Category: From the Doctor

Ever Heard of the “Fourth Trimester”?

By Allison Chapple, MS/EdS, LPC, NCC Pregnancy is a time of nervous, but exciting, anticipation of a brand new life. Many women experience morning sickness and fatigue...

Effectively Managing Your Toddler’s Behavior Is Possible …. Sometimes

By Michelle Linkous, DO, Wake Forest Baptist Health – Brenner Children’s Hospital The well-behaved toddler. You might think it’s an urban myth, but it’s...

Keep Your Child Safe from the Whooping Cough Outbreak

By Mark A. Pashayan, MD, Wake Forest Baptist Health Brenner Children’s Hospital Pediatrics – Clemmons As you probably know by now, all North Carolina schoolchildren...

Built by Play

By Dr. William Satterwhite  One of my deepest sorrows has been the gradual erosion of true “play” for children in the 21st century. People who grew up in the 1950s,...

Summer Skin Safety 101

By Susan “Abby” Haas, MD, pediatrician, Wake Forest Baptist Health – Brenner Children’s Hospital Pediatrics – Clemmons With summer right around the corner,...

The Real Problem with Bed-wetting

By Steve J. Hodges, MD, Pediatric Urologist Wake Forest Baptist Health – Brenner Children’s Hospital You may think you’ve tried everything. Restricting your...

My Kids Are Driving Me Crazy!

By Dara Garner-Edwards, MSW, LCSW, family counselor with Wake Forest Baptist Health – Brenner Children’s Hospital Having trouble getting your child to eat dinner or...

Advice to Take to Heart

By Derek A. Williams, D.O., Pediatric Cardiologist, Wake Forest Baptist Health – Brenner Children’s Hospital For many parents with middle and high-school aged...

Information on Food Dyes – Is it Black and White?

By Guest blogger, Michael Lee Coates, M.D., Chair, Family and Community Medicine Wake Forest Baptist Health – Brenner Children’s Hospital If the available...

Wishing You and Your Children a Happy and Safe New Year

By Shayne Bates, M.D. FAAP, Pediatrician, Wake Forest Baptist Health – Brenner Children’s Hospital Pediatrics – Westgate The new year is just days away,and with it...