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2019 Breakthroughs in Pediatrics

This year many breakthroughs were made in pediatrics. Below are a few of the best advancements that 2019 had to offer! The Children’s Hospital Association finds that a later school start could improve health and sleep habits in adolescents Researchers found that there was a direct correlation between the amount of sleep adolescents got and…

Holiday Gifts for Kids

Best Holiday Gifts for Kids

With the holidays comes gift-giving. Instead of picking something random off the toy store shelf, this year, aim to get toys that promote skills that are vital to your child’s development. Problem-solving, language and literacy, math, science, creativity, and social-emotional growth are all things that your gift could improve. Choosing gifts that foster education and…

Dangers of Vaping for Children and Teens

Dangers of Vaping for Children and Teens

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has recently issued an advisory for people. Specifically geared towards children and teens, the CDC advises to avoid e-cigarettes while officials from the state and federal level investigate the outbreak of severe respiratory illnesses linked to the use of vaping, or e-cigarette, products. It’s important for parents…

National Dental Hygiene Month

Dental Hygiene

Your children’s oral health is an important part of their overall wellbeing. Teaching them how to properly take care of their teeth and gums can help develop good dental hygiene habits that will last a lifetime! Dental Hygiene Starts Early  Good dental hygiene starts at a young age. Did you know that babies are born…

Car Seats Save Lives

Car Seats Save Lives

Did you know that car crashes are the leading cause of death in children? The importance of making sure your child rides safely in a vehicle cannot be overstated. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, “Every 32 seconds in 2017, one child under the age of 13 in a passenger vehicle was involved…

September is Baby Safety Month

Keeping Babies Safe: Baby Safety Month

Each September, the Juvenile Products Manufacturers Association (JPMA) sponsors a Baby Safety Month to educate parents and caregivers on the safe and proper ways to use products at different stages.  Baby Proofing  The JPMA recommends baby-proofing your home well before the baby comes so you can add baby safety gadgets to your registry or purchase…

All Eyes on Eye Health and Safety

All Eyes on Eye Health and Safety

The month of August is dedicated to children’s eye health and safety. 1 in 4 kids has a vision problem. Protecting your child’s eyes from physical harm and early detection for other eye health issues is key to keeping your kids’ eyes in tip-top shape!  Eye Protection One of the most important things you can…