Facts and advice about head injuries and concussion. Written by pediatricians for parents. Children often fall and hit their head. Learn when it is dangerous… Read More »Head injuries and concussion when children hit their head
Meningitis is a feared infection in children. Bacterial meningitis is life-threatening and requires immediate care. Viral meningitis is rarely life-threatening but may require hospitalization. Symptoms… Read More »Meningitis in children – fever, neck stiffness, sore neck
In the mother’s womb, a baby does not need to be able to breathe. Oxygenation occurs through the placenta. Once the umbilical cord is cut,… Read More »When a newborn has trouble breathing, is my child deprived of oxygen?
If you shake a baby so violently that the head is thrown back and forth, the blood vessels under the hard meninges are torn… Read More »Never shake a baby – Shaken Baby Syndrome