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  • Puberty: Getting Through Hormonal Changes
    Everyone goes through puberty, but everyone reacts differently to the hormonal changes. Typically, puberty begins in every person some time after the age of eight. This  is the transition from childhood Read more
  • Baby Nail Care
      When it comes to caring for your baby, nail care is often overlooked. In the first few months of life, you may not be too worried about caring for your Read more
  • Keeping your Sleeping Baby Safe
      Your child’s safety is your responsibility, even when your baby is sleeping.Your pediatrician is available to provide you with helpful tips to keep your baby safe while he or she Read more
  • Teens & Tanning: Why the Risks Far Outweigh the Benefits
    As the skin cancer rate continues to rise, many of us can’t help but wonder why people continue to expose themselves to harmful ultraviolet (UV) radiation. A tan, whether it’s Read more
  • Does My Child Have a Cold?
    Colds may be common, but that does not mean caring for your child’s cold is easy. To help your little one feel better, your pediatrician is available to offer tips Read more
  • Baby Proofing Your Home
    When your little one turns into baby-on-the-go, it's time to start baby proofing your home. While you cannot create an environment that is 100% safe, you can take the best Read more
  • How to Stop a Nosebleed
    How to Stop a Nosebleed While nosebleeds can be scary for a child, they are rarely a cause for alarm.  Nosebleeds are typically common in children ages 3 to 10 years, Read more
  • Keeping Your Home Safe from Poisons
    Young children explore the world by putting things in their mouth.  For this reason, more than one million children under the age of six are victims of accidental poisoning each Read more
  • Proper Hand Washing Methods
    Proper Hand Washing Methods One of the most effective ways to prevent the spread of illnesses is through proper hand washing.  Young children in particular need to be reminded to wash Read more
  • Symptoms of Whooping Cough
    Symptoms of Whooping Cough When our child is sick, it can take a toll on not only them, put you as a parent.  Your pediatrician is available to help you restore the Read more
  • Treating a Cut
    A child’s job is to explore every nook and cranny of his or her world, but that can often lead way to injury. From split lips to skinned knees, scrapes Read more
  • Healthy Eating Options for Busy Families
    Sometimes a sit-down meal seems impossible at times for busy families.  Making sure that a meal is healthy feels like an even bigger challenge.  With a little organization, you can Read more
  • Parents: Protect Your Children from Burns
    From washing up under too hot of water to an accidental tipping of a coffee cup, burns are a potential hazard in every home.  In fact, burns are some of Read more
  • Does My Child Have a Vision Problem?
    As a parent, you may rely on the results of a school vision screening, or the fact that your child doesn’t report any symptoms, as an indication he or she Read more
  • Childhood Obesity: Helpful Tips for Parents of Overweight Children
    More and more, childhood obesity is becoming prevalent in the U.S.  According to the American Academy of Pediatrics, over the past two decades it has doubled in children and tripled Read more
  • When a Sore Throat Interrupts Your Child’s Health
    In infants, toddlers, and preschoolers, the most frequent cause of sore throats is a viral infection.  No specific medicine is required when a virus is responsible, and the child should Read more