Juice AKA Cavity-inducing sugary water
Dear Dr. Mo: What’s the verdict on giving juices to kids? Should I offer them to my baby or should I just stick to water?
Dear reader: Your question targets a persistent dilemma parents have and we often discuss this topic with them as family physicians. If you want a short answer, that answer is: you should stick to water.
Having said that, let me break it down a bit further:
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fever – friend or foe
Dear Dr. Mo: I’m wondering if I should always aggressively try to bring fever down in my child? Isn’t fever sometimes good?
Dear reader: Fever in children can be a tricky thing and it’s one of those symptoms that scares parents the most – for a good reason as no parent wants to see their child sick. So what to do about it?
In the simplest of terms and most commonly – do nothing.
Now, this comes with a few strings attached, as usual, so let me clarify..
Daily Health Tips, Parenting, Viral Illness
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