Wolfson Children's Hospital

Wolfson Children
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Wolfson Children’s Hospital is the only hospital just for kids in the North Florida and South Georgia region, providing care for children of all ages with congenital heart conditions, cancer, neurological disorders, orthopedic conditions, behavioral health disorders, and more.
kids and obesity

YOU Are Your Child’s Health Role Model

It's not uncommon for adults to focus on making healthier lifestyle choices after the new year — but what about our children? Setting a healthy example is proven to reduce weight issues in kids...
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‘Tragic, Needless Deaths’: How Safe Gun Storage Saves Lives

Parents are supposed to protect their kids and make them feel safe. Why else would we spend our precious time covering up outlet plugs, securing dressers to the wall, and ensuring that every nook,...
Maternal Mental Health

Beyond PPD: A Space for Maternal Mental Health

Heather Bernstein spent hours making sure that her son Grayson’s "party animal" themed first birthday party was completely perfect — and it was. But shortly after the guests left and the smash cake a...
wolfson children's challenge

Fight for Kids Like Bryn: The Wolfson Children’s Challenge

While attending marine science summer camp in St. Augustine, Bryn Jenkins and her campmates learned some valuable lessons on the very first day: how to conduct CPR, how to determine if someone is in...
flu shot

What to Expect This Flu Season + How to Protect Your Kids

It's that time again! No, not pumpkin spice latte season (but yes, also that) — we're actually talking about flu season. Flu shot reminders are popping up everywhere right now, from pharmacies to the...
concussion

Head in the Game: Keeping Kids Concussion-Free During Sports

School is back in session, which also means all the kids' fall sports and fun opportunities for organized play! As much as we wish we could keep our young athletes packed safe inside a...
mastitis

Managing Mastitis: Breastfeeding Doesn’t Have to Be a (Literal) Pain

Breastfeeding can be challenging as it is, but bring a painful condition like mastitis into the mix, and it can quickly become a nursing nightmare. Typically caused by a clogged milk duct, inflammatory mastitis...
child life

Calming Agents: Meet Those Who Comfort the Youngest Hospital Patients

Hospital procedures and overnight stays can be an overwhelming and frightening experience for kids because they may not comprehend what is happening and why it is happening — the noisy machines, the pokey needles,...
pediatrician

Pediatrician Prep: 4 Tips for a Successful Well Check

You’re scrambling to get out the door to drive your daughter to dance class and get your son over to a friend's house when the notification pops up on your phone: Your child’s annual...
pelvic floor

Common Postpartum Pelvic Floor Conditions, Explained

After delivering their sweet bundle of joy, new parents are often overcome with feelings of excitement (and sheer exhaustion). Hyper-focused on their newborn, ensuring that all is healthy when it comes to baby's sleep...
golf cart safety

Golf Cart-Related Injuries on the Rise: How to Keep Kids Safe

Typically used as a way to transport folks across sprawling golf courses, golf carts are becoming more and more widely used off the green. These beloved caddy carriers are increasingly being spotted on the...
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Hitting the Sack: Safe Sleep Tips for Babies

Caregivers can certainly all agree that they want their sweet little ones to get a good (and safe!) night's sleep. But as research continually evolves, the safe sleep guidelines for newborns and infants can...