Category: Safety

Don’t Have a Bummer Beach Summer

Growing up, my typical summer day went like this..Wake up in a house full of cousins. Load up a station wagon with beach chairs, boogie boards, a gazillion buckets and...

Summer Skin Safety 101

By Susan “Abby” Haas, MD, pediatrician, Wake Forest Baptist Health – Brenner Children’s Hospital Pediatrics – Clemmons With summer right around the corner,...

Co-Sleeping Pros and Cons

Are you familiar with this recent news story in which a Texas mother was found guilty for the death of her two-month-old son? The baby died in the night while...

How Do You Keep Your Child Safe?

By Guest Blogger Elizabeth Sasso Smith The subject of child safety is so broad it seems like there is an endless list of topics; bath safety, car safety, bike safety,...

Wishing You and Your Children a Happy and Safe New Year

By Shayne Bates, M.D. FAAP, Pediatrician, Wake Forest Baptist Health – Brenner Children’s Hospital Pediatrics – Westgate The new year is just days away,and with it...

Getting the “Heads Up” on Protecting Your Child’s Brain

By Alexander Powers, M.D., Pediatric Neurosurgeon Wake Forest Baptist Health – Brenner Children’s Hospital Every year, we hear numerous reports of young athletes who...

Cutting out the Chemicals

By Guest Blogger Jessica Sheedy What Mom doesn’t want the best for her kids and family? We all strive to lead healthier lives, and recent news of dangerous chemicals...

Let’s Get This Party Started! (NOT!)

By Anonymous After seeing the request for blogs with this survey, I had to write. I have a couple of friends who allow their teenagers to have parties. The parents...

Have you heard the news on Car Seat Safety?

On Monday, March 21 , 2011 the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) released a new recommendation that will affect many of our readers.  If you have not yet heard the...

How Do You Talk to you Kids About Talking to Strangers?

By Katie Moosbrugger I just saw the movie The Lovely Bones, and even though it’s been years since reading the book, I cried just the same. The story begins with the...