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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...
Flu Season

Cheers to a Healthy Holiday Season

As the holiday season approaches, so too does the season of runny noses, wheezing and a cacophony of coughing coming into my office.  Each year we see a smattering of illness in the fall. ...
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More of Something Special: A Range of Pediatric Specialties at Bon Secours St....

Any Richmond mom will tell you that there’s something special about those who choose to become a pediatrician—a field where the patients may be smaller in size, but the need to deliver compassionate care...
Smartphone Use at Bedtime

What Smartphone Use Right Before Bed Does to a Child’s Brain

Smartphone use before sleep isn’t a good idea for anyone -- least of all children. In fact, this habit can be especially harmful for children, who may be more susceptible to the effects of...
Post-Weaning Depression

What Moms Need to Know about Post-Weaning Depression and Anxiety

This was my second baby in two years, and I was prepared. Prepared for the nausea and discomfort of pregnancy, the stares of strangers directed at my round belly. I knew what it would...
Successful Breastfeeding

Preparing for Successful Breastfeeding

A pregnancy brings a lot of anticipation and excitement.  There are many decisions and preparations to be made as you welcome your new baby. One of the most important decisions that you make will...
Summer Safety

9 Essential Summer Safety Tips From An RN

There are few things that go better together than kids and summertime. Long, sunscreen-scented days at the pool or beach. Humid evenings full of fireflies. Sticky chunks of watermelon on porch swings. Dewy grass...

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