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Dad with new baby at grocery store
Tips Apr 29, 2019

Tips for your first outing with a baby

Kimberly Cronsell, MD Pediatrician

Your first time out of the house with a newborn can feel like the most daunting thing you’ve done since leaving the hospital. But it doesn’t have to be so scary.

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News Apr 11, 2019

Project Ujima helps mother deal with grief

Children's Hospital of Wisconsin Media Relations

After a homicide, families of the victim are left to grapple with many unexpected challenges.

Girls in hallway
Tips Apr 02, 2019

Puberty 101: Girls

Melissa Vukovich, NP Nurse Practitioner

For kids starting puberty, understanding the changes they will experience before they happen can be reassuring.

Kid taking opioids
Tips Mar 25, 2019

Opioids and kids: Facts and fictions

Evan Solochek Writer

The daily news reports about the current opioid epidemic can be scary, but the truth is there are many misconceptions about these important pain relieving drugs.

Boy looking out airplane window
Tips Mar 19, 2019

Traveling with kids? Here’s what you need to know

Sadoun Omari, MD Pediatrician

Travelling with kids can be difficult. But with some simple tips and careful planning, it doesn't have to be.

Mom and daughter nosebleed
Tips Feb 27, 2019

Kids and nosebleeds: What parents need to know

Larry Davis, MD Pediatrician

The number one cause of nosebleeds is something that those of us in Wisconsin are all too familiar with — dry air. Nosebleeds can often be prevented with a few do's and don’ts.

Mother and baby with bottle
Tips Feb 11, 2019

What to do when it’s time to say goodbye to breast milk

Linda McNamara, RN, BS, IBCLC, CLC Lactation Consultant

If you are able to and you want to, breastfeeding can be one of the most rewarding things a new mom can experience. However, at some point you or your baby will be ready to wean.

Tips Feb 06, 2019

Tiny magnets make kids' toys fun — but also potentially dangerous

John Cox, MD Emergency Physician

Magnetized toys are popular among kids of all ages. With that, unfortunately, comes an increase in cases of serious injury.