Parents: Avoid the Barefoot Blues

During summer, our urgent care sees a lot of foot injuries from kids who’ve decided to go shoeless or run... Read full post »
Boy with nosebleed

What Is the Right Way to Stop a Nosebleed?

At some point during childhood, almost every kid will have a nosebleed. Despite the fact that nosebleeds are so common,... Read full post »
Mom and child in pool

Secondary Drowning: Know the Signs

Back in 1999, we had a pool party for our daughter’s fifth birthday. And since there would be lots of... Read full post »
Baby receiving shot

Do Not Skip the Vitamin K Shot

Expectant parents spend months preparing for the arrival of their new bundle of joy. Classes are taken, books are read,... Read full post »
Child sleeping

Noisy Breathing in Kids

Is your child a noisy breather? Find out why – and what to do about it. Parents’ ears are uniquely... Read full post »
Kids Swimming

Water Safety: Drowning Prevention Tips

This post was written by Maria Estrada, DO and Holly Hale, RN, BSN. Dr. Estrada came to Nationwide Children’s Hospital... Read full post »
Mom with twins

Tips for Raising Multiples

Disclaimer: I’m an inexpert expert. Let me explain why. I’m a pediatrician. I studied YEARS to get my medical degree,... Read full post »

The Dangers of Pinterest

I’ll admit I’m no Martha Stewart. Do-It-Yourself? Not in my case. But something about Pinterest sucks me in. All those... Read full post »