Category: From the Doctor

Breastfeeding: A Natural Process that Doesn’t Always Come Naturally

By Barb Carder, RN, International Board Certified Lactation Consultant – Cornerstone Lactation Services Many new mothers have a strong desire to breastfeed their...

Does Your Child Suffer with Asthma?

By Adam Gower, MD, pediatric pulmonologist, Brenner Children’s Hospital As a pediatric pulmonologist, I often see patients (and their parents) when they have had their...

Urinary Incontinence: A Common Health Problem Women Still Don’t Talk About (but should!)

By Dr. Bradley E. Jacobs From scouting out every restroom in the workplace, to going dozens of times a day, to forgoing outings to the movies, people with untreated...

Everybody Poops, Except When They Can’t!

By Amy Yoder, M.D. – Ford, Simpson, Lively & Rice Pediatrics Most parents have encountered the constipation conundrum with their children. It’s common, but...

Are We There Yet? Surviving Summer Travel

By Dr. Aimee Lischke of Total Family Care of Winston-Salem Summertime is often considered a time for slowing down. School’s out, there are fewer extracurricular...

What’s Up with Molluscum?

By Daniel Krowchuk, M.D., Pediatrician and Co-Director of Pediatric Dermatology, Brenner Children’s Hospital One of the more vexing skin problems affecting children is...

Newborn to Three – What a Ride!

By Dr. Susan Hunsinger, MD, of Advance Pediatrics A child’s first three years of life is an incredible journey for both the child and parents, as this is the most...

Does Your Child Need Ear Tubes?

By Amy S. Whigham, MD, Otolaryngology (ENT) at Brenner Children’s Hospital Ear infections are an expected part of childhood, but that doesn’t mean they’re...

Help!! My Child is Sick Again

By Dr. Leslie Smith of Cornerstone Pediatric Associates of Kernersville “Help!! My child is sick again.” This is something that I hear in my pediatric practice...

5 Ways to Help Your Child Deal with Weight Issues

By Dara Garner-Edwards, MSW, LCSW, Family Counselor, Brenner Children’s Hospital Despite how perfect your child is to you, she might develop concerns about weight at...