Children’s Health Articles

With a Crying Baby, What’s Normal?

The parenting journey includes some bumpy spots, and one of the first new parents may encounter is the period of PURPLE crying. This frustrating cycle of crying is temporary and will come to an end. It’s important for all infant caregivers to be aware of this type of...

What’s Next When Baby’s Head Isn’t Round

What happens when your baby’s head doesn’t have a nice round shape? Lisa Morris, MD, explains positional plagiocephaly, which means an abnormally shaped head, and how it can be prevented and treated. Dr. Morris is a double Board Certified facial plastic and...

Take the Water Watcher Pledge

Water safety is on everyone's mind this time of year. As the temperature rises, many kids want to cool off in pools, lakes, beaches and oceans this summer. But swimming in water can be dangerous when there is no supervision involved. Drowning can be silent and fast....

Hyperthyroidism in Teens 

Does your teen seem moody, restless, anxious, have difficulty concentrating, have trouble sleeping or appear uncharacteristically hyperactive? These traits typically associated with someone their age may not seem out of place.   However, there may be more going on...