Carbon monoxide poisoning. An invisible killer.

Carbon monoxide is dangerous, even deadly, because it is invisible. It is odourless and colourless. You can breathe it without notice.  Carbon monoxide poisoning usually happens in winter, especially when we have, in the home, unvented space heater or other appliances that doesn’t work properly.  But why the children are at increased risk? Because their … Read more

Pacifier. What you need to know

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With the collaboration of Francesca Veronesi, Pediatric Dentist. The suction of the pacifier or thumb, or other fingers, is a way the child uses to calm down or to fall asleep, or to play and explore with the mouth. The suction of the fingers can begin before birth, in utero. However, it is necessary to … Read more