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McFadden_Finger Injuries_Small Posted By: CHKD Sports Medicine, Cassie McFadden MS, ATC, ROT, CES
Wednesday, October 16, 2019

Finger Injuries: When Do You Need a Doctor?

Don't ignore finger injuries. They're common among young athletes and can cause serious issues. See a doctor if your child experiences any of these symptoms. Read full post>>

Foley_Vaping Warning for Youth_Small Posted By: Children's Specialty Group, Dr. Christopher Foley
Monday, October 14, 2019

CHKD Doctors and Clinicians to Children: Stop Vaping

Vaping-related lung illnesses are raising serious concern for youth who use e-cigarettes. Read full post>>

Katz_Breastpump_Small Posted By: Kitty Katz, IBCLC
Tuesday, October 01, 2019

Problems With Pumping? It's Quite Common

Many moms desire to breastfeed their newborn. A NICU stay can certainly throw a wrench in the plan, especially when unexpected. Read full post>>

Walden_Managing Emotions_Small Posted By: Adrianna and Ryan Walden
Tuesday, September 24, 2019

Little People, Big Emotions

Children may be small in size, but they have big emotions. And sometimes, without even realizing it, we may send messages that their feelings don't matter. Read full post>>

Tryon_Positive Discipline2_Small Posted By: Michele Tryon, CCLS
Friday, September 20, 2019

What Are They Thinking?

Struggling to understand why children do what they do? CHKD parenting expert Michele Tryon shares tips that encourage cooperation, rather than conflict. Read full post>>

Harley_Kids and Contact Lenses_Small Posted By: CHKD Medical Group, Kristi A. Harley, MSN, CPNP
Monday, September 09, 2019

Contact Lenses and Kids

With the support of a parent or caregiver, children can safely wear contact lenses. Follow these guidelines when teaching healthy wear and care behaviors. Read full post>>