after a herniorrhaphy, hydrocelectomy, orchidopexy.