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Children's Specialty Group is the only pediatric multi-specialty practice serving southeastern Virginia and northeastern North Carolina. The physicians of Children's Specialty Group base their practices at Children's Hospital of The King's Daughters and serve as faculty in the Department of Pediatrics at Eastern Virginia Medical School. Learn more about our specialists here.
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    Mother and son in at home under pandemic quarantine. Mother and son sitting next to window in masks as mom puts hand sanitizer on boy's hands. Posted By: Children's Specialty Group, Dr. Eric Lowe
    Monday, June 08, 2020

    How to Protect Children with a Compromised Immune System

    There are many things parents and caregivers can do to protect their immunocompromised child during the pandemic. CHKD oncologist Dr. Eric Lowe has these tips. Read full post>>

    Upset boy sitting by the window, wearing surgical mask. Posted By: Children's Specialty Group, Dr. James Paulson, PhD
    Friday, June 05, 2020

    Helping Children with Anxiety During a Pandemic

    Children with anxiety need support from their caregivers, particularly during times of increased fear and uncertainty. Parents may find these strategies helpful. Read full post>>

     Children wearing face masks and staying at home. They are leaning over sofa and looking at the camera. Posted By: Children's Specialty Group, Dr. Mary Margaret Gleason
    Monday, June 01, 2020

    Coronavirus Pandemic: How Can We Reduce Long-Term Impact on Children’s Mental Health?

    COVID-19 has affected everyone. While most children haven’t experienced the infection, they’ve all been exposed to life changes and stresses. Here's how to help. Read full post>>

    Mom comforting young daughter Posted By: Children's Specialty Group, Dr. Mary Margaret Gleason
    Thursday, May 28, 2020

    Virginia Beach Mass Shooting Anniversary: Helping Children Cope

    The anniversary of the mass shooting in Virginia Beach is bound to bring back painful memories. We shouldn’t forget that children may also be struggling with emotions. Read full post>>

    Father putting mask on his daughter Posted By: Children's Specialty Group, Dr. Laura Sass
    Friday, May 22, 2020

    COVID-19 and Children: What We Know So Far

    Dr. Laura Sass, medical director of infection prevention and control at CHKD shares what we know so far about kids and COVID-19. Read full post>>

    Brother and sister playing in back yard during coronavirus home quarantine Posted By: Children's Specialty Group, Dr. Cynthia Kelly
    Monday, April 27, 2020

    COVID-19 and Asthma: What Parents Need to Know

    Do you have questions about the differences in symptoms of COVID-19 and asthma. If so, this blog by Dr. Cynthia Kelly may help sort it all out. Read full post>>