Accidents Happen: A Guide to Children's Emergencies

Key Facts To Know About Altitude Sickness Before Hiking In The Mountains

Hiking in the mountains can be an incredible experience, but it is not without its risks. There is always a chance that you may physically injure yourself, but there's also another risk to consider: that of altitude sickness. The lower oxygen levels at higher altitudes can cause you to become ill if you don't take certain precautions and give yourself lots of time to adjust. So, what are the key things to know about altitude sickness before you go hiking in the mountains? Read More 

How Stem Cell Therapy Could Help Your Knee Feel Like New Again

While many people have heard of stem cell therapy in passing, not a lot know what this process does and how to take advantage of it. While research is still going on into stem cell therapy, there are some areas of the body where it can be used right now. One of those is in the management of pain, specifically around joints. The knee is perhaps the most important joint in the body so it makes sense that there are more stem cell therapy practitioners offering to help reduce pain in this area. Read More 

What Should Expectant Parents Know About Prenatal Care?

Having a baby should be a joyous experience. However, there are some health complications that can arise during pregnancy. That's why it's important for pregnant women to receive adequate medical care when they are expecting a baby. Here are five facts that expectant parents should know about prenatal care: 1. Different types of health care practitioners can offer prenatal care Prenatal care refers to the ongoing care given to pregnant women in the months leading up to childbirth. Read More 

Pediatric Dental Care: Why Your Child Needs It

Most babies are born with a complete set of 20 baby teeth (primary teeth) which typically start emerging at six months old. The primary teeth then fall out as a child grows through various childhood phases. However, some people don't lose their baby teeth for various reasons, including missing adult teeth. Such teeth are called retained baby teeth. Since your little one probably loves sugary treats and isn't too keen on dental care, they are susceptible to dental issues like cavities and gum problems. Read More 

Here’s How to Approach Work Vaccination Effectively

As more organizations allow their employees to return to work while new COVID-19 variants continue to take their toll, employers have no choice but to fear for the safety of their employees and clients. Moreover, some employees are still unsure about vaccination and the effective ways of conducting it. If you are trying to develop ways of encouraging your team to get vaccinated against Coronavirus or any other disease, this piece is for you. Read More 

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Accidents Happen: A Guide to Children's Emergencies

One of the things I learned when I had children was that accidents can happen at any time. Unfortunately, my children's pediatrician was not always available when those accidents did happen. I had to learn what was considered an emergency and what could wait until the doctor's office was open. Knowing the difference and what to do in non-emergency situations can be confusing. That is why I created this blog. I wanted to provide other parents with a guide that helps them to understand when it is time to head for urgent care or the hospital and when injuries could be treated at home.