Endocrinology, News, Norton Childrens Medical Group, Orthopedics

Norton Healthcare, Norton Children’s expand services in Westport Plaza

Norton Healthcare and Norton Children’s continue to fulfill their promise to expand access to health care with the opening of a new multipractice location in Westport Plaza in northeastern Louisville. The 21,000-square-foot space — a $9.5 million investment — includes Norton Healthcare’s first same-day orthopedic injury care center and the first multidisciplinary office to house…

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Autism, Norton Childrens Medical Group

Genetic tests provided as part of study for kids referred for possible autism

Some children referred to Norton Children’s Development Center, affiliated with the UofL School of Medicine, for evaluation of possible autism may be eligible for genetic testing at no cost as part of a research study. About 200 genes are known to be associated with autism spectrum disorder. Genetic testing can give your health care provider…

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Behavioral-Mental Health, Norton Childrens Medical Group

Discuss hyperactivity or inattention in a preschooler at your next well-child visit

Some signs and symptoms linked to attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) actually can be a sign that your preschooler is developing exactly as they should. Your child’s behavior can be especially challenging at this age, and that’s perfectly normal as they start to gain some independence. Consistent check ups with your pediatrician in the preschool years are…

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Checklist: What to bring to your baby’s first pediatrician appointment

Congratulations on your baby’s first pediatrician appointment! This milestone marks the beginning of your baby’s health care journey. To ensure a smooth and productive pediatrician visit, it’s important to come prepared with the right items. Pack your diaper bag and be prepared for a successful visit with your pediatrician at Norton Children’s Medical Group. Here…

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15 things to do when preparing for your baby’s arrival

Becoming a parent is an exciting and life-altering event, and getting ready for your baby’s arrival comes with a lengthy checklist of preparations and decisions to make ahead of time. “As new parents, it is crucial to be prepared and ready to welcome your baby. Not only is it more comfortable for your infant —…

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What is considered obese or overweight? The answer isn’t so simple for kids.

Around 1 in 5 children have obesity, and weight continues to be a growing issue among kids in the U.S — but what is considered obese for a child? The answer isn’t the same for each child, and it’s important to bring your child to see their pediatrician for their annual well-child visit. “The journey…

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Infectious Disease, Norton Childrens Medical Group, Pulmonology

What is RSV in children?

You’re in line for day care pickup and discover that your child’s classmate has respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) bronchiolitis. What does this mean for your child? With RSV season underway, it’s a good time to understand RSV, as knowledge and preparedness are key to keeping children healthy. RSV bronchiolitis symptoms RSV is a common virus…

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How to choose a pediatrician for your baby

How to choose a pediatrician: A guide for new parents  Choosing a pediatrician for your first child, or because you’ve moved or are looking to switch for any reason, brings up a lot of questions. Here are some tips for how to choose a pediatrician — so you can build a relationship that works for…

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Is your child a picky eater? Or could it be a health concern?

Nearly every child has been a picky eater at some point. Sometimes kids are still developing their palates and are slow to embrace new tastes and textures. Other times, refusing food can be a way to assert their independence. But at what point is a child just a picky eater, and when is it a…

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Healthy back-to-school tips for parents

Getting ready to go back to school usually involves a long checklist for parents: buying school supplies, new clothes or shoes, plus a stop at your child’s pediatrician office for their yearly school physicals and updated immunizations. We know it can be a lot on parents to balance everything before the first day of school…

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How much sleep do kids need? Sleep recommendations, bedtime routines and more

Whether or not bedtime is a struggle for you and your child, you might be wondering, how much sleep do kids really need? Adequate sleep is a major part of a child’s overall wellness. Sleep can impact nearly every part of a child’s physical, mental and emotional health. “In order to feel rested and ready…

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Norton Children’s opens pediatrician office in Russell neighborhood

Norton Healthcare continues to build on its promise to bring accessible health care to West Louisville. Today, Norton Children’s opened the only dedicated pediatrician office in the Russell neighborhood. Norton Children’s Medical Group – Russell, located in the Seven Counties Services building at 2225 W. Broadway, features more than 2,200 square feet of exam rooms…

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