A 46-year-old member asked:
what are the differences between flu and cold symptoms in a toddler?
1 doctor answer • 1 doctor weighed in
Specializes in Pediatrics
Influenza is worse: Both are viral infections, so a toddler will have a medium fever (between 102-104 degrees Fahrenheit) but the flu fever lasts longer and the child looks sicker.
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What bronchiolitis symptoms do babies and toddlers have?
5 doctor answers • 7 doctors weighed in
Pediatric Allergy and Asthma 51 years experience
6.7k viewsAnswered >2 years ago
A 33-year-old member asked:
What are the best musical toys for toddlers?
3 doctor answers • 11 doctors weighed in
Pediatrics 35 years experience
Singing Parent: Seriously. This may not apply to you if you spend a lot of time face-to-face with your child already, but i think one of the main epidemics of the 21st century is the epidemic of human contact deficiency. Children go from squeaky toy to spell-and-speak to a smartphone while receiving no reinforcement of social cues. Having said that, i think the best musical toy is a toy instrument to play.
6.7k viewsReviewed >2 years ago
A 33-year-old member asked:
Should I keep the newborn away from my toddlers when they are sick?
3 doctor answers • 12 doctors weighed in
Specializes in Maternal-Fetal Medicine
Yes: This is an excellent question. I would say yes (and to have them cover to cough and wash hands often). I will also refer this to other doctors to learn what our healthtap neonatologists, pediatricians and infectious disease experts have to say about exposure to 'germs' and long-term health.
6.5k viewsReviewed Sep 29, 2020
A 21-year-old member asked:
How will my addiction effect my toddler?
2 doctor answers • 2 doctors weighed in
Integrative Medicine 34 years experience
Confusion/hurt: Children, who may not understand that their parent’s behavior and mood is determined by the amount of alcohol or other drugs in their bloodstream, can feel confused and insecure. They love their parents and worry about them, and yet feel angry and hurt that their parents do not love them enough to stop using when they are old enough to understand.
6.1k viewsAnswered >2 years ago
A 22-year-old male asked about a member:
Should I give my toddler vitamins?
3 doctor answers • 6 doctors weighed in
Pediatrics 32 years experience
Maybe: Although most children can get all vitamins and nutrients they need from a well balanced diet, there are some times when a multivitamin can be helpful. Vit d and calcium are often lacking, especially in children who can't (or won't) drink milk. Iron can also be deficient in children who do not eat red meat.
6.5k viewsReviewed >2 years ago
Last updated Mar 14, 2015
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