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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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Why Staying Home Matters: Advice From a Richmond Area Nurse During the Coronovirus Pandemic

I’ve been a nurse for nearly 20 years. My specialty is pediatrics and I have worked in five different teaching hospitals in four different states. Most of my career was spent in the pediatric...
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...
Cold and Flu for Kids

How to Help Your Kids Avoid Getting (or Spreading!) Cold and Flu This Winter

No matter what we do as parents, when it comes to kids and germs, they just seem to be magnets for one another. There's no time when this fact is more evident than during...
How Pets Help Our Overall Health

How Our Pets Contribute to Overall Health and Happiness

You wake up in the morning and you're not sure if it will be a good day or otherwise. But the moment you roll over and find a pair of eyes staring at you...
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...

Do I Still Need a Mammogram Every Year?

Over the past couple of years, the debate over how often women should have mammograms has continued to change and evolve as the results of new studies have been presented. The result? Unfortunately, many...
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...
Sleep Training

A Simple Guide to Sleep Training

If you have more than one child, chances are you've already found that what works for one child doesn't always work for another. Just like every family is different, every baby is different -...