Children's Health

A child’s well being and health is constantly evolving as he or she reaches different stages of development. It is often difficult to diagnose what is wrong with a child if they are unable to articulate their symptoms of an illness. Children’s health can range from developmental disorders, acne, allergies, or behavioral problems.

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By Dr. Boettcher
Children can develop good sleep habits and can overcome common sleep problems. View our infographic for guidance to help prevent and/or address common sleep issues that arise throughout parenting.
Topics and Subtopics: Children's Health, Infant Care & Sleep

By DuPage Medical Group Sleep Medicine
Learn all about night terrors; what they are, why they occur and what you can do to stop them.
Topics and Subtopics: Sleep & Children's Health

By Dr. Boettcher
Read on for important information to review and share with anyone who may help care for your infant. Education is key for reducing the risk of sleep-related causes of death in babies aged 0-12 months.
Topics and Subtopics: Children's Health, Pregnancy & Infant Care

By Lara Hamilton RDN, CDE
After a long relaxing summer, it is sometimes difficult to get back to the school year routine. To help get you back on track, follow our dietitian’s how-to guide for packing your child’s lunch.

By Dr. Murphy
It is always a good idea to get familiar with whichever type of thermometer you have so that you feel confident that you can correctly use it and trust its results. We recommend you try using it and consider having whoever else is caring for your child do the same.
Topics and Subtopics: Children's Health & Cold & Flu

By Dr. Boettcher
Coughs are a common complaint of parents, particularly when the cough is keeping the parent up. Coughing can be caused by multiple things.
Topics and Subtopics: Children's Health & Infant Care

We have debunked the most common myths when it comes to tick bites. Learn the best ways to deal with ticks.

By DuPage Medical Group Sleep Medicine
Discover the myths and facts related to sleepwalking.
Topics and Subtopics: Children's Health & Sleep

By DuPage Medical Group Sleep Medicine
Learn more about common occurrences during sleepwalking, why it occurs and underlying causes.
Topics and Subtopics: Children's Health & Sleep

By Dr. Bryan Lapinski, Foot and Ankle Surgery
Whether you are out for a stroll or a full-on weekend warrior, a sprained ankle is one of the most common and painful injuries you may encounter.

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