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Some Notes About Newborns

May 22, 2018 by: Michael K. Meyerhoff, EdD

When asked where he was born Groucho Marx once replied, “New York City…I wanted to be near my mother.” While... View Article

Predicting Ear Infections

May 22, 2018 by: Pediatrics for Parents staff

The Question: Does acute otitis media (ear infection) during the first year of life increase the risk of recurrent ear... View Article

Probiotics and Eczema

May 22, 2018 by: Pediatrics for Parents staff

The Question: Does probiotic administration to infants at high risk of developing eczema lower their incidence of this skin condition?... View Article

Treating Chickenpox

May 22, 2018 by: Pediatrics for Parents staff

Chickenpox, once a common childhood disease, had become a rare event with the advent of the chickenpox vaccine. However, it’s... View Article

Q-tip Injuries

May 22, 2018 by: Pediatrics for Parents staff

Despite the warning on the packaging, Q-tips are still a significant cause of childhood injuries. An analysis of data from... View Article

Nerf Gun Injuries

May 22, 2018 by: Pediatrics for Parents staff

This case report describes three eye injuries treated in an emergency department over a three-month period. All three of the... View Article

Depression Treatment During Pregnancy

May 22, 2018 by: Ayesha C. Sujan, MA
Ana Sara Oberg, MD, PhD
Brian M. D'Onofrio, PhD

Many women are concerned about using antidepressants during pregnancy because prenatal antidepressant exposure has been linked to increased risk of... View Article

Cockroach Home Sweet Home

May 22, 2018 by: Pediatrics for Parents staff

Cockroaches are a known allergen, causing allergic symptoms in many children. They are known for their resistance to extermination. A... View Article