You may or may not read the labels on the foods you eat. Regardless, the Nutrition Facts label could have some big changes ahead that will make reading it a bit easier — for some …Continue reading →
Spring break is approaching, and a family trip might be in your future. Whether it’s a short trip to visit grandparents or a trip across the country, traveling with children sometimes can be challenging. If you’re planning a family trip, consider choosing a destination where …Continue reading →
Accidental ingestions can occur anywhere — at home, at a family member’s house, in the park, at the mall — wherever you travel. One statewide resource that is constant is the Wisconsin Poison Center.
Program the number of the Wisconsin Poison Center in your cell phone: (800) 222-1222. Wherever you go, this toll-free number will connect you to certified poison specialists for …Continue reading →
Head banging is a type of rhythmic movement that healthy infants and children may use to fall asleep at the beginning of the night and during normal nighttime arousals in the middle of the night. Other similar rhythmic behaviors include body rolling or body rocking. Common …Continue reading →
While it may seem easier and more efficient to do a Google search and find out how to treat various ingestions, oftentimes you could be receiving the wrong information. Most people don’t have the medical knowledge to sift through the vast array of resources online, …Continue reading →
Although it can be scary when your child gets a nosebleed, it’s usually not dangerous. In this video, I explain why nosebleeds occur and provide techniques that demonstrate:
- How to stop your child’s actively bleeding nose
- How to put ointment in your child’s nose to prevent nosebleeds
Since nosebleeds are common in kids, start with some of these simple techniques. If your …Continue reading →
The Greater Milwaukee Auto Show is in town. For many families, this is a fun annual event — a way to experience, see and touch all of the latest makes and models of shiny new cars.
Every year, the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel offers an opportunity for members of our community to nominate a nurse for Nurse of the Year. This is an awesome way to publicly recognize a nurse who has touched your life or a member of your family’s life.
I encourage you to watch the video above to learn more about this special opportunity to …Continue reading →
Kids who aren’t school-age yet are curious and can get into anything! While there are lots of dangerous items that can be appealing to a small child, here are the top five potential …Continue reading →