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Outdoor play

6 Tips for Keeping Your Kids Connected With Nature Through Outdoor Play

Now that the heat of summer finally seems to be easing up, getting outside to play is easier and more fun than ever. Especially after a long day of sitting inside a classroom, outdoor...
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Rare Heart Condition Affects Pregnant Women and New Mothers: A Local Mom’s Story

While bringing a baby into this world is amazing and life-changing, it’s important to pay attention to the mother’s health as it is to the new baby’s. Peripartum cardiomyopathy (PPCM), also known as postpartum...
measles

How to Stay Safe From Measles: Advice From The Experts

The Virginia Department of Health recently issued a press release informing people of a possible exposure to measles in the Northern Virginia area. More than 1,000 measles cases have been reported in the United...
Ticks

Avoiding Ticks This Summer Season

If you live in Virginia, and especially if you enjoy the outdoors, ticks are simply a part of life in the summer months. However, like many environmental factors, ticks have become an increasing cause...
Preparing Your Child for Surgery

Preparing Your Child for Surgery

Many of us who work in pediatric care at Bon Secours St. Mary’s Hospital are also parents, and we treat your child like our own. Hearing that your child needs surgery can be overwhelming...
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May is National Water Safety Month! Get Tips From The Experts at SwimRVA.

Warm weather is here at last! Thousands of kids will enjoy fun, hot days in the many local outdoor pools this summer.  We are only hours from miles of beautiful beaches where families will...
Children's Hospital of Richmond at VCU

#ChildrensHospitalsWeek to Begin March 18, 2019

Awareness week encourages support for Children’s Hospital of Richmond at VCU To shine a light on the importance of children’s hospitals and how donations help kids get the best care when they need it,...
Talcum Powder

The Hidden Dangers of Talcum Powder: What Every Parent Should Know

Talc-based powders have filled the shelves of convenience stores for years. For generations, parents have depended on these products to prevent infants and children from developing dry skin or rashes. However, what was once...
Creating a Haven for Good Sleep in Your Bedroom

Creating a Haven in Your Bedroom for Good Sleep

A good night’s sleep leaves you refreshed, energized, and ready to face the day; unfortunately, many people find good sleep elusive. There are numerous ways to try to improve your nightly sleep, but one...
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Understanding and Avoiding Toy Safety Hazards

There’s nothing more memorable than watching the delight and surprise on a child’s face when a new toy is unwrapped for a holiday celebration. However, if that gift doesn’t suit the age and ability...

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