Codeine And Other Opioids Are Dangerous For Kids, But Some Doctors Are Prescribing Them Anyway
As the oral surgeon explained the extensive tooth extraction procedure my daughter needed, my first thought was pain management. When I was her age, I had to endure multiple...
5 hours ago - Scary Mommy
White People, When You Call Me ‘Well-Spoken,' This Is What You're Actually Saying
I was a Resident Assistant in college, and most of my floor consisted of white freshmen girls. One evening, I was sitting in my dorm room when one of the girls came by to hang...
5 days ago - Scary Mommy
When Your Kid Is A Lying Liar-Pants
“Wait a minute - did you brush?” I narrowed my eyes suspiciously at my son, who had gotten ready for bed a little too quickly. “Yep,” he said, equally quickly. And when I...
6 days ago - Scary Mommy
When should a baby start teething?
My 10-month-old hasn't started teething yet. Should I be worried? Not at all. Teething is a very individual process. Some kids start sprouting teeth at four months and some not...
10 days ago - Today's Parent
Parents of teen who died after getting wisdom teeth pulled accept $2M settlement
Minnesota family agrees to more than $2 million settlement against dentist after 17-year-old daughter goes into cardiac arrest during surgery.
11 days ago - ABC News
Photo Tips for Baby's First Tooth
Want to know how to make drool look good? Get a grin from a sore-gummed baby? Or capture a professional-grade portrait of that adorable one-toothed smile? Read on. You might...
12 days ago - 24/7 Mom
Check the Grandparents! They Could Be a Bad Influence
“Parents get all the work, and grandparents get all the fun.” Or so the saying goes. We all know grandparents love to spoil their grandkids. Because of this, your kids may...
13 days ago - Alameda Pediatric Dentistry
Got A Screen-Obsessed Kid? Here's What To Get Them For The Holidays This Year
Do you have a kid that, if given a choice, would rather stare at a screen than do anything else? I've got two of them. It's like pulling teeth to try to get them to put their...
17 days ago - Scary Mommy
What to do when your teething baby is refusing food
My baby is teething and is refusing food because of the pain. What can I do? As long as your baby is drinking fluids , the reduced appetite is not a concern. It's OK, and...
17 days ago - Today's Parent
Is it safe to introduce solids before a baby's teeth come in?
My baby doesn't have any teeth yet, but I'm trying to introduce solid foods. Is that safe? Absolutely. Solids can be given to babies once they are interested-usually around...
17 days ago - Today's Parent
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Elevated Blood Glucose Levels may Pose Heart Defect Risk to Infants
Elevated blood glucose levels during early pregnancy may increase the risk of congenital heart disease in infants even if the mother is nondiabetic.
Your memory is best when thinking about your children
Binghampton University in New York has found that human memory is better when we are thinking about raising our children, new research suggests
Zika babies in Brazil struggle to sit, see, hear or talk
The CDC has tracked the progress of 19 babies with Zika-related microcephaly since birth and reports that as they approach their second birthdays, most face significant...
Children exposed to air pollution are at risk of asthma
Researchers at The Johns Hopkins University found a mix of dust, sand and non-exhaust tailpipe emissions increases youngsters under 11's risk of the lung condition by 1.3...
Family Meals Serve Up Better Behaved Kids
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