Checkup Newsroom (Speech pathologist)

2017
April
07,
2017
| 11:47 PM America/Chicago
We’re not breaking up…..are we? Have you ever gotten to a point in doing something so much that you feel like you just need to take a break? No … I’m not talking about marriage. I’m talking more like working out. You know what I mean. You get t...
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April
07,
2017
| 11:15 PM America/Chicago
Cook Children’s adamantly supports mothers and the breastfeeding initiative taking the country by storm. There are, of course, those women that have had a difficult time breastfeeding; trying to give baby the best but to no avail. I was one of those ...
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2016
February
19,
2016
| 09:45 PM America/Chicago
I’m sitting on the couch watching the NFL playoffs with my toddler son when my wife comes over to join us. “O doe ma chikyweekys!” she says. Let’s be honest, WHO IN THE WORLD UNDERSTANDS THAT? The only person who really knows what that means is my wi...
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2015
August
05,
2015
| 06:17 PM America/Chicago
Nearly all children dabble in picky eating. But, severely picky eaters take food selectivity to a different level. Severe selective eating is a disorder that prevents the consumption of certain foods or food groups and is associated with complete int...
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2014
November
19,
2014
| 11:10 PM America/Chicago
I often hear some form of this question from parents, "Is my child normal?"That question makes me cringe. Not because of the question itself. I understand it. As parents, we all want what’s best for our children. I’m not afraid of the question or loo...
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