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Healthy Children

Parenting philosophies aside, we can all agree that keeping our kids safe and healthy is priority No. 1. What’s likely not getting as much attention is your health, specifically your own mental and physical self-care (you know the saying about oxygen masks…).

 

NPN parents and experts have lots of advice and information about keeping everyone in the family healthy, whether you need help with nutrition, car seat safety, pediatrician visits, mental health concerns or just run-of-the-mill colds.


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Your kid will hate some foods, and that's ok
It's your job to model healthy eating, it's their job to choose what to eat.
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Coat or no? Car seat safety during the cold winter months
A child passenger safety instructor from Lurie Children's Hospital offers practical tips on how you can buckle in your kids safely and quickly during winter.
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Covid test at Lurie Immediate Care- turnaround time?

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Birth control and age

Just curious how old you are and what method of birthday control you use. I went off the pill last year but need to get back on something. I'd prefer something without hormones but the thought of an I...

Where to get a colonoscopy??

I need to get a colonoscopy. Has anyone done this and can you recommend a doctor or place to go for this? I want as pain free an experience as possible. TiA Anonymous poster hash: b25ee...856 ...

Covid Vaccine and Irregular Menstrual Cycle

Has anyone noticed anything strange with their period following vaccination? I had my 2nd shot 2 weeks ago this week; period started 9 days early; extremely heavy (using products I haven't used s...

Tips for whitening trays

I got some whitening trays from the dentist yesterday and I used them for the first time last night. I must not have done it correctly, because I have a couple of teeth with some brighter white spots....


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