Planning your holiday feast: Be thankful for these healthy eating tips

Your family will be thankful for these healthy eating tipsChristmas is coming, the goose is getting fat! Then there’s New Year’s and the Super Bowl, but first comes Thanksgiving. Turkey Day starts off the season of wonderful events filled with family, fun, festivities and FOOD.

After it’s all said and done, many of us will have made resolutions to stop overeating and lose Continue reading →

Video: Watch NICU family’s inspiring story shared during Periscope event

Live Periscope event brings NICU family’s story to wide audienceWe knew the Zornows had an incredible story to share. What we didn’t know was how that story would translate to Periscope, a video-streaming app that would let us broadcast our talk with the family — and some of the staff at Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin who have Continue reading →

Tips for a safe and healthy Halloween

Tips for a safe and healthy HalloweenHalloween is fast approaching, and it’s a fun and festive time of year for many families. However, Halloween does come with some child safety risks that are important for parents and caregivers to know to ensure a safe celebration. The Kohl’s Cares Grow Safe & Healthy program, a partnership between Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin and Continue reading →

Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin recognized as elite imaging center

Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin recognized as elite imaging centerWe’ve always taken great pride here at Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin in the quality of our imaging services; from our experienced, specially trained team of pediatric radiologists, nurses and technologists, to our 100 percent dedication to kids and their specific needs. That’s why it’s so special to be able to say we have been designated a Continue reading →

Rear-facing car seats: New safety laws would help reduce chance of kids getting hurt

Rear-facing car seats: New safety laws would help reduce chance of kids getting hurtSo, what difference does it make if a child’s car seat is rear-facing or forward-facing? A profound difference, it turns out. Studies have shown that children in their second year of life are five times less likely to die or be seriously injured in a crash if they are restrained in Continue reading →

Teens and pedestrian safety: Why parents should be concerned

Pedestrian Safety – Teens at RiskHere is a startling fact: Teenagers are at greatest risk when it comes to pedestrian-related death, with a death rate twice that of younger children.

How can this be? From the moment our children start to walk, we teach them the rules of how to cross a road. We hold their hands, tell them to look left, right and left again, and cross Continue reading →