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Kids with symptoms of multisystem inflammatory syndrome in children, or MIS-C, a troubling complication of COVID-19, need immediate medical attention. What parents need to know.
Many are doing their best to stay home to avoid contracting COVID-19, but it can be confusing to then get a call from your pediatric provider reminding you about an upcoming appointment. What you need to know.
When it comes to feeding baby, you may have heard the saying “breast is best.” But what does that mean?
About 60 percent of newborn babies develop jaundice, but managing it is important because it can cause long-term health problems in rare cases.
No parent wants to see a child hurting. But about 5 million young patients have surgery each year and around 75 percent will feel pain afterward. Others may have pain from non-surgical problems. What you can do.
You have already counted each tiny finger and toe. A simple, painless test can make sure your baby’s heart is healthy, too.
In this Q and A, UH pediatrician Douglas Hackenberg, MD, answers three often-asked questions about how much of this common over-the-counter medicine is appropriate for which ages.
Whoever coined the phrase “sleep like a baby” probably wasn’t a new parent. But you don’t have to feel like your child is running the show. In fact, there’s a lot you can do to set a foundation for healthy sleep habits.