General Health & Wellness • Apr 13, 2023

Benefits of Being Outside

In this video, Dr. Katherine Rivera-Spoljaric, Pediatric Pulmonologist at St. Louis Children’s Hospital, shares her insights on the benefits of being outside for children and families. As our lives become increasingly dominated by technology and screens, it’s more important than ever to prioritize time spent outside. Dr. Rivera-Spoljaric explains the numerous physical, mental, and emotional benefits that children and families can experience from spending time outdoors. From improved physical health to reduced stress and anxiety, she highlights how nature can be a powerful tool for promoting overall wellness.

Making outdoor time a regular part of your family’s routine can be incredibly beneficial for all involved! If you have any questions, you can always ask your pediatrician.