Parenting Articles from Children's Hospital Colorado Experts
Well-child visits are routine health checkups to ensure that your kid is healthy and thriving. Our experts share why these visits are important and what parents can expect at each age.
Germs are the microorganisms behind many common sicknesses, like the flu. Our experts share what exactly germs are, how they spread and how to avoid them.
It’s time for back to school! Our expert shares tips for helping your kids with the transition, encouraging friendship, addressing bullying and more.
Hiking with kids can be a great way to bond as a family, but it’s not always a walk in the park. Our experts share tips for hiking with kids, plus kid-friendly hikes near Denver and Colorado Springs.
Antibiotics are an incredible advancement in medicine, but they must be used with caution. Learn from Children’s Colorado experts about when antibiotics are needed, the risks of overprescribing and more.
Melatonin use has surged among children in recent years, but is it really safe? Our sleep expert weighs in on the side effects of this sleep aid, plus when and how to use melatonin for kids.
Tips from pediatric experts on how to advocate for your child in medical settings, the classroom, politics and more.
Learn expert tips for inspiring your family to get outside, stay active and lead a healthier lifestyle.
It can be hard to tell the difference between common respiratory illnesses in children. Our experts share advice on how to compare symptoms, prevention tips and when to seek care if your kid is sick.
With the hullabaloo of the winter holidays, it’s easy to lose sight of what really matters. Learn tips for refocusing on your mental, physical and emotional health to ensure you and your family come out of the season feeling replenished, happy and healthy.
Is co-sleeping safe? What about bed-sharing or room-sharing? Learn about safe sleep for babies and find answers to common questions from our pediatric sleep experts.
Learn about anterior and posterior fontanelle closures, bulging and sunken fontanelles, and special considerations for premature babies from our experts.