Other children’s health stories we’ve been reading:
- A new study finds that low-birth-weight babies are more likely to have low bone density when they get older. Those born preterm should be extra vigilant about getting enough calcium and vitamin D. For more about bone health, check out a post by Catherine Gordon, MD, MSc, director of the Bone Health Program at Children’s.
- Gina Clowes from Allergy Moms shares 10 Things Food Allergic Children Want You to Know. What do your children wish other people knew about living with allergies?
- At Mom Logic, a look at teen girl t-shirts with suggestive messages. Would you let your daughter where one of these?
- Miss Conduct takes on the question: how should children refer to adults–by first or last name?
- At On Parenting and Dooce, parents talk about what kind of music their kids are listening to–and what kind they wish they were listening to!
- Secondhand smoke is obviously bad for your, but even riding in a smoker’s car can be dangerous. A new study reveals that passengers are exposed to twice the nicotine levels in smokers’ cars as they are in restaurants or bars that permit smoking.