Mass General for Children News

With more than 300 physicians, 50 medical specialties, 15 surgical services, and compassionate preventive and primary care, we are an invaluable resource for the health-care needs of infants, children and adolescents.
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    Head Shape Differences in Infants: What You Need to Know

    During the first couple years of life, some babies may develop plagiocephaly or brachycephaly. These conditions affect the shape of a baby’s head. Learn about plagiocephaly and brachycephaly in babies who have Down syndrome, tips on how to prevent each condition and the safest position for your baby to sleep in even if they have either of these conditions.

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    Tips for Caregivers to Maximize a Child’s Heart Health for a Lifetime

    We all want our children to be healthy for a lifetime. Starting positive habits early makes a big difference. In this presentation from February 9, 2023, Lorraine M. Schratz, MD, an attending physician in Pediatric Cardiology at Mass General for Children, will share the essentials to helping children and their families on their way to a heart-healthy lifestyle, including a discussion of how to talk to children about these topics in an encouraging fashion. This program is part of the MGfC Family-Centered Care Series. A collaboration between the Maxwell & Eleanor Blum Patient and Family Learning Center and Mass General for Children.

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    2023 Top Doctors at Mass General for Children

    Boston Magazine has named 83 physicians and surgeons affiliated Mass General for Children to its annual Top Doctors report. This award recognizes their commitment to providing outstanding, personalized care for infants, children and adolescents throughout the community.

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    How to Make a Smoothie

    Smoothies are a delicious, healthy way to add more fruits and vegetables to your day. Learn how to make a smoothie that is nutritionally balanced and customized to your taste. All you need is a blender and some measuring cups/spoons. If you need help using a blender or cutting up fruits and vegetables, ask an adult you trust. To make your smoothie, follow these steps

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    Virus sincitial respiratorio (VSR): lo que necesita saber

    El virus sincitial respiratorio (VSR) es una enfermedad muy común que afecta las vías respiratorias en bebés y niños. En este folleto, aprenderá sobre el VSR, incluyendo qué es y los síntomas que se observan con mayor frecuencia en bebés y niños. También aprenderá cómo los médicos diagnostican y tratan el VSR, las posibles complicaciones del VSR y cuándo llamar al médico.

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