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Does My Child Need a Checkup? | A Guide to Well Visits and Annual Physicals

I get it. There’s a pandemic going on. And even if there wasn’t – between work, school, homework, caring for ...

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Good Manners in the Digital Age: Phone Etiquette

It’s hard enough to pry our children away from their devices, but it’s also important that they know how to ...

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Miscarriage Management: My Personal Story

I have been so blessed with two wonderful, uncomplicated pregnancies and two beautiful, healthy daughters. But, there was another pregnancy ...

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How to Alleviate First Trimester Nausea Symptoms

Morning sickness is a classic symptom of pregnancy. While not always in the literal morning, nausea affects many women in ...

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No Period, No Problem? | When to Worry About Your Teen Athlete’s Missing Menstrual Cycle

While many teenagers would gladly not experience a menstrual period each month, for pediatricians taking care of them, regular periods ...

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Swelling in Pregnancy: How to Alleviate Your Aching Feet and Hands

Swollen feet are a very common and well-known issue when pregnant. But, perhaps you’ve noticed swelling in other parts of ...

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Anxiety as a Parent: Sending Your Kid Back to School

I remember the first day back to school as a kid, often full of nervous excitement, to find out which ...

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Dealing with Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome: How It Can Affect Fertility

What are the issues that you might face with polycystic ovarian syndrome? Dr. Shelby Dickison, OB/GYN at St. Louis Children’s ...

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What Does the COVID-19 Infection Do to Your Lungs?

I’ve just finished another block on the COVID ICU service, and now more than a year and a half into ...