Along with the American Academy of Pediatrics and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Dr. Levine recommends that all children 6 months of age and older get an annual flu vaccine. Under 6 months of age, parents and all caregivers should have the vaccine to protect their babies who are too young to receive […]
The American Academy of Pediatrics released new guidelines to diagnose and treat bacterial sinus infections in children.
One of the scariest sounds is that seal like barking cough caused by croup. Croup is a virus and the cough will ultimately go away on its own, but it can be scary for both the parents and the child when this horrible cough makes it sound like they can’t breath. Some thing you can […]
Children under 4 years of age should not be given cough and cold medicines. They have not been shown to be effective and can actually be harmful to young children if used inappropriately. Instead, consider doing the following: Place humidifier in child’s room Use saline nose drops Remove mucus with bulb syringe Give child extra […]