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What to Do When You Get Sick While Pregnant

What to Do When You Get Sick While Pregnant

A common cold or mild stomach bug is no big deal… unless you happen to be pregnant. Here are some essential safety tips on what to do when you fall sick while expecting . . . »

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What Do You Do When Your Baby Has a Fever

There’s nothing scarier than when your baby is ill. Here are five things to do if they have a fever . . . »

Baby with fever

What should you do when your baby has a fever?

I will never forget the first time my newborn child had a fever. The most important person in our lives was red-faced and screaming, and nothing I did seemed to calm her . . . »

Dealing with Ear Infections

Dealing with ear infections

If a clinician says, “It looks like an early ear infection” or “The eardrum is a little red” chances are it does not meet the criteria and should not be treated with antibiotics . . . »

When should you call the doctor?

When should you call the doctor?

My pediatrician told me that there is rarely ever anything seriously wrong with a baby who has an appetite and remains active . . . »

My nearly 15 month old son began sneezing yesterday and coughing sporadically. This morning he woke up with a runny nose.

My nearly 15 month old son began sneezing yesterday and coughing (a dry cough) sporadically. This morning he woke up with a runny nose. He is not feverish, has a »