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Friday, January 21, 2022

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...

Mobile Devices as Cognitive Aids for People with Brain Injuries

In my last article, I wrote about a local teen that experienced brain injury.  March is Brain Injury Awareness Month and this time around I will share some strategies using mobile technologies to support...

Dive Injury Prevention: No What UR Divin’ N2

As summer gets into full swing, Cole Sydnor, the 20-year-old University of Richmond junior wants you to consider diving safety whether you are at the beach, in the pool, or at the "Rivah", as...
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...

A New Model for Birth Services, RVA Welcomes MyBirth

Richmond is one of the coolest cities to call home right now for all kinds of reasons, but especially for young and expectant families. From prenatal yoga, massage, and acupuncture, to birthing options from hospital to home,...

Could Tennis Be Your Family’s 2016 Resolution?

Tennis is a sport that can can be played for a lifetime. To play tennis all you need is a racquet, balls, one other person and a court! Because Richmond is consistently ranked (by United...

I don’t want to be a fat mom!

by Kate Willoughby Hall, CEO of Richmondmom.com and constant weight-battlerIt's a constant in conversations with my girlfriends: the dreaded battle of the bulge.I've spoken about being a chubby kid openly on this site, after...

I don’t want to be a fat mom. . .Angel’s Story

This is the second article in response to our "I  Don't Want to Be A Fat Mom" piece in January, 2011, where we're encouraging Richmond moms to tell their stories to encourage other women...

September is Sickle Cell Awareness Month

As we enter September, Richmondmom.com wants to join the cause to bring awareness to sickle cell disease (SCD).  While there are various forms of SCD, sickle cell anemia is the most common form.  In...
Broken Bones CHoR

Broken bones: How do you know when it’s more than just a bump...

With their active lifestyles, kids are frequently taking tumbles and injuring themselves as they run, climb and play. Broken bones, or fractures, are common in childhood, but not every fall results in a broken bone....

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