Baby Formula Shortage Crisis: What can concerned parents do?

By Dr. Victoria Regan, pediatrician, Children’s Memorial Hermann Pediatrics As a pediatrician, I understand the concerns that many parents face about the nationwide baby formula shortage. The shortage has put parents across the country on edge as they scramble to find ways to feed their children. The crisis, caused by ongoing supply chain issues during [Continue Reading]

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Addie’s Story: From NICU Nurse to NICU Mom

After being married for four years, Addie and Chase Adamek of Pearland were excited to learn that they were expecting in 2018. Addie was a NICU nurse at Children’s Memorial Hermann Hospital in the Texas Medical Center and Chase was a middle school PE teacher and coach. Ultrasound after ultrasound, they joyfully saw their baby [Continue Reading]

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How to Help Children Adjust to Daylight Saving Time

This Sunday marks the beginning of Daylight Saving Time, wherein we “spring forward” and collectively advance our clocks one hour. Although the original intent was to provide more daylight in the evenings during the warmer months, the practice has grown increasingly controversial as experts learn more about the importance of daily routines, circadian rhythms and [Continue Reading]

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The Top 20 Safety Tips for Spring Break 2022

With two years of the COVID-19 pandemic behind us and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) relaxing some of their guidance as cases continue to decline, experts predict this year’s Spring Break will be a busy one, with families across the region hopping on planes or cruising down the highway to beaches, parks [Continue Reading]

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Meet Pilot, the Second Facility Dog at Children’s Memorial Hermann Hospital

The newest hire at Children’s Memorial Hermann Hospital arrived this fall straight out of a prestigious training program. He doesn’t talk much, but patients adore him and he happily works for kibble. Meet Pilot, a 2-year-old black Lab/Golden Retriever mix and the hospital’s second facility dog. Children’s Memorial Hermann has had one canine on its [Continue Reading]

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Spotlight on World Prematurity Day: Joymesha and Sutton’s Story

Two-year-old Sutton Jones loves to play and learn like any other toddler her age. She brandishes a wide smile while saying her A-B-C’s and 1-2-3’s. She is just learning to write her name on paper and trying her hand at sports. Each of these milestones are especially meaningful to her mother, Joymesha, considering the way [Continue Reading]

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