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Kids Health | September 2013

New Webcam System Connects Parents with Babies in the NICU 

No parent imagines having to leave the hospital without their newborn. For those parents who have to keep their little ones in the neonatal intensive care unit at CHOC Children’s at Mission Hospital (CCMH) for treatment, however, there is now special technology to ensure families can be together and bond with their newborns when they can’t be at the bedside.  Learn more.
National Childhood Obesity Awareness Month – Healthy Habits at Home
Childhood obesity remains a prominent health concern within our society. According to the 2000 Center for Disease Control and Prevention growth chart, in 2010, more than one third of children were defined as obese, meaning their body mass index (BMI) was at or above the 95th percentile for age and sex.
CHOC Children’s Surgical NICU Offers Coordinated Treatment Approach
CHOC’s Surgical NICU, a dedicated space within the NICU, utilizes a comprehensive method to care for these tiny patients with special needs. A coordinated treatment protocol – used in many adult intensive care units nationwide – has shown to result in fewer patient complications, improved outcomes and faster discharges.
State-of-the-art Technology and Expert Staff at CHOC Minimize Radiation Exposure
There’s no place like CHOC Children’s when it comes to providing high-quality and safe imaging services for children. The CHOC Children’s radiology department is the only pediatric facility in Orange County offering a wide range of imaging services using the most advanced equipment, while ensuring the lowest amount of radiation possible.
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