What’s New with Umbilical Cord Care in Newborns (Pedcast)

This Pedcast explores some new information about umbilical cord care in newborns.  Turns out, grandma may have gotten  this one wrong!

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SmoNotes:

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McConnell, Tammy P. & Connie W. Lee. Trends in Umbilical Cord Care: Scientific Evidence for Practice. Medscape, 23 Mar. 2005. Web. Sep. 2010 <http://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/49703_print>.

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Dealing with Diaper Rashes (Pedcast)

Almost all children get diaper rashes, but why? Learn the reasons skin breaks down in the diaper area and what you can do to prevent this from happening in your infants and toddlers.

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Starting Young Children towards a Life of Literacy (Pedcast)

This episode of DocSmo.com stresses the importance of promoting literacy in your children by reading aloud frequently and making sure they have regular visits to the library. Every child should have a library card!

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Stopping Bug Bites Before They Happen (Pedcast)

Learn what is known about insect bites and how to avoid them in your children. Enhance your child’s summer outdoor experience with safe insect repellant practices.

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SmoNotes:

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Zielinski-Gutierrez, Emily & Robert A. Writz. Protection Against Mosquitoes, Ticks, and Other Insects and Arthropods. Center for Disease Control, 27 July 2009. Web. Sep. 2010 .

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Helmenstine, Anne Marie Natural Mosquito Repellents. About.com, Mar. 2009. Web. Sep. 2010 .

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Wong, Cathy Natural Mosquito Repellents: Which Natural Mosquito Repellents Work Best? About.com, June 2006. Web. Sep. 2010 .

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Griffin, Morgan R. & Michael W. Smith. Safer Bug Spray: Natural Bug Repellents. WebMD: Healthy Child, 09 June 2009. Web. Sep. 2010 .

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