Infants & Toddlers

child passenger safely buckled in to seat September 27, 2018

What the updated Child Passenger Safety Transportation Policy means for your family

Here's the latest on child passenger safety from a Vanderbilt safety expert.

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Children Infants & Toddlers Safety

A nurse casts a boy's left arm September 25, 2018

When childhood play leads to a broken arm or hand

A cast or splint usually helps heal a child's broken arm. Fractures involving the elbow may need surgery.

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Bone & Joint Children Infants & Toddlers

Baby laying on tummy on the floor learning how to walk September 19, 2018

Infant injuries from baby walkers are still on the rise

Instead of a using a baby walker with wheels, opt for tummy time.

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Infants & Toddlers Safety

September 12, 2018

Parents share lessons learned in the NICU

After 9 1/2 months in the hospital with his newborn daughter, a father shares strategies for families coping with long inpatient stays.

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Infants & Toddlers

visit to the Emergency Room August 23, 2018

The time to think about an emergency room visit is before you make it

Having this information handy at all times will make an emergency room visit a bit easier.

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Children Infants & Toddlers

Heatstroke Prevention Tips in Hot Cars August 9, 2018

2018 tracking to be one of the worst years for child hot car deaths

What you can do to keep your child safe: smart strategies for avoiding child heatstroke in the car.

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Infants & Toddlers Prevention

August 3, 2018

8 tips for early breastfeeding success

Early breastfeeding success starts in the hospital.

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Infants & Toddlers

Young girl holds up both hands covered in glitter. July 9, 2018

My child ate glitter. Now what do I do?

Young children eat strange things, including glitter. Don't panic.

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Infants & Toddlers

spica cast tips June 8, 2018

How to take care of a child in a spica cast

A cast from a child's chest to the knee or ankle is a challenge. Here's how to manage it.

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Bone & Joint Children Infants & Toddlers