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.
By Kevin Borrup, DrPH, JD, MPA is the Associate Director of Connecticut Children’s Injury Prevention Center When you drive home on October 31st, drive more slowly than usual, watch out for kids and adults who may be out and about in places you normally would not expect them to be. According to Safe Kids Worldwide, children […]
Do you ever wonder if your child might benefit from a sleep study? Or, has your child already been scheduled for one? You might wonder what is involved and how to make your child more comfortable during this procedure. You might also wonder whether your child will be able to tolerate the necessary sensations for […]
Andrew DiMauro is a typical eighth-grade boy who lives for sports and having fun with his friends. But when a knee malformation he was born left him on the sidelines one too many times, he and his family turned to an expert at Connecticut Children’s Medical Center. Dr. Lee Pace, an orthopedic surgeon with the […]
Sleepwalking is a normal part of childhood and is not considered a sleep disorder. It is however, fairly common. Up to 40% of children sleepwalk at some point and, most of the time, this behavior disappears by puberty. A recent study surveyed parents of 1,800 children in Australia and their parents noted that 10% percent of these children […]
Each year in early October, we and other healthcare organizations across the country celebrate National PA Week, which raises awareness for the physician assistant profession and its contributions to national health. Meet two of our PAs below, and if you know or have an appointment with a PA this week, please thank them for their […]