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Sunday, April 21, 2019
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...
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...
Allergies Symptoms Guide

Allergy Symptoms Guide

Have you questioned if your child has allergies? You’re not alone! Here’s a quick reference guide to allergic reactions and how to help from allergy and immunology specialist, Dr. Santhosh Kumar with Children’s Hospital of...
MD or Midwife: The Choice Is Yours

MD or Midwife: The Choice Is Yours

You may not get to choose whether you have a boy or girl, but as an expectant mom, you do get to decide who will support you throughout your pregnancy and delivery—a physician or...

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...
Postpartum Depression

Postpartum Depression: Beyond Baby Blues

What could be more exciting than the birth of a baby? New mothers expect this to be a time of joy and satisfaction. So it can be particularly upsetting and confusing to feel just...
Spring Allergies

Spring Allergies Are Blooming

Warm weather.  Birds are chirping.  Flowers are blooming.  Spring is here and so are the allergies.  Tree pollen is the biggest cause of spring allergies. People with severe grass and ragweed allergies will start...