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Kids' Health Tips

Mother cleaning the nose of her newborn baby with a bulb syringe Posted By: CHKD Medical Group, Dr. Emily Schank
Monday, November 28, 2022

Clearing Your Baby’s Congestion

A stuffy nose can make it difficult for your baby to breathe, which can make even the most experienced parent worry. Fortunately, there are a number of safe and effective treatments you can try at home so both you and your baby can breathe easier. Read full post>>


Mom comforting young daughter Posted By: Mary Margaret Gleason, MD
Wednesday, November 23, 2022

Mass Shootings: Helping Children Cope After Tragedy

Dr. Mary Margaret Gleason, a pediatrician, child and adolescent psychiatrist, and vice chief of the CHKD mental health program, shares some tips for getting through these talks and helping kids manage their distress following a traumatic event. Read full post>>


Mother checking son's temperature Posted By: Children's Specialty Group, Dr. Christopher Foley
Wednesday, November 2, 2022

RSV and Other Respiratory Viruses on the Rise at CHKD

Like hospital systems across the country, CHKD is seeing an increase in children suffering from a wide variety of respiratory illnesses. Find out what parents need to know and when to seek medical attention in this new blog by Dr. Christopher Foley, Chief of Medicine, Senior Vice President of Clinical Affairs at CHKD. Read full post>>


A close-up shot of a young boy wearing a skeleton costume for Halloween. Posted By: CHKD Medical Group, Dr. Rhaiannon Kent
Thursday, October 20, 2022

Have a Happy, Healthy Halloween

Keep your family on a healthy track this Halloween with these tips from CHKD pediatrician Dr. Rhaiannon Kent. Read full post>>


Close up of a peanut Posted By: Children's Specialty Group, Dr. Clinton Dunn
Monday, October 10, 2022

Doctor Q & A: Helping Kids with Food Allergies

Dr. Clinton Dunn, pediatric allergy specialist at CHKD, has these tips for families of children who have been recently diagnosed with a food allergy. Read full post>>


carter-safe sleep 2022-small Posted By: CHKD Medical Group, Dr. Charisse Carter
Tuesday, September 27, 2022

New Safe Sleep Guidelines for Babies

Each year in this country, thousands of babies die suddenly and unexpectedly from unsafe sleep practices. The AAP recently released new safe sleep guidelines, so it’s a good time to refresh yourself on the importance of safe sleep for you and your baby. Read full post>>