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July 15, 2022
Experts from UVM Children’s Hospital answer parent and caregiver questions about the COVID-19 vaccine for kids.
July 8, 2022
Five ways to include healthy, hydrating treats in your summer fun – plus recipes!
June 14, 2022
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.
April 7, 2022
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.
April 6, 2022
An expert weighs in on why it feels like everyone is sick right now.
April 5, 2022
From midweek dinners to tasty snacks, these easy-to-make, affordable meals are perfect for even the pickiest eaters.
December 21, 2021
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.
October 23, 2020
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
September 28, 2020
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.
April 16, 2020
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.
March 4, 2020
Lewis First, MD provides advice to parents on the best practices for disciplining their young children and teaching them right from wrong.
February 19, 2020
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.
January 3, 2020
Innovative communication workshops enhance pediatric care and family experience to ensure patients and families feel seen and heard.
September 13, 2019
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.
July 10, 2019
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.