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3 Summer Safety Tips {How to Keep Your Kids Safe This Summer}

3 Summer Safety Tips {How to Keep Your Kids Safe This Summer}

I’m a reasonable, sane professional when it comes to other kids’ injuries. I’ve sutured my fair share of lacerations, helped splint various different broken bones, and have drained some very satisfying abscesses in my day. But when it’s MY kid that’s hurt, I turn into a quivering mass of id-driven insanity. That moment between fall/scream […]

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Delivery Room Dads: The Best Supporting Actors of Childbirth

Delivery Room Dads: The Best Supporting Actors of Childbirth

With Father’s Day approaching, it’s a great time to celebrate the father figures in our lives. One of my duties as a Pediatric Hospitalist is to attend “high risk” newborn deliveries. Essentially, if the baby seems distressed at birth – there is meconium in the amniotic fluid, the heart rate isn’t acting normally, or the […]

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Stop the Juvenoia: Kids These Days Are Doing Just Fine

I have seen a slew of similar articles on my Facebook feed recently. The general theme is “What’s the matter with kids these days?” I see them shared by people who are genuinely concerned about society in general, and shortcomings in our children in particular. But here’s the deal: they’re wrong. There’s nothing the matter […]

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