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Health Tips

ACL Tear

Girls and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad ACL Tear

With the start of school just around the corner, parents are thinking about practices, uniforms, games, and scheduling. But injuries are a low priority on...

Tips For Applying Hot and Cold Pain Relief

Band-Aids at the ready. Check. A fully outfitted first aid kit complete with gauze, antiseptic, rubber gloves and more. Check. Bag of peas in the...
Broken Bones CHoR

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

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...
Two Young Girls Playing On Swing In Playground

Play On! Benefits Of Playgrounds For Young Children

We’ve seen it time and time again. Parents enroll their children in sports at very young ages in hopes that with years of practice,...

Eating Healthy

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,...
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Getting Your Kids to Eat and Enjoy Healthier Foods this Holiday...

The holiday season is here and it’s time for lots of fun celebrations, home-cooking, family traditions and often sweet treats. Believe it or not,...

Babies and Toddlers

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...
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...

Bon Secours St. Mary’s for Kids

Bon Secours St. Mary's for Kids

Good Help Just for Kids

Bon Secours St. Mary’s for Kids isn’t just the best choice – it’s the only choice. As the area’s only dedicated pediatric emergency department, St. Mary’s for Kids has a separate entrance from the adult ER and 14 state-of-the-art exam rooms.

St. Mary’s for Kids Team

We’re the only pediatric ER with board-certified physicians specializing in pediatric emergency medicine on-site around the clock, 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. Our physicians have three additional years of highly specialized pediatric training and are well-equipped to treat anything from fevers and flu to life-threatening injuries.  St. Mary’s for Kids also has a dedicated child life specialist whose job is to keep parents and patients informed throughout their stay.

A Kid-Friendly Environment

St. Mary’s for Kids know that the last place you or your child wants to be is the emergency room, which is why they have incorporated features like an interactive butterfly wall and iPads with children’s games to comfort and distract the little patients.

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