Children's Health

Beating the Back-to-School Blues

During the first month of school, anxiety and depression can ramp up for students. A pediatrician with Shelby Pediatric Associates & Child Lung Center offers advice for parents on helping kids overcome their back-to-school blues.

The Current CDC Vaccine Schedule for Children

One of the most important ways to keep kids healthy is to follow the vaccine schedule for children. Here's the Centers for Disease Control's 2018 guidelines.

The Ponytail Headache: A Very Real Pain for Kids

Could your child really suffer from a ponytail headache? A metro Detroit pediatric neurologist says yes and explains what parents can do to help.

Does Your Child Need a Neuropsychological Assessment?

Paulina Multhaupt, a clinical psychologist at Shelby Pediatrics, breaks down the benefits and provides insight into this test for children struggling with learning or behavioral issues.

Different Kinds of Bug Bites in Michigan Parents Should Know About

If you spot a potential insect nibble on your child's skin, here are a few different kinds of bug bites in Michigan to keep on your radar.

Teaching Your Kids Good Hygiene Practices and Proper Grooming

Cover your bases with these 11 good hygiene practices that every parent should teach their children about grooming and hygiene.

2018 Mom-Approved Docs

Looking for a few good pediatric pros? Find just what the doctor ordered in Metro Parent’s annual roundup of top-notch docs, according to local moms and dads

Rethinking Attitudes on Medication

So often, popping a pill for an ailment is mindless – like eating candy. But, as the opioid crisis is proving, it can have dire consequences. Truly protecting our kids takes a shift in what we show them – and, often, showing them better ways to manage pain.

Hormones? Antibiotics? Udder Nonsense.

Michigan dairy farmers want your kids to stay just as healthy as their cows, which is why they keep your milk free of antibiotics and added hormones.

First Aid Certification and CPR Classes in Metro Detroit

Parents: Sign up to get the information and skills that could help you save your child's life. Our list includes first aid and CPR classes in metro Detroit and Ann Arbor.

Summer Safety Tips for Children: Basic First Aid for Summer Injuries

From bee stings to burns, there are a number of things that can happen to your child during the summer. Here, learn basic summer safety tips to treat common injuries this time of year.

How to Avoid Tick Bites and Keep Your Kids Safe

A local pediatrician explains how to avoid tick bites, what to do if your family gets bitten and how to recognize the diseases that they carry.
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