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Posted by: Charles Elmaraghy, MD on Mar 21, 2019

Ear, Nose, and Throat (ENT) specialists can play an important role in a child’s care and treat a variety of conditions. Here are guidelines to help parents make decisions about when their child should see an ENT.

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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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Physician Assistant

What is a Physician Assistant and Why Are They Treating My Child?

Mar 12, 2019

When your child has to spend time at the hospital, you will meet many health care professionals. Physician assistants (PAs) are one of the many medical providers that may care for your child during their time at the hospital. Read More

Safe Sleep for Babies

Sleep Hammocks: Are They Safe for Babies?

Mar 07, 2019

The inventors and designers of sleep hammocks claim traditional crib designs can lead to risks due to suffocation and arms and legs getting trapped in between the crib railings. However, sleep hammocks have several risks of their own. Read More

Bedtime Routines

Establishing Bedtime Routine and Helping Your Child Fall Asleep

Mar 05, 2019

If you have a child who cries or calls out after they are put in bed, refuses to sleep in their own bed or insists an adult stay with them, you can use the following tips to help your child learn to stay quietly in bed until they fall asleep. Read More

Great Books for Any Age

Early Literacy: Why Reading is Important to a Child’s Development

Mar 01, 2019

Language and literacy develop together as a baby grows from an infant, to a toddler, to a school-aged child and older. This development happens in an expected order, through social interactions, most often with parents. The key to development is that interaction. Read More

Pelvic Rehab

Pelvic Muscle Rehabilitation: More Than Just Kegels!

Feb 27, 2019

Does your child complain of frequent abdominal pain, pelvic pain, and/or menstrual or stomach cramping while on or off their period? Does your child have a diagnosis of endometriosis? If yes, then your child may benefit from pelvic muscle rehabilitation by a specially-trained physical therapist who can help treat these complaints. Read More

Hepatitis A

Hepatitis A: Virus Facts for Families

Feb 25, 2019

Hepatitis A is a virus that can cause acute inflammation of the liver. It is a vaccine-preventable infection. Before the introduction of routine childhood immunization with the hepatitis A vaccine, infections most commonly occurred in school-aged children. Read More

Vocal Cord Dysfunction

Vocal Cord Dysfunction: When Breathing Difficulty Might Not Be Asthma

Feb 22, 2019

Vocal Cord Dysfunction is a disorder where the vocal cords do not open correctly when breathing. The muscles affecting the vocal cords tighten, making it harder to get air into the lungs. Read More

How to Help Your Kids Support Their Friends Who Have an Injury or Illness

Mental Health Needs for Children and Adolescents Following Injury

Feb 20, 2019

Experiencing an injury can be a traumatic event for children and adolescents as well as their parents and caregivers. While not all children experience long-term emotional problems related to injuries, there are some things to be aware of to help your child during recovery. Read More