little girl in toilet

Why isn’t potty training working?

If potty training isn’t working after at least six months of toilet training, parents and doctors need to look at deeper causes.

kids jumping on trampoline

Trampolines are not toys

Exercise is important for kids, but there’s one form of exercise most pediatricians will caution against: trampolines.

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The dangers of holiday toys

Look for age-appropriate toys and pay close attention to cautionary labels, such as “not intended for use by children under the age of three.”

little boy eating tomatoes

How to reduce choking hazards

Common choking hazards include round foods, toys with small parts and toy foods that look like something that could be eaten.

Why it’s dangerous for babies to sleep on sofas

In a study published in the journal Pediatrics, researchers found a strong association between sleeping on sofas and infant deaths.