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Acute Respiratory Distress in Children

Fewer things are as upsetting as finding out your child has a health issue. And when it’s something as serious as respiratory distress, it’s easy to become overwhelmed with worry. But what exactly is Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome (ARDS)? What causes it? What are some of the signs that your child may have it, and…

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Acute Respiratory Distress in Children

Epilepsy in Children

Finding out you’re going to be a parent is life changing. Some people panic. Some people experience pure joy when the pregnancy is confirmed. Some do both. But if there’s one common denominator, it’s that everyone wants their child to be born with good health. So when the OB-GYN confirms baby’s development is coming along…

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Epilepsy in Children

What Does “Medically Fragile Child” Mean?

There are certain health ailments most children go through: Ear infections. Chickenpox. The common cold. Strep throat. But what happens when you notice that your child has more health issues than others? What if you received a diagnosis that will require long-term observation of your infant’s well-being? The purpose of this blog is to provide…

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What Does Medically Fragile Child Mean

What Does “Failure to Thrive” Mean in Infants?

Parents love to celebrate milestones in their children’s lives: The first time sitting up. The first steps. The first word. The first birthday. Watching them grow and become little people is a joy. Nothing is too small to overlook. It is because of this constant loving watch that you may have noticed that something may…

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What Does Failure to Thrive Mean in Infants

Congenital Heart Defects in Children and Newborns

When a parent receives the news their child has a heart defect, the prognosis can sometimes be dim, however early detection and treatment can improve a child’s odds for a long, healthy life. There are many different types of heart defects. Most of them are diagnosed prior to the child being born, while others show…

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Congenital Heart Defects in Children and Newborns

What Is a Tracheostomy Procedure?

When you’re seeking medical advice, the last thing you need is for your doctor to start talking about conditions and surgeries that sound like they’re being spoken in another language. It can be scary if it happens to you, or when the patient is a loved one. The purpose of this blog is to help…

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What Is a Tracheostomy Procedure

Obstructive Sleep Apnea in Children

How much do you know about sleep apnea? Most of us have heard a thing or two. Airflow becomes obstructed while sleeping. It causes some people to snore loudly, or wake up, startled. Some people even stop breathing altogether, which is a scary concept, especially when it happens to children. But what causes it? What…

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Obstructive Sleep Apnea in Children

What Is Cerebral Palsy?

Life changes when you become a parent. There is nothing that can prepare you for the adventure until you’re actually living it. However, there are plenty of things parents can learn about their baby by regularly monitoring their child’s development. If a child doesn’t seem to be developing normally, it can be worrisome. And one…

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What Is Cerebral Palsy