Oct

29

Small boy sleeping by clock

Adjusting to Time Change with a Toddler

Share List As the fall days get shorter and the air turns crisper, many people look forward to gaining an extra hour of sleep as the clocks “fall back”. However, as a parent, adjusting to time change with a toddler means that you can expect your child’s sleep routine to be disrupted. In the fall,…Keep Reading

Oct

15

Enterovirus Symptoms

Enterovirus: Symptoms, Severity & Treatments

Share List Although Enteroviruses typically circulate in the summer and cases tend to decline in the fall, we are currently experiencing a nationwide outbreak of Enterovirus D68. Referred to by the CDC as EV-D68, this strain is one of many non-polio Enteroviruses. The virus can cause respiratory illness on the spectrum from mild to severe,…Keep Reading

Oct

2

Giving Child Injection

What You Should Know About Synagis Shots

Share List The Synagis shot is given to children who are at risk of contracting Respiratory Syncytial Virus (RSV). RSV usually occurs when a child does not have enough antibodies that are necessary to fight off infections and immunization for children is necessary to protect them from RSV. The Synagis shot is very similar to…Keep Reading

Sep

18

RSV (Respiratory Syncytial Virus): What You Need to Know

Share List What You Should Know About RSV (Respiratory Syncytial Virus) The Respiratory Syncytial Virus is a contagious viral infection that is most commonly found in children and infants. It usually affects the lungs of the person and it can last up to 2 weeks. While this disease is not considered to be extremely dangerous…Keep Reading

Sep

2

Urgent Care Vs. Emergency Room

Urgent Care vs Emergency Care

Share List Is an Urgent Illness or Injury Always an Emergency? Whether you’re suddenly stricken with a migraine or fever, a visit to your primary-care doctor is not always an option. Due to a reduction in available primary-care appointments and limited office hours, you may need to decide between enduring the emergency room or walking…Keep Reading

Jul

31

School Physicals Winter Haven

What Is Included In A School Physical?

Share List What Is Included In A School Physical? It is important to keep your child as healthy and fit as possible right through their school life. In order to do this, it is essential that you have a physical assessment done every year so that any problems can be treated as soon as possible….Keep Reading

Jul

23

Schedule Your Childs Physical

School Physicals – What You Need to Know

Share List Summer is in full swing and the new school year is quickly approaching, so if your child has not had his or her Back to School Physical Exam it is very important to schedule one soon! Not only is it a school requirement for kindergarteners and new students, but it is also wise…Keep Reading

Jul

10

Sports and Camp Physicals Pediatric Partners

Sports Physicals for Kids – What You Need to Know

Share List A sports physical is necessary for children at any age because it determines whether they are fit enough to play a particular sport. Children are always prone to injuries and may have medical histories which would make it dangerous for them to exert themselves. A physical exam is the best way to detect…Keep Reading

Jun

20

Children Allergies Pediatric Partners

Children and Allergies

Share List Children and Allergies Allergies are reactions by the immune system to a foreign body. An allergic reaction occurs when the immune system tries to throw this foreign body out and does so in the form of a rash, asthma, swelling, food allergies etc. Allergies in Children The immune system of children is still…Keep Reading

Jun

20

Skin Rash Pediatric Partners

Skin Infections and Rashes

Share List HOW TO TELL THE DIFFERENCE BETWEEN SKIN INFECTIONS AND RASHES When a child turns up with red bumps or redness on the hands, arms or legs, it can be difficult for a parent to tell the difference between what could potentially be either skin infections or rashes. A red rash on the skin…Keep Reading

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