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For most families, having a child who wets the bed is a common part of childhood. But bed-wetting can be frustrating and uncomfortable for you and your child. It’s often difficult to know when bed-wetting […]Read Full Story
Speech delay in toddlers is very common, along with other developmental delays in children such as motor skills, listening, understanding or social development. About 15% to 20% of children nationally are affected by developmental delays. [...]Read Full Story
New facility dog to join Norton Women’s & Children’s Hospital pediatric emergency team thanks to Northwestern Mutual
Northwestern Mutual has made a gift of $68,000 that will bring another facility dog to Norton Healthcare’s Heel, Dog, Heal program. Edie, a 2-year-old golden retriever, will join the team in the pediatric emergency department at […]Read Full Story
With this year’s flu season coinciding with the resurgence of COVID-19, the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) will maintain its vaccination recommendations from 2020. In other words, pediatricians urge parents to get their kids’ flu […]Read Full Story
As of Oct. 1, Norton Children’s Medical Group has assumed operations of Open Arms Children’s Health, a service of Home of the Innocents. Norton Children’s now provides general medical, audiology and psychiatric care on-site at […]Read Full Story
When you’re a parent, questions come with the territory. Pediatricians are always happy to answer those questions about everything from diaper cream to bedtimes for teenagers. What about those topics your pediatrician wishes you asked […]Read Full Story
The respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) outbreak of 2021 brought unprecedented summertime levels of the infection to states like Kentucky, raising some concerns about the traditional cold-weather season for RSV. At Norton Children’s, health care providers […]Read Full Story
Sometimes known as a “PKU test,” a genetic screening for newborns actually checks for a wide range of genetic disorders. PKU, an abbreviation for phenylketonuria, is a rare inherited disorder that causes the phenylalanine amino […]Read Full Story
Flu and COVID-19 symptoms can be the same, leading to confusion and anxiety for parents with children feeling under the weather. If your child experiences symptoms such as a fever and cough — or if [...]Read Full Story
Tests to diagnose muscular dystrophy generally look for genes associated with inherited muscle diseases and include measures of muscle strength and neurological tests along with other examinations to rule out other causes of symptoms. Before […]Read Full Story