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Food Insecurity 101

Watch how a simple 2 question UVM Children’s Hospital screening tool is making a difference in the lives of the children and families.

Children's Health Food and Nutrition Community Health

Air Travel With Children: How To Use Car Seats on Airplanes

Most people know their infant, toddler or young school-aged child needs a car seat or booster in the family vehicle. Car seats also keep children safe on airplanes. Here’s some information for anyone planning air travel with children.

Children's Health Child Safety Safety Tips

Travel Has Changed, But Car Seat Safety Remains

Car crashes are a leading cause of death and injury for children. In many cases, these deaths and injuries can be prevented by use of car seats, boosters, and seat belts. Here are some child passenger safety tips and reminders.

Children's Health Injury Prevention Car Safety

Winter Coats & Car Seat Safety

Temperatures are falling and it’s time to start dressing for colder weather. You might be getting your child’s winter jacket from storage or purchasing something to keep a new baby warm. However, winter coats and snowsuits may be dangerous for children to wear in a car seat. Why could a winter coat be dangerous? In

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House Calls May Be History, but School Calls Are Just Getting Going

For kids in Winooski, a doctor’s appointment doesn’t mean missing class.

Children's Health

How Can I Get My Child To Eat Better?

A childhood weight management expert answers your top 10 questions.

Food and Nutrition Children's Health Caregiving Diet Eating Disorders Parenting Weight Loss

7 Tips for Halloween Safety

While Halloween can be a very exciting time for children and parents, it can be one of the most dangerous nights of the year.

Children's Health Injury Prevention Parenting Child Safety Safety Tips Allergies Car Safety

‘The Best Combination of Care’

New technology delivers the expertise of neonatal experts to rural patients in Vermont and northern New York.

Children's Health Babies Pregnancy

Care at Home Helps Children Thrive

Meet Henry. He’s two years old and his neurological condition is one in a million. Home health care is helping him beat the odds.

Children's Health Chronic Conditions Babies Caregiving Neurological Disorders Patient Stories

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.

Children's Health COVID-19 Babies Parenting Pediatric Cardiology Vaccines

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.

Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Children's Health Caregiving Teenagers Parenting Suicide Prevention Transgender Health

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.

Children's Health Women’s Health Men’s Health Child Abuse Parenting Child Safety Domestic Abuse Teenagers Suicide Prevention

You’re Sick, Too?

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

Children's Health COVID-19 Wellness Colds Community Health Flu Parenting

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.

Food and Nutrition Children's Health Teenagers Parenting Recipes Caregiving Diet

Rounding Up Support for Child-Centered Care

Big Change Roundup (BCRU) is UVM Children’s Hospital’s largest fundraising event that supports the high-quality, child-centered care we provide our region’s pediatric patients. Find out how you can make a difference in the lives of children in Vermont and Northern New York during this year’s event March 28-April 29.

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