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PACT supports families through life’s biggest challenges

While working as a neonatologist for almost 30 years in the Newborn Intensive Care Unit (NICU) at St. Louis Children’s ...

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Baby Grayson Overcomes Rare Heart Condition

Drs. Ginnie and Aaron Abarbanell diagnose and treat Grayson's Cor Triatriautum dexter defect. ...

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Important Parenting Talks | Communicating with Your Teen

Parent-teen communication on topics like sex, drugs & alcohol, and responsible driving have a big impact on teenage development. While ...

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Good Chore Ideas Your Child Can Handle

As a parent, we’ve probably all had trouble coming up with good chore ideas that are helpful and fun, instead ...

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Should I Make My Own Baby Formula at Home?

In two words: No. Never. I get it. We are all trying to feed our children the best, healthiest options ...

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Novel Nerve Transfer Surgery Gives Hope for Patients with AFM

Watch one patient's story In late 2018, a polio-like illness called acute flaccid myelitis (AFM) was making headlines as cases ...

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Moyamoya Expertise Allows Stacey to Bounce Back After Strokes 

As 6-year-old Stacey was getting ready for her bath, she suddenly couldn’t move her left arm. Moments later, the left ...

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Meet the Brains Behind Concussion Care: Mark Halstead, MD

Growing up in Wisconsin, Mark Halstead, MD, a Washington University pediatric sports medicine physician at St. Louis Children’s Hospital, played ...

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Setting Consequences for Teenagers | Parenting Tips

No matter how great our kids are, they all make mistakes. When their judgment is poor or they wind up ...