Back to school is an exciting, albeit stressful time. If your kids are school age, have your kids take the Stress-o-Meter quiz. I’d even suggest you have them take it today and then take it again in a few weeks to compare. The beauty of the test is that not only does the stress-o-meter measure stress symptoms, it […]
Seattle Mama Doc 101
Protecting Infants From The Sun: Seattle Mama Doc 101
Here’s why to avoid sunscreen for babies under 6 months (when you can) and ways to protect babies from the sun. For more on protecting your baby and children from the sun read: New Insights on Infant and Toddler Skin (A 2011 Pediatrics article) AAP’s Sun Safety page Protecting Children in the Sun: Sunscreen basics […]
Seattle Mama Doc 101: Teething and Fever
My take on teething & fever in the above video. What is your baby’s favorite thing to chew on? Do you have any advice for parents with teething babies? And, do you disagree with the data–do you think your baby has/had fever from teething? More information on FDA recalls: Why I say No Teething Tablets […]
Seattle Mama Doc 101: 3 Month Developmental Milestones
For more information: CDC’s Important Milestones: By The End of Three Months AAP’s Developmental Milestones: 3 Months Please leave additional topic ideas and suggestions for the Seattle Mama Doc video series as comments at Seattle Mama Doc 101: Introduction.
Seattle Mama Doc 101: One Step to Remove Toxins from your Home
Thank you reader Max for your question on facebook: “Environmental and food toxins. What should we be most vigilant about? Where can we be most effective in protecting our kids?” Here is one thing you can start immediately to reduce environmental toxin exposure in your home. Many more tips to come. Environmental Working Group’s “Healthy Home Tips […]
Seattle Mama Doc 101: What is the Choking Game?
Seattle Mama Doc 101: When is a Child Ready for a Cellphone?
On May 16, 2011 Reader Jenny asked: ” What is the developmentally appropriate time to allow kids to have cell phones?” Thank you Jenny for your suggestion. If you have a question or topic suggestion for the Seattle Mama Doc 101 video series please leave a comment here.