Monthly Archives: April 2011

Getting To Know Your Child — Part 2: Coping With The Stress

Imagine for a moment that you have a toothache, and need help. The problem is you can only make one sound, and it’s the same sound you make for everything … Full Entry »

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Notes From The Field: Tracking An Invisible Killer Of Children

Sickle cell disease (SCD) is a serious blood disorder that is passed down through families. When children inherit SCD from their parents who have sickle cell trait, the red blood … Full Entry »

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Measles: A Lesson Learned

A young mother sits in the pediatrician’s office with her child. As the doctor begins to explain the immunizations the child will receive, the mother interrupts and says, “Ok, but … Full Entry »

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So, What Do You Do?

Whether it be at a dinner party, on an airplane, or at one of my daughters’ interminable swim meets, most conversations with new acquaintances eventually hit upon one question: “So, … Full Entry »

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Getting To Know Your Child — Part 1: Understanding The Basics

Children need to be given nutrition, and it’s important to maintain a regular feeding schedule to maintain optimal operation of your child… You can envision where that might go next, … Full Entry »

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