Infections, Diseases and Booboos

Intestinal worms

Intestinal worms

Intestinal worms can be found in food and on our pets. How can we avoid being infested and how can we get rid of these parasites?

August 5, 2019
The swimmer’s ear

The swimmer’s ear

Your child, the little fish, oozes out of the water with a throbbing pain in their ear. They probably developed swimmer’s ear and it should be treated immediately. It could also be prevented!

July 8, 2019
Treating sunburn

Treating sunburn

With summer upon us, we are all looking forward to being able to enjoy the sun and good weather! But be careful, you must be wary of sunburns, especially for your little ones!

July 1, 2019
Mouth wounds and infections

Mouth wounds and infections

When does a mouth wound deserve your attention? What should you do? When should you react? Here are a few useful tips.

June 24, 2019
The return of heat rash

The return of heat rash

It is a small, bumpy rash and yet, it can cause great discomfort and make baby irritable. We missed the summer but we definitely didn't miss heat rash! Here are some tips to try to prevent and relieve them.

June 24, 2019
Tubes and adenoids

Tubes and adenoids

Goodbye adenoids, tonsils removed, ear tubes installed… These surgeries are common in children but why? What are they?

April 29, 2019
Baby colic: causes and solutions

Baby colic: causes and solutions

If your baby cries for a long time with a red face, clenched fists, and hard belly, he or she probably suffers from colic.

November 12, 2018
Encopresis

Encopresis

Do you know what encopresis is? This problem related to bowel movements affects many families, touching 1.5 % to 7 % of children between the ages of 6 to 12 years old.

April 30, 2018
Children medication

Children medication

We are always sad to hear our little ones coughing. Cough medication are not for children anymore, so what do we do? What medication cant we use and why?

December 28, 2015
Mysterious colics

Mysterious colics

The colic diagnostic is often given to a baby who cries intensely, but are these colics responsible for all these tears? Have you ever thought about other possible problems?

August 30, 2015
Antibiotics: when and how?

Antibiotics: when and how?

The use of antibiotics raises more and more questions: is resistance to bacteria caused by medication overuse real?

November 21, 2014
Warts

Warts

Oh no! Your child has come home from school with a wart! How did he catch it, how can you prevent contagion and what can you do to get rid of it?

February 12, 2013
Ear infections

Ear infections

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
Head lice

Head lice

Head lice are tiny insects that live on the scalp, where they lay their eggs. Head lice do not spread disease having head lice does not mean you are not clean.

September 24, 2012
Poison Ivy

Poison Ivy

With summer in full swing and the many nature walks and camping trips your family will go on, it’s important that you and your family can recognize poison ivy accurately!

July 6, 2012
Constipation in children

Constipation in children

Harmless but very bothersome, constipation can eventually irritate the intestinal lining and cause several health problems. 

February 24, 2012
Meningitis

Meningitis

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

Fever

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
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