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Tips to Stay Well During RSV Season

by Sel Unite, MD, Pediatrician at Treehouse Pediatrics Usually I enjoy a little bit of cold weather here in Austin. It’s a welcome break from some of the almost unbearable days of scorching heat in August and September, and it reminds me that Thanksgiving and Christmas are just around the corner. Unfortunately, at least from […]

Gearing Up for RSV Season (7 Ways You Can Help)

It’s RSV season – every preemie parent’s least favorite time of year. But for my family last year, we actually welcomed lock down and isolation! Our 23-weeker, Jax, had just gotten home from the hospital and my husband and I were quickly realizing that we were exhausted. I’m not talking about the typical first-time-parents-with-a-new-baby-exhausted (although there […]

My Preemie Toddler Has Croup…..Again

Okay, so I’m starting to wonder if it’s a preemie thing to get croup this often or if my preemie gets the croup so often because she was so early (27 weeks), and because she had chronic lung disease for so long.  Since one week before this past Christmas my preemie toddler has been sick […]