Is your little one ready for potty training?

When it comes to potty training, timing is everything.  Just ask mother of two, Leslie Snelgrove.  “My oldest son Charlie started showing signs around 18 months,” says Snelgrove.  “He wanted to copy us. But then he regressed and stopped, so we didn’t push it.” Snelgrove and her husband Andy decided to wait until Charlie was [Continue Reading]

Answering the call: Free pediatric nurse triage line after hours & on weekends

Any parent will tell you that kids always get sick after hours or on weekends, when the pediatrician’s office is closed. Whether it’s a fever, an earache, a swollen ankle or stomach pain, mom Lisa Pugh knows what it’s like to have a child in pain. When her daughter was running a fever on a [Continue Reading]

Nation’s first-of-its-kind center aims to improve the health of moms and babies.

For Dr. KuoJen Tsao, the journey started with a single question: How do you improve the outcomes for newborns and their mothers, not just in the hospital, but before and after pregnancy, as well? That query started a process that spanned several years, a handful of organizations, and eventually resulted in the creation of the [Continue Reading]

“Feeling doubly blessed this Mother’s Day after delivering twins early – and two weeks apart.”

by LaTroya Woolridge In September 2016, I found out I was expecting not one, but two babies. The news filled both me and my husband with an overwhelming sense of pride and joy. We knew my pregnancy would be considered high risk because I was 35 and pregnant with twins. With that knowledge, I made [Continue Reading]

“Why is my baby crying so much? Is it normal? What can I do about it?”

It’s a rite of passage for all new parents – the baby starts wailing in the middle of the night and no amount of rocking, shushing or soothing seems to help. For decades, these unexplained crying spells were thought to be symptoms of colic or perhaps simply the product of a sour disposition. But new [Continue Reading]

Autism Spectrum Disorder: Do you know the signs to look for in your child?

The American Academy of Pediatrics defines Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) as a group of related developmental disabilities that affect a child’s behavior as well as social and communication skills. On one end of the spectrum is Asperger’s Syndrome, characterized by social delays without speech issues. On the other end are those with severe autism. These [Continue Reading]