infants

‘My advice is not to panic. Work with your health care provider or your pediatrician to navigate this,’ says UCLA Health’s Dr. Kara Calkins

By uclahealth • May 18, 2022

What young children eat can affect their memory, attention and academic ability later in life. Make sure they’re eating the best nutrients for brain development.

By uclahealth • May 5, 2022

Ask the Doctors answers your most-asked COVID related questions

By Ask the Doctors • December 15, 2021

Ask the Doctors answers a few of your most-asked questions this month

By Ask the Doctors • November 22, 2021

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 two music therapy fellows who will [...]

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, it’s smart to understand the basics and any risks you or [...]

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