Meet the Pediatrician: Dr. Maryann Tholany


At Texas Children’s Pediatrics, we understand the importance of feeling completely comfortable with your child’s primary care physician. To help you get to know our pediatrician better, we decided to sit down with them and do a short Q&A. Full Entry »

Posted in Meet the pediatrician, Texas Children's Pediatrics Tagged , , , ,

When is my child safe to be around other children after being sick?


This is a very common question in the world of pediatrics – “When is my child safe/ready/OK to be around other children?”

It’s no fun to be sick and even worse to take care of a sick child. Knowledge is helpful. Sharing information about your health and your family’s health can lead to healthier communities. Full Entry »

Posted in 101, Texas Children's Pediatrics Tagged , , , ,

Connect with Texas Children’s!


Texas Children’s is on multiple social media channels. Connect with us to stay up to date with the latest Texas Children’s news and stories. Full Entry »

Posted in Community, Pavilion for Women, Texas Children's Pediatrics, Texas Children's Urgent Care, The Woodlands Campus, West Campus Tagged ,

From anger to determination


Tragedies have a way of impacting our lives more so than delightful and happy moments; they shape our futures to an extent that we sometimes don’t realize. We wouldn’t be what and where we are with all of our successes and failures, strengths and weaknesses, without our share of hardship. The key to overcoming a tragedy is to gradually and thoughtfully convert your anger and frustration into a form of determination towards eliminating the cause. It’s an attempt to attain closure in knowing that what you do will someday make it easier for others in similar situations. Full Entry »

Posted in Cancer and Hematology, Ewing Sarcoma Tagged , , , , ,

Our congenital heart defect story

Every Friday during National Congenital Heart Defects Awareness Month each member of Hayes’ family will share their story and how they have been impacted by his diagnosis. 

My fourth baby. 36-years-old and having my FOURTH baby! Hayes was a planned pregnancy, but I didn’t quite plan on feeling so nervous about managing four kids or feeling so OLD every time my chart was marked ‘Advanced Maternal Age’…ouch. But here we were and I was going to rock it this time. How hard could it be? Having a fourth newborn would be a cinch! Full Entry »

Posted in Heart, Surgery Tagged , , , , ,