Kids' Health Tips

Focseneanu_HPV QA_Small Posted By: Mariel Focseneanu, M.D.
Monday, February 27, 2017

Doctor Q & A: Should my child get the HPV vaccine?

Do you have questions about the HPV vaccine? Dr. Mariel Focseneanu, pediatric gynecologist at CHKD, answers some of the most common questions parents have. Read full post>>

Haney_Child Vegetarian_Small Posted By: Mary Jo Haney, RD, CSP
Monday, February 13, 2017

Is your child or teen a vegetarian? Should you worry?

Has your child or teen chosen a vegetarian diet as part of a healthy lifestyle? As a parent you may wonder whether your child is getting the nutrients she needs. Here are some tips to help keep your vegetarian child on track. Read full post>>

Holtz_Well child visits_Small Posted By: CHKD Medical Group
Sunday, February 12, 2017

Benefits of Well-child Visits

CHKD pediatrician Dr. Julie Holz explains why regular visits with your child's pediatrician are so important. Read full post>>

Inyamah_Strep vs Sore Throat_Small Posted By: CHKD Medical Group
Monday, January 30, 2017

Sore Throat vs. Strep Throat

Itchy, scratchy throats are a common complaint this time of year. Here’s how to tell if your child’s sore throat prompts a visit to the pediatrician’s office. Read full post>>

Sheppard_Furniture Safety_Small Posted By: CHKD Medical Group
Monday, January 30, 2017

Protect Your Little One from TV and Furniture Tip-overs

Every 30 minutes a child is rushed to the emergency room from injuries caused by a falling TV or overturned furniture. Help prevent TV and furniture tip-over accidents by taking these precautions. Read full post>>

Hood_Toy Safety Checklist_Small Posted By: Shannon Hood, CCLS
Tuesday, December 27, 2016

Toy Safety Checklist

With the holidays behind us, now is a good time to check your children's toys for potential dangers. Our toy safety checklist can help. Read full post>>