High-Risk Pregnancy: What to Do and How to Cope
While pregnancy can be exciting, many of us moms have had high risk pregnancies, be it carrying multiples or because of other health conditions. If your pregnancy is high risk, it’s natural to have a mix of emotions ranging from joy and anticipation—to fear and even sorrow. Even though every woman’s high risk pregnancy is different, you’re not alone. Fortunately, we were able to connect with Jennifer Humphrey, MSN, RN, a trained, certified fetal care coordinator for women with high-risk pregnancies at Connecticut Children’s who supports families facing some of the most challenging fetal conditions. She answered many questions that may help you – or someone you care about!
Keep Moms Moving! 5 Common Orthopedic Conditions We See and How to Manage Them
OrthoConnecticut Coastal Orthopedics is offering some quick tips on the 5 most common orthopedic “mom” ailments. Check out our recent article to learn how you can prevent and manage these common injuries, and when you should seek help from a professional.
Allergies or Mold? How to Tell What’s Causing Your Springtime Discomfort
Suffering from itchy watery eyes, sneezing fits, etc. is frustrating to say the least! But what you may not realize is that mold can contribute to spring allergies, too. PuroClean of Wilton | Ridgefield is giving the info you need to know about symptoms, prevention and more!
Keeping Our Family’s Wellness At The Forefront in 2023!
Dr. Madhu Mathur with Lifestyle Medicine Center gives her tips for establishing healthy habits as a family in the new year!
The Coastal Orthopedics Team Has Grown and Is Always Here to Keep You Moving!
We have some exciting news to share here at Coastal Orthopedics – we have another accomplished specialist joining our team – Dr. Paulina Piekarska, DPM. Meet Dr. Piekarska, a foot & ankle specialist, surgeon, and podiatrist with expertise in both operative and non-operative treatments. She specializes in the treatment of a variety of lower extremity conditions commonly experienced by children including sports injuries, heel pain, and Sever’s disease!
Growing Resilient: What Your Child Needs to Get Through Tough Times
Resilience is the ability to overcome serious stress or difficulty, and bounce back stronger than ever. With increasing pressures academically, athletically and socially on kids these days, being resilient is critical. In this series, Connecticut Children’s pediatric experts share keys to resilience, and how to help your child be resilient.
Tips To Help Your Child Set Limits On Candy This Halloween!
Looking for ways to keep your kids from eating their entire bag of candy after trick or treating on Halloween? Dr. Madhu Mathur, MD, MPH, the Pediatrician and Obesity Medicine Physician with Lifestyle Medicine Center gives tips for preparing your child before heading out and helping them set healthy limits (without a meltdown)!
Learn About The Mom Making Groundbreaking Change In The Infant Health Space
Did you know that 9 out of 10 babies in the US are born without a critical strain of bacteria (EVC001) that improves immunity, cognition and metabolomic health? Today we are speaking with Kaile Zagger, Westport mom and CEO of Infinant Health, a company working to replenish this bacteria in newborns, setting them on a trajectory for improved lifelong health! After years spent working on groundbreaking late-stage breast cancer research, she is now focused on revolutionizing the infant health space, and has been hailed by her peers as a “Warrior for women and children.”
RSV, Colds, Fever, COVID: This Year’s Back-to-School Guide for Parents!
This year, common colds and other viruses, from flu to RSV, are expected to surge as we relax COVID restrictions. To prepare for this Fall and Winter, we are sharing answers to our questions from the experts at Yale Medicine.
Backpack Wearing: Do’s and Don’ts
A lot has changed over the course of COVID-19 with remote, hybrid and in-person learning, but backpacks are here to stay. They’re customizable, come in all shapes, sizes and colors and are the ultimate in self-expression. But—when not worn properly, they can cause short- or long-term problems in kids’ muscles, joints and—well—back.So what’s the right way to wear and carry a backpack? What else should you know so we can keep our learners in good physical health? Dr. Phil Mack, orthopedic surgeon with Connecticut Children’s, has answers.