Category: From the Doctor

Child Life Is Essential for Brenner Patients

By Guest Blogger Cynthia R. Mahan, CCLS, Manager, Child Life Department, Brenner Children’s Hospital Whether planned or unplanned, hospitalization can be a...

Flying for My community: A Life in the Air

By Guest Blogger Josh Roland, Critical Care Paramedic, Wake Forest Baptist Health Not everyone can imagine a job like mine. For that matter, there was a time when I...

The 4 People Who Can Help Your Child Avoid Sports Injuries

By Christopher Ina, MA, LAT, ATC, Athletic Training Coordinator for Wake Forest Baptist Health Participating in sports is a great way for your child to have fun and...

Thinking of Getting Pregnant? Now’s the Time to Get Well+Prepared

By Team Baby+Company You might be starting to think about having a baby, or maybe trying for number two or three? But did you know there are some easy steps you can take...

Meet the Newest Members of the Brenner Family!

By Brenner Children’s Hospital Spotted some new furry faces around town? Meet Brenn, Belle, and Beau. At Brenner Children’s Hospital, we want people to know how...

Life on the Road: What it’s Like to Work for Brenner’s Critical Care Transport Team

By Kathy Hostetter, RRT, RCP, Registered Respiratory Therapist, Brenner Children’s Hospital Critical Care Transport I guess you could say my job is a bit out of the...

Breaking the Cycle of Pediatric Headaches

By Laura Granetzke, FNP-C, Family Practice Nurse Practitioner and NHF Certified Headache Practitioner, Wake Forest Baptist Health Your child or teen has a headache, so...

What Should I Do If I Suspect Child Abuse?

By Meggan Goodpasture, M.D. Pediatrician at Brenner Children’s Hospital and member of the Child Abuse Team Unfortunately, child abuse and neglect is far more common...

My Dog Reduces My Anxiety

By Juan Santos, M.S., CRC, LPCA Anxiety can cause worry, stress, headaches, and more unpleasant emotions. Dogs are built to work effortlessly to battle the symptoms and...

Win Tickets to Either Tweetsie, Wet ‘N Wild, or the Zoo!

Spring is here, which means it’s time to shake the winter blues. Brenner Children’s Hospital would like to offer you a chance to get out of the house and enjoy a day...