Can Ticks Survive Cold Weather?

Can Ticks Survive Cold Weather?

  One benefit of the weather getting colder is you don’t have to deal with many of the insects that bother you during the spring and summer months. Although insects like flies and mosquitoes hibernate during the colder months of the year, some insects don’t. This raises the question, can ticks survive cold weather? Unfortunately, the answer is yes! Ticks can survive harsh winter conditions, including ice and snow.   So, where do ticks go in winter, and how are they able … Continue reading Can Ticks Survive Cold Weather?

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Are Mosquito Repellents Safe for Babies?

Are Mosquito Repellents Safe for Babies?

Protecting babies from mosquitoes is important for their health and comfort, but it’s hard to determine which repellents are safe to use. Many store-bought insect repellents list DEET (diethyltoluamide) as the active ingredient. Others contain picaridin as an alternative. Both are considered safe for children over two months old when used as directed. But there are … Continue reading Are Mosquito Repellents Safe for Babies?

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