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Mom Loses Custody Over Giving Child Benadryl

Child custody and child welfare concernsMany parents have done it. Or, they have at least known someone who has done it. Giving a child Benadryl, a common allergy medication, in order to help the child sleep seems to be not quite uncommon these days.  Parents are known to give a dose of the medication before boarding a plane, for example, to ensure that their little one sleeps through the flight and doesn’t potentially irritate an entire plane with nonstop crying. But, after a New York court ruling, parents may wish to rethink this course of action. Read more