Posts By: Heather Felton, M.D.

Keep swim time fun

If you plan on spending your summer at the pool, lake or even the ocean, swimming will most likely be among the season’s activities. This UofL Physicians infographic is full of tips to help you ensure your swimming outing is a memorable one. Looking for a pediatrician for a child in your family? Visit UofL…
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Be seen this Halloween

Twice as many children die as a result of being hit by a car on Halloween than any other day of the year. Now, that’s a scary statistic. Here are some tips to keep everyone safe and the roads a little less scary this Halloween.   For more Halloween safety tips, visit www.safekids.org.  

What parents need to know about SIDS

SIDS is defined when a baby dies during sleep and we never find a cause even after an investigation of the death scene and complete autopsy. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 1,500 infants died of SIDS in 2013 and is the leading cause of death in infants 1 to 12 months…
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Take a swim

Swimming is such a quintessential part of the summer experience. The fun, laughter, memories, and of course it’s a great way to cool down on a hot day. How can you make this summer adventure a safe one? These tips can help. Remember, children should never be left unsupervised in a pool. Even the best…
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