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Parent Resources

At Children's Hospital Colorado, we're committed to helping you keep your kids healthy and safe. That’s why our pediatric experts have created free resources, and provided valuable tips and advice, for parents and caregivers on trending topics.


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How Anesthesia Affects Developing Brains

Modern anesthetics have come a long way since the days of ether and chloroform. These days, the medications used in anesthesia are increasingly refined for specific purposes and effects.

So what do anesthetics do? Read more.

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Browse all parenting articles

Get advice from the trusted experts at Children's Hospital Colorado across a variety of topics including behavior, sleep tips and nutrition.

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Read sports articles from our experts

Whether you’re an athlete, coach or parent of an athlete, we have the sports advice you need. From nutrition that fuels you for the game to information on how to treat concussions, our sports medicine experts are here to help.

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Call our free ParentSmart HealthlineTM to speak with an experienced pediatric nurse 24/7.

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Use our tool to better understand what your child's medical symptoms could mean.

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