all about allergies

Children and Allergies – All About Allergies

ALLERGY AND HYPERSENSITIVITY Most people use the word "allergy" to describe all types of hypersensitivity. In this chapter, the most common forms of true aller­gy are described. A specific antibody…
Children Fevers and Infections

Children Fevers and Infections

CHILDREN FEVERS AND INFECTIONS Small children can very easily develop a high temperature without being particularly ill. The most common cause of fever is infec­tion, usually of the throat or…
Healthy Newborn – When Baby’s Sick

Healthy Newborn – When Baby’s Sick

THE HEALTHY NEWBORN At birth, your baby leaves the protective world of your womb, where warmth, oxy­gen, and nourishment were always avail­able. The newborn is suddenly exposed to all sorts…