Babies & Bumps is a convention designed to prepare new and soon-to-be parents for all aspects of having a baby. Attendees can expect expert-led seminars that focus on topics related to pregnancy, labor & delivery, newborns & infants, and the transition to motherhood, plus demonstrations, a babywearing test drive area, and a Mom & Baby Market. Plus, find out how to win tickets to the event. ... Read more
Many families are planning water-related fun for Memorial Day Weekend to kick off summer — but they need to make water safety a part of those plans, as well. Water-related accidents can happen fast and parents need to be aware of what they can do to keep kids safer around water. Separate the myths about drowning from the truth, plus learn essential safety tips to make your family's pool or beach day worry-free. ... Read more
The topic of childhood obesity isn’t new. For more than 30 years, the medical community has warned against the harmful effects of a sedentary lifestyle and poor nutritional habits for adults and children.
In pediatric neuropsychology, children are evaluated using standardized tests that might include communication skills, visual functioning, or paper and pencil work. A child’s thinking, attention and organization skills, memory and learning, speech/language, visual-spatial skill, academic development, and emotional/behavioral functioning may all be assessed. ... Read more
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Sugar and spice and everything … not so nice?
Registration is open for the 32nd annual Kids Are #1 Run and Family Fun Day, which will be held on Saturday, June 3. The event benefits Akron Children’s Hospital’s Ear, Nose and Throat Center, and Respiratory Care, and includes a 5K through historic Glendale Cemetery, a one-mile fun run, and the Paws for a Cause one-mile dog walk. ... Read more
Parents, teachers, guardians, and even babysitters are all people who are routinely responsible for the care and well-being of children. Because both infants and children are not capable of making the decisions and taking the actions necessary to keep themselves safe, they are dependent on the knowledge and efforts of those who care for them.
Ten to 20 percent of infants experience a dry, itchy skin condition called eczema.
But not all eczema is created equal, according to Mary Smith, APRN, CNS of Cleveland Clinic.
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