On busy days — and what days aren’t busy — getting three square meals into kids’ growing bodies can be challenging enough. Of course, what we include in those meals is also something we need to keep in mind. Continue reading →
It’s Tuesday and you were hoping to cook a nice dinner for your family, but between working late and your child’s soccer game, you decide to make PB&J sandwiches and pack baby carrots to go. Continue reading →
Jill Kocian will never forget the shock of panic that ripped through her as she saw her 10-year-old son, Nate, disappear under the water’s surface. Continue reading →
Amy McLain’s pregnancy was sailing along smoothly when she experienced every expectant mom’s biggest fear. Her 30-week ultrasound showed a problem — her baby’s brain was bleeding. Continue reading →
There are many ways Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin families show their support for the life-changing care their kids have received. These five families showed their gratitude by purchasing a Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin license plate. Continue reading →
It was a chilly November afternoon in 2017 and then 16-year-old Unique once again found herself in the Emergency Department at Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin. In fact, over the last few years of her life, Unique was going to the Emergency Department once or twice a month. Continue reading →
To any parent who has experienced long nights with a baby suffering from an ear infection — Carrie Loe understands your pain. Continue reading →
Kids are growing up in an increasingly digital world, with infants as young as 4 months being exposed to technology — but that isn’t just when the child is looking at a screen. As a pediatrician and a mom of teens, I encourage parents to be aware of their own use of electronics Continue reading →
As you slip the virtual reality headset on, you are suddenly transported.
At first it’s exhilarating, even overwhelming, and you’re not sure how to maneuver through this foreign, virtual world. But it doesn’t take long Continue reading →
Gabe had always been a strong, healthy kid who rarely even caught a cold. At 5’10”, 240 lbs., he was a dedicated athlete who was excited to start his sophomore year playing offensive lineman for his high school football team. Between morning workouts in the weight room, afternoon football practice, and games for both the varsity and junior varsity teams, Gabe was exercising multiple times a day.
But as the fall of 2016 rolled on, the 16-year-old noticed that his bowel habits had changed. Continue reading →