700 Children's® – A Blog by Pediatric Experts

Posted by: Laura Dattner, MA on Aug 12, 2022


During the summer, keeping kids from overheating is a top priority. It’s up to parents and caregivers to make sure that young toddlers and infants are kept cool, hydrated, and out of the heat.

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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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From Teen to Adult: Helping Them Understand Their Medical Condition

Aug 05, 2022

Education is often targeted at parents and caregivers, but as teens and young adults grow up and prepare to transfer to the adult healthcare setting, it is especially important that they understand their medical condition. Read More

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Coping with Colorectal and Bowel Management Issues

Aug 03, 2022

Coping with a chronic colorectal condition can be difficult, but there are common tips and resources for children and families to find a system that works best. Read More

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New Research on Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS)

Aug 01, 2022

Sudden unexpected infant deaths are the leading cause of infant death in the United States and most western countries for infants. The most recognizable SUID is Sudden Infant Death Syndrome. Read More

Sexually Transmitted Infections

Sexually Transmitted Infections: What You Need to Know

Jul 29, 2022

Sexually transmitted infections are infections that are spread from person to person through sexual contact, including vaginal, anal, or oral sex, or other skin to skin contact. They can be caused by bacteria, viruses, and parasites. Read More

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Monkeypox: What Parents Need to Know

Jul 28, 2022

While we are still dealing with COVID-19, spread of another virus has been detected in the United States. Although monkeypox is uncommon, we need to be informed to protect against infection. Read More

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Disaster Response for Families of Children with Disabilities

Jul 25, 2022

Parents of children with disabilities and medical needs may find disaster preparedness overwhelming, and sometimes, they may need help finding and collecting resources. All families need to be ready for emergencies and disasters, and for families of children with disabilities, extra prepping may be necessary. Read More

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Underbite Correction with an Innovative Treatment

Jul 22, 2022

Many patients with facial differences, including cleft lip and palate, have changes to their jaws that result in the top jaw being behind the bottom jaw, resulting in an underbite. Potential treatment options include headgear, braces and surgery. One novel treatment option is bone anchored maxillary protraction, also known as bollard plates. Read More

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Pelvic Floor Physical Therapy: How It Can Help

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Patients with complex colorectal issues often struggle with constipation, difficulty emptying the bladder, and urine and stool accidents. In addition to medical and surgical treatments, some patients can benefit from pelvic floor physical therapy. Read More