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On the Road Again: Expert Advice on Car Seat Safety

On the Road Again: Expert Advice on Car Seat Safety
​This article was previously published on Atrium Health's Daily Dose​​Choosing the right car seat and using it correctly can make a substantial difference in your child's safety. Dr. Erica Jones at Atrium Health Levine Children's Rocky River Pediatrics offers expert guidance on how to secure your most precious cargo.​As soon as you become a parent,...
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Endometriosis: A Painful Condition Linked to Infertility that Affects One in 10 Women

Endometriosis: A Painful Condition Linked to Infertility that Affects One in 10 Women
​This article was previously published on Atrium Health's Daily Dose​Endometriosis is a relatively common condition in women that causes pelvic and abdominal pain. It can even lead to fertility issues. Learn more about the symptoms, risk factors and treatment options for endometriosis.​Endometriosis is a condition where the tissue that lines the ut...
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Keep Your Cool: A Parent’s Guide to Managing Fevers in Children

Keep Your Cool: A Parent’s Guide to Managing Fevers in Children
​This article was previously published on Atrium Health's Daily Dose​Fevers are a common childhood occurrence, but watching those numbers on the thermometer creep up can be a scary experience for parents. While they can sometimes be a sign of a more serious issue, not all fevers are something to fret about. Our experts at Atrium Health Levine Child...
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OB-GYN Care: Much More Than a Pap Test

OB-GYN Care: Much More Than a Pap Test
This article was previously published on Atrium Health's Daily Dose​Visiting the OB-GYN makes most women think of Pap tests. But your OB-GYN provides other important screenings and services as well as education. Explore seven reasons not to miss your next OB-GYN visit.​There are several reasons you may visit an OB-GYN. You may be going for your ann...
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Your CLT To Do List: March

Your CLT To Do List: March
​Are you ready to have date night or some time for yourself? It's time to start thinking about a nanny or babysitter for 2024! Twinkle Toes Nanny Agency can help. Click HERE and contact them TODAY!​What parent doesn't have a never-ending to-do list, right? With so many things we have to get accomplished, we also want to be sure you're not missing o...
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Adventures Await at Graystone Lodge: A Family Getaway in the Heart of Boone!

Adventures Await at Graystone Lodge: A Family Getaway in the Heart of Boone!
BOOK NOW ​We just wrapped up an incredible stay at Graystone Lodge, Ascend Hotel Collection, and let me tell you, it was pure magic! Nestled amidst the stunning Blue Ridge Mountains in Boone, North Carolina, this charming boutique hotel surpassed all our expectations. From the warm welcome to the endless opportunities for adventure, Graystone ...
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A Parents’ Guide to Helping Teens Navigate the Social Media Maze

A Parents’ Guide to Helping Teens Navigate the Social Media Maze
This article was previously published on Atrium Health's Daily DoseAs a parent, understanding how to guide your teen through the world of social media is crucial for their overall health. Dr. Anthony Johnson with Atrium Health Levine Children's Arboretum Pediatrics shares some practical tips and strategies to help you support your teenager in navig...
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Your CLT Family FREE FUN To-Do List: February

Your CLT Family FREE FUN To-Do List: February
​February is packed with exciting things to do for families! From celebrating Black History Month and the Lunar New Year to cheering on the Super Bowl and dancing the night away at Mardi Gras, the month promises fun for everyone. Keep your calendar handy and jot down these family-friendly February events so you don't miss out on the good times!Are ...
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Clearing the Haze: How to Discuss Marijuana and Vaping with Your Teen

Clearing the Haze: How to Discuss Marijuana and Vaping with Your Teen
This article was previously published on Atrium Health's Daily DoseBroaching the topic of THC (tetrahydrocannabinol, or commonly known as marijuana) and vaping with your child may feel a bit intimidating, and the rise of vaping and the increased availability of marijuana-infused products have added additional layers of complexity to these conversat...
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Six Babies, Three Rare Pregnancies, and One Special Group of Friends

