My Son Was Born With a Congenital Anomaly

Bon Secours | Developmental Assessment Clinic Valerie Bowman, M.D.

My son was born with a congenital anomaly that required surgery when he was just 4 days old. Shortly after discharge from the NICU he started having problems with latching while breast-feeding. After two weeks of seeing a lactation consultant, I followed her recommendation to feed Jon with a bottle. Being a pediatrician I knew […]

St. Mary’s Pediatric Emergency Department is Only in the Region to Have This…

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Bon Secours St. Mary’s Hospital now has eight of the eleven specialty-trained pediatric emergency medicine physicians in the Richmond Area making the Pediatric Emergency Department the first in the region to be staffed around the clock by these physicians. “Many patients are not aware of the importance of board certification, particularly within a specialty or […]

QUICK FAQS: What You Need to Know About Coats’ Disease

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“Hey, I’m sure it’s nothing. It’s probably the lighting, but your daughter’s eye is glowing and you might want to have it checked out because it’s a sign there could be an issue with her eye.” This comment on a photo shared on Facebook saved a 3 year old’s eye sight. We became curious about […]

“Do Pacifiers Cause Braces?” and Other Frequently Asked Questions

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Kids may not come with a manual, but we can at least give you a guideline on some Frequently Asked Questions about kids dental health. From pacifiers to dental floss, mom and dentist, Elizabeth C. Miller DDS, MS from Atkins, Maestrello, Miller and Associates Pediatric Dentistry, P.C. answers some frequently asked questions.  We love her tip on getting toddlers […]

Declan’s short life offers hope and support for other children through J4AC

Honor Declan's life by helping raising funds for J4AC.

Journey 4 A Cure (J4AC) is an organization that every mom wishes we did not even have to have. But we do, and we are thankful for J4AC. J4AC is devoted to raising money to advance research efforts and development for pediatric cancer. They focus on creating awareness about the realities of pediatric cancer and […]

FREE Summer Safety Seminars and FREE Child Care at CMoR on May 24, 2011

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The FREE Kids Summer Safety Seminar is scheduled for Tuesday, May 24, 2011 from 7:00 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. at the Children’s Museum of Richmond at Short Pump.  This is an informative seminar that also includes admission to the Children’s Museum for parents and children, along with free child care during seminar sessions – what […]