Common questions about starting your baby on solid foods

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For many mothers it can take a few months before feeling comfortable breastfeeding or bottle feeding their babies. But just when you get the hang of feeding, it is time to think about another part of your baby’s intake—solid foods. A baby’s diet is crucial to growth and development, and so it is important to […]

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Hospital teen lounge: A place to call their own

Thumbnail image for Hospital teen lounge: A place to call their own January 19, 2016 Patient and Staff Stories

It’s no secret that being a teenager can be difficult. But it’s especially tough when you’re a teen in a children’s hospital under constant supervision. After all, gaining independence is supposed to be part of growing up. Katelyn Walker, a child life assistant at McLane Children’s Scott & White Hospital, wanted to help ensure the […]

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5 unique ways to keep the family eating right

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During this season, there is a special feeling that unites families. Holidays are a treasured time, usually bringing loved ones closer together. Then, as the New Year approaches, many families recommit to exercise more, eat better and improve their health. Why not combine this feeling of family togetherness and your goals for wellness in a […]

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A cough, a fever and rapid breathing. Learn about Respiratory Syncytial Virus.

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The New Year started off with cough, then a fever, and then very rapid breathing. That’s what alerted Bianca Ingram of Copperas Cove, to take her 10-week-old daughter Amyah to the hospital where she would later be admitted to McLane Children’s Hospital. “It took a toll on me, I am not going to lie. I was […]

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5 unique ways to keep the family active

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When you take a look at the family calendar, chances are it is exploding with things to do. During this time of year, families are running to sporting events, holiday shows, work parties and everything in between. With the New Year here, you may have a goal to improve your exercise or work towards a […]

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Bullying prevention starts with parents

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As many as 1 in 4 US students have been bullied at school, and many more have experienced cyberbullying, according to stopbullying.org. While it seems that awareness of the bullying problem has increased in recent years, the country still has a long way to go to prevent this serious issue. Baylor Scott & White – […]

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Bedtime rules for children shared by elementary school teacher goes viral, causes debate

Thumbnail image for Bedtime rules for children shared by elementary school teacher goes viral, causes debate September 15, 2015 Parenting

A Wisconsin elementary school teacher recently shared a chart of optimal sleep times for children heading back to school. As the chart swept across the nation, it went viral and thousands chimed in with varied opinions. The chart answered the common question, “At what time should your child go to bed?” outlining specific bedtimes according […]

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Learning to help with your child’s lisp

September 8, 2015 Parenting
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Even before our baby utters his first word, we are developing our child’s language. As time progresses, we may notice he is starting to speak with a lisp. How do you know when you should be worried about your child’s lisp? Joan Togami MS CCC-SLP is the lead clinician and Speech Language Pathologist at McLane […]

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