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Quick reference medical handouts used by Pediatric offices


  • 10 Steps for Grandparents of Stepfamilies
  • 101 Ways to Soothe a Crying Baby
  • 20 Most Common Reasons Parents Call their Child's doctor
  • 30 common Myths about Children debunked!
  • A Grandparent's Toy Shopping Guide
  • A Prayer for Children
  • After the Immunizations... what to do if your child has discomfort
  • And How are the Children?
  • Are you spoiling your baby?
  • Being Grandparent Requires Love-Tact
  • Benefits of Having Kids
  • Children Left in Cars at Risk for Burns and Heat
  • Cost of Raising Kids
  • Developmental Milestones
  • Do You Smoke? So do Your Kids and Grandkids
  • Evaluating the Treatments for Colic
  • Failure to Thrive
  • Five Important Reasons to Immunize Your Child
  • Grandparenting
  • Grandparenting Do's and Don'ts
  • Grandparenting in Today's world
  • Grandparents and Child Safety: An Overview of Today's World
  • Growth Milestones - 2 Months
  • Halloween and Hounds
  • Handling Unwanted Advice
  • How can Parents tell how sick their child really is?
  • How Many Cigarettes Did Your Child Smoke Today Without You Knowing It?
  • How to be a Better Grandparent
  • How to Raise a Healthy Baby: The Newborn
  • I Want my Blankey!
  • Include Grandparents in the Lives of your Children
  • Index of Sleep Resources
  • Injury Prevention
  • Kids of Separated Parents: The Annual Holiday Access Dispute
  • Mistakes Grandparents Make
  • Myths about Kids and Sleep
  • New Advice About Giving Solid Foods to Infants
  • Over wrapping infants in the winter can lead to increased risk of SIDS
  • Parenting Magazine Printouts
  • Parenting Tip of the Week
    Family Overload and How to Manage It!
  • Parents Certainly are Misunderstood!
  • Passing the Torch - When do Parents stop worrying?
  • Preventing accidents and injuries during your child's bath
  • Preventing and Treating Burns
  • Safety Tips for Grandparents
  • SIDS Facts for Grandparents
  • Start your (Parenting) Year off Right!
  • Summer Can Bring Sun, Fun and Trouble
  • Ten Tips for Nurturing Your Child
  • Testing the Newborn for Metabolic Birth Defects
  • The New McCarthyism: Vaccines & Autism
  • The Value of Time
  • Toy Safety Warnings Issued for the Holidays
  • Traveling with Children this Summer
  • Tune into baby, not TV
  • What Is a Grandmother?
  • What is antibiotic resistance and why is it a problem?
  • Health Information from our Experts

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  • How long should a visit be? My daughter has invited me to come and spend some time visiting her family. She has a guest room so I’m not putting anyone out of their room, but I don’t want to over-stay my welcome. She says I should stay as long as I want. A...
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