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About CHKD Medical  Group Children’s Hospital of The King’s Daughters has been the region’s most trusted name in pediatric care for more than 50 years. As members of CHKD Health System, our pediatricians work closely with CHKD’s full range of pediatric specialists and surgeons. They also share a commitment to quality, excellence and child-centered care. With 18 practices in 29 locations throughout the region, a CHKD pediatrician is never far.
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    Close up of a prescription bottle Posted By: CHKD Medical Group, Dr. Vernita Peeples
    Monday, August 15, 2022

    Medication at School: Tips for Parents

    If your child needs to take medication during school hours, it’s important to consider these guidelines from the American Academy of Pediatrics. Read full post>>


    Close up of a parent's hands combing through a child's hair Posted By: CHKD Medical Group, Dr. Diana Stafford
    Monday, August 8, 2022

    Head Lice Treatment and Prevention

    Anyone can get lice, even children with good health habits who frequently wash their hair. Prevent and treat head lice at home with these tips. Read full post>>


    Pediatrician performing a physical examination on his patient. Posted By: CHKD Medical Group, Caitlin Dorman, CPNP
    Monday, August 1, 2022

    Sports Physicals: Not Just for Athletes

    Find out why experts are saying all kids should visit their primary healthcare provider for a sports physical, whether they're active or not. Read full post>>


    Mother and daughter with serious face thinking about question with hand on chin. Posted By: CHKD Medical Group, Dr. Sherie Austin
    Tuesday, July 26, 2022

    5 Parenting Myths and Truths

    Does too much attention spoil kids? Is honey a safe sweetener for babies? In this blog, pediatrician Dr. Sherie Austin shares the truths behind the myths. Read full post>>


    Three children running into the ocean Posted By: CHKD Medical Group, Dr. Erin Rafferty
    Monday, July 18, 2022

    How to Treat and Prevent Jellyfish Stings

    Jellyfish stings are painful, but most are not emergencies. These treatment and prevention tips may help keep you and your family safe. Read full post>>


    Close up of hands on a car steering wheel Posted By: CHKD Medical Group, Dr. Peter Grosso
    Tuesday, July 5, 2022

    Kids and Hot Cars: Prevent Heatstroke, Deaths

    Leaving a child alone in a car, even for a short time, can have tragic consequences. Protect kids from vehicular heatstroke with these tips. Read full post>>