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Decoding the AAP’s Updated Safe Sleep Policy

By November 2, 2016 No Comments

As a new parent there are few things you will focus on more than your baby’s sleep, or lack there of. Luckily the long hours and little sleep I received during my residency prepared me for being the parent of a newborn, but it was still difficult. I remember the sleepless nights, the frequent waking […]

Categories: Accidents, Injuries, + Abuse, Newborns + Infants, Policy, Politics, + Pop Health

Do Workbooks Help Preschoolers Learn?

By October 24, 2016 1 Comment

We constantly hear about how our children are underperforming academically relative to the rest of the world. We want our children to be ahead of the academic curve, not behind it, and some have reasoned that if traditional academics are started sooner, children will be ahead of the curve. This too often involves reducing playtime […]

Categories: Policy, Politics, + Pop Health, Toddlers + Preschoolers

How to Support Your Child After Sexual Abuse

By October 5, 2016 No Comments

Teaching your children how to protect themselves against sexual abuse is the most effective way to prevent sexual abuse we currently have. We try to do all the right things, all the things experts tell us to do. We teach them the right names for their genitalia. We talk to them openly and honestly about […]

Categories: Accidents, Injuries, + Abuse, Mental, Emotional, + Behavioral Health