In 2016, the American Association of Poison Control Centers reported 39 cases of people—between the age of 13 and 19—intentionally eating Tide pods. In 2017, that number grew to 53. In the first two weeks of 2018, 39 cases have already been reported. Kids are posting videos online of themselves intentionally eating tide laundry pods […]
In recognition of August as Children’s Eye Health and Safety Month, we are sharing information on some eye diseases that children are susceptible to and some of their warning signs.
Whether it is planned or unplanned, spending time in the hospital can be stressful—especially for children—and the stresses of a hospital visit can negatively affect recovery. It’s important to prepare your child for the medical care he or she will receive and relieve your child’s stress. Here are a few ways to ease your child’s […]
Here are 9 useful tips for children with learning disabilities, especially for individuals with fine motor difficulties.
Child Life professionals work in a pediatric environment to support children and their families while minimizing stress and trauma during medical events.