• Post-Highlight-motherandgirl

    Toxic Stress and the Long Term Effects of ACEs on Children

    April 7, 2021, 16:35 PM by Dr. Natalie Royer
    Traumatic events that occur in childhood can lead to levels of stress, “toxic stress,” that have long-term effects. Children are especially prone to physical changes in the brain from toxic stress. The negative effects of toxic stress and Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs) are vast and well documented. When families, physicians, and communities work together, we can help prevent the negative impact of toxic stress and ACEs on our children. [Click title for full article]

Keeping Kids Healthy

  • Post-lullabies


    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

  • Post-Kalia

    Houston Mom Blog Explores Sleep Training and SIDS

    March 12, 2021, 16:01 PM by UTMB Newsroom
    UTMB primary care provider and associate professor Dr. Priya Kalia covered all things sleep during this recent interview with Meagan Clanahan, co-owner of the Houston Moms Blog. During the discussion, Dr. Kalia discussed optimal sleep times, sleep training, SIDS and how to counter interruptions that come with things like Spring Break and time changes


  • Post-2021Interns


    March 29, 2021, 17:23 PM by Department of Pediatrics
    (CLICK HEADING TO READ FULL ANNOUNCEMENTS ) ** Meet the new Pediatric Interns ** Allergy and COVID-19 symptoms can be difficult to differentiate. ** Does your infant have ECZEMA or an EGG Allergy?

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