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Sound of girl’s heartbeat put into stuffed animals for her family

Jessie Gordon recorded Eva’s heartbeat and uploaded it into sound boxes, which were inserted into Gracie the dog and Jessie the bear.

 
 
Active parenting: Building good behavior instead of responding to bad times

Norton Children’s is offering a free workshop to learn more

 
 
When should your daughter start seeing a gynecologist?

Pediatric gynecologists are specialists in communicating with children, teens and parents on sensitive topics.

 
 
Time running out to see ‘Hope & Healing’ at the Frazier

Interactive exhibit at Frazier Museum details Norton Children’s Hospital’s history

 
 
Teens putting selves, others at risk eating detergent in ‘pod challenge’

Eating laundry detergent can lead to vomiting, trouble breathing, coma and even death

 
 
Time running out to satisfy new vaccine requirement

If your child needs vaccines, including hepatitis A, you’ll need to get the first dose in the next few weeks

 
 
It’s not too late for a flu shot that can at least ease symptoms

How to keep you and your family safe from the flu

 
 
10 sledding safety tips

How NOT to go down the hill and into the emergency department

 
 
‘He thought his goals had been taken from him’

The reality of a childhood cancer diagnosis

 
 
Finding surgical care that’s right for your child

Outpatient surgery centers are a trend in health care. But are they a good fit for a child?

 
 
Is it a cold or the flu?

Check the symptoms on our chart

 
 
What puberty looks like

The pace of puberty can be perplexing to a parent. Wondering where your girl is in the process? This timeline can help.