Connecticut Children's Blog
Connecticut Children's Blog provides important perspective on pediatric health from the same voices that care for our patients at Connecticut Children's Medical Center.
Written by Kelly’s mom, Carolyn Ray If a picture is worth a thousand words, the ransom for this treasured, priceless photograph would be the Library of Congress. It just happened to be my birthday in November of 2012 when Connecticut Children’s arranged for a Flashes of Hope photographer to capture the precious image of Kelly (who […]
Summer is here, and with it comes a perennial worry for parents: drowning. This fear is justified, as drowning is the second most common cause of death in children aged 1-14 years, and is potentially preventable. Following a recent tragic death of a child in Texas, there have been several stories in the news about […]
You have a great bedtime routine and your little cherub sleeps well all night, but suddenly your child is waking up at 4am every day! What to do? Try some of the options below. Improve Your Child’s Bedroom Environment Does your child’s room get bright too early? Try blinds, blackout or dark curtains, or even […]
By Pamela Rosow, MS, RD, CDN, sports nutritionist, Connecticut Children’s When it comes to sports, we all know practice makes perfect but in order for our bodies to work most efficiently, proper nutrition is vital, both before, during and after the big game. Of course, all adults and children have their own food preferences and […]