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Pediatrician: How I partnered with parents who didn't want to vaccinate

With the rise of social media, vaccinations have become debated online, and — emboldened by anonymity — people engage in name-calling and shaming. Not only is this unproductive and divisive, it simply isn’t the right way for families to make decisions for the health of their children. As a pediatrician, over the past few years,… Read More »

Parents are too busy to potty train their children early enough – survey

Photo: Thinkstock Parents are too busy to potty train their children early enough – survey Independent.ie Parents are too busy to potty train their children early enough – not recognising the strain the delay puts on their bladders and bowels, a survey suggests. https://www.independent.ie/life/family/parenting/parents-are-too-busy-to-potty-train-their-children-early-enough-survey-37787743.html https://www.independent.ie/migration_catalog/article36250951.ece/da516/AUTOCROP/h342/Toilet-training-ts Email Parents are too busy to potty train their children… Read More »

‘They can’t do it themselves’: If parents refuse to vaccinate their kids, should the state do it for them?

The Vaccine Information Network, an online community of like-minded parents who believe children are being “poisoned” by vaccines, recently posted a message describing measles as a mild and harmless disease that leaves a “stronger, healthier child in its wake.” In fact, measles is a highly contagious virus that can attack the fatty protective sheath that wraps… Read More »