D) Tips for Taking Care of Your 2 Month Old

doctor pediatric Well Child – Tips for Taking Care of Your 2 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.

Helpful Learning Activities for infants 1-4 Months Old

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

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.

TIPP – Home Water Hazards for Young Children

Children must be watched by an adult at all times when in or near water. Children can drown in as little as an inch or two of water. Be sure to familiarize yourself with potential water hazards.

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.

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. Read below to learn all you need to know about the Polio vaccine.

Parenting Your Infant

Parenting an infant can be both joyful and confusing. It comes with big rewards and big challenges. Here are some tips to help you better understand and enjoy the parenting process.

Prevent Shaken Baby Syndrome

Kennesaw Pediatrics and the American Academy of Pediatrics want you to be aware of the dangers of shaking a baby. If you ever have felt frustrated when taking care of a fussy baby, read on to  nd out why shaking a baby can be deadly.

Your Baby’s First Vaccines – What You Need to Know

Babies get six vaccines between birth and 6 months of age. These vaccines protect your baby from 8 serious diseases. If this is your first child you probably have many questions about vaccines. Read on to learn more.

PNEUMOCOCCAL CONJUGATE Vaccine – What You Need to Know

Infection with Streptococcus pneumoniae bacteria can make children very sick. It causes blood infections, pneumonia, and meningitis, mostly in young children. Although pneumococal meningitis is relatively rare it is fatal in about 1 of 10 cases in children. Read below to learn about the Pneumococcal Conjugate Vaccine.

ROTAVIRUS Vaccine – What You Need to Know

Rotavirus is a virus that causes severe diarrhea, mostly in babies and young children. It is often accompanied by vomiting and fever. Rotavirus is not the only cause of severe diarrhea, but it is one of the most serious. Before rotavirus vaccine was used, rotavirus was responsible for:

  • more than 400,000 doctor visits,
  • more than 200,000 emergency room visits,
  • 55,000 to 70,000 hospitalizations, and
  • 20-60 deaths in the United States each year. Download the PDF to learn more about the Rotavirus Vaccine.

Haemophilus Influenzae Type b (Hib) Vaccine – What You Need to Know

Haemophilus influenzae type b (Hib) disease is a serious disease caused by a bacteria. It usually strikes children under 5 years old. Your child can get Hib disease by being around other children or adults who may have the bacteria and not know it. Read below for more details on this vaccine.

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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.

DIPHTHERIA TETANUS & PERTUSSIS Vaccines – What You Need to Know

Haemophilus influenzae type b (Hib) disease is a serious disease caused by a bacteria. It usually strikes children under 5 years old. Your child can get Hib disease by being around other children or adults who may have the bacteria and not know it. Read below for more details on this vaccine.

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

Often, injuries happen because parents are not aware of what their children can do. Children learn fast and before you know it they will be running, jumping, riding a tricycle and using tools. Your child is at special risk for injuries from falls, drowning, poisons, burns and car crashes. Learn how to best protest your child from these dangers.

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.