“It’s not the end of the world.” You can probably recall a well-meaning adult telling you that when you were a teenager, but as parents, we need to be careful how we offer perspective.
Postpartum depression occurs in 8-16% of births. Dr. Judith Overton, medical director at BlueCross BlueShield of Tennessee, explains postpartum depression, symptoms, risk factors and treatments.
Most Halloween activities revolve around candy — but they don’t have to.
Get to know the signs of ADHD, where to go if you notice these signs, and what you should expect for treatment.
More than 1,000 Tennessee teens commit suicide every year. While there is no sure way to prevent youth suicide, there are ways for parents, caregivers and concerned adults to help.
Regularly scheduled well-child exams are the time for a pediatrician to assess whether a child’s growth and development is on track. Here’s what you need to know about them.
The list of vaccines that every child gets before age 2 can feel overwhelming, but parents should feel confident that they are doing the right thing for their children when it comes to immunizations.
20 years ago, 25% of Tennessee high school students smoked, but today’s teens have different habits. Find out why.
Finding kid-friendly activities is easy, but how do you get kids to relax when it’s time to wind down?
When it comes to talking to children about abuse, starting the conversation is the most important step. Here are some do’s and don’ts when it comes to broaching the subject.