You’re on vacation with your family and your child ends up with a bad rash, sore throat, or stuffy nose. Board certified pediatrician Dr. Marty Lustick, says he’s seeing and treating more and more of his smallest patients online.
According to the American Academy of Pediatrics, COVID-19 cases in kids made up only around 3 percent of the U.S. total.But now the agency reports that kids in the last few weeks represent 22.4 percent of new cases.
Jennifer Fontana and 7-year-old son Henry love reading books. So when the opportunity came up for them to have books video recorded by her husband before his deployment with the United Through Reading program she jumped at the chance to take part.
According to the American Academy of Pediatrics, every year more than one million children and adolescents and about 5 percent of adults in the U.S. experience the winter blues also known as Seasonal Affective Disorder.
Lisa Trofe with the Juvenile Products Manufactures Association says with more families spending time at home and with the holiday decorating season, parents should pay extra attention to identifying possible risks and baby proofing.
With the new school year upon us it’s time to get back into your school routine. Whether your child is going to school virtually or headed back into an actual classroom a good sleep schedule is important.
With all of the tragic current events dealing with race lately many parents may be trying to sort out the feelings and questions their kids might have.Psychotherapist Ashley Bryant says it can be hard to start the conversation about racism with kids.
Educators like E.C. Setser, who’s a gifted and talented teacher at Charles Pinckney Elementary, says now in addition to dealing with the summer slide she along with other teachers are worried about tackling “the COVID slide.”
Pediatricians like Dr. Tory Caudle with Sweetgrass Pediatrics is concerned that many kids are not getting the proper vaccinations and well checks they need due to parents staying clear of the doctor’s office.