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The Many Benefits of Well-Care Visits

Many parents wonder about the importance of well-care checks. From vaccinations to education, here’s why regular visits to the pediatrician are so important.

Baby Formula Shortage: Advice from the Experts

The experts at Children’s Hospital Colorado answer questions about the baby formula shortage.

Masks for Kids: What You Need to Know

Read our experts’ latest advice on masks and respirators for kids during the COVID-19 pandemic.

The Difference Between COVID-19, Cold, Flu and Other Bugs Affecting Kids

The symptoms of COVID-19, seasonal allergies, the common cold, flu and other viruses can be tough to tell apart. Here's how to tell the difference between each and when to seek care.

Anterior and Posterior Fontanelle Closures

Learn about anterior and posterior fontanelle closures, bulging and sunken fontanelles, and special considerations for premature babies from our experts.

Tips for Talking to Kids About Wildfires

When wildfires are close to home or are in the news, it can cause considerable anxiety in kids. We provide tips for talking to children about wildfires and other natural disasters.

Types of Coughs in Children

Coughs help the body fight infection, but they can occasionally be a sign of more concerning problems. How can you tell?

Wildfire Smoke and Kids: Health Effects

Smoky air and ozone are especially dangerous for kids. Get tips for staying safe and staying active, even on bad air quality days.

Kids, Teens and Vaping: Should Parents Be Worried?

Is vaping harmful for kids? Is it addictive? Our pediatric breathing experts share the what we know about teen vaping with tips for parents who are concerned about the trend and vaping’s effects on kids. Learn the latest.

Children and COVID-19: Debunking the Number One Myth

You might have heard that children aren’t affected by COVID-19. But is that true? We asked our experts to explain all the ways that the pandemic has impacted children’s health – and what we can do about it. Learn more.

Recognizing Childhood Illness and When to Seek Care for Babies

It’s important to know when your baby has a cold and when it may be more serious. Learn how to recognize illness in babies and when to seek care.

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