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When to Schedule a Sick Visit and When to Go to the ER

If your child isn’t feeling well and you need to go to a doctor, how sick should they be to go to the ER as opposed to your doctor’s office? When is it better to schedule a sick visit versus going to the hospital?

Dec 1st, 2021
The Difference Between ADD and ADHD

Much confusion exists about ADD and ADHD. What do you know about it? Sometimes ADD and ADHD are used interchangeably but there are slight ways in which the two differ. Learn more about the differences between ADD and ADHD.

Nov 2nd, 2021
What Vaccinations Does My Child Need?

Vaccines represent one of the biggest successes of medical science, dramatically reducing child mortality rates from common infectious diseases. There are optimal times for your child to receive various vaccines and booster immunizations.

Oct 1st, 2021
What’s Included in a Newborn Checkup?

Whether this is your first bundle of joy or you’re a veteran parent, it’s always good to know what to expect from your child’s early milestones. Here’s what happens during a newborn checkup.

Aug 11th, 2021
5 Most Common Allergies for Kids

You may think of sneezing and hay fever when you hear the word “allergies,” but for children, the most common allergies aren’t caused by pollen. Allergies can be life-threatening, so it’s important to know the signs of an allergic reaction.

Jul 14th, 2021
What Happens at a Pediatric Physical?

You know that physicals are important for your growing child, but do you know what happens during them? Here’s your quick guide to pediatric physicals.

Jun 9th, 2021
Early Signs of Dyslexia

Does your child struggle to recite “The Itsy Bitsy Spider” and learn the alphabet? These may be early signs of a learning disorder called dyslexia. Find out what else you should look for and what you can do about it.

Apr 8th, 2021
Is My Child's Growth Rate Normal?

Every parent does it: we worry about our child's growth and development. Are they too small? Too big? What is "normal?" Here's what you need to know about childrens’ growth rates.

Mar 15th, 2021
My Child Can’t Sit Still

If your child can’t sit still, he or she may be one of the 6.1 million children who have attention deficit hyperactivity disorder — or ADHD. Learn more about hyperactivity as a sign of ADHD and how we can help.

Feb 11th, 2021
Sports Physicals: Why Your Child Needs One

Sports physicals help ensure your child is safe and healthy as they participate in the activities they love. Find out why spring is the best time for a sports physical, and what you can expect from the exam.

Jan 1st, 2021
Is Your Child Allergic to Mold?

If your child has itchy, watery eyes and a stuffy nose often, they could have an allergy to mold. Learn what to watch for, how to reduce their exposure to mold, and when to see a pediatrician.

Dec 1st, 2020
What Can I Do If My Baby Isn't Nursing Well?

“Nursing strikes” aren’t uncommon, but if your baby is refusing to nurse, it can feel like you’re all alone. The good news is, there are lots of options to help get your breastfeeding routine back on track. Here are eight simple tips to try.

Nov 11th, 2020
What Happens at a Well-Child Visit?

Are you wondering what to expect at your child’s next well-child visit? A well visit is more than just a physical exam (although that’s part of it). From vaccines to behavioral evaluations, we break down each step in a well-child visit.

Oct 9th, 2020
Common Signs of Dyslexia

Children with dyslexia have a hard time breaking down words into separate sounds, and it can present in many ways, even before a child learns to read. Learn more about the common signs of dyslexia.

Sep 9th, 2020
The Benefits of Telehealth

Telehealth allows your child to receive select health care services remotely. Not only does this reduce the risk of exposure to viruses, but there are several other benefits. Keep reading to explore the benefits of telehealth.

Aug 7th, 2020
Do Children Grow Out of Allergies?

If your child has allergies, they’re not alone. Millions of children have allergies, and some can even outgrow them. Here’s what you need to know about outgrowing allergies.

Jul 15th, 2020
Myths and Facts About Vaccinations

Is your child up-to-date with shots? Vaccines can protect your child from childhood illnesses like measles, mumps, and chickenpox. We know there are many myths about vaccines, and we’re here to debunk them.

Jun 24th, 2020
Helping Your Child Cope with Autism

Are you struggling to help your child cope with autism? There are many parenting strategies that you can employ to help your child thrive. Keep reading to learn more.

May 27th, 2020
Talking to Children About COVID-19

The many changes occurring around the world, in your community, and in your family can induce anxiety in children of all ages. We share tips for talking to your kids in ways that ease their minds about the coronavirus.

Apr 27th, 2020
Parenting a Child With ADHD

Parenting a child with ADHD can be exhausting. Your child might not pay attention, might need constant reminders to finish tasks, and have difficulty following directions. However, research brings solid advice to help parents of an ADHD child.

Mar 27th, 2020
Telehealth: The Advantages of Telemedicine

Struggles to get to the clinic? Trying to reduce your exposure to COVID-19, as well as other contagious illnesses, and still need to see your doctor? Telehealth is safe and easy — receive quality care from anywhere.

Dec 23rd, 2020