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Healthy New Year’s Resolutions for Kids

The start of a new year is a perfect time to talk to your child about setting goals and forming healthy habits. Implementing positive changes can be helpful at any age. Spend time as a family to write down resolutions that resonate with your child and talk about how your family can work together to […]

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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. 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 crises and times of uncertainty. 1. […]

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How to Babyproof Your Home

Before you bring your baby home from the hospital, you need to make sure that home is a safe place for them. Some baby proofing should be done immediately, but some things can be put off until later when crawling and walking are imminent. The more you get done before, the less you’ll have to […]

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KIDS’ FEVERS: HOW HIGH IS TOO HIGH?
Kids’ Fevers: How High is Too High?

Fevers often get a bad rap, particularly when it comes to children. Although they leave many parents worried, in most people, a fever is rarely dangerous.

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5 Tips for Choosing a Pediatrician

If you’re pregnant, recently moved to a new area, or are unhappy with your current provider, here are some helpful tips for choosing a pediatrician:

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Cold Versus Flu: How to Tell the Difference

Now that summer is fading and we are moving into fall, you might be starting to worry about common cold-weather illnesses like colds and the flu. Children are susceptible to this type of illness due to being in close proximity to other children and adults for extended periods of time. Also, in the colder months […]

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Are Vaccines Safe for Children?

Vaccinations are one of the most basic ways to protect your child’s health, but you may have questions about them before you make your decision.

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What to Expect at Your Baby’s First Doctor’s Visit

From the time an expectant mother is taken into the hospital to deliver their baby, to the recovery time in the hospital, discharge, and life at home with a newborn, the first few days with an infant can be a whirlwind. It’s likely that baby’s first big outing will be to their appointment with their […]

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COVID-19 Update From HealthPark Pediatrics

We recently published a full back-to-school guide that shared the latest in CDC guidance for COVID-19 prevention in schools. As we know, things are ever-changing in this pandemic. One thing that will always remain the same is our dedication to our patients and their families. We are here to help answer any questions and ease […]

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August is National Breastfeeding Month

August is recognized as National Breastfeeding Month. The U.S. Breastfeeding Committee declared the month of recognition in 2011 and has shared a special theme each year to help mothers on their breastfeeding journey.  National Breastfeeding Month 2021: Every Step of the Way National Breastfeeding Month 2021’s theme is Every Step of the Way. The U.S. […]

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