Category Archives: safety

Teens birthing babies tumbles to a record low.

This is something to celebrate!  As a mother, I know that once you have a child your life (and your life’s pathway) are forever altered.  And, you are forever tied to their father (hi, honey!).   My teen patients and I … Continue reading

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“Hot” off the press! Change in teething care.

For all of you who care for  young children . . . the FDA has issued a warning to NOT give over  the counter teething medication to children under age 2.  Here is why. . . benzocaine products, such as Anbesol and … Continue reading

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AAP Updates Recommendation on Car Seats

Well, parents. . . just when you thought you could turn your 1-year-old forward-facing  in the car seat.  New studies show overwhelming evidence to help your children, infant through 13 stay safe in the car.   Read on. . . AAP Updates … Continue reading

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