Hidden Killers: Button Batteries

“Technology is, of course, a double edged sword.  Fire can cook our food, but also burn us.”  – Jason Silva Since the 1800’s when the principle behind batteries was discovered, […]

Boo Bags from Polson

More often than not, children are admitted to the hospital unexpectedly due to a sudden illness or trauma leaving behind their blankies or a favorite stuffed animal. Polson resident Nancy Hausermann […]

Today we Honor the Little Lives that Departed Too Soon

October 15 is Pregnancy and Infant Loss Remembrance Day, a day meant to show support, educate, and create awareness for those who are suffering or may know someone who has suffered […]

Pregnancy & Infant Loss Remembrance Day

October 15 6:45 – 8 pm, candle lighting at 7 pm The evening is observed with remembrance ceremonies and candle-lighting vigils, concluding with the international Wave of Light, a worldwide […]


More than 1 in 3 American children start kindergarten without the skills they need for success at school. Missoula Valley Pediatrics has became an approved Reach Out and Read program […]


September 4, 2018 marked 10-months for our sweet Timberleigh! It’s crazy to think that a whole year has almost gone by! 253 days in the hospital and 2 months on […]

Miracle Twins from Helena who Survived Unequal Placental Sharing

We were sent to Missoula in early October because of a serious placental sharing issue with our twin boys (Teddy and Charlie). It was obvious from the moment we arrived […]

Pediatric Sedation Reduces Fear & is Safer For Kids

Many tests and procedures require infants, children and adolescents to hold still in a particular position for a few minutes to several hours. Sedation is the use of a sedative […]

How to Keep Babies Safe While Babywearing

Baby-wearing… the new trend in parenting. Convenient, snuggly, but is it safe? Baby-wearing is the practice of carrying a baby or toddler in a carrier. Though it may be new to […]

Keeping Danae Close to Home with Pediatric Critical Care in Missoula

We go so very lucky that Danae was delivered at a hospital that could handle her at birth. On day 4 of life, she surpassed their support and needed a […]