You know how uncomfortable and frustrating constipation can be when you are suffering with it. Imagine how your little one feels. There are remedies and suggestions to help ease their discomfort and get them back to regular bowel movements. Now, what should you do if your child is constipated?
No parent, grandparent, or family friend would knowingly give a holiday gift that would hurt a child. Yet, it happens every year. In fact, over 225,000 toy-related eye injuries are reported every year. You may wonder why. We will consider the reasons why this occurs and present an eye-friendly holiday gift guide.
As parents, it’s natural to worry about your child’s health. The new RSV vaccine offers peace of mind, knowing that you’re taking proactive steps to safeguard your child against a potentially serious illness.
Our 2023 flu vaccines have arrived, please click the link below to see availability and schedule your appointment
Behavioral health concerns? Pediatric Associates, Inc. has your back! Did you know we have an entire TEAM for this? In addition to your pediatrician and nurse practitioner, we also have behavioral health clinicians, phone triage nurses, care coordinators, and referral specialists all on staff at Pediatric Associates, Inc.
Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) has many symptoms and not all are that easy to spot at first. It is a complex disorder that is usually diagnosed before teen years and on average by age 7. When a parent asks the question, does my child have ADHD, it’s time to find out.
We seem to get instantaneous information about food recalls on the news, but when it comes to children’s toys and products, it’s harder to discover. You must pay attention and know where to look. As a parent, you want to keep your little ones safe from defective merchandise or dangerous toys. Keep reading and we will provide some ideas about secondhand products and recalls: safety tips parents should know.
Spring is here! The time of year when kids are chomping at the bit to get outside. After being cloistered in the house for months and only allowed outside for brief periods, now they are looking forward to spending hours outside in the spring weather. With all that future fun on the horizon, it might also be time for a spring health & safety guide for parents.
Televisions, smartphones, computers, and tablets are all devices both adults and children use for information, entertainment, and social interaction. As with most modern conveniences, it is best to use them in moderation. Unfortunately, many kids (and adults) spend too much time looking at screens. How much screen time is too much for kids?
Is your child beginning their “tween” years? You may have heard they will soon need the HPV vaccine. We encourage you to learn all you can about the HPV vaccine in our guide on what parents should know.