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Summertime Sun Infant Care

2019-04-19T05:46:10+00:00 April 15th, 2019|Blog|

For most, summer is synonymous with backyard barbeques, playground playdates, pool parties, and going to the beach. But as the temperature rises, so does the risk to your baby. You need to pay extra attention to what they wear, eat, and drink during this season to help them adjust to the surrounding temperature. How Does Heat or Sun Exposure Affect Babies? According to the American [...]

Treating Fever in Children Safely

2018-11-07T13:13:45+00:00 November 7th, 2018|Baby Care, Blog, Doctor Visits, Emergency, Health|

While it may not always be medically necessary to bring a fever down, your child may be very uncomfortable until you do so. Here’s what measures you can take to safely bring down a fever. Relax Not every fever is a sign of a serious issue. Often, fevers are just your child’s immune system fighting off an infection. Panicking may overwhelm your child and make [...]

It’s Not the Common Cold, but it’s More Common Than You Think!

2018-10-12T08:12:51+00:00 September 27th, 2018|Blog, Doctor Visits, Health, Shots|

It’s quite easy to chalk up your child’s illness to the common cold. However, not every cough and stuffy nose indicate a cold. Here are signs you’re dealing with more than the common cold. Allergies If your child’s cold disappears once they step out the house, they might be allergic to something in your home. You may have mold in your walls or layers of [...]

Children’s Coughs and Colds: Illness or Allergy?

2018-10-12T08:18:18+00:00 September 17th, 2018|Baby Care, Blog, Doctor Visits, Health|

It can be hard to know if your child’s symptoms are a sign of illness or an allergy. 15 million Americans have allergies including 1 in 13 kids. While it’s not uncommon for children to have allergies, it is common to mistake them for cold symptoms. As a parent, you need to know the difference. If you suspect your child has allergies, bring them in [...]

The Importance of the One-Month Checkup for Your Newborn

2018-10-12T08:12:24+00:00 September 10th, 2018|Baby Care, Blog, Doctor Visits|

The first month of a child’s life is critical—changes are happening rapidly and no matter how many children you’ve had, every newborn experience is different. A one-month checkup is a vital step in caring for your baby, which is why AZ parents need to seek our newborn care in Phoenix. Here’s what happens during these check-ups. Well Child Checkups During the appointment, the child’s doctor [...]

Jaundice Care for Babies: What Every Parent Needs to Know

2018-10-12T08:11:48+00:00 August 27th, 2018|Baby Care, Blog|

According to the University of California San Francisco’s Benioff Children’s Hospital, as many as 50 to 60 percent of full-term babies are born with jaundice. And, for those born early, as many as 80 percent are. Jaundice care for the baby is necessary to help encourage the child’s body to begin functioning properly. But, many parents have no idea what this entails. Your pediatrician in [...]

Pollen Allergies VS Colds

2018-09-18T11:29:11+00:00 March 12th, 2018|Blog|

Most in Phoenix are delighted when spring peaks its head around the corner. It’s our break from the chilly winter and gives us time before the smoldering summer hit us hard. The weather is perfect, and air is filled with...sneezes? While we may not notice it, the flowers are blooming even in the Phoenix spring. If your child seems particularly stuffed up and squinty this [...]

Heat Rash

2018-09-18T11:29:24+00:00 March 9th, 2018|Blog|

What are those smallbumps you see on your baby or child’s skin? They’re from a common condition called heat rash, or prickly heat. It’s normally harmless, easily treatable, and shouldn’t cause any panic. However, it can be bothersome for the child and possibly a sign of something more serious. What Does it Look Like? Heat rash happens on clothed parts of the body--abdomen, neck, upper [...]

Why Are Teenagers Eating Tide Pods?

2018-01-23T11:33:17+00:00 January 23rd, 2018|Blog|

Recently, the Tide Pod Challenge and coverage thereof went viral. The Tide Pod Challenge is a particularly tragic episode in the series of dumb, dangerous things teenagers do to show off. It vexes the responsible parent, who childproofed their home for babies, toddlers, and young children, but thinks that teenagers ought to know better.  What Goes On In The Teenage Brain?  Fortunately, the vast majority of teenagers do know better than [...]

What All Parents Should Know About Gun Safety

2018-01-16T09:53:52+00:00 January 16th, 2018|Blog|

If you own a firearm, you know it's a constitutional right that comes with a good deal of responsibility. Even if you don't own a firearm, your child may visit relatives or friends who do. Learn how to practice gun safety at all times, and how to properly secure guns in the home. Younger Children and Guns  Of all age groups, toddlers with their boundless [...]