Posts by: Dina M. Kulik, MD, FRCPC, PEM

Doctor Dina Health Advice for Kids - dog bites

Cat And Dog Bites – Uh Oh – What To Do Now?

Dog Bites? Cat Bites? Here’s what to do .. We have two dogs at home and spent a great deal of time training them to never, ever bite....

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Homemade Baby First Food Recipe

Baby First Food – A Homemade Recipe   Baby first food – what to feed our babies first isn’t always so obvious. When...

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Playground Safety & Keeping Kids Safe

Playground Safety – How To Keep Your Kids Safe At The Playground   Playground Safety is easy and requires just a little effort from Mom...

Doctor Dina Health Advice for Kids- symptoms of an ear infection

Read This To Learn About Symptoms Of An Ear Infection

Read This To Learn About Symptoms Of An Ear Infection   Ear infections are one of the most common things that my friends with kids ask...

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Need Breakfast Ideas For Toddlers? Healthy Breakfast For Kids? Try Breakfast Burritos!

Need Breakfast Ideas For Toddlers? Healthy Breakfast For Kids? Try Breakfast Burritos!   Most mornings are rushed for us. I call it...

Doctor Dina Health Advice for Kids - delivery essentials

Delivery Essentials – Everything Moms-To-Be Need To Bring To The Hospital

Delivery Essentials – Everything Moms-To-Be Need To Bring To The Hospital   When our parents were having children, when a woman...

Doctor Dina Health Advice for Kids - baby must haves

Everything You Need To Get Before Baby Arrives – Baby Must Haves

Everything You Need To Get Before Baby Arrives – Baby Must Haves Before I had my first baby, my friends insisted I needed ‘so many...

Doctor Dina Health Advice for Kids - financial independence

8 Tips to Teach Young Kids About Money – Financial Independence 101

8 Tips to Teach Young Kids About Money – Financial Independence 101   A few weeks ago my eldest son, Dylan, was playing with...

Doctor Dina Health Advice for Kids - mommy itis

8 Tips to Curb Mommy itis (and Get a Moment to Yourself)

8 Tips to Curb Mommy itis (and Get a Moment to Yourself)   I have two toddlers, a three-year-old and an almost two-year-old. I am also...

Doctor Dina Health Advice for Kids - how to avoid mosquito bites

How To Avoid Mosquito Bites

How To Avoid Mosquito Bites and Best Insect Repellants It’s important to know how to avoid mosquito bites and a little preparation...

Doctor Dina Health Advice for Kids - cradle cap

Cradle cap – what is that sticky yellow stuff?

Cradle cap – what is that sticky yellow stuff?   Cradle cap is essentially baby dandruff. Usually it looks yellow, greasy or scaly,...

Doctor Dina Health Advice for Kids - toddler fears

How to Deal w Toddler Fears & Scaredy-Cats

Is Your Toddler a Scaredy-Cat? It was storming today with tons of thunder and lightening. My kids have never been the fearful type; they...

Doctor Dina Health Advice for Kids - signs of a bladder infection

Peeing Pain? Signs Of A Bladder Infection In Children

Peeing Pain? Signs Of A Bladder Infection In Children   Urinary tract (bladder or kidney) infections (UTIs) are very common in kids. They...

Doctor Dina Health Advice for Kids - kids yoga

Kids Yoga – A Worthwhile Obsession?

Kids Yoga – A Worthwhile Obsession?   I know it sounds hokey, and probably posh and presumptuous. I swear I am not that kind of...

Doctor Dina Health Advice for Kids - fireworks

How To See Fireworks Safely The Summer

Enjoy Fireworks Safely With The Whole Family With summer upon us, fireworks will be lighting up the sky a few more times before school is...

Doctor Dina Health Advice for Kids - first aid kit contents

How Do We Close A Wound And Improve Wound Healing?

How Do We Close A Wound And Improve Wound Healing? In the Emergency Department everyday we close wounds. Cuts and scrapes and puncture...

Doctor Dina Health Advice for Kids - get off your butt

Get Off Your Butt! Get Moving People!

Get Off Your Butt! Get Moving People!   On Tuesday, ParticipACTION, which promotes healthy living and physical activity in Canada,...

Summer In The City – Outside Games For Kids And Budget Friendly Tips

Summer In The City – Outside Games For Kids And Budget Friendly Tips   With school out and summer in full swing many of us parents...

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Trampolines for Kids – Is There a Safe Trampoline?

  Trampolines for kids – is there a ‘safest trampoline’ really?    Now that the weather is finally warm and we are heading...

Doctor Dina Health Advice for Kids - road signs and meanings

Safe Biking Tips – Know Road Signs And Meanings And Other Safety Tips

Safe Biking Tips – Know Road Signs And Meanings And Other Safety Tips   Spring is here and that means we are (hopefully) all starting to...