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Container Baby Syndrome: How Equipment Can Hinder a Child's Development

Posted by: Lori Grisez PT, DPT on Oct 23, 2018

Products like car seats, walkers, jumpers and floor seats can lead to an issue referred to as Container Baby Syndrome due to the inability to activate important muscles. Read why babies should have time outside of these devices.

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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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Hydronephrosis: A Defense Mechanism for the Kidneys

Oct 04, 2018

Hydronephrosis is a radiology term describing fluid buildup within the kidney. It is like a defense mechanism for the kidney when urine is slow to drain. Stretching of the kidney allows the backpressure of urine to be more evenly distributed. This may help to limit or slow down some of the potential damage to the kidney from urine backing up abnormally. Read More

The Story Behind the Ranking: What It Means to Be Named One of America’s Top 10 Children’s Hospitals by US News and World Report

Jun 27, 2017

We work every day to provide the best possible care at Nationwide Children’s Hospital, and our most important seal of approval is the trust of the families we serve. Read More

Labial Adhesions: The Gynecological Problem You Haven’t Heard About

Oct 10, 2016

When the inner lips (labia minora) of the vagina become stuck together, it is called a labial adhesion. This is typically seen in girls between the ages of 3 months and 6 years old. Labial adhesions can partially or completely block the opening to the vagina and the urethra (where urine comes out). Read More

6 Signs Your Child May Have Bladder Dysfunction

Jun 22, 2016

Once your child has been successfully potty-trained – ‘taking care of business’ should get easier – but what if the accidents keep happening? When a child over the age of four has frequent daytime urinary accidents, and there doesn’t appear to be an underlying medical Read More

Emergency! Testicular Torsion!

Jan 28, 2016

There aren’t many true emergencies in my field of pediatric urology, but torsion of the testicle is one of the more common ones that I face on a regular basis. Read More


Why We Talk about Poop for a Peeing Problem

Jul 21, 2014

Is your child urgently running to the bathroom and having urinary accidents? Is your child experiencing urinary tract infections (UTIs) or pain with urination? Urinary problems and UTIs occur in many children and can affect family, social and school life. Read More

Raising a Child with Ambiguous Genitalia

Mar 31, 2014

When my wife was pregnant with our three children, we chose not to know the sex prior to birth because we wanted it to be a surprise. It was one of the greatest joys in my life when I announced to the world that my son and daughters were born. Read More

Promising New Treatment for Incontinence

Jan 13, 2014

As a pediatric urologist, I am often asked to see and treat children with various forms of urinary incontinence. This means a child doesn’t have control over his or her bladder, resulting in a daytime accident two or more times per month. Read More