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Mother and her children decorating pumpkins. Posted By: CHKD Medical Group, Dr. Sara Smith
Thursday, October 21, 2021

Finding Fun in Halloween Without the Fright of COVID-19

With COVID-19 still looming, precautions are in order when planning Halloween fun. In this blog, find the latest guidance on safely celebrating Halloween. Read full post>>

Family on a bike ride together. Posted By: Z. Andrew Jatau, LPC
Wednesday, October 20, 2021

Self-Care: A Family Affair

Rather than waiting until stress begins to negatively impact your household, be proactive and begin implementing family self-care practices with these tips. Read full post>>

Pediatrician talking to young boy in clinic. Posted By: CHKD Medical Group, Dr. Mark C. Downey
Tuesday, October 19, 2021

Should My Son Get the HPV Vaccine?

The HPV vaccine helps prevent HPV, the most common sexually transmitted infection, and cancers caused by HPV. Learn more about the benefits for boys and girls. Read full post>>

Little boy at school who looks distant and upset. Posted By: CHKD Medical Group, Dr. Christina Neeley
Monday, October 18, 2021

Early Puberty: Signs, Causes, Effects, and Treatment

Precocious or early puberty brings along unique challenges for affected children. Here's what you should know to keep them physically and mentally healthy. Read full post>>

October is Infant and Pregnancy Loss Awareness Month Posted By: Jeane N. Liburd, MA, CCLS
Thursday, October 14, 2021

October is Infant and Pregnancy Loss Awareness Month

If you have experienced a miscarriage or the loss of your infant, you are not alone. In this blog, Jeané Liburd shares her story and honors her daughter. Read full post>>

Mom and daughter take a trip to the doctor's office for an appointment during the COVID-19 pandemic. Posted By: CHKD Web Team
Tuesday, October 5, 2021

COVID-19: Testing and Treatment for Children

If you need a COVID-19 test for your child, please use the information in this blog to determine where to get tested. Read full post>>