Checkup Newsroom (speech pathology)

2017
July
20,
2017
| 06:34 PM America/Chicago
By Ashley Parrott Wheezing, coughing and the struggle to catch a single breath. Sounds like asthma, right? But there may be another cause for respiratory distress in your child: vocal cord dysfunction. Asthma and vocal cord dysfunction (V...
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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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2015
September
04,
2015
| 02:50 PM America/Chicago
I think my baby is ready for pureed or spoons foods. Now what? With so many things to consider how will I know when my baby is ready? Where should my baby sit for feedings? What should I offer my baby to eat first? How do I do this anyway? Should ...
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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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