From fire pits and stoves to hot baths and curling irons, there are many ways children can accidentally get burned at home. In fact, about 120,000 children under age 20 are seen in emergency departments for burns every year in the United States. Continue reading →
Ben and Nicole with their son, Mason, in the Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin NICU.
Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin is proud to have the only Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) in the state that partners with the March of Dimes to have a dedicated family support program coordinator (such as myself) to help families during their time here. Continue reading →
Children's Hospital of Wisconsin BlogPosted on by Katie Lott
Marlowe’s clubfoot diagnosis came as a shock to her parents.
Watching 10-month-old Marlowe Emrey crawl and play with her twin sister, Mabel, you would never know Marlowe was born with clubfoot. “Actually, it’s often Mabel who is trying to keep up with Marlowe,” said mom, Angie Emrey. Continue reading →
Kristian and 4-year-old Zanyah at the Betty Brinn Children’s Museum.
In my 27 years of medical practice, I have seen countless children receive the gift of a life-saving organ donation, but a few months ago I was honored to be part of a truly remarkable event. Continue reading →
As a new parent, it’s natural to feel that your baby is the most perfect infant ever born. But even with the intensity of our “love goggles,” parents will sometimes notice their baby’s head shape is uneven or has flat spots. Continue reading →
Goodbye, winter. Hello, spring. Most kids get excited for the warm temperatures and sunshine, but not so much for the ensuing sniffles and watery eyes that come with springtime allergies. Continue reading →
Children's Hospital of Wisconsin BlogPosted on by Peggy Troy
Students all across our country, including in Wisconsin, will observe the one-month anniversary of the senseless and heartbreaking deaths of 17 students and staff at Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida in various ways. Continue reading →
Hashtags, selfies, snaps, tweets, gramming, streaming, vlogging…the world of the internet is enough to make a parent’s head spin. But to keep children safe, it’s important for those of us with kids to keep up on the latest trends and social media platforms. Continue reading →