Baby Sleep Safety: Reduce the Risk of SIDS
Reduce your baby's risk of SIDS and other sleep-related causes of infant death. Learn how to create a safe baby sleep environment with this video courtesy of the NICHD.
Baby Gate Safety: How to Prevent Injuries
Baby gate injuries have quadrupled in a 10-year period, according to a new study by Nationwide Children's Hospital. Keep your little one safe with these tips on how to properly install gates in your home.and tumbled down 14 steps. And a newly published study at Nationwide Children's Hospital shows, injuries like those are becoming more common. Despite the voluntary standards and the recalls that we've seen for gates, we're stillscans, she was totally fine but I was very lucky. At Nationwide Children's Hospital this is Clark Howell reporting. It's early, Oh mommy feel.
Ilana Wiles: How I Successfully Sleep Trained My Kids
[MUSIC] The number one question I get asked on my blog is about sleep training, because I was very, very open about it when I sleep trained both my kids. A lot of people question, you know, whether it's the right thing for them. And maybe it's not. For me, it was the right thing. So I always tell people, you have to do you know, what you feel comfortable with. But I'll say, like, my kids hated going to bed. And we, you know, I would be with them and they would be crying for, you know, hours on end. And me trying to put them to sleep. And I'd be holding them and rocking them and cradled them. And they were, it was so stressful for both me and the baby, so for me, you know, having, doing that, you know, three or four days of crying it out was actually the right thing because by the end of that, then, you know they actually went to sleep, and then I could put them down and you know, they'd just go to bed. So it was like four days of some, you know, kind of intense crying sessions that were really hard. But then they learned how to go to bed on their own. [MUSIC]
When is a Fever Serious?
Learn about the signs of and treatments for a serious fever. Video courtesy of Le Bonheur Children's Hospital.Some of these symptoms include severe irritability, excessive sleepiness, severe vomiting episodes, severe headache , severe neck pain, or seizures. If your child is less than three months of age and has a fever, you should notify
How Safe is the Flu Vaccine?
Learn why the flu vaccine is recommended for pregnant women and babies as young as 6 months. Video courtesy of Le Bonheur Children's Hospital.
Why the Flu Matters
The flu can be very serious in young children so education and vaccinations are crucial. Video courtesy of Le Bonheur Children's Hospital.hospitalization. Also, kids are more likely to get the flu because their immune systems aren't as developed as ours or as adults. For this reason, kids are really one of the targets both for the flu
How to Treat a Fever
Break a fever with these tips. Video courtesy of Le Bonheur Children's Hospital.child is less than 6 months of age and if they appear severely dehydrated . Tylenol does come as a rectal suppository and can be given in this way. This is a good technique to use at
What You Need to Know About Fever
Learn the basics about when to treat a fever. Video courtesy of Le Bonheur Children's Hospital.
Baby Care Basics: How to Treat Bug Bites
Bug bites and stings happen all the time, so it's important to know how to care for your little one if she gets a bite. Here’s how to treat the most common types.Bug bites and stings are bound to happen. Here's some tips on how to handle them. For mosquito bites , dab on one percent hydrocortisone cream, a baking soda and water paste, calamine lotion, or diluted tea tree oil to minimize the itch. Bee stings really hurt so be prepared for your baby to cry. Try to keep him still while
Baby Care Basics: Baby First Aid
Find out how to maintain first aid kits in your home and car so you can help fix Baby's cuts and scrapes--and learn when you should go to the emergency room.it, pat it dry, and apply an antibacterial ointment, like Neosporin, to prevent infection . Depending on the location, you can cover it loosely with a bandage to help keep it clean. If your little one has a bigger gash that's bleeding heavily, apply firm, steady pressure with a clean cloth or bandage. If blood soaks through the bandage, don't remove it. Cover it with another one, instead. Get him to a doctor if the cut doesn't stop bleeding after five minutes, is ragged, deep, or longer than an inch, is imbedded with gravel or dirt, or is caused by a puncture of rusty object or an animal or human bite. Stitches can only be done in the first six to eight hours after a cut, and are generally not done in doctor's offices . If you're not sure whether a cut may need stitches, go immediately to the emergency room. Be prepared for any emergency by