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Preparing Your Child to Leave for College: Making Health Decisions for Themselves

Raising children is filled with clichés about how quickly they grow. “Blink and you will miss it,” they say. “The ...

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Inducing Labor: Is a Planned Induction Right for You?

What are some of the reasons you might consider inducing labor? Watch this video to learn why doctors may recommend ...

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Growth Plate Injuries in Athletes: What Are They & When Should I Worry?

“Your child’s injury may involve the growth plate.” This is a common phrase used particularly in urgent care when describing ...

News

Plans Underway for Pediatric COVID-19 Vaccine Trials

Washington University pediatric infectious diseases doctors plan to launch clinical trials this spring at St. Louis Children’s Hospital to evaluate ...

Mom Docs

Winter Activity Safety Tips: Ice Skating, Sledding & More

Kids (and parents!) need to stay active during the winter months, and outdoor winter activities have unique safety considerations. Dr ...

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Teens and Healthy Relationships

“Oh Love! young Love! bound in thy rosy band, Let sage or cynic prattle as he will, These hours, and ...

Expert Advice

What’s the Deal With TikTok?

Move aside, Facebook and Instagram—TikTok is the newest fad. How safe is it for your kids? TikTok can offer harmless ...

Patient Stories

Creating a Full Circle of Care

When 3-month-old Hank Matzke started running a fever and wouldn’t stop crying late one Saturday night, his parents, Amanda and ...

Mom Docs

Tooth Sensitivity: Why It Happens & How to Help Your Child

Does your child have tooth sensitivity? Several different things could be causing it. In this video, Dr. Emily Hahn breaks ...