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Supporting Your Medically Complex Child into Adult Care

When your child is a medically complex patient, it’s important that their transition from pediatric specialty care to adult care goes smoothly. Here’s the steps you can take with your care team to support your child.

Children's Health

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

Children's Health Parenting

Top 5 Home Cooking Safety Tips

With favorite restaurants now closed or limited to outdoor dining, there has been a surge in interest around home cooking. Whether you are an expert home chef or teaching yourself the basics, kitchen mistakes happen. Cooking is the top cause of fires and fire-related injuries in the home. Check out UVM Medical Center's tips for keeping you and your household safe from kitchen-related injuries.

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Feeling Too Old for a Pediatrician? Tips for Young Adults Seeking Adult Care

Need to see a doctor but feeling too old to ask your parents to make an appointment? By taking a few simple steps, you can ensure that you are able to take care of yourself, become more independent and remain healthy as you grow older. Here’s the steps you can take with the help of your parents.

Children's Health

Travel Has Changed, But Car Seat Safety Remains

COVID-19 may be changing commutes and limiting travel, but it’s still important for your child to be riding in a vehicle safely.To keep your child protected in the event of a crash, here are some child passenger safety tips and reminders.

Children's Health Injury Prevention Car Safety

Back to School: Bus, Bike and Car Safety During COVID-19

As educators and parents prepare for children to return to school safely during COVID-19, there are new anxiety-inducing concerns facing families. While much of the discussion has focused on what happens inside school, it’s important to consider safety precautions when traveling to and from school.

Children's Health COVID-19 Injury Prevention Back to School Car Safety Safety Tips

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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Helping Your Child Cope During COVID-19

While available evidence indicates that most children are not at higher risk for COVID-19, there are plenty of challenges facing parents and families during the pandemic. Read UVM Medical Center's tips for supporting your child during this time.

Mental Health Children's Health COVID-19

Masks and Kids: What You Need to Know

Nilgun Zimakas, MD, a pediatrician with UVM Children’s Hospital, gives us guidance on how to talk to your children about mask wearing.  

Children's Health COVID-19

Helping Your Child Get Used to Masks

Wearing masks or cloth face coverings is an important way to help slow the spread of COVID-19 and protect our community, but this can be challenging for children. Read the Q&A and watch the video.

Children's Health COVID-19 Back to School

Child Water Safety: Four Steps to Prevent Drowning

Seventy percent of children age 4 and under who drown were not expected to be at or in the water, according to a study by the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission. Read what you can do to keep kids safe.

Injury Prevention Children's Health Safety Tips

Miracle Micro-Preemie Triplets Overcome the Odds

After four long months in the NICU, the DeShane family and their miracle care team got these triplets home to meet their siblings. Read the remarkable story of births that spanned days, months, years and decades.

Children's Health Pregnancy

Hot Cars and Kids Don't Mix

We’ve had some hot weather this year, and summer is not even half over! Now is a good time to remind ourselves about the dangers of child in-vehicle heatstroke.

Children's Health COVID-19 Car Safety

Raising Children to be Anti-Racist: Advice for White Families

Many parents are looking for ways to teach their children the importance of seeking out diverse people, ideas, and experiences while learning, themselves, that the goal is equitable treatment for our Black, indigenous, and people of color (BIPOC) communities. Here is advice from one of our pediatric child psychologists.

Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Children's Health

Unsafe at Home: COVID-19 Isolation Increases Risk for LGBTQ+ Community

During Pride Month, it's important to be aware that our LGBTQ+ community has faced increased mental health and safety risks due to COVID-19 isolation. Learn what you should know.

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