Whether they’re building a snowman, drinking hot cocoa, or hitting the slopes, the winter season is filled with outdoor activities for children (and parents) to enjoy. However, young children and infants tend to lose body heat quickly when exposed to cold without adequate protection. Parents, remember to limit your children’s playtime outside dress your children appropriately when having fun outside. Check out these featured articles to stay informed on preventive measures to keep you and your children safe and healthy this winter season.
~Jennifer Shu, MD, FAAP
Medical Editor, HealthyChildren.org