Parenting During COVID-19
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If it seems like summer colds are on the rise this year, they are. Cold viruses have been circulating more than normal this time of year as people shed face masks and attend social gatherings.
The fast-spreading COVID-19 mutation known as the Delta variant has gained a foothold in the United States. The new variant renews concerns about how to keep children safe, especially with another school year around the corner.
When the time comes for your child to get vaccinated, you can take steps to make the experience less stressful for your child. Here are some simple ways that you can support your child before, during and after shots at the pediatrician’s office.
Medical researchers are just beginning to understand the long-term effects of COVID-19. Evidence is showing that even people with mild symptoms of COVID-19 may suffer health problems for weeks or months afterward.
One thing we can agree on: The vast majority of parents really want to do what is best for their child. But what is best? Who picks what is best? These can be difficult questions to answer.
A UH Rainbow pediatric infectious disease specialist explains why children should get a COVID-19 vaccine and the part that children can play in stopping spread of the disease – and halting development of coronavirus variants.
For many people of all ages, the past year has been traumatic. What has been the emotional and mental toll on all of us and how do we begin to heal?
Some holiday traditions involve little risk of spreading COVID-19. Others—such as travel, worship services, and group meals—pose more danger. Make these swaps to keep your family healthy this holiday season.