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This local mom saved her son from choking with this tool. Now she’s helping other families to be prepared.
Photo above courtesy of the Weir family. One child dies every 5 days from choking, but a device called LifeVac has saved 700 people who were choking and likely would […]
Daniel Tiger’s new digital game helps prep kids for a positive experience at the dentist
“Daniel Tiger: At the Dentist” is a new free game that can help kids feel comfortable at the dentist.
Sponsored Content Navigate your kids’ annual checkups at any age with these tips from AHN Pediatrics
Your kids’ annual checkups change as they grow from baby to teen to young adult. Learn what to expect at every age, what questions to ask, and when to step out of the room.
33 ways to enjoy cold weather fun in Pittsburgh, from snow festivals to tubing and more
Fresh-air family outings are trending with a wealth of activities that fire up energy.
Sponsored Content Dreaming of an easy bedtime? Sleep routines can help, says AHN Pediatrics.
Give your children a sleep routine that works, with guidance from AHN Pediatrics.
RSV: What do Pittsburgh-area parents need to know?
RSV cases are rising in our area. What do you need to know?
The Rachel Carson EcoVillage will bring sustainable living and a shared mission to the North Hills
The Rachel Carson EcoVillage “will offer easy connections with neighbors without sacrificing the privacy of our own home and yard.”
Sponsored Content Go team! During Sports Eye Safety Month, keep young athletes safe and motivated with coaching from AHN Pediatrics
Advice from AHN pediatrics.
Raising a teen or tween girl? You’ll want this advice from healthy period advocate Brittany Cheeks
Cheeks dove into all things menstrual health to learn about her own periods and help others have healthy periods.
Sponsored Content Missing a backpack and running late? Stay healthy and ease back-to-school stress with AHN Pediatrics.
School days and hectic mornings are back. You can ease the stress and keep the kids healthy with back-to-school suggestions from AHN Pediatrics.
Sponsored Content Splinter removed. Vacation saved. Pack your family first-aid travel kit with advice from AHN Pediatrics.
Traveling with children? Check out these tips for a happier, healthier family vacation.
These new infant sleep guidelines and a new federal law can help you protect your baby
New infant sleep guidelines are here — the first new guidelines from the AAP since 2016. Details here.
Sponsored Content My baby walked early, but isn’t talking. Do milestones matter? AHN Pediatrics has the answer.
Parents worry about their children’s progress. While babies grow at their own pace, missing milestones can indicate a problem. Learn when to address the issue and how your pediatrician can help.
Register today: Empower Her helps transform today’s Pittsburgh girls into tomorrow’s leaders
The event also covers health and wellness, healthy relationships and body positivity.
Sponsored Content My kid threw up on the bus — now what? AHN Pediatrics has the answer.
This article is provided by AHN Pediatrics. Parenting is a balancing act. We try to keep our kids healthy and free of disease, but the right decision —one more day […]
PennPIRG’s Trouble in Toyland report exposes risks of counterfeit and other dangerous toys
The Consumer Product Safety Commission has recalled 13 toys this year but some could still find their way into your home.
Through martial arts, Pittsburgh kids gain skills that last a lifetime
Kids learn impressive physical skills in martial arts class. But it’s the skills you can’t see that will last a lifetime.
UPDATED: Latest news on COVID-19 vaccinations for kids under 12
Will there be a mad dash for appointments once the vaccine is approved for kids under 12? Here’s what we know.
Tubes or antibiotics? New Pitt study evaluates the risks for kids with recurrent ear infections
The study shows no long-term benefit to tubes over antibiotics for most recurrent childhood ear infections.
Kidsburgh heroes: These twins collected 6,548 diapers and wipes (so far)
“We’re women and we want to support other women.”