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Hair tourniquet
on Fri, February 05, 2016
You may have recently seen a photo on social media showing an infant’s toe that was very red and swollen with a crease around it. Upon closer inspection, there...
Preparing for kindergarten
on Tue, February 02, 2016
When it’s time for your child to start going to preschool or kindergarten, it can be an exciting time in their development.  While some children have spent...
on Mon, January 25, 2016
With cold temperatures here to stay, it’s a good time for a refresher on how to keep infants and children safe in the winter months.  When parents of newborns...
pink eye
on Wed, January 20, 2016
Pink eye is actually two different diagnoses. There is the viral kind and the bacterial kind. You may also hear people refer to pink eye as conjunctivitis....
on Wed, January 20, 2016
Being a parent is a tough job. Via Christi Hospital in Manhattan will be hosting a presentation designed to provide parents with skills on how to raise happy...
on Mon, January 18, 2016
Mikal Jones’ surprise, belated 20th birthday present was delivered on the fourth floor of Via Christi Hospital St. Joseph. It’s the same place Mikal battled...
introducing solids to babies
on Wed, January 13, 2016
We usually start the introduction of solid foods around the age of 4 to 6 months. The first food to typically be introduced is rice cereal which is made for...
Seasonal affective disorder in children
on Thu, January 07, 2016
As the hours of sunlight and average temperature outside drop, our moods or attitudes can do the same. When our mood is significantly affected by a seasonal...
on Fri, December 18, 2015
It’s been awhile since my own kids were toddling around the house, but my four energetic great nephews – all under the age of 3 – have made me a pro when it...
Willa Hall
on Thu, December 17, 2015
Willa Hall was born 14 weeks premature in October 2011. She spent 106 days in the neonatal intensive care unit (NICU) at Via Christi Hospital St. Joseph...

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