Seven Secrets for Parents to Make America MOVE again!

March 22nd, 2018
Seven Secrets for Parents to Make America MOVE again!

Children in the days of old used to always be up and ready to go; climbing trees, riding around on their bikes, or exploring the wilderness. Unfortunately in recent times things have changed a lot. Children often don’t want to go outside because they have YouTube, video games, and television to control their lives.

What Every Parent Needs To Know About Ear Infections In Children

October 6th, 2017
What Every Parent Needs To Know About Ear Infections In Children

What Every Parent Needs To Know About Ear Infections In Children

Common Ear Infection – (Also called Otitis media) in children that usually presents with ear pain, fever, excessive crying or a variation of those.

According to the AAP, otitis media is diagnosed when there is bulging of the tympanic membrane (ear drum) or there is a new onset of drainage of fluid from the ear in a child that has not been diagnosed with otitis externa (inflammation and pain of the hole leading into the ear). Onset of ear pain has to have been recent in the last 48 hours or less.

6 Signs Of Lactose Intolerance

July 28th, 2017
6 Signs Of Lactose Intolerance

It’s a grim reality many of us face: Promptly after eating cheese, we become sick. Should we persevere through our love of cheese and a helping of blissful ignorance, or face the fact that we may be lactose intolerant? According to the Mayo Clinic, the most common symptoms of lactose intolerance, when our bodies cannot fully… (more…)

The Best Children’s Pain Control Video Ever Made

July 28th, 2017
The Best Children’s Pain Control Video Ever Made

An entertaining video guide for families to learn about how pain works and how to have more control over your pain, your body and your experience during medical procedures. Created by, Stanford Children’s Health and Produced by Booster Shot Media ©2017 Learn more at http://pain.

In The Beginning It Was A Simple Diaper Rash

July 2nd, 2017
In The Beginning It Was A Simple Diaper Rash

 When Is Diaper Rash not Just A Rash?

Diaper dermatitis is common and is usually easily treated. However, just like many other things in life, it can also get complicated. There are several scenarios that every parent, as well as providers, should be aware of in which a rash IS not a simple diaper rash.

My Baby Has A Diaper Rash. What’s That?

July 2nd, 2017
My Baby Has A Diaper Rash. What’s That?

 What Is Diaper Rash?

Diaper rash is one of the first things new mothers experience with their newborns that requires intervention from a healthcare professional after going home with their bundle of joy. The old school providers call it nappy rash and the medical terminology is napkin or diaper dermatitis.

Parents, before you refuse your child’s next vaccine read this

July 2nd, 2017
Parents, before you refuse your child’s next vaccine read this

Your Child's Pediatrician Is on Your Side

Contrary to what may are told by proponents of vaccine refusal, your child's pediatrician is your child's advocate. The pediatrician earns his or her livelihood by seeing your child do well in health and being on the same page with the parents.

Appendicitis In Children Can Be Scary: here is the scoop

July 2nd, 2017
Appendicitis In Children Can Be Scary: here is the scoop

Our clinic is one of the leading destinations for children’s health in Roswell and Alpharetta. Today’s post is about falls and injury prevention.

Acute appendicitis refers to an inflammation of the appendix. The appendix is a small, blind-ending structure outpouching from the cecum (the first part of the large intestine). It is regarded as a vestigial organ because its purpose is unknown.