A parent’s guide to epilepsy

A parent’s guide to epilepsy

How much do you know about this condition that affects more than 450,000 American children? Epilepsy is the fourth most common neurological condition — impacting more than 3 million people in the United States, according to the Epilepsy Foundation. The condition,...
Keep your child safe from falls

Keep your child safe from falls

We all want our kids to be physically active and to enjoy their playtime while still being safe. According to the CDC, falls are the leading cause of non-fatal injuries for all children ages 0 to 19. This statistic holds true to our data here at Children’s Hospital at...
The 411 on car seat safety in the winter

The 411 on car seat safety in the winter

You’ve installed the car seat according to manufacturer’s instructions and know how to perfectly latch your little one in the seat. But did you know you could be making your child less safe by doing one common thing? Winter can be tricky for children in car seats....
Toy injury prevention: Safety first!

Toy injury prevention: Safety first!

Believe it or not, toy-related injuries are common. In fact, a study published in the journal Clinical Pediatrics in 2014 found that approximately 18 children suffer a serious toy-related injury every hour. In other words, every three minutes, a child is hurt...