Family

prevent fires at home October 3, 2018

The 11 best ways to prevent a fire at home

The best way to avoid injury or death from fires is to prevent them from happening in the first place.

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Prevention Safety

child passenger safely buckled in to seat September 27, 2018

What the updated Child Passenger Safety Transportation Policy means for your family

Here's the latest on child passenger safety from a Vanderbilt safety expert.

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Children Infants & Toddlers Safety

A nurse casts a boy's left arm September 25, 2018

When childhood play leads to a broken arm or hand

A cast or splint usually helps heal a child's broken arm. Fractures involving the elbow may need surgery.

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Bone & Joint Children Infants & Toddlers

Baby laying on tummy on the floor learning how to walk September 19, 2018

Infant injuries from baby walkers are still on the rise

Instead of a using a baby walker with wheels, opt for tummy time.

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Infants & Toddlers Safety

How to help children understand natural disasters September 13, 2018

How to help children understand natural disasters

Natural disasters, even when far away, can cause children to become concerned about their own safety. Here's how to talk them through it.

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Children

September 12, 2018

Parents share lessons learned in the NICU

After 9 1/2 months in the hospital with his newborn daughter, a father shares strategies for families coping with long inpatient stays.

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Infants & Toddlers

September 7, 2018

Head lice: myths, facts and treatment

When you get that dreaded call from school, here's what to do to handle head lice.

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Children

August 27, 2018

Gestational diabetes: What to know when blood sugar is too high during pregnancy

This common condition affects many women during pregnancy, even if they weren't diabetic before.

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Pregnancy Women's Health

visit to the Emergency Room August 23, 2018

The time to think about an emergency room visit is before you make it

Having this information handy at all times will make an emergency room visit a bit easier.

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Children Infants & Toddlers