Breastfeeding Isn’t Always Easy. An Expert Shares Five Tips for Success

By Evan Koch Breastfeeding is recognized globally as a natural and healthy way to provide nourishment to newborns and infants. The numerous health benefits to mother and baby are well documented by public health organizations throughout the world. For LouAnne Wischer, BSN, RN, IBCLC, a certified lactation consultant at Memorial Hermann Northeast Hospital and a [Continue Reading]

Ali Vise

A Pediatrician Shares the Top Five Things You Need to Do Before Your Child Goes Back to School

By Peter Jung, MD We know how you’re feeling. Just yesterday you were reading up on summer safety tips. Now, your kiddos will be back to school before you know it. Here are some tips to help parents and kids physically and mentally prepare for the upcoming school year. 1. Reduce the Risk of Germs [Continue Reading]

Ali Vise

Follow-Up Friday: Inspiring family and friends to have their own “new start”

By Jade Waddy Brenda Longoria still beams when she states her weight loss surgery was the best decision she ever made for her health. Longoria previously shared her weight loss journey with the EveryDay Well Blog. “After I shared my story, so many people approached me asking for advice,” Longoria said. “I told everyone the [Continue Reading]

Ali Vise

Looking to the Future after a High School Football Career Ends Too Soon

By Drew Munhausen Dion Pinkard will never forget Sept. 7, 2018. It was the day his high school football career came to an end. Pinkard is an extremely versatile athlete who often played both offense and defense for the Legacy Preparatory Christian Academy (LPCA) football team. He was a senior captain of the team and [Continue Reading]

Ali Vise

Rising 6th Grader Uses Attitude and Resilience to Overcome Genetic Condition

By Evan Koch Angeliz Del Valle has a Texas-sized smile and an even bigger personality. The soon-to-be 11-year-old is unabashed when it comes to her aspirations of being a gymnast, equestrian, ballet dancer or actress. “I am going to be able to do everything I want to do one day,” Angeliz said. There’s good reason [Continue Reading]

Ali Vise

Follow-Up Friday: Daniel’s Heart Is Helping Him Reach Milestones As His Family Supports Others

By Evan Koch Daniel was 8 months old when his mother, Staci Geiger, wrote about her family’s experience at Children’s Memorial Hermann Hospital following his diagnosis with a rare and complex congenital heart defect. Staci’s “heart warrior” had experienced five surgeries and spent 110 nights at Children’s Heart Center by the time he was just [Continue Reading]

Ali Vise