Last week we spoke about swimmer’s ear, but when children come in with an “ear infection,” it can often mean a middle ear infection. Some hallmarks of this kind of infection can be having just gotten over a cold or flu, as well as not really experiencing pain when the ear is touched. The pain… Read More Middle Ear Infections
While it does seem to come up more during the summer (because that is when most of us are swimming), swimmer’s ear is not a seasonal illness that comes and goes depending on the time of year. If water is left in the ear after swimming, bacteria or fungus will make the ear canal their… Read More Swimmer’s Ear
Even if kids are enrolled in summer school, there is considerably more time spent out of school during the summer season than during the other parts of the year when school is in session. For a lot of families, this means that summer brings with it a focus on safety. At school, there’s lots of supervision… Read More Summertime Focus on Safety
Our friends at Survivor Pediatrics put together a wonderful list of answers for common questions regarding newborns. Please share this useful information with anyone you know who may be expecting, or test yourself to see if you are familiar with some of these questions and answers!