Beth Yip, M.D.

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Are You Giving Your Child the Correct Medication Dosage?

Posted by Beth Yip, M.D. on Oct 18, 2017 4:35:17 PM

It’s well before dawn and the baby, who’s been battling a cold, is crying. You sleepily drag yourself into the baby's room and give her the cold medicine your doctor recommended. But when was the last time she took it? Did your spouse wake up earlier and give it to her while you were sleeping? Believe it or not, parents regularly give their children more than the recommended dose of medication - and this can be as dangerous as it sounds. 

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Topics: kids medicine, medication for kids

How to Get Your Child to Stop Lying

Posted by Beth Yip, M.D. on Feb 15, 2017 8:25:00 AM

Liar. For so many people, it’s one of the worst things you can call them. Teaching kids not to lie can be tricky because most kids automatically start lying when they don’t know the difference between fantasy and reality. Here’s some advice on how to address lying as children age. 

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