13 Sep · admin · No Comments

How Much Water Should Your Toddler Drink?

What is the recommended water intake or toddlers? The USDA recommends that children in the age group of 1 to 3 should drink around five and a half cups of water every day.  The American Association of Pediatrics advises parent to limit juice/flavored milk to just 4 – 6 ounces a day.  Parents’ should use …

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11 Jun · admin · No Comments

Prevent the Effects of Extreme Heat in Infants and Toddlers

A heat index at or above 90*F, as identified by the National Weather Service, poses a significant health risk, especially for infants and toddlers. There are several steps you can take to “beat the heat” and protect your child from heat-related illness. AIR CONDITIONING If your home does not have air-conditioning, find a nearby place …

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