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How much caffeine is too much? Should kids have caffeine at all? Le Bonheur Dietitian Nichole Reed, RD, states that it’s important to understand the effects caffeine can have on kids. She tackles the topic.
The AAP provides recommendations regarding safe sleeping practices for infants from birth to one year of age.
The most effective way to keep kids safe from gun injuries is to have no guns in a home where children live or play. If you do have a gun in your home, follow these important tips to prevent accidental injuries.
In a policy statement published in Pediatrics, the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) now advises parents to keep toddlers in rear-facing car seats until age two, or until they exceed the height or weight limit for the car seat, which can be found on the back of the seat.
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The CDC recently issued updated guidelines for mothers who use a breast pump. Le Bonheur Lactation Consultant Ruth Munday explains the new guidelines.
More than half a million children in the United States will have a seizure this year. They can occur at any time. Le Bonheur Children’s Chief Neurologist James Wheless, MD, PhD, who also serves as co-director of the hospital’s Neuroscience Institute, explains more about seizures, their causes and warning signs for parents.
Vision Screening 101: When to take your child to the optometrist or ophthalmologist and what to expectPosted: August 17, 2017
When it comes to children, how do you know if you should consult an optometrist or an ophthalmologist for eye-related issues?
Does your child really need to wear special protective eye glasses to view the solar eclipse? Yes, and here's why.