Tag: medication

Treating for Two: Medication safety before and during pregnancy

Treating for Two: Medication safety before and during pregnancy

  During National Women’s Health Week this year, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s (CDC’s) National Center on Birth Defects and ...
Medication before and during pregnancy

Medication before and during pregnancy

Did you know that 7 out of 10 pregnant women take at least one prescription medication? According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (C ...
Medication dosing mistakes are common

Medication dosing mistakes are common

Whether you have a child with special needs or not, chances are you have given him medication at some point. A recent study published in Pediatrics re ...
Exploring Grandma’s purse

Exploring Grandma’s purse

My purse, or pocketbook, holds everything I need, from a hairbrush to my driver’s license, cash, credit cards, a few random crayons and scrap paper, a ...
Keeping track of your child’s records

Keeping track of your child’s records

Whether your child has a medical condition, disability, receives services through the Early Intervention Program or Special Education, one of the best ...
Pills and pregnancy – what’s safe and what’s not

Pills and pregnancy – what’s safe and what’s not

You may have been taking meds for a chronic condition for years. Some are fine to continue during pregnancy and some won’t be safe for a developing ba ...