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Keep up with your kid’s health: Find healthy snacks, injury prevention tips, sleep advice, family wellness, heart-warming stories of brave pediatric patients facing down disease. Get expert advice from our pediatric specialists.

Cochlear implant recipient Blaze and his twin Gunner with mother Stephanie in the UVA NICU at Christmas
With Cochlear Implant Surgery, A Deaf Baby Finds His Voice
Kids, Videos 11/27/2019

"You don't know how strong you are until you have to be," reflects Stephanie Nuckols on her baby Blaze's hearing loss and cochlear implants. For Stephanie, learning that Blaze was born without the ability to hear meant she had to make some difficult decisions about his life.

infographic: halloween safety tips
Infographic: Halloween Safety Tips
Kids 10/21/2019

These Halloween safety tips will help ensure that trick-or-treating this year brings nothing but smiles (and maybe just a bit too much candy!).

Mom buckling in her newborn baby to a car seat
Parental Guidance: New Rules for Installing Car Seats for Kids
Kids 9/25/2019

With the variety of car seats for kids available and recent changes to Virginia’s child restraint laws, there’s no doubt parents could use a bit of guidance. Child Passenger Safety Technician Sharon Ferraro provides tips on the best ways to keep kids safe on the road.

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