Teens and Endometriosis: Why Does My Period Hurt So Bad?

Your monthly period hurts. Period. That’s the message teenage girls often hear. “A lot of times, that is a very normal part of those early periods,” said Dr. Erin Latif, an OB/GYN at Augusta University Health. And a lot of times, that’s why teen girls don’t talk about when their periods really, really hurt—when the next month feels … Read more Teens and Endometriosis: Why Does My Period Hurt So Bad?

Back to School Q&A with Dr. Kelly Watson

1.When to keep your kid home wiped out from school? No one needs their youngster to miss school. Be that as it may, keeping your youngster home when debilitated is significant for the correct consideration of your kid just as for the counteraction of spreading infectious diseases to other people. Kids ought to stay home … Read more Back to School Q&A with Dr. Kelly Watson

Newborn Screening: What Is It?

It’s 24 hours after you’ve had your baby. You’re exhausted because you haven’t really slept since before labor started; you’re thrilled at this tiny new person in your arms; you’re a little freaked out that in a few more hours, you’ll be bringing this person home. So it’s no wonder that most new parents don’t … Read more Newborn Screening: What Is It?

Do You Know How Heavy Your Child’s Backpack Is?

More than 90% of parents have never picked up their child’s backpack—or checked what was in it. So before you even start reading this, try it. Because you might be surprised at how much your child is hefting around every day. Studies have discovered that numerous children, particularly as they enter later basic or center … Read more Do You Know How Heavy Your Child’s Backpack Is?

Bringing care and compassion to childhood cancer patients

Bringing care and compassion to childhood cancer patients. Imagine walking into a room filled with strangers to deliver news you know will impact their lives for years to come. One doctor at the Children’s Hospital of Georgia wants to make sure a cancer diagnosis becomes just a memory in a long, happy and healthy life. … Read more Bringing care and compassion to childhood cancer patients

From the heart of a neonatal nurse

We encounter our patients in the first moments of life with all of its promise and potential. We sometimes have the heartbreaking privilege of caring for these tiny patients as their life ends. We care for debilitated and basically sick newborn children, and we care for their families. We continually balance significant level specialized abilities … Read more From the heart of a neonatal nurse

Child life specialists: Helping kids cope

March is Child Life Month, and that means acknowledging, celebrating and honoring the dedicated efforts of child life specialists. Mandy Lee is a child life specialist in the General Pediatric Inpatient Unit at Children’s Hospital of Georgia. “Kid life experts bolster patients and families in such a large number of various limits,” Lee said. “I use … Read more Child life specialists: Helping kids cope