Need to see a doctor but feeling too old to ask your parents to make an appointment? You’re not alone. Taking on responsibility for your own health care can seem like a huge task. But by taking a few simple steps, you can ensure that you are able to take care of yourself, become more independent and remain healthy as you grow older.
COVID-19 may be changing commutes and limiting travel, but it’s still important for your child to be riding in a vehicle safely. To keep your child protected in the event of a crash, here are some child passenger safety tips and reminders.
We’ve all heard the phrase “it takes a village.” Seeking out the support of friends and family during your postpartum period is so important. However, the COVID-19 pandemic has created additional challenges for families with new babies. Let’s talk about the resources that are available to you at this time.
Parents have been asking what it takes to ensure they do a good job parenting their children – especially during the COVID-19 pandemic.
There are plenty of challenges facing parents and families during the pandemic – from concerns about how to keep children healthy, to helping them stay active and get the social interactions that are part of a healthy and fulfilling life as they grow and develop.
As we approach Labor Day weekend, many events are cancelled and indoor venues closed due to COVID-19, so recreating outdoors is especially inviting.
They are miracle micro-preemies triplets Cian, Declan and Rowan DeShane, survivors of extremely premature deliveries whose birthdays span not just different days and months, but two different years and decades.
As part of UVM Health Network's initiative to Spread Facts, Not COVID-19, Nilgun Zimakas, MD, a pediatrician with UVM Children’s Hospital, gives us guidance on how to talk to your children about mask wearing.
Summer is here and you’re likely asking yourself what is safe? And how do I participate in my usual summer activities?
Many parents are understandably struggling with what to say and do to help their children process feelings of fear, anger and sadness about racism, injustice and the recent violence around the country. A pediatric psychologist shares advice on helping children become champions for a better world.