Interesting Child Health Links 4/16/18

The Following are Dr. Smo’s links to interesting articles about children and child health for the week of 4/16/18

Article 1. Do taking antibiotics and antacids early in life increase a child’s chances of having allergies? Some think they do and a recent study found an association. Learn more.

Article 2. E-cigarettes may not cause cancer but they are still addicting for many young adults. This article points that fact out.

Article 3. Wondering why you are hearing about more children getting whooping cough? This interesting article will increase your understanding of why this is happening.

Article 4. Periodically, I come across some interesting photographs of the moments around a baby’s birth. Here are a fifteen recent ones that are fascinating.

Article 5. Want to see which baby names are NOT hot? Here is popsugar’s recent list of unpopular baby names.

Article 6. Utah becomes the first state to legalize “Free range parenting” thus allowing children who are mature enough to have more freedom and autonomy. Will other states follow?