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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...
baby-sleep

What Really Works to Help Babies and Toddlers Sleep

When you are sleep deprived it seems like every book and supportive friend claim to have all the answers on how to help babies sleep through the night.  While their intentions are good and...
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...
Colds and Flu

Best Ways to Prevent and Treat Your Kids’ Colds and Flu This Winter

There are some things in life that are unavoidable. Some would say death and taxes. We would like to add flu season to that list. Of course, that’s not to say that flu season...
Homeopathic Resource Guide for Common Childhood Ailments

Homeopathic Resource Guide for Common Childhood Ailments

Coughs, fevers, colds, earaches, scrapes and bruises...these things aren’t just part of having kids, they’re a rite of passage. As parents, we learn early on that short of keeping our kids in a bubble...
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...
Grocery Shopping

Grocery shopping for a happy, healthy New Year!

Having a happy and healthy shopping trip to the grocery store might seem tough when kids are coming along! With a little advance planning, you can make sure your kitchen is stocked with ingredients...

QUICK FAQS: What You Need to Know About Coats’ Disease

“Hey, I’m sure it’s nothing. It’s probably the lighting, but your daughter’s eye is glowing and you might want to have it checked out because it’s a sign there could be an issue with...

Growing Pains: Osgood – Schlatter and Sever’s Diseases

What is Osgood – Schlatter Disease? Osgood – Schlatter Disease is an inflammation of the growth plate on the top and front of the shin bone.  It frequently results in an overgrowth of the bony...
infant massage

The Many Benefits of Infant Massage

The ancient art of infant massage has been practiced for centuries by cultures around the world and is one of the earliest stimuli a parent can provide for their infant. By using simple massage...

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