All About Antibiotics
The dos and don'ts of giving this medication to your sick baby.
Meds School for Parents
Giving kids medication can be confusing. Consider this your crash course.
There's more than one way for kids to take medicine. Here are some of them.
Reading a Prescription
Parents should always know exactly what their child's prescription says, since pharmacists and even doctors can make mistakes. "Take notes during the exam," suggests pediatrician and Parents advisory-board member Mark Widome, M.D. To decode a prescription, follow these tips:
Though your child may not have much of an appetite when he's sick, try to get him to eat. These comfort foods can help.
It’s always helpful—now more than ever—to have the essentials on hand for inevitable injuries and illnesses. We asked dozens of doctor moms and dads which drugstore items they keep at the ready.
Don't give your child the wrong dose of a common medicine -- or the wrong remedy altogether. Our guide will help you treat his next fever or cold safely.
The Scoop on Antibiotics
How to use antibiotics safely and effectively.
Get some helpful tips on making that medicine go down.