#PedsMatch21. UTMB is excited to share a tour and vlogs with you this year as we transition to virtual interviews. Please check out these videos and peruse our website for more detailed information including our program leadership, curriculum, and more.
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    Safe Sitting

    February 4, 2021, 15:57 PM by Dr. Patricia Beach and Maylin Gerardo Lopez, FNP
    Infants fall. It happens all the time. Given these real and pervasive dangers, is it any wonder that there is little attention given to safe sitting? Falls from unsafe sitting can result in broken arms, clavicles, or even a fracture to the skull. One good habit is to survey your infant’s environment routinely, looking for unexpected dangers. Vigilance is an essential habit of healthy parenting! (Facts to consider can be found in full article.)

Keeping Kids Healthy

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    January 29, 2021, 16:37 PM by Dr. Sally Robinson
    Lullabies are used to soothe babies to sleep. We have inherited them, and we pass them along. Although lullabies sound soothing and reassuring, their lyrics are often dark and far from comforting. Recent research has shown that lullabies sung live can have beneficial effects on premature infants' physiological function and development. Lullabies are associated with encouraging the rapid development of the neurological system. [Click Heading For Full Story]

Community Highlights

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    Teddy Bear Clinic "An Interactive, Online Activity for Kids"

    February 24, 2021, 10:29 AM by UTMB Pediatrics
    UTMB Health's Teddy Bear Clinic. Limited space is available, sign up now! Read full article and find out how you can register your child for a FREE virtual health fair session strictly for children.


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    February 9, 2021, 08:50 AM by Department of Pediatrics
    (CLICK HEADING TO READ FULL ANNOUNCEMENTS ) ** February UTMB Health Pediatrics Grand Rounds for 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. ** Join the conversation—COVID & Kids Virtual discussion. UTMB's SCI-Cafe on Feb. 18th. ** Allergy and COVID-19 symptoms can be difficult to differentiate. ** Does your infant have ECZEMA or an EGG Allergy?

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