Six Babies, Three Rare Pregnancies, and One Special Group of Friends
This article was previously published on Atrium Health's Daily Dose​Only 1 in 8,000 pregnancies will be with monoamniotic twins, or MoMo twins. Yet three mothers with the same OB-GYN had MoMo twins within just three months.​Dr. Michael Jones, an OB-GYN with Atrium Health Women's Care, hosted a one-of-a-kind reunion for six patients and their parent...
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⛄ Your Charlotte Family To-Do List: January

⛄ Your Charlotte Family To-Do List: January
Welcome to 2024, Charlotte! Here's your To-Do List of fun, family-friendly events to jump-start your new year. From Free Sledding Hills to lSnow Tubbing, Charlotte is vibrant with events for every family's interests. Also, be sure to check out our Family Calendar for more updates, as well as subscribe to our weekly email. Check ...
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Now I know my ABCs…of sick season

Now I know my ABCs…of sick season
This article was previously published on Atrium Health's Daily DoseSick season is never easy, but at least you can be prepared. From strep and RSV to cold and flu, learn the symptoms and where to go if your child gets sick.​Parents and caregivers spend a lot of time teaching their children to share but, unfortunately, one common thing all children ...
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Menopause is Normal – How to Manage it

Menopause is Normal – How to Manage it
This article was previously published on Atrium Health's Daily DoseWomen's health depends on a broader discussion of this important journey, and through understanding how it works, we can better support those we love.​Menopause is a common experience for many women across the world. Yet for most women, the intense physical, mental and emotional jou...
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Tips for Helping Your Kids Maintain a Routine Through the Busy Holiday Season

Tips for Helping Your Kids Maintain a Routine Through the Busy Holiday Season
This article was previously published on Atrium Health's Daily Dose​The holiday season can be full of memory-making and merriment. But between travel plans, class parties, last-minute shopping, and sensory overload, it can also be the season for burnout and chaos. The team at Atrium Health Levine Children's shares a few ways to help your child main...
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Charlotte's Comprehensive Guide to Holiday Events for Families!

Charlotte's Comprehensive Guide to Holiday Events for Families!
We're excited that the holidays are here! From watching holiday movies with the 25 days of Christmas, making sweet goodies with our children, gathering for family fun and football on Thanksgiving, an annual caroling event we always try to attend, and even making new traditions or daring a trip with two kids to find snow, we cherish this time with o...
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Women’s Health Care After Kids and Before Menopause

Women’s Health Care After Kids and Before Menopause
This article was previously published on Atrium Health's Daily DoseWhat type of health care do women need in their 30s and 40s after having kids and before going through menopause? Gynecologist Dr. Jennifer Hong explains.If you're a woman who's done having children or are not planning to have children, but you're not yet in menopause, how often do ...
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Ready or Not…It’s Respiratory Viral Season

Ready or Not…It’s Respiratory Viral Season
This article was previously published on Atrium Health's Daily DoseProtecting yourself during respiratory viral season starts with awareness. Atrium Health experts discuss the importance of getting vaccinated and practicing good health hygiene for your best protection.​The start, duration and severity of respiratory viral season can be a bit unpred...
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Halloween and Fall Family Fun in Charlotte: A Family Guide

Halloween and Fall Family Fun in Charlotte: A Family Guide
It's time for pumpkin spice lattes, fall festivals, corn mazes, and Halloween fun are right around the corner! Oh, and we love the cooler weather, too! Halloween is our FAVORITE time of year and we've got all the scoop on fall family fun in the Queen City! Scroll down for all the events around town and check back as more and more org...
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Halloween and Fall Family Fun in Charlotte: A Family Guide

Halloween and Fall Family Fun in Charlotte: A Family Guide
​It's time for back to school and that means pumpkin spice lattes, fall festivals, corn mazes, and Halloween fun are right around the corner! Oh, and we love the cooler weather, too! Halloween is our FAVORITE time of year and we've got all the scoop on fall family fun in the Queen City! Scroll down for all the events around town and check back as m...
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Things to Do in September in Charlotte, NC

Things to Do in September in Charlotte, NC
We know your typical To-Do List is filled monotonous parenting tasks specially these days, but we've got your FUN To-Do List right here. Every month, we're rounding up all the best things you can be doing with your kids. Here's your list of ideas to enjoy the month of September as a family.Save these Dates:- September 1st - 4th - The Matthews...
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