700 Children's® – A Blog by Pediatric Experts

Posted by: Sarah A. Denny, MD on Jul 01, 2022

Everyone loves to take a dip in the pool—especially during the dog days of summer! While swimming is a great way to play, exercise, and cool off, there are certain things to keep in mind.

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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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Sacral Nerve Stimulation

What is Sacral Nerve Stimulation?

Jun 28, 2022

For patients who struggle with bowel and bladder accidents, there are many treatment options that can help. Treatment options include medications, physical therapy, behavioral training, mechanical bowel flushes, and sometimes surgery. Read More

baby short bowel syndrome

Short Bowel Syndrome: Causes, Treatment, and Diet

Jun 23, 2022

Short bowel syndrome is a condition in which the small bowel or intestine is too short to do all the things it is supposed to do to keep a child healthy and growing. Short bowel syndrome is most commonly due to a surgical resection which occurs early in life but can occur at any time and the causes are variable. Read More

Lawnmower Safety

Lawnmowers: 5 Tips to Keep Your Children Safe

Jun 20, 2022

In the spring and summer, you often hear the familiar humming sound of lawnmowers. These common machines that are used multiple times each week by teenagers and adults present a danger to children. Learn more about how to prevent these injuries. Read More

Using Inclusive Language

Words Matter - Creating a Welcoming Environment for All Patients and Families

Jun 16, 2022

As healthcare workers we know that the children and families walking into a children’s hospital are coming to us in hopes of finding help for their illness or relief from their pain. However, what we may not realize is that there are underlying worries and anxieties behind the smiles of the children and their caregivers that reach far beyond their medical concerns. Read More

Home Safety Series: Stairs and Hallways

Home Safety Series: Stairs and Hallways

Jun 14, 2022

There is nothing more enticing to a newly mobile child than stairs. We want kids to be able to use the stairs safely. Until they’re old enough to get up and down the stairs on their own, follow these three steps to make your stairs safer for your children. Read More

Taking your child shopping

Taking Your Child Shopping

Jun 09, 2022

Here are a few suggestions to make shopping trips a little smoother. Read More


The Dangers of High-Powered Magnets

Jun 07, 2022

High-powered magnets can be fun, exciting and educational, but what many parents don’t suspect is that they can be dangerous. Read More

Digital Well-Being for Parents

Digital Well-Being for Parents

Jun 02, 2022

Many things need our attention, and we can be easily distracted by a phone alert or lose track of time scrolling through social media. Many parents’ lives have become even more digitally connected during the pandemic. This can have an impact on the health of families. Read More