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Mitchell_Measles Update_Small Posted By: CHKD Medical Group, Dr. Douglas Mitchell
Friday, May 24, 2019

Measles Update: What Parents Need to Know

The worst measles outbreak in the US in 25 years is still growing. As of mid-May, The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reported 880 cases in 25 states. No cases have been reported in Virginia yet, but as families travel more in the summer, it’s especially important that your child is fully immunized against the measles. Read full post>>

Wolfe_Rahabilitating the Mind_Small Posted By: CHKD Sports Medicine, Mark Wolfe, MS, LAT, ATC, FMS
Thursday, May 23, 2019

Sport Psychology: Rehabilitating the Mind

Athletic trainers are no longer only needed for the physical aspects of an injury but also the mental aspect. Read full post>>

Walden_Talking to Kids About Their Bodies_Small Posted By: Adrianna and Ryan Walden
Wednesday, May 22, 2019

Talking to Kids About Their Bodies, Privacy and Puberty

Have you ever wonder when is the right time to talk to your kids about their bodies, privacy and puberty? While I don’t think there is a specific age, time or circumstance, I do believe the conversation should start early. Read full post>>

Olszak_Trampoline Dangers_Small Posted By: CHKD Medical Group, Dr. Rebbecca Olszak
Friday, May 17, 2019

Trampolines Safe for Kids?

It’s a question nearly every parent faces at some point: Should I let my child go to a trampoline park? These six key recommendations from the AAP may help you decide. Read full post>>

Sriraman_Maternal Mental Health_Small Posted By: CHKD Medical Group, Dr. Natasha Sriraman
Monday, May 13, 2019

Breaking the Silence on Maternal Mental Health

If you're a new mom and you're feeling sad, hopeless, angry, or overwhelmed, you're not alone and there is hope. As many as 1 in 5 moms experience anxiety or depression in the time before or after giving birth. Read full post>>

Tryon_Speaking thier Language_Small Posted By: Michele Tryon, CCLS
Tuesday, May 07, 2019

Children: Speaking Their Language

It is important to communicate our love with a message children can understand. While it’s important to tell a child that you love them, many children need to experience love beyond hearing the words. Read full post>>