Results for "Children's Health"

Better Me
The Emotional Impact of PICCs: A Guide for Parents and Children
A peripherally inserted central catheter (PICC line), is a valuable tool in your child’s medical care. This thin, flexible tube delivers important medications,...
September 28
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Pediatric Immunizations: Everything Parents Need to Know
We know that keeping your child healthy is your top priority. One essential way to do that is through childhood immunizations. Vaccines are powerful shields...
September 24
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Orthognathic Surgery (Corrective Jaw Surgery) for Cleft Lip/Palate
Children with cleft palate or cleft lip often require corrective jaw surgery, also known as orthognathic surgery, as part of their overall treatment plan.  Orthognathic...
September 17
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Supporting Your Child Through Sleepwalking or Sleep Terrors
Sleepwalking and sleep terrors are two sleep problems that are common in children. And they can cause issues for parents, too. If your child sleepwalks,...
September 11
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Should You Keep Your Child Home When Another Is Sick?
When the first sign of an illness (like the flu or a stomach bug) enters your house, it can feel like a race against time to stop the illness from spreading...
September 08
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Caring for Your Child at Home After PICC Insertion
If your child needs a PICC (peripherally inserted central catheter) line, you may have many questions and concerns – and maybe even fears. Life with a...
September 07
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How to Help Your Child Learn Healthy Ways to Tolerate Frustration
Whether your 6-year-old is struggling to tie their shoes, your 10-year-old is trying to shoot a free throw or your teenager is learning to drive, frustration...
September 01
Teach Me
My Child Needs a PICC: A Guide for Parents
It can feel overwhelming when your child needs medical treatment, especially when it involves a hospital stay where your child’s health care provider recommends...
August 18
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9 Signs Your Child Might Be Starved for Your Attention
Maybe your 4-year-old started wetting the bed. Perhaps your 8-year-old is clingy, whiny and won’t stop interrupting. Or your teenager took your car without...
August 13
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Does My Child Have a Learning Disability?
As children start learning to read, write and do math, it’s not uncommon for them to struggle at some point or another. Many children face learning challenges...
August 11