Category: Children’s Health & Developmental Concerns

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...

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...

The Top 5 Ways to Reduce Your Child’s Headaches

By Guest Blogger Lauren Doyle Strauss, DO, board-certified headache specialist, assistant professor,  Pediatric Neurology, Wake Forest Baptist Health Brenner...

Tips for Moms who have Children with Disabilities

By Guest Blogger Suzi Blair I am a former school teacher who has two hearing impaired children. My oldest child was identified at 21 months and my youngest at birth....

When the Life You Didn’t Plan Becomes the Only Life You Want

By Guest Blogger Jessie Tucker Mitchell A couple of weeks ago, on one of those record-breaking warm March afternoons, I decided to take my baby for a run.  (Okay: I ran...