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How to Spot the Signs of a Speech Disorder

Speech and language development isn’t always straightforward. Some children stutter. Others have trouble making certain sounds. Other children struggle because ...

Mom Docs

(GRAND)Parenting

I am writing this MomDocs article from a very interesting perspective today. Not only am I a ‘mom’ of four ...

Mom Docs

Swollen Lymph Nodes — Should I Be Worried?

Swollen lymph nodes are a common complaint in children and are almost always a harmless and temporary finding. In rare ...

Patient Stories

From Jackson, Mississippi, to St. Louis Children's Hospital: One Mom’s Quest for Her Son’s Cochlear Implant

Ian Farley, now age 12, was born with single-sided deafness. A cause for his deafness was never identified; according to ...

Departments

Quality Improvement Project Aims at Changing Steroid Prescribed for Asthma Exacerbations

A quality improvement project underway at St. Louis Children’s Hospital has the goal of educating pediatric emergency medicine physicians and ...

Departments

Cochlear Implants: A Viable Option for Children With Single-Sided Deafness

Over the past decade, cochlear implantation for adults with single-sided hearing loss has proven effective in helping to restore sound ...

Patient Stories

Hope for the Future

As a mom and a nurse in the St. Louis Children’s Hospital newborn intensive care unit, Lisa Taylor can sense ...

Mom Docs

Ouch! Time for stitches?

A deep cut and a lot of blood – time for stitches! Our trauma team is here to discuss when ...

Mom Docs

Your Daughter’s First Period: What to Expect & How to Help

Today we’re talking all about periods and going over everything you should know for your daughter’s first period. At what ...