diabetes in children
5 Facts About Diabetes in Children

Childhood obesity in the U.S. is a highly prevalent issue. According to a 2020 study by the CDC, childhood obesity affects almost 20% of the child population. While certain types of diabetes are non-preventable, the obesity epidemic has increased diabetes in children. Many people do not associate diabetes with children, but the connection is certainly […]

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10 Holiday Gifts For New Moms

The holiday season is here! If you’re a new mom, you’ve just received the best gift of all…a beautiful baby. But it doesn’t have to end there. There are many options for holiday gifts for new moms. Throughout your pregnancy and postpartum, you’ve likely received a plethora of gifts for the new baby. While an […]

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holidays with a newborn
6 Tips for Celebrating the Holidays with a Newborn

Another year is coming to an end as the holidays approach. If 2022 was the year your family expanded, you’ve already faced many changes throughout pregnancy and as new parents. The holidays can be stressful enough without a new child in the mix. However, celebrating the holidays with a newborn are memories you’ll hold on […]

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5 Most Popular Children’s 2022 Halloween Costumes

The fall season has officially arrived, which means the first stop on the holiday stretch is here: Halloween. Halloween is a special time for families, especially for the little ones! Each year the classic Halloween costumes remain, but many kids find inspiration from their current favorite characters or personalities.  The most popular children’s 2022 Halloween […]

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period talk
5 Tips for Having the Period Talk With Your Child

As parents, you’re faced with having tough and sometimes uncomfortable conversations with your children. Having the “period talk”  is an inevitable part of growing up. Discussing puberty and menstrual cycles doesn’t have to be an awkward conversation. When your child gets their first period, you’ll want them to feel confident and comfortable with their body […]

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childhood obesity
National Childhood Obesity Awareness Month

September is National Childhood Obesity Awareness month. Childhood obesity is a very prevalent issue in this country; about one in five American children have obesity. This month provides an opportunity to raise awareness for this public health crisis while also sharing ways to promote a healthy lifestyle for children. According to a recent study conducted […]

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positive parental involvement in education
The Importance Of Positive Parental Involvement in Education

Having kids who excel in school is not always solely based on the children. Positive parental involvement in education has the power to keep your kids on track while also setting them up for success. With back-to-school season approaching, it’s important as parents to be aware of the role you should play in your child’s […]

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6 Healthy Back-to-School Tips

Summer vacation has come and gone, and so much is to be done before the school year begins! In the chaos of it all, it’s easy to let staying healthy slip through the cracks. However, for your child to get the most out of their education, they need to feel their best. Here are some […]

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benefits of breastfeeding
The Benefits of Breastfeeding

As a new mother, you’ll be faced with many decisions, including whether or not breastfeeding is right for you. There are many breastfeeding benefits, which is likely why many mothers decide to take this route with their newborns. At HealthPark Pediatrics, we support each family’s decision to choose whichever newborn feeding option best suits them. […]

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easily distracted children
5 Methods For Raising Easily Distracted Children

It seems like these days distractions are endless, especially when it comes to your child’s daily life. Raising easily distracted children can have its challenges, but it can be pretty simple with the proper approach. The inability to stay focused is a common sign of Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD); however, this behavior alone is […]

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