Category: Children’s Health & Developmental Concerns

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A Day in the Life of a NICU Doctor

By Cherrie Welch, MD, Medical Director, Neonatal Intensive Care Unit, Brenner Children’s Hospital I have the incredible honor of serving as one of the attending...

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Special Needs Resources

Updated by Sarah Blackwell We know it takes a village to raise a child, and sometimes parents need special support beyond our typical villages. That is why we created...

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A Brighter Tomorrow

By Tiffany Cagle-Schrift, LPC, BCN, NCC Listening, Learning and Living Better through Neurofeedback My hope and desire for anyone I meet is that they are living a full...

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Oh No … It’s Mono!

By Guest Blogger Kelly Gunzenhauser I took my 9-year-old to the doctor after his teacher called to have me pick him up from school. He had been coughing off and on for a...

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4 Things to Ease Your Mind if Your Child Undergoes Surgical Anesthesia

By Timothy E. Smith, MD, Director of Pediatrics and Associate Professor of Anesthesiology at Brenner Children’s Hospital The anticipation of surgery can be scary,...

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The Solution for My Son’s Eczema

By Guest Blogger Malesha Poole Having to wake up in the middle of the night because my baby can’t sleep is tough. What makes it even harder is that I have to...

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Support Children’s Health Care This Holiday Season

By Jessica Powell, Major Gifts Officer for Brenner Children’s Hospital Quality children’s health care is a gift, something my family knows better than most....

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The Flu Is Not A Season

By Guest Blogger Tricia Sheehan, Certified Health Coach We all know that we tend to get sick more often between October and February…. But do we know WHY?  Is it the...

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Sadness, Grief, and Depression: There is a Difference

By Guest Blogger Gray Moulton, LMFT, CST Therapist There has been much discussion in the media and in our social groups lately about depression. There is a constant need...

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6 Common Myths about Type 1 Diabetes

By Elizabeth T. Walsh, MD, Board Certified Pediatric Endocrinologist, Brenner Children’s Hospital When a child is first diagnosed with type 1 diabetes, a family...