Vaccines

The Toddler Years: Join our TweetChat Today at 2pm EST for a Chance to Win!

Posted January 15, 2014 by Nancy Flanders

Join us today at 2 p.m. EST on Twitter to talk about all things toddler!

A Very Techie Christmas: Join Our Tweet Chat Today at 2pm EST for a Chance to Win

Posted December 11, 2013 by Nancy Flanders

Your children are excited for gifts of technology this year, but are you ready to give?

Holiday Giving & Saving: Join Our Tweetchat Today, 12/5 at 2:00 EST for a Chance to Win!

Posted December 4, 2013 by Nancy Flanders

Come chat with us about Holiday Savings and Giving for a chance to win a $10 Amazon gift card!

Happy Thanksgiving

Posted November 27, 2013 by Nancy Flanders

Happy Thanksgiving! Check out these resources to help you get through the day.

We Reject Mommy Wars: Join Our Tweetchat Today, 05/23 at 2:00 EST for a Chance to Win!

Posted May 23, 2013 by Rhonda Franz

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Help us banish The Mommy Wars. Grab a cool drink and join us for this week's chat on Twitter, where we're ready to attack the negativity in our lives for the sake of our children, our families, and our sanity.

5 Childhood Fears and How to Calm Them

Posted March 1, 2013 by Nancy Flanders

Children have lots of different fears. Help them defeat those fears without belittling them.

A Shot in the Dark: Is the Flu Vaccine the Best Way to Protect Your Family From the Flu?

Posted January 29, 2013 by Alyssa Chirco

A flu outbreak is sweeping the nation. But is the flu shot the best way to protect yourself and your family?

Childhood Vaccination Information Roundup

Posted October 30, 2012 by Alyssa Chirco

Have questions about childhood immunizations? We've rounded up the resources you need to make informed decisions about vaccination.

The Flu Vaccine 101: Most Frequently Asked Questions Answered

Posted October 26, 2012 by Nancy Flanders

Considering the flu shot? Wondering if it's worth it? Consult our Flu Vaccine 101 guide and take any further questions or concerns straight to your doctor.

What's a Parent to Do? Join Our Tweetchat Today, 7/12, 1 PM CST for a Chance to Win!

Posted July 12, 2012 by Rhonda Franz

What do you use to decide on health recommendations like vaccinations and having your children drink milk? Do you go with official recommendations from medical organizations, or do you use other information to make the call? Join our Twitter #pschat with other parents today at 1:00 CST for a chance to win!

What Causes Autism?

Posted May 22, 2012 by Nancy Flanders

The rate of autism is rising, but the reasons are still controversial. Scientists, however, are narrowing down the possible causes, including genetics, environmental influences, and risk factors.

The Other Baby Book: A New Natural Parenting Resource for Baby's First Year

Posted April 21, 2012 by Alyssa Chirco

Looking for information and ideas that you won't find in typical parenting resources? Check out The Other Baby Book to get the details on baby's first year that the other books won't tell you.

How to Reduce the Risk of Birth Defects

Posted December 29, 2011 by Nancy Flanders

Maintaining a healthy pregnancy can help reduce the risk of birth defects. Before you even become pregnant, you can begin taking steps to ensure a healthy life for your child.

3 Best Ways to Organize Your Child's Medical Records

Posted November 26, 2011 by Nancy Flanders

Keeping your child's medical records in order can be overwhelming. There's paperwork from all directions: doctor visits, the pharmacy, and the insurance company. It can pile up fast. Choose an organizational tool and use it wisely.

Questions to Ask Your Pediatrician About Vaccines

Posted January 30, 2011 by Sonja Stewart

Whether you choose to vaccinate your child or not, it's good to know where your child's pediatrician stands on the issue. Here are some questions you can ask her to let you know where she stands and if she's the right fit for your family.

Choosing the Right Doctor for Your Child: Questions to Ask

Posted January 9, 2011 by Rhonda Franz

There are several things to take into consideration when choosing a pediatrician or family doctor as your child's primary care provider. Use this list of questions to help you get the answers you need to make an informed decision.

Simple Remedies for Nausea and Vomiting in Children

Posted September 13, 2010 by Deeanna Frankli...

Sometimes a child's vomit is simply an inconvenience. Other times it can signal a serious problem. Read on for signs of danger, as well as some tried and true comfort measures.

Controversial Vaccine/Autism Doctor Banned in U.K.

Posted May 27, 2010 by Fred Lee

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The controversial doctor who implicated vaccines as one of the root causes of autism has been banned from practicing medicine in Britain.

Rotarix Recall? Perhaps We Need A Vaccine For The Vaccines

Posted March 26, 2010 by Lela Davidson

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Rotavirus vaccine Rotarix has been suspended in the U.S. and recalled elsewhere. What are the chances of getting inoculated against the inoculations?

FDA Approves Prevnar, New and Improved with a 30% Price Increase

Posted March 4, 2010 by Lela Davidson

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The latest FDA approval for Pfizer's infection immunization comes with a hearty price increase. Is this wonder drug better for the health of your family, or your stock portfolio?

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