Ear infections, antibiotics, and prevention
Becoming a parent also means being acquainted with several small infections encountered during our own childhood. Ear infections are numerous and can leave you having lots of questions. We try to respond to the most frequent ones.
January 15, 2021
The ABCs of over-the-counter medication
Just because drugs are sold over-the-counter doesn’t mean that they are harmless. Here’s a little guide to help you heal your child safely this flu season.
September 21, 2020
Baby pimples and skin conditions: How to spot them and how to treat them
A pimple suddenly appeared on your baby’s face – is it a sign of a rash? Some kind of skin condition? The end of the world? Relax and learn more about the red spots on your child.
November 4, 2019
Beware of heat stroke!
Heat strokes occur more often in babies and elderlies. Because it can be life-threatening, it must be treated quickly.
July 16, 2018
Prevent dehydration in children
During the summer, children spend a lot if time outside. So before sending them out, here are some simple tips to prevent dehydration.
June 27, 2016
Everything you need to know about painkillers!
Pain medication and fever reducers are called analgesics or antipyretics. There are only two types of over-the-counter painkillers for children: acetaminophen and ibuprofen.
February 2, 2015
With cold and flu season on the way, it is time to prepare for ear infections! As a matter of fact, ear infections frequently follow a viral infection of some sort.
November 19, 2012
The name itself is scary. But the vaccine can keep bacterial meningitis at bay and viral meningitis often goes away without treatment.
February 24, 2012
Fever in itself is not a disease. It is a symptom resulting from a disease, most often from an infection such as the flu or another childhood disease.
August 29, 2011
When should you go to the emergency room?
Big scratches? Little accident? Fever? Suspicious spots? Sure, your child is not well but should you go to the emergency room? Motherforlife helps you decide whether or not you should go.
August 22, 2011
Did you know that you should never rub a frostbite, nor put it in snow or water (cold or hot)? When it's as cold as it’s been recently, we all need advice! January 25, 2011