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COVID-19 Vaccination: Is it Really Safe for My Kids?

Experts from UVM Children’s Hospital answer parent and caregiver questions about the COVID-19 vaccine for kids.

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Focus on Frozen Treats

Five ways to include healthy, hydrating treats in your summer fun – plus recipes!

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Ask the Expert: How to Talk to Children about LGBTQIA+

In this Q&A, pediatrician Anna Hankins, MD, shares her advice for open, curious conversations with your child around LGBTQIA+, sexual orientation and gender identity.

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Let’s Talk About Consent

It can be uncomfortable, but talking explicitly to our children and young adults about safe and unsafe touch is critical to empowering them and helping them understand that they are in control of their bodies.

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You’re Sick, Too?

An expert weighs in on why it feels like everyone is sick right now.

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5 Healthy Recipes You Can Make with Your Kids

From midweek dinners to tasty snacks, these easy-to-make, affordable meals are perfect for even the pickiest eaters.

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Top 5 Pregnancy Myths, Busted

Three experts within the University of Vermont Health Network offer advice on common pregnancy myths — from needing to eat for two, to exercise and more. Our UVM Medical Center chef also offers three recipes with pregnancy-boosting nutrients.

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Pediatrics to Primary Care: Transition Tips for Parents

Young adults face numerous life changes and challenges as they prepare for adulthood (or “adulting” as they’d say). Learning how to cook and clean, do the laundry, get an oil change or run an errand at the store, adolescents pick up a significant amount of skills at this age, but one bit of education that

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How to Raise Confident, Flexible Kids

Parents have been asking what it takes to ensure they do a good job parenting their children - especially during the COVID-19 pandemic. Lewis First, MD, Chief of Pediatrics at The University of Vermont Children's Hospital, provides advices on how to build resiliency in your child.

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Parent Stress During the Pandemic

Dealing with COVID-19 on an ongoing basis can be stressful and a high-stress environment has been associated with an increased risk of domestic violence and child abuse. Here are some tips to make your home as stress-free as possible for you and your children.

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Disciplining Children

Lewis First, MD provides advice to parents on the best practices for disciplining their young children and teaching them right from wrong.

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Taking Your Child to the Movies for the First Time

Lewis First, MD sheds some “lights, camera, and action” on how to determine when your toddler or preschooler is ready to go to the movies and how to prepare them in advance.

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Providers Improving Care Conversations, Especially With Children

Innovative communication workshops enhance pediatric care and family experience to ensure patients and families feel seen and heard.

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Timna’s Story: Raising a Transgender Child

From a young age, our daughter told us in different ways that she was going to need something special to grow into the person she was destined to be. It took time for us all to develop the language we needed to understand that journey. Read Timna's story.

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Taking a New Baby Out in Public

Parents of new infants often worry about when is the right time to take their newborn baby out into public places. Lewis First, MD goes public on this one and provides some information on the topic.

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