Pediatrics

Expert opinions and insights on methods to ensure your little ones grow up healthy and strong

  • Measles cases are on the rise. Here's what you should know.

    Measles cases are on the rise. Here's what you should know.

    U.S. cases this year have already surpassed 2023 totals. A Swedish expert has guidance for protecting yourself and your loved ones.

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  • How pediatric physical therapists design care for kids

    How pediatric physical therapists design care for kids

    Therapy or play? Pediatric PT at Swedish is both, thanks to our expert specially trained therapists. Watch video: A Seattle Sounders FC star visited with pediatric therapy patients and caregivers.

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  • What to do when gun violence headlines leave you feeling afraid and hopeless

    What to do when gun violence headlines leave you feeling afraid and hopeless

    A Swedish behavioral health expert shares ways to protect our mental health when the news is overwhelming.

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  • Providence teams up with Renton public schools to strengthen student access to mental health services

    Providence teams up with Renton public schools to strengthen student access to mental health services

    Watch video: Funding from our Well Being Trust supports the availability of virtual therapy services for all grade levels, from pre-K through 12th-grade.

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  • How to beat the “empty nest blues”

    How to beat the “empty nest blues”

    A licensed clinical psychologist at Swedish shares five ways parents can beat the “empty nest blues” and successfully begin this new phase in their lives.

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  • Vaping can be dangerous for your health

    Vaping can be dangerous for your health

    Experts have noted the alarming rise in vaping among young people. Learn more about the long-term risks of this trend.

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  • Preguntas y respuestas con expertos de Swedish: Cómo preparar a su hijo para un nuevo año escolar

    Preguntas y respuestas con expertos de Swedish: Cómo preparar a su hijo para un nuevo año escolar

    La temporada de vuelta a la escuela es el momento ideal para programar el examen anual de rutina de su hijo y verificar que tenga las vacunas al día.

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  • Q&A with Swedish experts: Preparing your child for a new school year

    Q&A with Swedish experts: Preparing your child for a new school year

    Experts at Swedish offer tips and strategies to help prepare your child for a successful new school year.

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  • Keep your family safe on the water this summer

    Keep your family safe on the water this summer

    Advice from a Swedish expert about equipment and practices to help keep your summer safe and fun.

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  • FDA approves updated COVID-19 vaccines for kids 6 months and up

    FDA approves updated COVID-19 vaccines for kids 6 months and up

    A Swedish expert answers questions about this new vaccine guidance.

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  • RSV isn't just a cold

    RSV isn't just a cold

    A Swedish expert offers advice on symptoms, treatment and more.

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  • Preparing your student athlete for back-to-school

    Preparing your student athlete for back-to-school

    Advice from a Swedish expert to help our young athletes get safely back into the classroom and onto the field, court or pitch. Learn more.

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  • Helping Your Kids Handle Back-to-School Anxiety

    Helping Your Kids Handle Back-to-School Anxiety

    Heading back to school can cause stress and worry for some kids. Learn how to help them navigate these thoughts and emotions.

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  • COVID vaccines for kids under 5: A Swedish expert answers questions

    COVID vaccines for kids under 5: A Swedish expert answers questions

    A Swedish pediatric infectious disease doctor offers advice to help you make an educated decision for your family.

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  • Five things you should know about the baby formula shortage

    Five things you should know about the baby formula shortage

    A Swedish expert offers advice for anxious parents.

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  • Melanoma is a common cancer. Learn about signs and treatments.

    Melanoma is a common cancer. Learn about signs and treatments.

    Melanoma is the fifth most common skin cancer. It’s invasive but is easily treated with early detection. Discover the signs and leading-edge therapies.

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  • How to talk to your kids about drugs and alcohol

    How to talk to your kids about drugs and alcohol

    Talking to teens about drugs and alcohol may not be easy, but it’s an important conversation to have. Here are some tips on talking so they will listen.

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  • How sick can kids get from COVID-19? A Swedish pediatric infectious disease doctor has answers.

    How sick can kids get from COVID-19? A Swedish pediatric infectious disease doctor has answers.

    A Swedish pediatric infectious disease doc has some answers about kids and COVID-19. Learn more.

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  • Questions about the COVID vaccine for kids? Swedish has some answers for you.

    Questions about the COVID vaccine for kids? Swedish has some answers for you.

    The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) released its guidance for COVID-19 vaccinations for kids ages 5 to 11. Learn more.

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  • Tackling childhood obesity

    Tackling childhood obesity

    Recognizing the link between childhood obesity and metabolic syndrome

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