Sick Care

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Full-time Working Mom Feeling Guilty Calling Out of Work to Care for Sick Kids

K.K. asks from New York

Hi everyone. I am struggling with being a full time mom and balancing work and family. I have always been very career oriented. How things change when you have childr...


Age to Stop Going into the Dr Visit with Your Child

C.O. asks from Minneapolis

An earlier question has me thinking. At what age should I stop being in the room with my child at a doctor appointment. I have a nearly 9 year old boy and a 6 year o...


Pediatric Group in Barrington: "Pediatric Care" or "Children and Teens"?

E.B. asks from Chicago

Hi - I am new to Lake Zurich area, and I am looking for pediatrician for my two kids. I had narrowed it down to two practices - "Pediatric Care" (Dr. John Beckerman...


Child with Constant Need to Urinate - Any Experience?

L.O. asks from Boston

My soon-to-be 6 year old daughter is having major problems, and I wonder if anyone out there has had a similar experience. It has her pediatrician puzzled. She has s...


Kindergartner Going Back to School Next Day of Low Grade Fever??

J.W. asks from Los Angeles

**** Thanks very much for your replies so far.... I was aware of the 24 hour policy, but since it is a low grade fever (99 by the time I went to school to pick her up)...


Seeking Alternative Health Care Provider for 5 Year Old.

J.K. asks from Minneapolis

My 5 year old son has been sick all winter! Every other week since mid-october he comes down with a fever, sore throat with a combo of ear infection, sinus congestion...


Seeking Warm, Caring, Patient, Excellent Care Pediatrician Recommendations

M.R. asks from Miami

I live in Sunrise but am not against traveling to say Coral Springs. But do not want to go into Miami-Dade or south of Davie. I have a 2.5 yr old and a 3 week old. ...


Working Moms- What Do You Do When Your Young Child Is Sick?

D.F. asks from New York

Im a stay at home mom and my babe gets sick often. Luckily I am home to take care of him. I was just thinking how hard it would be if I had to work and he was too sick...


Should Host of Parent/child Get-together Inform Guests That Child Has a Cold?

H.L. asks from Washington DC

I've been to group play-dates with my 1.5 yr old where the host's child clearly had a cold. Had I known on each occasion, I would've gladly taken a rain check. A few h...


What to Do for Mom Who Lost a Child?

J.S. asks from Kansas City

hi ladies, my husband and i were watching the news and saw that a woman we met lost her son..he was 27 yrs old. we met her when we had to get some labs drawn f...