Every year doctors recommend that you and your kids get a flu shot to help keep the flu virus at bay. Schools require that your kids get a series of vaccines to prevent mumps, measles and a whole list of illnesses before they can attend classes. However, when it comes to preventing the most common type of chronic illness in the U.S., many parents drop the ball. Find out how a quick procedure at the dentist's office can decrease the chances of your kids getting a cavity by up to 80 percent!
Flu across the county and on the South Plains is rampant. In your Covenant Children's Report a local doctor shares his advice on the best ways to protect you and your children from catching this nasty virus.
A happy and healthy baby is something all future parents hope for throughout pregnancy. Unfortunately, a percentage of the population will have a child with some type of birth defect. While some are preventable, others are not. Our Heidi Waggoner explains in tonight's Covenant Children's Report.
When you're an expecting mom, the last thing you want is the unexpected. But, if it happens, Covenant Children's Hospital has an emergency room specifically for pregnant women to get the help they need.
It's the time of the year when most people are in a giving mood. Many families want to help out other families who may have children in the hospital during the holidays. We talk with Christine Neugebuer, who is the manager of Integrated Care, at Covenant Children's and Stacy Neblett, Senior Child Life Specialist, at Covenant Children's about the things they need most not just during the holidays but all throughout the year.