Choking Prevention What can I do to keep my child from choking? Choking is a very common cause of unintentional injury or death in children under age one, and the danger remains significant until the age of five. Objects such as safety pins, small parts from toys, and coins cause choking, but food is responsible for most incidents. You must Read More

When to Suspect an Allergy Here are some common clues that could lead you to suspect your child may have an allergy: Repeated or chronic cold-like symptoms that last more than a week or two, or develop at about the same time every year. These could include a runny nose, nasal stuffiness, sneezing, throat clearing, and itchy, watery eyes. Recurrent Read More

The following health and safety tips are from the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP). Making the First Day Easier Remind your child that there are probably a lot of students who are uneasy about the first day of school. Teachers know that students are anxious and will make an extra effort to make sure everyone feels as comfortable as possible. Read More