Top Ten pediatrics Articles

Here are the top ten articles for the Pediatrics Site! These rankings are live and get reset at the beginning of each month, so check back often to see what your fellow visitors are most interested in!

1. When to worry about a baby's head growth
A baby's head circumference is measured at every visit for the first year of life. What do the measurements mean? When to worry? Are growth charts accurate?

2. Should you get a Trampoline?
Backyard trampolines are a favorite amongst kids and adults alike. However, research, statistics, and pure medical experience tells us that they are detrimental to our children's health and well-being. Check out the facts.

3. Signing Time Review
A review of the popular DVD series "Signing Time" with Rachel Coleman. A Signing series designed to teach babies and children the basics of American Sign Language in a fun and captivating way.

4. Nutrition and Your Child
Is getting your child to eat healthy a losing battle? How to up your game and win the battle for your child's health and well-being.

5. Safety In The Great Outdoors
The spring and summer are some of the best times of the year! But, some of the elements of the outdoors can throw a hurdle in even the best thought out plans. Here's the scoop on the sun, bugs and food outdoors.

6. Illness Old Wives Tales
Old Wives Tales: facts, myths and everything in between

7. Extracurricular Activities
With school starting, be prepared for those dreaded lists of kids activities. Extracurricular activities are fun. But how much is too much? Where do you draw the line? Are kids too busy?

8. How Do Dinosaurs Say Goodnight? Book Review
Review of Jane Yolen's delightful book, How Do Dinosaur's Say Good Night?

9. Web Site Review
Dr. Gwenn's review of, a genealogy and picture sharing web experience for the entire family.

10. When Should Your Child see the Doctor
How sick is too sick? When should you take your little one in to the Emergency, the doctor, or just stay home and wait it out?

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