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Children’s Health Month: Protect Where Children Live, Play and Learn

Every October is recognized as Children’s Health Month, which reminds us of the importance of protecting our children’s health in places where they live, play, and learn. Environmental hazards are the main topic of this month, and how we can protect our children from the harmful things around us. From their earliest stages of development […]

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8 Tips for Limiting Screen Time for Kids

From TVs to tablets, digital screens have become an integral part of our daily lives. But however convenient technology makes certain things, you can have too much of a good thing. Limiting screen time for kids is important for keeping them healthy and well rounded. That may be easier said than done, but these tips […]

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What is Newborn Screening?

Part of preparing for the arrival of a new baby is deciding on a pediatrician. Newborn babies generally receive their first check-up very soon after they’re born. Newborn screenings are done in the hospital about 24-48 hours after a baby is born.  So you want to make sure you have your preferred pediatrician ready to […]

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7 Places to Find Breastfeeding Support

Breastfeeding is a natural bonding experience between mother and baby. Breastfeeding can be a wonderful experience, but it’s not uncommon for many mothers to face challenges during the feeding process. While family and friends can be helpful, there are also resources available on both international and local levels that specifically focus on breastfeeding support and […]

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Does Your Child Need Glasses?

With a new school year comes new lessons, changes, and challenges. A potential challenge your child might face is undetected vision problems. Children may need glasses for a variety of reasons, not just to help improve their vision. Children may also need glasses to provide protection, improve the position of the eyes, or to help […]

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Back to School Prep: 8 Things for Your Checklist

With the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, the school year is probably going to look a lot different this year than it has in the past. However, there are some things you can do for back to school prep that will help you get ready for any scenario. Back to School Prep Checklist 1. Know Your State […]

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5 Sun Safety Tips for Kids

Summer certainly looks different this year. But with many popular summer attractions still closed or operating at reduced capacities, your family is likely to spend more time outside than ever. After all, it’s much easier to practice social distancing outdoors. Since July is UV Safety Awareness Month, we thought it was a good time to […]

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11 Ways to Entertain Kids During a Pandemic

When kids are at home and done with school work, you might hear the familiar complaint  “I’m bored!” While you can’t be expected to keep your kids busy all day every day, you can mix things up and have some fun with these ways to entertain kids. 1. Arts and Crafts Arts and crafts are […]

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7 Ways to Prep for Your Child’s Telemedicine Visit

During the COVID-19 pandemic, it is important that you observe stay-at-home orders and socially distancing guidelines to keep your family healthy. However, it’s also important that you do not avoid seeking medical attention when your child is sick. Luckily, a telemedicine visit is a great solution to this problem. If you don’t want to visit […]

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9 Mental Health Tips for Kids in Stressful Times

Just because kids don’t bear the same responsibilities as adults, that doesn’t mean that they don’t feel scared or anxious during stressful times. Because May is Mental Health Month, we’ve come up with a list of mental health tips for kids during stressful times. These tips can help both you and your child get through […]

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