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Health Tips

Heatstroke - Children

Baby, it’s HOT outside – Heatstroke Prevention

Heatstroke prevention tips brought to you by Children’s Hospital of Richmond at VCU, Virginia’s only Level I Pediatric Trauma Center.We’ve all been feeling the...
Hot summer

Keep Your Cool This Hot Summer

As temperatures rise this summer, keeping your cool will help lower your likelihood of experiencing heat-related illness or distress. It is important for people...
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...

Concussion Rehab: A Timely Topic

Thanks largely to the NFL, concussions have become a growing concern in our society.  The increase in recognition has naturally led to an...

Eating Healthy

Heart Health for the Whole Family

Heart Health for the Whole Family

February is American Heart Month, and it’s a good time for everyone in the family to show their hearts some love!  Whether your health...

Kick Start the School and Work Day With a Healthy Breakfast

By Valerie Pulley, RDN MARTIN’S Food MarketsNow that summer has unofficially ended, many of us are back to hectic mornings. Fitting in breakfast for the...

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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