Fact vs. Fiction: Vaccines. Thanks Fox2Now for helping our experts clear up some common misconceptions.

Expert clears up common vaccine myths

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One day at a time. #MLKDay
Truly a remarkable team loaded with talented individuals.
Paging Dr. Emerson!

Emerson helped start an IV on her new baby doll, Keva, at the St. Louis Children's Hospital Specialty Care Center today. Her Child Life Specialists discovered that medical play helps her better understand and cope with procedures, and now she can push and draw fluids with her new water baby friend!
Many families have strong emotional ties to us. They want to support those who played meaningful roles in their care. Patient, Murelle, 17, donated $6,600 to our Dialysis/Pheresis department.
Want to prevent your baby from developing a peanut allergy? Research says you might be able to do just that. Check out this video with our allergy nurse practitioner, Lila, for details on how.

When Can Babies Eat Peanuts?

You may have heard that giving peanut butter to a baby is a bad idea. However, the allergy discussion over babies and peanut butter has changed. When can bab...

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Have you driven by the big blue building on Mason and 40 and wondered what it looks like inside? We're taking you on a LIVE tour of the St. Louis Children's Hospital Specialty Care Center.
Four St. Louis Children’s Hospital nurses earned 2016 Nurse of the Year honors from the March of Dimes Missouri Chapter.

Jaclyn Archer (not pictured) for Newborn ICU/Pediatric ICU category, Jennifer Crane (left) for Pediatric, Deborah Robinson (center) for Infection Control and Quality/Risk Management and Lisa Meadows (right) for Nursing Administration.

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To celebrate the holidays, our Emergency Unit staff participated in an ugly sweater day. From left, Kristi Dewulf, Melissa Cather, Erin Arcipowski and Ken Smith.

Can we wear these all of the time?
Be grateful for what you have, seize opportunities that come your way and do everything with a smile. Thanks for the reminder, Amanda!

What it's like to hear again: A world opens to a Ballwin teenager

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The biggest thank you to all who continue to give generously this season. You are true Guardians of Childhood!

Today, the Junior League of St. Louis dropped off 80 handmade reindeer ornaments -- one for each and every of our tiniest babies. No doubt, their parents will cherish these first ornaments forever.
Deck the (hospital) Halls with boughs of holly! Fa la la la la la la la!

Family transforms cancer ward for the holidays

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What do you really need to know about car seats? A LOT! One of our Safety Stop experts chats through the dos and don'ts with the St. Louis Post-Dispatch for their "Making Babies" podcast. And once you've absorbed all the information you can handle, call our friends at Safety Stop and make an appointment: 314.454.KIDS (5437)!

Making Babies - The ins and outs of car seats - Episode 11

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Dr. Denis Willers at the Woman & Infants Center recommends setting expectations at home, but also with yourself. You don't need to do everything and do it perfectly because no one can.

What to expect when expecting baby #2

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Ready to attend the annual performances?
Today calls for bundling up before leaving the house. Make sure to put your child's coat over, not on them when securing them in car seats.

The simple car seat mistake that way too many parents still make

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Security Officer, John Wishom, earned St. Louis Children's Hospital President's Award! John devoted personal time to learn four languages because he wanted to bring joy to international patients and families by greeting them in their language. Thank you, John, for being a #GuardianofChildhood