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Well Child – Tips for Taking Care of Your 18 Month Old

CHILDREN ARE CONSTANTLY CHANGING. And while you as parents can’t anticipate every change, these Well Child Tips can prepare you for what lies ahead and help you raise a healthy and safe child.

Ages & Stages Questionnaire

The Ages and Stages questionnaire is a screening tool used by your physician to test for physical and social-emotional development for children from one month to 5 years. Highly reliable and valid, ASQ looks at strengths and trouble spots, educates parents about developmental milestones, and incorporates parents’ expert knowledge about their children.

Georgia Immunization Requirements for Child Care and School Attendance Information for Parents

Georgia law requires that all children who attend child care and enter school be up to date on immunizations to be protected against these diseases: diphtheria, hepatitis A, hepatitis B, Hib, measles, mumps, rubella, pertussis, tetanus, varicella (chickenpox), polio, and pneumococcal disease. The following information lists specific Georgia state immunization requirements for children entering child care and school.

Social-Emotional Behavior Development in Young Children

Your child is learning so much about the world around him. Here are some helpful tips for your baby’s social and emotional development as well as fun activities.

Activities for Toddlers 20-24 Months Old

Playing and pretending allow your child to learn and grow. It is also how young children start to get ready for school. Learn some tried and true tips to make playing with your toddler fun for both of you.

DIPHTHERIA TETANUS & PERTUSSIS Vaccines – What You Need to Know

Diphtheria, tetanus, and pertussis are serious diseases caused by bacteria. Diphtheria and pertussis are spread from person to person. Tetanus enters the body through cuts or wounds. Read below to learn more about these vaccines.

POLIO Vaccine – What you Need to Know

Polio is a disease caused by a virus. It enters a child’s(or adult’s) body through the mouth. Sometimes it does not cause serious illness. But sometimes it causes paralysis. It can kill people who get it, usually by paralyzing the muscles that help them breathe.

MCHAT – Modified Checklist for Autism in Toddlers

The Modified Checklist for Autism in Toddlers (M-CHAT) is a validated developmental screening tool for toddlers between 16 and 30 months of age. It is designed to identify children who may benefit from a more thorough developmental and autism evaluation. The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) recommends that all children receive autism screening at 18 and 24 months of age

Sleep Problems in Children

Sleep problems are very common among children during the rst few years of life. Problems may include a reluctance to go to sleep, waking up in the middle of the night, nightmares, and sleepwalking. Learn tips to help your child get a better night’s sleep.

Playing is How Toddlers Learn

Playing and pretending allow your child to learn and grow. It is also how young children start to get ready for school. Learn some tried and true tips to make playing with your toddler fun for both of you.

After the Shots…What to do if Your Child has Discomfort

Your child may need extra love and care after getting vaccinated. Some vaccinations that protect children from serious diseases also can cause discomfort for a while. Here are answers to questions many parents have after their children have been vaccinated.

forms.png Patient Portal Information

The user friendly patient portal offers many benefits, including private access to your child’s medical information online. Learn about the many reasons to sign up and how to get started.

computer.png Developmental Screening

The comprehensive developmental screening should be completed online prior to all well visits from age 1 month to 6 years, ADHD/ADD visits, and visits with behavioral concerns. This type of enhanced developmental screening is recommended by the American Academy of Pediatrics and hailed as a major advancement in preventive care for kids.