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Mom Docs

How to Comfort Your Child’s Broken Heart

 How can you, as a parent, help comfort your child’s broken heart after they go through a breakup? Few ...

Mom Docs

Preventing Carbon Monoxide Poisoning

Once, when working in the ER, I saw a family of four adults and five kids who came in with ...

Patient Stories

St. Louis Children's Hospital Celebrates 4,000th SDR Surgery / Ivy's Steps

More than 4,000 children from around the world are able to take strong or first steps thanks to Dr. T.S. ...

Mom Docs

Puberty and Hormones | What to Expect As a Parent

Puberty is one of the first steps in a child’s journey to adulthood. It’s an exciting time but navigating hormone ...

Caregivers

Heart Month: Husband and Wife Doctors Take Care of Young Hearts

It’s Heart Month, the month of Valentine’s Day, and a time when our hearts turn to thoughts of love. What ...

Mom Docs

Child Asthma | Diagnosis and Treatment

As a parent, you probably have questions about childhood asthma. First, what is asthma? In this video, Dr. Katherine Rivera, ...

Mom Docs

Gun Safety | Talking to Your Children and Other Parents

It has recently been brought to my attention that I am “extra.” This observation was thoughtfully delivered by my high ...

Departments

Combating Resistance: SLCH Neonatologists Rethink Antibiotic Use for Premature Infants

By Pam McGrath Washington University neonatologist Barbara Warner, MD, co-director of the Fetal Care Center—a partnership between St. Louis Children’s ...

Mom Docs

Newborn Hearing Screening in Kids

At birth, most children hear, listen and will start to respond to sounds. However, 1-3 of every 1,000 children born ...