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Opioids and Pregnancy

Opioids and Pregnancy

The United States is facing a medical crisis — as youth and adults from all walks of life are affected by opioid use and misuse.Let’s start with the basics: What are opioids? Opioids are...
Rewarding kids with fun rather than food

Rewarding Kids With Fun Rather Than Food

It’s important for adults to help children establish a healthy relationship with food. We want them to learn how to eat when they’re hungry and stop when they’re full. We also want them to...
Bon Secours Establishes New Midwifery Practice

Bon Secours Establishes New Midwifery Practice at St. Mary’s Hospital

Bon Secours Richmond OB-GYN, an obstetrics and gynecology provider of Bon Secours Richmond Health System, has established a midwifery practice at Bon Secours St. Mary’s Hospital in the West End of Richmond, Va. Three...
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Allergy Symptoms Guide

Have you questioned if your child has allergies? You’re not alone! Here’s a quick reference guide to allergic reactions and how to help from allergy and immunology specialist, Dr. Santhosh Kumar with Children’s Hospital of...
MD or Midwife: The Choice Is Yours

MD or Midwife: The Choice Is Yours

You may not get to choose whether you have a boy or girl, but as an expectant mom, you do get to decide who will support you throughout your pregnancy and delivery—a physician or...
Growing-Pains

Growing Pains: What They Are and How to Help

As the parent of a child with growing pains, I know it can be troublesome when a child wakes up multiple times in the middle of the night with pain in their legs. Here’s...
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Postpartum Depression: Beyond Baby Blues

What could be more exciting than the birth of a baby? New mothers expect this to be a time of joy and satisfaction. So it can be particularly upsetting and confusing to feel just...
Spring Allergies

Spring Allergies Are Blooming

Warm weather.  Birds are chirping.  Flowers are blooming.  Spring is here and so are the allergies.  Tree pollen is the biggest cause of spring allergies. People with severe grass and ragweed allergies will start...
When a Child Stares Without Responding

When a Child Stares Without Responding

As a pediatric neurologist, I sometimes examine young patients for “staring.” When a parent reports that their child “ stares ,” “ blanks out ” or “ zones out ,” they also report the...
Bon Secours St. Mary’s Hospital Pediatric Emergency Department

5 Things to Know About Bon Secours St. Mary’s Hospital Pediatric Emergency Department

Bon Secours Richmond Health System opened their expanded, completely separate child-friendly pediatric emergency department at Bon Secours St. Mary’s Hospital in March 2013 as part of a campus renovation and expansion. Bon Secours continues...

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