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.
Can you believe summer is coming to an end? With your children going back to school and the fall sports season beginning, there is a lot that you can do to help them be prepared. Watching your children succeed in school and on the field playing their favorite sport, as they smile with their best friends is truly one of the most joyous feelings. Hear from Coastal Orthopedics how to best prepare your kids for the fall and upcoming season!
Reclaim Your Summer with Confidence! Summer may look different for everyone this year. Find your balance with must-know tips as you plan for a memorable summer with your family. From travel safety pointers to tick and sun protection, Connecticut Children’s pediatric experts share resources to plan for a fun and safe summer.
Spring sports have returned, and the competition is fierce for your young athletes. Check out Coastal Orthopedics’ guide to recognize and prevent injuries in your young athlete – with a special feature from Dr. Forlizzi, a sports medicine specialist.
Barry Witt, MD, medical director, Greenwich Fertility Center and associate professor of Clinical Obstetrics, Gynecology & Reproductive Sciences, Yale School of Medicine about what Greenwich Fertility has to offer, the latest developments in the field and more.
Do you ever wonder how people get in shape, and stay fit? Send Me a Trainer shares 5 Tips to Stay Fit!
February is American Heart Health Month, and we’ve asked Yale Medicine to share some things moms should know about heart disease. Learn more here!
Watch our interview with Mayor Caroline Simmons about maternal health services available in Stamford.
Use the Stamford Moms 2022 Fitness Guide to find ways to get moving in the new year! Our list of gyms and trainers are sure to help you feel good… whether you’re looking to head to a group fitness class or workout in your living room!
Looking to get fitter in 2022, but not sure where to start or if you have the time? Send Me a Trainer (with mom-owned locations in Northern and Southern Fairfield County) is an innovative fitness app that helps you quickly book vetted trainers for at-home (or live virtual) workouts. Use code CTMOM1 for a 20% discount for any 4-month, 8-month or 12-month program!