Category: Babies

smiling baby laying on tummy

May 13, 2024

Ask the Pediatrician: Baby Vaccines

Pediatrician Edward Pickens, MD, talks about why baby vaccines are a must.

Babies, Children's Health, Pediatric Medicine, Vaccines

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toddler girl drinks a glass of milk

February 16, 2024

How to Tell If Your Baby Has A Cow’s Milk Allergy

A UNC Health allergist talks about symptoms, diagnosis and management.

Babies, Food Allergies

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Grandma and aunt hold newborn baby while talking to the new mom

June 2, 2023

Make Sure Your Vaccinations Are Up to Date Before Meeting a Newborn

Simple shots can help you protect a baby from whooping cough, flu and COVID-19.

Babies, Maternal Health, Vaccines

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Mother wearing face masks hold her toddler as a provider gives the toddler a bandage on her arm

May 2, 2023

3 Things Parents Should Know About Bivalent Boosters for Young Chil...

Experts encourage parents to get their children vaccinated as COVID-19 cases continue to rise.

Babies, Coronavirus, Toddlers and Preschoolers, Vaccines

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newborn baby cries while mother tries to offer a bottle

February 6, 2023

Does My Baby Have a Tongue-Tie?

This common condition can be frustrating, but it is treatable.

Babies, Ear, Nose, and Throat Health

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close-up image of baby lying on blanket while parent uses a suction to clear baby's nose

January 9, 2023

6 Pediatrician-Approved Tips for Dealing with Mucus

Mucus is the body’s first line of defense against viruses and bacteria.

Babies, Children's Health, Cold and Flu, Toddlers and Preschoolers

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A photograph of a child using a breathing apparatus.

October 27, 2022

What You Need to Know About RSV

This common yet potentially serious virus can be especially dangerous for infants.

Babies, Lung Health, Toddlers and Preschoolers

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a small child reaches for the cord of an iron sitting on top of an ironing board

September 28, 2022

Keep Your Baby Safe, Room by Room

Caregivers need to be vigilant to prevent injury and illness.

Babies, Safety

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Young child buckled into car seat

September 26, 2022

8 Tips for Car Seat Safety at Every Age and Size

It all comes down to fit and proper installation.

Babies, Children's Health, Safety, Toddlers and Preschoolers

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Newborn Baby Mays sleeps, a smile on her face

September 1, 2022

Treating a Baby’s Heart Condition in the Womb

Doctors resolved baby’s rapid heartbeat while she was still developing inside her mom.

Babies, Maternal Health, Patient Stories, UNC Children's

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Father holds newborn child in arms, a burp rag draped over his shoulder

August 24, 2022

Parechovirus: 5 Things Parents Need to Know

Parechovirus is a common pathogen that infects most children before they turn 5.

Babies, Children's Health, Infectious Diseases, Toddlers and Preschoolers

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Baby lying in crib looking up at toy mobile

July 15, 2022

How to Spot Signs of Hearing and Vision Problems in Babies and Todd...

Catching early warning signs is key to your child’s development.

Babies, Children's Health, Eye Health, Hearing

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