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A Blog from Your Kaiser Permanente Pediatricians in Northern California

Why Spanking Is Not Okay

Why Spanking Is Not Okay

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
National Child Abuse Prevention Month

National Child Abuse Prevention Month

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