Infant Sleep Positioners Responsible for Several Suffocation Deaths

Learn how to help your baby sleep safe with some tips from a Scott & White pediatrician The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and the Consumer Product Safety Commission have issued a warning to consumers after reviewing the reports of 12 known infant deaths related to infant sleep positioners. It seems the products that claim … Continue reading Infant Sleep Positioners Responsible for Several Suffocation Deaths

Allergist offers tips on dealing with cedar allergy season

As we enter winter in Central Texas and Christmas coming soon, one of the biggest problems for allergy sufferers, adults and kids alike, is mountain cedar, which produces pollen in the wintertime and grows plentifully in the hill country. Up to 20 percent of area Texans suffer from cedar pollen allergies. This season is shaping … Continue reading Allergist offers tips on dealing with cedar allergy season

Get out the vote; help land $250,000 grant for Children’s Hospital

You can help the Children’s Hospital at Scott & White raise $250,000 through the Pepsi Refresh Project. It is very easy, and a way to help raise a lot of money to provide special equipment for a new pediatric operating room in the new pediatric hospital. Voting is easy and you can even use your … Continue reading Get out the vote; help land $250,000 grant for Children’s Hospital

Limited Training, Obesity Epidemic Causes High C-Section Rates in First-Time Moms

With my first pregnancy, I tried to do everything right. I ate fresh fruits and vegetables, exercised as regularly as my nausea would allow and I planned for a natural birth. But all of my careful planning and best efforts couldn’t stop me from developing Preeclampsia, a condition that produces dangerously high blood pressures. Going … Continue reading Limited Training, Obesity Epidemic Causes High C-Section Rates in First-Time Moms