700 Children's® – A Blog by Pediatric Experts

Posted by: Tracy Mehan, MA on Dec 01, 2023

The holiday season is upon us and many families are getting into the holiday spirit. It is easy to get caught up in the excitement and not realize the potential injury risks some of these activities can have. Learn how to prevent them.

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Pediatric News You Can Use From America’s Largest Pediatric Hospital and Research Center

700 Children’s® features the most current pediatric health care information and research from our pediatric experts – physicians and specialists who have seen it all. Many of them are parents and bring a special understanding to what our patients and families experience. If you have a child – or care for a child – 700 Children’s was created especially for you.

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Does My Irritable Baby Have GERD?

Nov 22, 2023

A lot of times, babies who arch their backs and are irritable are diagnosed with gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD), based on these behaviors alone.  Read More

Can Your Baby Learn Sign Language?

Nov 21, 2023

Baby sign language is a way to communicate with your baby effectively and you can begin introducing signs as early as infancy. The following are suggestions to make signing and communicating with your baby successful. Read More

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Is Your Child Ready to Be a Babysitter?

Nov 20, 2023

Having your child become a babysitter can be exciting and helpful! Make sure they are equipped with all the right tools before taking on this task. Read More

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The CCPR Intake Process: Embracing Collaborative Care for Your Child

Nov 17, 2023

At CCPR, every step is coordinated with precision, empathy, and a commitment to delivering world-class care. We are not just your healthcare providers; we're your partners in this journey to obtain the very best patient outcomes. Read More

Lead Poisoning: Still a Public Health Risk

Nov 15, 2023

For more than 100 years, society has known that lead is very damaging to young children. It is frustrating that we still expose our most vulnerable to this poison, especially because it is completely preventable. Read More

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Preemie 101: Actual vs. Corrected Age

Nov 14, 2023

It may be confusing to figure out exactly how old your baby is developmentally, and why it is important to consider more than just their date of birth when calculating age. Read More

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Physical Therapy for an ACL Injury

Nov 10, 2023

In the eyes of many young athletes, no situation can seem more hopeless than a serious knee injury that requires surgical repair. It may feel career-ending to some athletes, even those who have multiple sports seasons left on the horizon. Luckily, in most cases, this does not have to be the case. Read More

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Lymphedema in Kids: What Parents Need to Know

Nov 09, 2023

As a microsurgeon and assistant professor at The Ohio State University and Nationwide Children’s Hospital, I know that lymphedema affects more children and teens than you might expect. Here are common questions about this condition. Read More