Children’s Liquid Medicine Dosing In the News

Posted December 1st, 2010 by Jill Addeo | No Comments »

As you know, we developed KidKupz to not only help children “take the ick out of sick”® and chase away the harsh taste of liquid medications,  but also to help parents ensure their child is always getting the proper dosage.  That is why KidKupz are made using standardized dosage cups with clearly marked measurements – no room for error and the cups can be used with ANY liquid medications.

Clearly, The Journal of the American Medical Association supports our concerns.  Here is the JAMA study, released yesterday.  Important reading for all parents and caregivers.

“ Evaluation of Consistency in Dosing Directions and Measuring Devices for Pediatric Nonprescription Liquid Medications

Also, here is the video from WABC and the esteemed Dr. Jay Adlersberg.

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The “Anti-Stroller” Movement

Posted March 16th, 2010 by Jill Addeo | No Comments »

Yikes, do I feel old! It was only 10 years ago that I was pushing my babies around in their strollers…running errands around my Manhattan neighborhood, or just taking them for a walk in the park.  Read the rest of this entry »

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Hazardous Hot Dogs

Posted February 25th, 2010 by Jill Addeo | No Comments »

When my children were toddlers and preschoolers, I remember the constant reminders from teachers and playgroups to never send your child to school with grapes or carrots as they often get lodged in a child’s throat and cause choking.   Read the rest of this entry »

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GPS for Kids? You Bet!

Posted October 27th, 2009 by Jill Addeo | No Comments »

With Halloween just a few days away, parents everywhere are gearing up for a night of tricks, treats and child safety. Keeping track of your kids can be a chore, especially in crowds or unfamiliar surroundings. While we always suggest that you try to trick-or-treat during daylight hours, some neighborhoods begin the festivities after dark. So, any extra precautions are helpful.

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