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. Thankfully,…

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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…

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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. As…

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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. It is very common for infants…

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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. The pediatrician has no ulterior motive…

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These Things Keep Your Pediatrician Awake At Night

What Is On A Pediatrician’s Mind? Pediatricians have the task of pleasing or appeasing three or more separate persons at any given time of which only one is the patient and the others are parents and siblings (not forgetting the grandparents). Under such circumstances, the challenge, therefore, is to deliver care that society will deem…

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