Kid Related Health

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Teeth Brushing

Ideas to get your little ones to polish their pearly whites! Also included is advice about how not to swallow toothpaste.

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Community Reminder: The Flu and Viruses

You've all probably heard the warnings about the flu going around.We had questions about getting vaccines this week on our list. As a community we can do a lot to keep ourselves and our neighbors healthy so we're posting these neighborly reminders!

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4 year old refusing to take medicine

One parent shares a recent experience of her four year old child refusing to take his medicine and the tricks to help them take it! 

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Constipation

Poop on getting the poop out.

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Frequent Chills

One parents asks "several times a day, some more than others, my son exhibits a quick movement that looks like he just got the chills." Wondering what's up? Here's the original post and summary.

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Eczema Solutions

Things to do to treat eczema.

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8 Ways To Treat Cradle Cap

8 tips to help with cradle cap - those dry scalp scratchies!

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Leg Cramps

Help for life's little growing pains.

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When the Kids Are Sick: Smart Tactics

Quick tips for what to do on Sick Days

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Tonsils out! (Adenoid and Tonsil Advice)

PSP members share advice and expriences about adenoidectomies, recovery times, and how YOU will make it through the surgery (the kid will be fine).

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Circumcision - To Snip or NOT to Snip

Advice over the years about whether to circumcize your son.

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Recovering from the Croup

Ideas for kids suffering from the croup.

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Feedback on Palate Expanders

So you’ve just found out that your child might need a palate expander and what do you make of it? Are they a medieval torture device or a valuable preventative measure for future problems? Here are some local parents’ feedback on the palate expander…

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Getting Rid of Lice

Worried about lice? Here are tips and suggestions from member of Park Slope Parents who have had their fair share of lice battles with their little ones. 

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Blocked or Clogged Tear Duct

Advice from PSP Parents who have dealt with their child having a blocked tear duct - and even one message from a parent who suffered from this condition herself as a child! 

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Bath time: How do wash your toddler's hair?

Wondering how the heck you wash your child's hair at bath time? Here PSP parents share how they do it.

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How to Give a Baby Medicine

Are you having problems giving your baby medicine? You are not alone!

"It IS an epic battle, and SO stressful. I hate it," says one PSP member to the Advice List. Here, parents share the different ways of administering medicine without overly restraining the baby or losing too much of the medication.

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How To Deal With Colic

Are you wondering how to deal with a baby with colic? Here are some tips and advice from PSP parents about helping a colicky baby.

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