Here we are again, back to school with all the germs, bacteria, and viruses, all mingling among your kids. As a parent, it is hard to fight it. All you can do is know what to look for and be prepared.
Imagine if you had been getting non-stop attention from your spouse, and suddenly they are less attentive. You would probably be unhappy, angry, confused, and might even act out. You’re an adult, so imagine how your little one feels with a new sibling.
We are approaching the time when kids and parents start preparing for going back to school. As the time nears, there are numerous tips to prepare and get your kids off to a great start, including PediatriCare’s back to school guide.
With the warm weather upon us and with kids spending more time outdoors, it is a good time to focus on their health and safety. Read through PediatriCare’s guide to summer safety, and contact us with any questions.
When you have a child with severe allergies, every new day brings the risk of an allergic reaction. This risk multiplies when a child leaves the comfort of their home for adventures at a sleepaway summer camp. Do not panic. Your child can certainly make it through the summer without an allergic reaction,
With summer coming and as COVID restrictions continue to lift, our children will be outside in the fresh air playing with others. While all this is positive, we can’t forget about unseen dangers, especially in the woods and even your own backyard.
Let’s be clear right away that hand, foot, and mouth disease is a common disease among young children, it is not usually serious, but it is a very contagious virus. It has no relationship to the animal disease known as foot-and-mouth disease which preys on sheep,
We remain committed to ensuring your child’s health and well-being regardless of what the world throws at us as a “village”. Heading into the Spring/Summer of 2021, we strongly feel that current circumstances continue to require innovative processes to keep your family safe.
Life with a child who has asthma can be frightening when they have a flare up, but it is compounded when it occurs at night. Waking up hearing your child wheezing and coughing not only disrupts everyone’s sleep, but it could mean a trip to the hospital.
Just as adults need to see their physician at least once a year for a wellness visit, so do children. You wouldn’t hesitate to take them if they are sick, but it’s just as beneficial to take them when they are not.