Yearly Physicals

Why Yearly Physicals Are So Important For Children

Yearly physicals for children are also known as well-child visits. A yearly physical essentially involves taking your child for a medical checkup when they are well. It may seem contradictory at first. Why should any parent take their child to a pediatrician if the child is okay? Yearly physicals allow the pediatrician or a primary…Keep Reading



depression in children

Depression in Children: How to Help

Depression in children is characterized by persistent feelings of sadness, hopelessness, and sometimes irritability. It is a serious medical illness as it is one of the leading causes of disease and injury in both girls and boys worldwide. While all children have fears and will feel sad from time to time, sometimes strong fears appear…Keep Reading



Routine Physicals

Routine Physicals: Why They Are Important For Children

The Importance of Routine Physicals During routine physicals, medical professionals fully inspect a child’s state of health and track their growth rate to help ensure they are growing up healthy. Routine Physicals also prevent illness & are key in detecting serious conditions before they become too far gone. They can also help prevent the spread of germs to other…Keep Reading



Flu Or A Cold

Flu Or A Cold

How Do You Know If Your Child Has The Flu Or A Cold? Flu symptoms have several similarities with cold symptoms, which often make it so difficult to distinguish between the flu or a cold. However, it is important to be able to tell the difference between flu or a cold as they both require completely different…Keep Reading



Whooping Cough

How to Know When Your Newborn Has Whooping Cough

It is important for parents and doctors alike to keep a close eye out for whooping cough symptoms in newborns and infants. Whooping cough (also known as pertussis) is named for the high-pitched sound of sharp inhales from victims of the disease; however, the “whooping” noise is not usually made by infants. Therefore, the symptoms…Keep Reading



Asthma Signs

Recognizing Asthma Signs and Symptoms in Children

Recognizing Asthma Signs and Symptoms in Children with asthma have times where breathing becomes hard for them. Those with a more severe case of asthma tend to have breathing problems for a majority of the time. Getting medical attention is important if your child experiencing the signs and symptoms of asthma. Make an appointment with…Keep Reading



Little Bot Rubbing Eyes

What Are Pink Eye Symptoms in Toddlers?

Has your toddler developed a pink, itchy, watery, and/or crusty eye? We hate to say it, but the most likely cause is pink eye, also called conjunctivitis. Pink eye is an inflammation of the conjunctiva, the thin membrane that lines the inside of the eyelid and whites of the eye. The inflammation causes the blood…Keep Reading



Diphtheria, Tetanus, Pertussis (DTaP) Vaccine Schedule

Diphtheria, Tetanus, Pertussis (DTaP) Vaccine Schedule

As a parent, you want to make sure your kids are healthy. If you’re following the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) vaccination schedule to protect your little ones, you have probably noticed that DTaP is listed five times before the age of 6. If you are unsure about the specifics of this vaccination…Keep Reading



Toddler Coughing

Recognizing The Symptoms Of Croupy Cough In Toddlers

Croupy Cough In Toddlers Croupy cough is in fact a viral infection caused by the parainfluenza virus. It causes the voice box to get inflamed, resulting in the swelling and narrowing of the airways that lie just below the vocal cords. When this happens, breathing becomes more difficult and when the person breathes it can…Keep Reading



causes of asd in babies

Causes Of ASD In Babies

ASD (Autism Spectrum Disorder) is a developmental disorder of the brain and has become “an emerging epidemic” in America. According to the CDC, in the last decade there has been an 18% increase in the prevalence of babies developing ASD. Although the exact causes of ASD in babies are unsettled in the scientific community, many researchers argue that the symptoms of…Keep Reading

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