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Navigating Your Child’s Growing Pains!

A Guide To Knowing When To Seek Professional Advice As your child grows and becomes increasingly active in sports and activities, they are more susceptible to injuries such as fractures, specifically with growth plates. Also known as epiphyseal plates, growth plates...

Portion Sizes for Kids: How Much Food Is Healthy for My Child’s Age?

Portion Sizes for Kids: How Much Food Is Healthy for My Child’s Age? By: Jennifer Zarrilli, MS, RD Some days, figuring out what to feed your child is hard enough. Figuring out how much can seem downright impossible. The recommended portions for a child depend on their...

Meet Dr. Corinna Franklin

Dr. Corinna Franklin, MD, AB, FAOA is the chief of pediatric orthopedics at Yale School of Medicine. She has been an orthopedic surgeon for almost 11 years, with a focus on female pediatric and adolescent athletes. She sees patients at Yale New Haven Children’s...

6 Ways to Raise Children with a Growth Mindset

By: Preeti Sandhu, PsyD Ever worry about your child’s desire to learn? Are you concerned that they do not feel as smart as other kids, but do not know how to change this outlook? A positive attitude can help them reshape their perspective on learning and what it means...

High-Risk Pregnancy: What to Do and How to Cope

High-Risk Pregnancy: What to Do and How to Cope Jennifer Humphrey, MSN, RN, Fetal Care Coordinator, Connecticut Children’s 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...

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