infants

Understanding child development in a tumultuous time

By uclahealth • August 14, 2020
Dear Doctors: Is it safe to use an insect repellent with DEET on my 5-month-old? Here in Tennessee, we’re approaching prime mosquito season and we want our little boy to be able to play outside without getting all bitten up. Dr. Elizabeth Ko and Dr. [...]
By Ask the Doctors • August 30, 2018
A program that provides music therapy for patients at UCLA Mattel Children's Hospital is expanding by adding [...]
By Ryan Hatoum • August 9, 2018
Dear Doctor: My daughter took her kids to the pediatrician the other day for their chickenpox vaccinations. Now, because I had chickenpox as a child, she's after me to get a shingles vaccine. What is shingles, and what's the connection to chickenpox? Dr. Elizabeth Ko [...]
By Ask the Doctors • February 26, 2018
The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) recently issued a new warning about the use of anesthesia and sedation drugs in young children and pregnant women. If you’re planning to schedule surgery or another procedure that requires sedation, [...]
By uclahealth • February 22, 2017
https://youtu.be/AoTSfmajEps   The first time your baby sits up. The first time your toddler starts to take little steps. The first time your child makes a friend in school. All those beautiful moments are thrilling for parents to witness, and mark crucial developmental stages for every child [...]
By uclahealth • March 6, 2016