Knowing whether a child is well enough to go to school can be tough for any parent. Sometimes, it’s clear a child is too sick to go to school or daycare because he’s sluggish, lost his appetite and isn’t playing well. But, there are other times it’s questionable whether to keep him home, like when […]
For as long as Deb Young, Ask Children’s nurse in Children’s After Hours, can remember, she’s been captivated by babies of all kinds. Her mother recognized her softheartedness, allowing Deb to bring home stray kittens, rescue abandoned baby birds and bunnies and care for the neighbor’s younger children. By the time Deb graduated from high […]
Deborah Young, RN, and Marlene Hardy-Gomez, CNP, have been named March of Dimes Nurse of the Year. Young works in Ask Children’s and Hardy-Gomez in Palliative Care.
As a parent, it’s sometimes hard to know what to do when your child is sick or injured. Should you take her to the ER? Call your pediatrician? Or, maybe all you need to do is provide some good ol’ TLC and wait it out. The pediatric nurses at Ask Children’s™ are here when you need expert advice […]