nutritional meals for children
5 Ways to Build Nutritional Meals for Children

Providing children with well-balanced and nutritious meals is crucial for their growth, development, and overall well-being. As parents and caregivers, it’s essential to understand the importance of creating a nutritional foundation for our children. Having a wholesome and balanced diet is an essential part of healthy child growth. Our providers at HealthPark Pediatrics are here […]

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How to Recognize Your Child’s Important Body Language Signs

When your child is growing up, body language can be one of their most effective forms of communicating with you, especially when your children are at an early age and cannot speak yet. Picking up on body language cues can allow you to understand what your child needs from you. Better identifying your child’s important […]

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signs of eating disorders in children
5 Signs of Eating Disorders In Children

The last week of February is recognized as National Eating Disorder Awareness Week. According to the National Eating Disorders Association (NEDA), 8% of the U.S. population suffers from an eating disorder. With outside influences, such as social media, they are becoming increasingly more common among the youth population. It’s crucial as parents to be educated […]

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Recognizing the Signs: When to Call the Pediatrician

As parents, we always want what’s best for our children. We strive to keep them healthy, happy, and safe. However, there are moments when we find ourselves grappling with uncertainty, especially when it comes to our child’s health. While it’s normal for children to experience occasional coughs, sniffles, and bumps, there are certain signs that […]

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screen time impacts toddlers
Understanding How Screen Time Impacts Toddlers

In today’s digital age, screens have become an integral part of our daily lives. From smartphones and tablets to television and computers, screens surround us. However, as adults, we can manage and moderate our screen time. The real challenge arises when it comes to toddlers, who are increasingly exposed to screens at an early age. […]

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6 Ways to Navigate Picky Eaters During the Holidays

Food and the holiday season go hand-in-hand. However, for parents of picky eaters, this time of year can be particularly challenging. Especially with younger children, learning how to navigate picky eaters during the holidays will make your lives as parents much easier. Hosting family gatherings, dinners, and holiday parties often requires extra consideration to ensure […]

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7 Ways to Keep Your Child Healthy Over the Holidays

The holiday season is a time of joy, festivities, and indulgence. As families come together to celebrate, it’s essential to prioritize the health and well-being of our little ones. Keeping your child healthy over the holidays is not always the easiest. With an abundance of tempting treats and a break from regular routines, maintaining a […]

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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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