It's seven in the morning and family rush hour begins. The teakettle is whistling, the toaster's popping, and the traffic report is the usual bad news. Enter a whine that will turn your already overbooked day upside down. By reflex you lay hands on your baby's head. "Oh, no, a fever!"
Childhood illnesses can come on unexpectedly and affect everyone in the household. We have practical guidelines on what germs are the most catchy, how sick is enough to miss daycare, to helpful information on illnesses like asthma and G.E.R.