little league baseball

Kids & Repetitive Motion Sports

by Brooke K Pengel, MD

Brooke K Pengel, MD, Medical Director Rocky Mountain Youth Sports Medicine Institute Rocky Mountain Hospital for Children Centennial

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Pouring milk

Is My Child Lactose Intolerant?

by Jeanne Oh, MD

Jeanne Oh, MD Advanced Pediatric Associates Aurora, Centennial & Parker

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Calm Down a Fussy or Colicky Baby

What is the Best Way to Calm Down a Fussy or Colicky Baby?

by Robert Gin, MD

Robert Gin, MD Littleton Pediatric Medical Center Highlands Ranch, Colorado

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Peanut allergy

What is the Difference Between a Food Allergy and Food Intolerance?

by Lora Stewart, MD

Lora Stewart, MD Allergy and Asthma Care Prevention Center Lone Tree, Colorado

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Breastfeeding for working moms

Breastfeeding for Working Moms

by Kristen Bason

“I always encourage a mom to use her own definition of success for breastfeeding, not anyone else’s. Every day of breastmilk is truly a gift. Not having a hundred more days of breastmilk should take nothing away from the gift of that one day.” Sue Petracek, IBCLC, Bosom Buddies

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Naps: Does a routine of rest really matter?

by Lisa Marshall

Anyone who has been around toddlers and preschoolers much can tell you: Just one missed nap can turn a “little angel” into an intolerable grouch. But new research suggests it may do much more than that, blunting their capacity for joy, heightening their anxiety, and diminishing their tendency...

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Put me in, Coach: Growing field offers sideline strategies for winning the parent game

by Debra Melani

Little Haley was having a grand time at the zoo. Funny animals. Sunny skies. Ice-cream cones. Dad. It was pretty much heaven for a 4-year-old girl. Then the question came: “Haley, do you want to go home in 10 minutes or in 5 minutes?” Puzzled eyes gazed up at her father. “Daddy? Is 10...

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Healthy lunches for kids

Brown bagging it

by Lisa Marshall

Recent headlines about “pink slime,” “mystery meat,” and salt and fat-laden offerings on school cafeteria trays have prompted many concerned parents to take matters into their own hands and pack Junior’s lunch themselves. But are sack lunches any healthier than what the school has to offer?

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