Measles is a highly contagious viral disease that's causing outbreaks in several areas of the country. We've covered the basics about measles infection and prevention in a previous post. Here are answers to frequently asked questions many parents have. READ MORE
I was talking with my mom the other night about measles. When she was young, it was a common childhood illness. I asked if it seemed scary. “Well, yes,” she said. “Kids died from it – and there was nothing a mother could do to protect them.” She was exactly right. READ MORE
Spanking isn’t good for any child. Pediatricians at Kaiser Permanente and the American Academy of Pediatrics agree – spanking is a poor way to discipline a child.
But parents often ask: Why not spank to teach a child right from wrong? READ MORE
As parents, we do everything possible to keep our kids safe – using car seats, keeping up with vaccinations, having them wear helmets, and more. April is National Child Abuse Prevention Month – a reminder to us all, doctors and parents alike, to focus our attention on keeping our kids safe from the dangers of abuse and neglect. READ MORE