As any parent knows, constant vigilance is the name of the newborn game, and that applies even to your baby’s sleep time. Newborn babies lack the strength and coordination to move themselves away from an object that’s inhibiting their breathing. … Continue reading
Most parents and grandparents understand that choking hazards pose real risks for young children. But you may be surprised by the variety of dangers out there — and that the leading cause of choking for kids is food. But you … Continue reading
Safety, alcohol, homesickness, and more. Licensed mental health counselor Kimble Richardson addresses the big issues that arise for students and parents when a teen starts college.
You’ve raised them since birth. You’ve walked with them every step of the way. And now they’re about to leave for college. This can be an exciting — and scary — time for Mom and Dad. But knowing the right … Continue reading
Sudden Infant Death Syndrome, or SIDS, is as frightening as it is misunderstood. It’s the unexpected death of an infant under the age of one—a death in which an autopsy offers no explainable cause. With so much mystery surrounding SIDS, … Continue reading
Julie sits down with Beth Rice, EMT and coordinator of St.Vincent’s Safe Sitter program, to talk about child safety, especially how to prevent choking. And she talks breast cancer risk and detection with Jana Green, director of the Breast Center at St.Vincent Carmel.