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Potty Training Children with Cerebral Palsy

Potty training a child with cerebral palsy requires patience, practice and sometimes, creative strategies.

Better Sleep for Children with Cerebral Palsy

Quality sleep is an important element of overall health and wellness for children with cerebral palsy.

Bathing a Child with Cerebral Palsy

Birth Injury Guide discusses ways you can make bath time safe and fun your child.

Cerebral Palsy Adaptive Equipment

Cerebral palsy adaptive equipment can help families support children with cerebral palsy.

7-Year-Old with Cerebral Palsy Saves Family from Carbon Monoxide

A 7-year-old boy with cerebral palsy is being called a hero after he saved his family from carbon monoxide poisoning. The boy, Michael Martinez, has had cerebral palsy since birth. He relies on a wheelchair […]

How to Help Children with Cerebral Palsy Sit Up

Cerebral palsy is one of the most common disorders affecting babies in the United States.  It is a disorder characterized by brain damage that causes motor deficiencies and can cause paralysis.  Babies who have cerebral […]

Report Reviews Neuroimaging Studies among Preterm Infants

A new report from the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) reviews neuroimaging practices among preterm infants.  Neuroimaging studies are often used in the neonatal intensive care unit (NICU) to monitor preterm infants and aid in […]

FDA Warning: Using NSAIDs During Pregnancy Could Cause Complications

If you are pregnant or planning to become pregnant, you don’t want to miss a recent FDA warning about using nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs, also known as NSAIDs, during pregnancy.  NSAIDs are commonly prescribed and are […]

CPSC Investigating Infant Deaths Related to Nursing Pillows

The Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) has issued a warning to parents about possible infant deaths related to nursing pillows.  The CPSC warns that nursing pillows should not be part of a baby’s sleep environment.  […]

New Technology Could Improve Diagnosis of Brain Bleed Birth Injuries

Researchers from Stanford Medicine have improved a technology used to diagnose brain bleed birth injuries in newborns.  With improved diagnosis of an infant brain bleed, healthcare providers can initiate treatment in a more timely and […]