Checkup Newsroom (pregnancy)

2019
June
27,
2019
| 04:52 PM America/Chicago
Having a baby is one of the most exciting and life-changing events of your life. The first few days to weeks before and after baby is born are also some of the busiest and most overwhelming moments of your life. So before your child arrives, it’s ...
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2018
April
09,
2018
| 05:24 PM America/Chicago
Expectant moms sometimes call our clinic and ask when they should schedule an appointment to interview their future pediatrician. I say it’s something you can’t do soon enough. If you deliver early, you may miss the chance to sit down and meet the pe...
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2016
February
19,
2016
| 04:55 PM America/Chicago
Brushing your teeth not only prevents cavities, but it also can help improve your overall health! Good dental health is critical for everyone, regardless of age. It's important to remember that the health of you and your children’s teeth and gums ...
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January
29,
2016
| 06:33 PM America/Chicago
Dear new moms, I have to start with an apology. It’s not that I didn’t care, or wasn’t concerned. I asked about feedings and dirty diapers. I asked about sleep positioning. I asked about your plans for vaccination. I educated on how to take ...
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2015
October
20,
2015
| 10:31 PM America/Chicago
The American Academy of Pediatrics has come out strong against expectant moms drinking any amount of alcohol during pregnancy, saying consumption can damage a developing fetus. In an article published in “Pediatrics,” the AAP says, “no alcohol int...
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August
28,
2015
| 05:25 PM America/Chicago
Rubella was declared eradicated from North and South America just this past April. So why did the Tarrant County Health Department just announce that there is a case of rubella in a Texas Christian University student? Unfortunately, the student...
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April
16,
2015
| 09:26 PM America/Chicago
Cook Children’s currently has 12 patients waiting for a kidney. Thanks to a gracious act of kindness from one teenager in Arizona, a 1 year old from Joshua, Texas is no longer on that list. Following a head injury while competing in a North Tex...
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2014
June
03,
2014
| 08:18 PM America/Chicago
Six years ago, my life changed forever...At that time, I was completing my postdoctoral fellowship in pediatric neuropsychology. I also became pregnant with my first child. Because I had some "inside" information about a few hospitals in the area aft...
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