New parent or new to town — meet a pediatrician at a Newbie Night this month

Norton Children’s Medical Associates monthly open houses allow parents to meet staff and see our practice locations. These “Newbie Nights” are perfect for expectant or new-to-the-area parents to meet providers and ask questions. Those looking […]

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‘Momo Challenge’ serves as reminder to monitor what kids watch online

Another online challenge is causing concern for local parents. The “Momo Challenge” is a game illustrated by a disturbing character. Momo supposedly pops up in YouTube and social media videos and encourages self-harm and even […]

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Ulmer family gift will support underserved children

Some of Louisville’s most underserved children will get help thanks to a $500,000 gift from the Ulmer Family Foundation. The newly created Norton Children’s Medical Associates – Broadway Ulmer Family Wellness Program will provide expanded […]

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Norton Children’s Medical Associates August Newbie Nights

Norton Children’s Medical Associates welcomes expectant, new or new-to-the-area parents to meet providers and ask questions at monthly Newbie Nights. Join us this month for an open house at a practice near you to meet […]

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Does solid food over breastfeeding really help babies sleep better?

A recent debate about feeding infants solid food before 6 months of age has become a point of conversation among new mothers. According to the American Academy of Pediatrics, mothers should exclusively breastfeed for the […]

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How does KY rank in hot car deaths?

Nationally, we’ve already seen 10 children die after being left in hot cars. Since 1998, nearly 700 children nationwide — 17 in Kentucky — have died from heat stroke while left unattended in vehicles. The commonwealth ranks […]

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Three causes of kids’ constipation and what you can do

Stomachaches seem to be a fact of life for younger children. But there is often a common cause: constipation. It’s one of the top reasons children go to Norton Children’s Emergency Departments at Norton Children’s […]

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Need a pediatrician? Choose one backed by more than 100 years of care

As if becoming a parent isn’t challenging enough, it starts with decisions to be made prior to baby’s arrival. Choosing the safest car seat or crib. Selecting the name your child will carry for life. […]

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Should you avoid the FluMist (again)?

Get ready for some unhappy kids. It’s time to start getting the yearly flu vaccine, and the FluMist is being tossed aside. Last year, the American Academy of Pediatrics stopped recommending the nasal spray, saying […]

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Cohen brothers bring family spirit to Louisville neonatology practice

“A band of brothers and sisters” is how Jonathan D. Cohen, M.D., describes the neonatology practice of which he is a member — a particularly valid statement considering he works alongside his brother, Terry A. […]

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Less than half of mothers put babies to sleep correctly

Despite a decades-long campaign urging parents to place sleeping babies on their backs, less than half are consistently doing so. According to a new study, just 43 percent of U.S. moms both intend to use […]

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Am I feeding my baby correctly?

When you have a baby, more than likely you are constantly worrying if you are doing everything “right.” The endless amount of “expert” information is overwhelming. Something as basic as what to feed your baby […]

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