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Posted by: Christy Lumpkins on Jul 05, 2022

For many parents, pregnancy is a joyous time filled with excitement and anticipation. For some, pregnancy can be overshadowed by painful or scary past experiences that can affect the parents-to-be and their relationship with their baby.

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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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Healthy Digital Boundaries for Kids

Mar 22, 2022

The foundation for online safety is creating healthy digital boundaries — what a young person is comfortable doing, seeing, and feeling while using technology and how they would like to be treated by others. Read More

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TikTok Challenges: Crossing Consent and Relationship Boundaries

Feb 10, 2022

It’s hard to ignore TikTok’s impact on teen culture. But despite its popularity, many adults have questions about TikTok, including its safety, security and influence on teen identity and relationships. Read More

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Using Portable Space Heaters: Keeping Safe & Warm

Dec 07, 2021

When temperatures drop outside, some families turn to space heaters to warm up their home. While space heaters can be an easy way to heat rooms, they should be used with caution.   Read More

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What Teens Need to Know About Being a Safe Babysitter

Oct 07, 2021

Being a babysitter can be really fun for a teenager. However, caring for children also comes with a lot of responsibility. There are many things you can do to make sure you are a safe babysitter. Read More

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5 Ways to Support Protective Parents

Oct 04, 2021

A protective parent is a caregiver who does not use violence and seeks to reduce harm for children exposed to family violence. Supporting a protective parent can help decrease isolation and increase safety for the family. Read More

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Digital Stalking in Relationships: How Adults Can Support Teens

Aug 24, 2021

Compared with 2019, the average time US teens spent on social media apps almost doubled in 2020, across all major platforms. Teens find that their “real” and digital lives are merged, including romantic relationships. Read More

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How Compounding Trauma Affects Youth

Aug 05, 2021

Young people are experiencing trauma in different ways, from peer to peer violence and pressures to witnessing ongoing community violence and racial injustice. Read More

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Starting the Conversation About Big Feelings

Apr 06, 2021

It’s important to work with your child on emotions throughout their entire childhood, including the teen years. This means taking the time to have ongoing conversations about how to handle emotions in a healthy way, which is called “coping.” Read More