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.
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.
Your baby is growing more and more independent by now. Learn about appropriate activities that he or she can begin to master with your assistance.
Accidents are never expected. Familiarize yourself with these first aid tips and be sure to keep this information handy for quick reference.
Children love to explore. As they learn new skills, like crawling, climbing or running, there are more ways to get into trouble. Much of this trouble will be small. But, if there is a gun in the house, a child’s curiosity can lead to severe injury or death.
Hepatitis B is a serious disease that affects the liver.It is caused by the hepatitis B virus (HBV) and can lead to serious illness. Read on to learn more about the Hepatitis B vaccine.
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.
Toddlers are learning many new skills. This is a time where they also establish eating habits that can impact them for the rest of their lives. Learn more about healthy eating tips and a healthy weight for your child.
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.
Until now, your baby’s diet has been made up of breast milk and/or formula. But once your child reaches 4 to 6 months of age, you can begin adding solid foods. Learn how to introduce solid foods to your infant’s diet.
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.
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.