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When to Take Your Sick Child to the Doctor

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Doctor’s Visits Can Be Helpful But Aren’t Always Necessary Being a parent is an extremely difficult job, but it also incredibly rewarding. Watching your little one grow up is one of the greatest things a parent can experience. Unfortunately, chances are your child will get sick from time to time. This can become a great fear for many parents as …

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How to Prep Your Child for Their First Doctor’s Visit

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Doctor’s Visits can Often be Scary for Many Children Many parents have gone through the meltdown their children have once they are told they are going to the doctor. For them, this is a brand-new experience which will bring fear and anxiety with it. Whether you are taking them in for a routine child exam, or they need to see …

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Food Allergies in Children

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Food Allergies Can Often Be Mild to Life-Threatening. As many parents have come to find out, children are often very picky eaters. They like to pick and choose between foods even if they are healthy for them. However, there are some children that are forced to be picky with the foods they eat. Food allergies in children are common with …

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How to Recognize if Your Child has Asthma

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Asthma is an Incredibly Common Condition for Children Many parents make it their top priority to ensure that their child is healthy and taken care of. This means providing them with shelter, food, and treating them when they are sick. However, a lot of small children struggle to explain what they are feeling when they are sick. This makes it …

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7 Ways to Keep Your Kids Active

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Summer is a Great Chance to Get Your Child Active Every parent knows how important being physically active is to the health of their child. Summer is a perfect time to get your kids out of the house and active. Since your child is likely out of school for the summer, they have much more time available to exercise. However, …

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How to Choose a Pediatrician

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Choosing the Right Pediatrician is Incredibly Important Whether you recently just had your baby, or you are expecting in the coming weeks or months, finding the right pediatrician to care for your child is an important decision. The pediatrician you choose will watch your little one grow up and come to know your whole family well. It’s important to choose …

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What People Get Wrong About ADHD

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ADHD Is Commonly Misunderstood Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, or ADHD, is an increasingly common condition among children in grade school. It can be recognized by a child’s inability to focus, constant fidgeting, excessive talking, and other symptoms. This behavior can disrupt their learning and the classroom they find themselves in. However, a lesser known fact is that more than 4% …

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What You Should Know About the 2019 Measles Outbreak

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704 cases of measles in the first four months of 2019 For several decades, measles has been carefully treated and prevented in the United States thanks entirely to the vaccinations of Americans. The disease was even declared eliminated in the U.S. in the year 2000. Unfortunately, measles has come roaring back with a reported 704 cases in the first four …

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Why Your Child Needs a Sports Physical?

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Every year, millions of young students across the country look forward to playing sports whenever school starts. Whether it be for football, volleyball, or basketball, most schools require their student-athletes to have a yearly sports physical to ensure that they are fit for competition. Sports are a great way for children to get exercise, learn about cooperation and commitment, and …

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The Importance of Vaccines

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When it comes to protecting your children, parents will do just about anything. From car seats to baby gates, there have been plenty of inventions and innovations that allow you as parents to better keep their child safe. One extremely important and highly effective measure many parents can and should take is vaccinations. Vaccines can do so much more than …