For Toddlers & Preschoolers

The First Years

As a parent, the first few years of a child’s life is filled with lots of joyful moments. Nothing is as amazing in life as when you see your child take his or her first steps or call you “momma” for the first time. Toddlers and preschools can also give parents very challenging moments as they reach for their independence both physically and emotionally.

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Here are a few of our most popular health topics for Toddlers & Preschoolers. Click here to view a complete list of our Health Topics

Breath Holding Spells

The typical call to the pediatrician is “My 15 month-old just had a ‘blue spell’!" The parent usually reports their child was playing quietly and then suddenly collapsed on the ground, his/her l...

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Car Seat Guidelines

It seems that buying a car seat or booster seat is getting more confusing by the day. There are a lot of things to sort through: 5-point, 3-point, T-systems, convertible seats, etc. And what about ...

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Potty Training

Bring up “potty training” at a gathering of parents and you will hear lots of strong opinions of do’s and don’ts. This reflects both the individuality of children and the many techniques for s...

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Preventing Childhood Injuries

Injury is the leading cause of death and disability during childhood. It is very important parents are knowledgeable about keeping their children safe. The idea of injury control or childproofing can ...

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Time Outs

Taking time out when frustration threatens to boil over is a good thing. It is such a good thing to do that it is important children learn to take time out without the judgment of others. If time out ...

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