Sarah Toohey, RN
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The Baby Guide
Parenting & Family
A baby may be ready to try a solid food when they are strong, rolling over and holding their head up well. They may seem very interested in what everyone else in the family is eating…
While the exact mechanism of autism is not understood, we define this disorder by a particular collection of changes...
Potty training is a complex task. A child must be able to recognize the feeling that tells them they need to go...
The first step in understanding jaundice is to understand what actually causes the yellow discoloration of the skin and eyes that we see in jaundice...
Signs of Infant Hunger
Recognizing the early signs of hunger can help keep your baby happy and calm...
Torticollis is caused by a shortening of one of the main neck muscles we use to turn our heads with: the sternocleidomastoid...
Allergic Rhinitis (AR) is a miserable thing for those who suffer from it. The secretions, coughing, sneezing and itchy eyes can make daily activities very difficult and a child or adult with AR can feel exhausted all the time...
Good Fats and Bad Fats
Having healthy, natural fats as part of the diet provides essential nutrients, helps with the absorption of vitamins and helps us ‘feel’ full appropriately...
BMI, or Body Mass Index is a number that helps us understand how fit we are because it incorporates both height and weight. It differs between adults and children. Here's a simple breakdown and calculator...
Conjunctivitis, or pink eye as it is commonly know, literally means inflammation of the conjunctiva...
One of the worst features of constipation is the cyclic nature of the problem: having a bowel movement is hard and painful leading the child to withhold stool to avoid discomfort, thereby assuring each subsequent bowel movement will be harder and more painful...
Scabies is an itchy infection with the mite, Sarcoptes scabiei. It is often seen on the hands, ankles and feet, often between fingers or toes...
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