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VCU Health Delivers More Than You Expect

VCU Health Delivers More Than You Expect

Close your eyes for just a moment and imagine beautiful, spacious delivery suites with laboring tubs and corridors filled with gorgeous photography. Now, add to that vision newly redecorated postpartum rooms and a stay...
Childhood Hunger

To Solve Childhood Hunger, Start With Breakfast

Over 10 million more breakfasts were served to Virginia students this school year compared to the same time three years ago.  That’s a big deal. But we have the opportunity to connect even more students...
6 Tips to Help More Moms Manage Childhood Diabetes

6 Tips to Help More Moms Manage Childhood Diabetes

Every mom knows that when you have a child who’s sick, it can affect the whole family, not just the one who has the sniffles. Scheduling and rescheduling appointments, interrupting school and social activities,...
National Child Passenger Safety Week

Keeping Kids Safe in Cars: National Child Passenger Safety Week

Did you know that road injuries are the leading cause of preventable deaths and injuries to children in the U.S.? When used correctly, child safety seats can reduce the risk of death by as...
Perinatal Loss

Supporting Parents After Perinatal Loss

October 15 marks a day of reflection for many parents across the U.S. – National Infant and Pregnancy Loss Remembrance Day.  Many people have experienced the arrival of a new baby and all the...

Infertility: Why Can’t We Get Pregnant?

Infertility is no small matter in terms of the number of people affected, the complexity of the problem or the emotional toll it takes. In the United States, about 10 percent of women of...
Fidget Spinners

Fidget Spinners: Help or Hindrance?

Fidget spinners have quickly become a household term. In fact, it’s likely you have one or more of these little gadgets in your home.The idea behind fidget spinners is that they help kids stop...
Suggest sleep bedtimes

When Is Your Child’s Bedtime?

Many parents face the eternal struggle of making sure their children get the right amount of sleep.  It can be especially difficult during the school year with the early wake times and the numerous...
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...

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