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Kids' Health Tips

Fireworks display on the beach. Posted By: CHKD Medical Group, Dr. Kathleen Swayne
Tuesday, June 21, 2022

Firework Safety Tips for Families

In 2020, roughly 3,800 children under age 19 required treatment for firework-related injuries. Use these tips to safely enjoy fireworks as a family. Read full post>>

Father and son in serious front porch conversation Posted By: Children's Specialty Group, Dr. Kyzwana Caves
Thursday, June 16, 2022

Helping Teens Make Healthy Decisions About Sex And Relationships

Having an ongoing, open conversation about sex, sexuality, and sexual identity with our teens will help them make informed decisions and avoid potentially devastating, and possibly life-threatening, errors in judgment. Read full post>>

Over the shoulder view of a mother putting suncream on her daughter. Posted By: CHKD Medical Group, Dr. Sanjeev Silwal
Monday, June 13, 2022

Sun Protection: Navigating the Sunscreen Aisle

Studies show that sunscreen helps prevent three common types of skin cancer. Buy the right sunscreen for your child with these tips. Read full post>>

Family Riding Bikes Together Posted By: CHKD Medical Group, Dr. Noelle Gabriel
Wednesday, June 8, 2022

Bike and Helmet Safety for Kids

Every day, about 1,000 kids are rushed to emergency centers because of bicycle accidents. Keep your little one safe with these tips. Read full post>>

Baby sitting with a pacifier in his mouth Posted By: CHKD Medical Group, Dr. Khadijah Al-Dahwah
Thursday, June 2, 2022

Should You Give Your Baby a Pacifier?

One of the decisions many new parents face is whether to give their infant a pacifier. Read this blog to help weigh the pros and cons. Read full post>>

Father son and daughters entering in backyard pool from ladder during a summer sunny day Posted By: CHKD Medical Group, Dr. Imani R. Eichelberger
Monday, May 23, 2022

Water Safety Tips for Parents

Swimming is a fun, healthy summer activity, but teaching kids how to enjoy the water safely is a must. Splash around safely this summer with these tips. Read full post>>