Choosing a Pediatrician, Sandra Bullock's Classy Comeback, and More


It’s one of the first decisions a new parent makes — choosing a pediatrician.  Wondering where to start?  Parents Ask has some advice from Elizabeth Pantley on how to make this important decision.

Researchers found that when a child is seriously injured (enough to be hospitalized), all children in the family are at a higher risk for being injured over the three months following the injury.  Experts believe that the trauma of the injury changes a family’s behavior patterns. — Well

How do you handle the break-up of a marriage with class?  Take lessons from Sandra Bullock, says Jessica Grose, who describes Bullock’s classy comeback at DoubleX.

The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation plans to spend $1.5 billion in the next five years in an effort to support maternal and child health worldwide.  Melinda Gates said that we have not tried hard enough to save the lives of mothers abroad. — Parentdish

Here’s another unnecessary awareness month to add to your calendar:  Potty Training Awareness Month.  Any of you parents of toddlers unaware that potty training is looming in your near future?  No?  Didn’t think so. — The Stir

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