P) Tips for Taking Care of Your 9-12 Year Old

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forms.png TIPP – 10 Years – Safety For Your Child

At age 10, children will do more things away from home. They will spend more time on a bike or in a car and will not see the need for adults to watch over them. As the parent, you must take charge; you must remind your child of safety.

forms.png Well Child – Tips for Taking Care of Your 10 Year 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.

forms.png Well Child – Tips for Taking Care of Your 12 Year 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.

forms.png Expect Respect: Healthy Relationships

Learn signs of a healthy relationship and ways to make your relationship healthy

forms.png HPV Vaccine Questions & Answers

In June 2006, the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices voted to recommend the first vaccine developed to prevent cervical cancer and other diseases in females caused by certain types of human papillomavirus (HPV). The vaccine, Gardasil, protects against four HPV types, which together cause 70% of cervical cancers and 90% of genital warts. Learn more about this vaccine and why it is important.

forms.png MENINGOCOCCAL Vaccines – What You Need to Know

Meningococcal disease is a serious illness caused by a bacteria. It is a leading cause of bacterial meningitis in children 2-18 years old in the US. Meningitis is an infection of fluid surrounding the brain and spinal cord. Learn more about this disease and the vaccine to prevent it.

forms.png Staying Cool When Things Heat Up

Don’t let being angry turn into a fight. Anger is normal, but fighting isn’t the way to deal with it. Learn how to settle an argument before it gets physical.

forms.png Talking With Your Teen: Tips For Parents

Teenagers are no longer children, but they are not yet adults. While teenagers are developing more independent thoughts, feelings and values, it is only natural for them to question their parents’ rules, beliefs and expectations. Learn tips on how to communicate with your teen and remain an involved parent.

forms.png Teen Dating Violence: Tips For Parents

Unfortunately, dating violence is a reality. Teens often are silent about violence against them. Protect your teen by knowing the signs and knowing what is going on in your child’s relationships.

forms.png Tips For Parents of Adolescents

Adolescence is a time of change and challenge for your preteen or teenager. The changes that occur during adolescence are confusing not only for your son or daughter, but for you as well. The American Academy of Pediatrics offers the following tips to help you face the challenges of your child’s adolescence.

forms.png HPV(HUMANPAPILLOMAVIRUS) Vaccine – What You Need to Know

Genital human papillomavirus (HPV) is the most common sexually transmitted virus in the United States. Most HPV infections don’t cause any symptoms, and go away on heir own. But HPV can cause cervical cancer in women. HPV vaccine is important because it can prevent most cases of cervical cancer in females, if it is given before a person is exposed to the virus.

forms.png TETANUS, DIPHTHERIA (Td) Vaccine – What You Need to Know

Children 6 years of age and younger are routinely vaccinated against tetanus, diphtheria and pertussis. But older children, adolescents, and adults need protection from these diseases too. Td (Tetanus, Diphtheria) and Tdap (Tetanus, Diphtheria, Pertussis) vaccines provide that protection. These three diseases are all caused by bacteria. Diphtheria and pertussis are spread from person to person. Tetanus enters the body through cuts, scratches, or wounds. Learn more about these diseases and how to protect your child through vaccination.

forms.png TETANUS, DIPHTHERIA, PERTUSSIS (Tdap) Vaccine – What You Need to Know

Children 6 years of age and younger are routinely vaccinated against tetanus, diphtheria and pertussis. But older children, adolescents, and adults need protection from these diseases too. Td (Tetanus, Diphtheria) and Tdap (Tetanus, Diphtheria, Pertussis) vaccines provide that protection. These three diseases are all caused by bacteria. Diphtheria and pertussis are spread from person to person. Tetanus enters the body through cuts, scratches, or wounds. Learn more about these diseases and how to protect your child through vaccination.

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.