Category: Children’s Health & Developmental Concerns

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...

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...

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...

Triad Area Support Groups

Updated by Katie Moosbrugger You never know when you will need to rely on a support group. Whether you (or your child) is facing a new challenge or a stressful life...

Transitions

By Guest Blogger Jessie Tucker Mitchell It’s mid-October and autumn has brought falling leaves, pumpkins on front porches, and crisp, clear mornings; the school year...

5 Common Myths About the Flu Shot

By Ryan Aubuchon, MD, Pediatrician at Westgate Pediatrics, Wake Forest Baptist Health Flu season is coming soon. And even though the flu shot is the best way to protect...

First Moments: The Importance of Mom and Newborn Bonding

By: Sue Pedaline, Women’s Hospital’s VP, Nursing and Patient Care Services At Women’s Hospital, we believe in the importance of family-centered maternity care....

Is Your Child Ready for Organized Sports?

By Katie Moosbrugger If your children are out of the baby phase, chances are good they are either enrolled in some type of after school activity, or you’re thinking...

Lesser-Known Risks of Childhood Obesity

By Elizabeth Halvorson, MD, Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, Brenner Children’s Hospital, Wake Forest School of Medicine Childhood obesity remains a major health...

“Doing Good Things Series” ~ The iCan House

By Guest Bloggers Kim Shufran and Courtney Perry In 2008, the iCan House was created by Kim Shufran who was seeking support and help for her daughter, Erica. Kim’s...