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Mom Docs

What is a Pediatric Dentist?

Taking your child to their first dentist appointment is an exciting milestone. However, it may also bring about many questions. ...

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Fall Allergy Relief For Your Child

Enjoying the cool air during fall is refreshing after the heat of the summer months. Unfortunately, many kids struggle with ...

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Kids and Cell Phones | How Young is Too Young?

My older son started middle school this year, and he did so without a cellphone. Yes, that’s right, my son ...

Mom Docs

MomTalks: The Series | St. Louis Children’s Hospital

Laura High and Kendra Whittle are here to introduce our new series: MomTalks! Each week, Laura & Kendra will be ...

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Why Do Teens Cut Themselves?

Teens are constantly facing new emotions and stressful experiences. Dr. Sarah Garwood discusses why some teens may consider self-harm and ...

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Stress Fracture Prevention | A Guide for Parents and Athletes

We are right in the middle of the fall season of sports. Athletes started hard in August and have been ...

Mom Docs

The Dangers of Juuling | Keeping Your Teen Safe

Juuling is the new “cool” thing to do among teenagers. Have you heard of it? If you’re like many parents, ...

Patient Stories

Nerve Surgery Leads to Remarkable Recovery After Boating Accident 

It was a perfect, sunny Memorial Day weekend on a private lake near New Florence, Missouri, when Ashton Yates, 11, ...

Departments

The Head-Heart Connection

In search of the best way to protect the brain development of children with congenital heart disease Neonatologist Cynthia Ortinau, ...