Regular visits to your obstetric care provider will help ensure your baby is growing well and healthy in utero, and help manage any issues that may arise before they become serious.
Lack of social activities, huge changes in the schooling environment, limited sports and clubs, and not being able to hang out with friends are intensifying children’s mental health challenges. Many families are under a great deal of stress with the current pandemic.
But steps can be taken to create a safer environment.
Your toddler wakes up a 2 am wailing and pulling on her ear.
Your 10-year-old tries to do “wheelies” on his bike. You find him sitting in the driveway clutching his arm, and it’s swelling before your eyes.
You find your 15-year-old curled up on her bed. When you ask what’s wrong, she tells you she doesn’t want “to be here anymore.”
In these instances, and so many others, it’s important to get the right help for your child.