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Medically Fragile Child

Defining the Term “Medically Fragile Child”

Posted On: January 14, 2022 by Life Tech in: Medically Complex Child, Medically Fragile, Pediatrics

Every child is special and has unique needs, but some children have specific healthcare needs. For some, these needs may be so severe that the child is referred to as “medically fragile” or “medically complex.” If...
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Tags: Medically Complex, Medically Fragile, Pediatrics

Gift Ideas for Your Medically Fragile Child

Gift Ideas for Your Medically Fragile Child

Posted On: November 19, 2021 by Life Tech in: Medically Complex Child, Medically Fragile, Pediatrics

With the holiday season approaching, it is time to start thinking about what you are going to get your children. By getting your medically fragile child a gift that can emulate what they are going through, it can lift their spirits...
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Tags: Child, Medically Fragile, Pediatric

Sleep

Does My Child Have Sleep Apnea?

Posted On: November 5, 2021 by Life Tech in: CPAP, Pediatrics, Sleep Apnea

Obstructive sleep apnea can affect anyone from children to adults; however, they are slightly different from one another. If you are thinking that your child may be suffering from sleep apnea, there are some things you should know such as what causes...
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Tags: CPAP, Pediatric Sleep Apnea, Sleep Apnea

airway clearance device

How Do Airway Clearance Devices Help?

Posted On: October 29, 2021 by Life Tech in: Airway Clearance, Cystic Fibrosis, Pediatrics

If you’re the parent of a child with a respiratory condition such as cystic fibrosis or chronic bronchitis, you know the struggles they face with mucus and sputum build-up in the lungs. These issues are concerning and...
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Tags: Airway Clearance, Cystic Fibrosis, Pediatrics

Overweight

Childhood Obesity: Prevention Tips and Healthy Habits

Posted On: September 24, 2021 by Life Tech in: Child, Pediatrics

Obesity rates are continually climbing across all age groups. In addition to adults seeing higher instances of being overweight or obese,  children are seeing the same. Currently, about 30% of children...
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Tags: BMI, Childhood, Obesity, Overweight

Cancer

5 Things You Need to Know About Childhood Cancer

Posted On: September 10, 2021 by Life Tech in: Cancer, Pediatrics

Learning your child has been diagnosed with cancer is a parent’s worst nightmare. Immediately, you’re going to have a lot of questions. Your doctors will be able to answer specific questions about your child’s diagnosis,...
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Tags: Cancer, Childhood Cancer, Pediatric

Parent’s Guide to BPD (Bronchopulmonary Dysplasia)

Parent’s Guide to BPD (Bronchopulmonary Dysplasia)

Posted On: July 9, 2021 by Life Tech in: BPD, Pediatrics

As parents, having a child with BPD is a scary battle to face. We know you want what’s best for your baby, which is why we’re here to provide you with some helpful things you should know when it comes to caring for your little one.  Bronchopulmonary...
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Enteral Feeding

Answers to Your Enteral Nutrition FAQs

Posted On: June 11, 2021 by Life Tech in: Enteral Nutrition, Medically Fragile, Pediatrics

For families who have never had to experience enteral feeding before, it can be a lot to take in. For parents who now have to feed their children in a whole new way, to adults who must now adjust how they get their nutrients, there are...
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Tags: Enteral, Nutrition, Pediatric, Tube Feeding

3 Tips for Living with Cystic Fibrosis

3 Tips for Living with Cystic Fibrosis

Posted On: May 20, 2021 by Life Tech in: Cystic Fibrosis, Pediatrics

If you or your child was born with Cystic Fibrosis (CF), you know how it impacts every part of an individual’s life. CF makes it difficult to breathe and take in nutrients you need to thrive, and it can be taxing to endure CF complications...
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Tags: CF, Cystic Fibrosis, Pediatrics

Sleep Disorder

Most Common Sleep Disorders in Children

Posted On: March 31, 2021 by Life Tech in: Pediatrics, Sleep Apnea

Whether your child has a sleep disorder, or you’re expecting a child and want to be prepared for all possible issues, we’re here to help. These are three common sleep disorders in children including how common it is, symptoms, treatment and...
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Tags: Children, parasomnias, Pediatrics, Restless Legs Syndrome, Sleep Apnea, Sleep Disorder

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