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How can playgrounds help with a child’s development?

Here are some helpful tips from a pediatric physical therapist on using various play equipment to stimulate your child's development. ...

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How to choose the right running shoes for your child

A physical therapist at St. Louis Children’s Hospital gives two recommendations on what to look for in running shoes. ...

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When will my child’s baby teeth fall out?

Did you know most children don’t lose their last baby tooth until they’re 12 years old? ...

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What to know about summer viruses

Summer is full of fun — but it’s still possible to bring home a bug. ...

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What to know about tetanus shots and boosters

If your child steps on a rusty nail or a dirty piece of wood, give your pediatrician a call. ...

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What is a parent’s role in their child’s therapy?

It’s important to talk to your child’s therapist and establish some guidelines before the therapy begins. ...

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How to help your grieving child

If you notice your child is becoming more depressed, then it’s time to ask your pediatrician for help. ...

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Questions you should always ask before a playdate

Planning a playdate for your child? Discover the essential questions you should always ask before arranging a playdate to ensure ...

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Keep your cheerleader safe with these three steps

Even with safety improvements, "typical" cheerleading injuries can still occur. ...