Checkup Newsroom (Books)

2019
August
09,
2019
| 05:33 PM America/Chicago
“What are you reading this summer?” This may not be one of the questions you expect to hear from a pediatrician during a well-child visit, but it’s always on the checklist for Vanessa Charette, M.D., a Cook Children’s pediatrician in Fort Worth. ...
Read more
2015
January
12,
2015
| 10:47 PM America/Chicago
Did you know that babies begin listening during pregnancy? It’s truly amazing that ear and brain structures for listening start working between 25-29 weeks of gestation. At about 28-30 weeks, connections between the brain and the ear start happening!...
Read more
2014
August
17,
2014
| 09:00 PM America/Chicago
The Very Hungry Caterpillar must have turned into a “bootiful butterfy” 10,000 times in my house."On Saturday he ate through one piece of chocolate cake, one ice-cream cone, one pickle, one slice of Swiss cheese, one slice of salami..."When my oldest...
Read more
August
04,
2014
| 06:59 PM America/Chicago
“What are you reading this summer?”If you have been in for a well check this summer, you may have heard me ask your child this question. Why do I ask?  I ask because I am genuinely interested. I have gotten some great recommendations of books for my ...
Read more