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Parent's Survival Guide 2017

Children's Memorial Hermann partnered with Houstonia Magazine to put together a parent's survival guide filled with patient stories, parenting tips and advice from our affiliated physicians from McGovern Medical School at UTHealth. Click on the links below to learn more.

Finally at Ease: Wesley’s Epilepsy Story


Are remarkable surgery cures a 3-month-old baby with epilepsy.

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In The Blood: DaVonne and Eli’s Story


After a special blood transfusion, one mother is able to battle against a rare antibody to have a healthy pregnancy.

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Filling the Gaps: Gavin’s CDH Story


A surgery reverses a newborn’s rare, life-threatening defect.

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Off His Chest: Dylan’s Pectus Story


Correcting a disorder that’s uncomfortable physically and psychologically.

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We're All Ears

Tips on what parents should know about ear tubes and ear tube installation, the number one most common surgery in children.

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Potty Time

Tips on toddlers’ emotional stages and ditching the diapers.

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Kindergarten Ready

Tips on how to ensure your child is prepared to start Kindergarten.

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Raising an Athlete

Tips on the risks, rewards and safety in practicing organized sports.

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Staying in Control

After giving birth, nearly half of women suffer from incontinence. Click here to learn tips for staying in control.

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6 Symptoms to Never Ignore

Six signs a parent should look out for, and how to help when they occur.

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Keeping an Eye Out

How parents can help their children maintain great vision.

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Going Organic

A list of foods that have the highest and lowest levels of pesticides.

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More helpful insights for parents are available in our guides from 2014, 2015 & 2016.