April 21 to 28 is National Immunization Awareness Week, an annual event that highlights and recognizes the importance of immunization. Caring for Kids has many resources for parents, including information on vaccine concerns, vaccine safety and the risks of not vaccinating.
Because of hormone changes, women are more at risk of depression while they are pregnant, and during the weeks and months after having a baby. The good news is that depression can be treated. Read the signs and talk to your doctor if you have any of them.
Playgrounds can help children stay active and healthy, but adults need to ensure that children stay safe. When choosing a playground, make sure the structures are right for your child’s age and stage of development. Click here for other playground safety tips.