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    Two children tested positive for the Influenza A virus from the week of Sept. 16 through Sept. 22, 2018, according to Laboratory results from Cook Children's. For the week, 85 children were Read more
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    September
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    Hutson Liles is just a kid with an invisible diagnosis, advocating parents and a love for hats.  "Hutson turned 3 and started having several unsettling symptoms all together that I didn't Read more
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    Let’s talk about infant walkers – pediatricians don’t like them, and we never have. I’d like to explain why! We worry about them because kids get hurt in them sometimes. It’s also because they Read more

Our People

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August
10,
2018
By Katie Lawrence, CPNP & Kaci Osenga, M.D. Pediatric Palliative Care (PPC) has been a board certified subspecialty in pediatrics sponsored by the American Board of Pediatrics since 2008. PPC has been a specialty service at Cook Children’s
July
30,
2018
Each year, Cook Children's sees about 100 children for injuries related to ATVs.  As a pediatric surgeon and medical director of Trauma at Cook Children's, Chad Hamner, M.D., has witnessed the damage these machines can cause. He spoke with
July
17,
2018

Work-Life Balance. What's That?

By Diane Arnaout, M.D.

When I was approached to write articles about “Work -Life Balance” I couldn’t help but chuckle a little under my breath. Balance? What’s that? As a busy full-time pediatrician, wife to an even
July
17,
2018

An Introduction to Millennial Nurse Leadership - Stepping in Before You Think You’re Ready

By Danika Meyer, Clinical Nurse Educator, Pediatric Intensive Care Unit

“Oh, I can’t do that. I don’t have enough experience.” I remember uttering these words to my nurse manager after she encouraged me to pursue an open position as a clinical nurse educator. This

Blogs

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August
02,
2018
"Why is my child hungry all the time?" My first question would be, “how do you define ‘all the time’?” Some people have unrealistic expectations for a breastfeeding baby. By rule, we
August
02,
2018

Is My Baby Getting Enough Breast Milk?

A lactation consultant has the answer for you

Parents worry that they do not have enough milk for many reasons: No sensation of a let down No longer leaking milk Mom’s breast do not feel full (or engorged) anymore Unable to produce milk
August
02,
2018

What Are My Baby’s Hunger Cues?

You may be surprised at what the last cue actually is

Babies give hunger cues when they are ready to eat. Though most people think that a crying baby is ready to eat, crying is actually the last cue and a crying baby is more difficult to
August
02,
2018

How Should I Hold My Baby While Breastfeeding?

A lactation Consultant Has The Answer

There are many different positions that work well with breastfeeding. Some women like to use pillows to prop the baby up and take some of the weight off of their arms, however others feel like the