Child Health & Safety News 9/3: Preschool Anxiety-Busting Books

twitter thumbIn this week’s Child Safety News: Calls for action over the UK’s ‘intolerable’ child mental health crisis: >100k kids age 14 are self-harming with 22% of girls affected

Welcome to Pediatric Safety’s weekly “Child Health & Safety News Roundup”- a recap of the past week’s child health and safety news headlines from around the world. Each day we use social media to communicate relevant and timely health and safety information to the parents, medical professionals and caregivers who follow us. Occasionally we overlook something, but overall we think we’re doing a pretty good job of keeping you informed. Still, quite a bit happens every day – so to make sure you don’t miss anything, we offer you a recap of this week’s top 25 events & stories.

  • 10 Parenting Strategies That Help Kids Become Mentally Strong 2018-9-02
  • 12-year-old charged with attempted murder after bringing gun into Eldridge junior high 2018-9-02
  • What to do when your child is being bullied how to recognize and respond 2018-9-02
  • What if guns were regulated like cars? To increase child safety, AAP president calls for public health approach 2018-9-02
  • Over 600,000 Children Suffer Acute Malnutrition: UNICEF 2018-9-01
  • Back to school health: what school nurses want parents to know 2018-9-01
  • Opioid Ingestion in Kids: The Huge Increase in ICU Admissions 2018-9-01
  • Teach Your Child How to Not Get Caught by a Catfish 2018-8-31
  • Kids are so over-scheduled that doctors are being told to prescribe play 2018-8-31
  • Our latest issue of Kids Who Care Newsletter “Having Each Other’s Backs is out now!… (via @revue) 2018-8-31

PedSafe Child Health & Safety News Headline of the Week
Get Your Child Ready for Preschool With These Anxiety Reducing Books

  • Tips for Parenting an Introvert 2018-8-30
  • Research-Backed Benefits of Being an “Older” Mom 2018-8-30
  • The American Academy of Pediatrics recommends to avoid carrying your phone against the body like in a pocket, sock, or bra. 2018-8-30
  • Trauma Sensitive schools create environments that promote resilience for all students by addressing the impacts of Child Trauma. Take a look at @SSLearn’s Trauma-Sensitive Schools training package for school & district leaders. 2018-8-30
  • First Aid Basics Every Parent Should Know – Thurs Time Capsule 08/2011 2018-8-30
  • Sadly we live in a world where the simple task of walking to school can be unsafe. Here are some resources and tips for you to pass on to your kids – including those who are off to college.…/tips-for-arriving-to-school-safe…/ 2018-8-29
  • 9-Year-Old Boy Killed Himself After Being Tormented by Bullies, His Mom Says 2018-8-29
  • School Bus Stop Arms Are Being Ignored: How to Fix That 2018-8-29
  • Sleepover safety tips your kid should know 2018-8-28
  • Maternal depression can impact baby’s physical and mental health 2018-8-28
  • 8 Unforgettable Things We Did As Kids That Would Not Fly Today 2018-8-27
  • Health Tips – from the American Academy of Pediatrics: When Small Children Play Near Water 2018-8-27
  • 5 obstacles parents commonly face in child obesity treatment and how to overcome them 2018-8-27
  • Arkansas Children’s Hospital to Acquire TRIUX™ neo for Functional Brain Imaging 2018-8-27
  • When Should Kids Get Their First Orthodontic Evaluation? 2018-8-27


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