Category: Health

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...

A Day in the Life of a NICU Doctor

By Cherrie Welch, MD, Medical Director, Neonatal Intensive Care Unit, Brenner Children’s Hospital I have the incredible honor of serving as one of the attending...

Special Needs Resources

Updated by Sarah Blackwell We know it takes a village to raise a child, and sometimes parents need special support beyond our typical villages. That is why we created...

A Brighter Tomorrow

By Tiffany Cagle-Schrift, LPC, BCN, NCC Listening, Learning and Living Better through Neurofeedback My hope and desire for anyone I meet is that they are living a full...

Oh No … It’s Mono!

By Guest Blogger Kelly Gunzenhauser I took my 9-year-old to the doctor after his teacher called to have me pick him up from school. He had been coughing off and on for a...

4 Things to Ease Your Mind if Your Child Undergoes Surgical Anesthesia

By Timothy E. Smith, MD, Director of Pediatrics and Associate Professor of Anesthesiology at Brenner Children’s Hospital The anticipation of surgery can be scary,...

Human Trafficking: It’s Right Here

By Rachel Hoeing and guest blogger Krystin  My friend Krystin is a board member of Lily Pad Haven, which is a nonprofit organization that provides housing for...

February is National Children’s Dental Health Month

By Guest Blogger Dr. Tina S. Merhoff The staff of Tina S. Merhoff & Associates Pediatric Dentistry, along with the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry (AAPD),...

You Dou What?

By Guest Blogger Becky Hale CD(DONA), Co-Owner, Piedmont Doulas Maybe you’ve heard of a birth or postpartum doula, but aren’t quite sure what it is that they do,or...

The Top 3 Causes of Chest Pain in Children & Teens

 By Derek Williams, DO, Pediatric Cardiologist, Brenner Children’s Hospital It can be scary for a parent when their child complains of chest pain, but fortunately...