Why Yearly Checkups Are Important for Your Kids Care

2024-06-27T09:54:44-07:00June 27th, 2024|Baby Care, Blog, Kids|

As a parent, you want to ensure your child is healthy, happy, and thriving. One crucial way to do this is by scheduling regular yearly checkups with a pediatrician to make sure their health is in excellent condition. These appointments are more than just routine—they're vital for monitoring your child's development, preventing illness, and addressing any concerns early on. Let's explore why yearly checkups are [...]

Making Sure Your Newborn is Getting the Sleep They Need

2024-06-21T11:49:10-07:00June 21st, 2024|Blog|

Newborn care is a crucial aspect of your baby's health and development, with sleep being a fundamental component. As new parents, understanding your newborn's sleep needs is essential for providing optimal care. Proper newborn care involves recognizing the unique sleep patterns of infants. Newborns require 14 to 17 hours of sleep per 24-hour period, typically in short bursts of 30 minutes to 3 hours. Newborn [...]

How Do I Know When to Take My Child to the Doctor?

2024-05-17T04:25:32-07:00May 17th, 2024|Blog|

As a parent, knowing when to take your child to the pediatrician can be tricky. There are some clear signs that indicate it's time for an appointment, while other symptoms are more ambiguous. Here are some tips on recognizing when your child needs to see the doctor. Watch for Persistent Fevers Fevers are one of the most common reasons parents seek pediatrician visits. In general, [...]

4 Tips to Help Your Child Take Their Medicine

2024-05-08T09:43:44-07:00May 8th, 2024|Blog|

Parenting comes with its share of challenges, especially when our little ones are under the weather. Convincing a child to take their medicine can be a daunting task, but with the right approach, it can become more manageable. Here are four tips to help your child take their medicine with less stress and more success. Liquid Options For children who struggle with swallowing pills, liquid [...]

Healthy Routines: What to Ask Your Pediatrician About Vaccines for Your Child

2024-04-25T02:25:25-07:00April 25th, 2024|Blog|

As a parent there are so many crucial choices that need to be made for your child. Some decisions can feel fraught with indecision and even fear. For many parents, vaccinations fall into this category. The WHO reported that 21 million children missed out on one or more routine vaccines in 2022. In order to make the best informed decisions about vaccinations, you need to [...]

When to Call Your Pediatrician for Childhood Illnesses

2024-04-12T08:14:05-07:00April 12th, 2024|Blog|

As a parent, it’s very important that you know how to handle common childhood illnesses and when to call your pediatrician. Some illnesses can be handled with remedies at home, but some require the intervention of a doctor. Younger children are more likely than adults to get common sicknesses like colds. In fact, according to the National Library of Medicine, children catch between six and [...]

4 Physician-Approved Tips to Help Your Child Avoid Catching the Flu

2024-04-08T05:09:00-07:00April 8th, 2024|Blog|

When flu season hits, no parent wants to deal with a miserable, sick child at home for weeks. According to the National Foundation for Infectious Diseases, on average, every year, 20 thousand children under the age of five are hospitalized due to flu complications. By being proactive, though, you can take decisive steps to decrease the chances your kids come down with influenza. A local [...]

Overcoming Your Child’s Fear of the Doctor

2024-03-14T06:37:46-07:00March 14th, 2024|Blog|

One of your main goals as a parent is to keep your child healthy. That means you need to take them to the pediatrician. But what if your child is terrified of going to the doctor? They could start screaming the second you leave the house. This is something that they need to overcome, otherwise it's something that could linger into adulthood. Here are some [...]

3 Myths About Cold and Flu Season

2024-02-14T13:21:18-07:00February 14th, 2024|Blog|

It's that time of year again. The temperatures drop, the leaves fall, and everyone starts sniffling. Cold and flu season has arrived. As you prepare to battle the inevitable bugs this year, it's time to debunk some popular myths about the season of sickness. Understanding the facts will help you and your family stay happy and healthy. Myth #1: You Should Starve a Fever You [...]

How to Teach Your Child Proper Hygiene and Health Safety

2024-01-27T05:49:38-07:00January 27th, 2024|Blog|

It's important to establish good hygiene and healthy habits in your child from an early age. According to National Geographic, every day, the average person encounters thousands of different germs, including children. As a parent, you play a pivotal role in teaching kids care and helping your child develop routines that will benefit them throughout their life. Here are some tips on how you can [...]