My Child is Wheezing… Is it Asthma? What to Look For and When to Visit A Doctor…

Wheezing is a whistling noise that occurs when the bronchial tubes which carry air to the lungs, narrow because of inflammation or mucus buildup. Wheezing is often present in asthma. Asthma is a chronic disease that affects 9% of children … Continue reading

Does My Child Have Asthma? A Parent’s Guide to Asthma Management

Asthma is a respiratory condition marked by spasms in the bronchi of the lungs, causing difficulty in breathing. It usually results from an allergic reaction or other forms of hypersensitivity. Asthma is very common, it is also a serious and … Continue reading

Parenting Tips – Is My Child Really Too Sick for School?

Sometimes it’s hard to know if your child is really coming down with something or just suffering a bout of Monday-itis. In a perfect world, kids would never get sick, and they’d never miss a day of school. But it’s … Continue reading

Asthma Tips – Is it Asthma? What is Asthma? Should I Get My Child Evaluated?

Asthma is a disease that 9% of U.S. children under 17 yrs old have. That adds up to about 6.7 million children in the U.S. and it accounts for 13 million missed school days, 200,000 hospitalizations, and 750,000 visits to emergency … Continue reading

Bacteria, C-Section, and Breast Feeding: How It Affects Your Baby’s Health

Researchers are figuring out why C-Sections and Breast Feed have lifelong effects on a baby’s health.  It’s because of the bacteria they are exposed to through mothers milk and vaginal delivery.  These bacteria live in the gut of the baby … Continue reading