Blog Articles

Is Strep Throat Serious?

Your child complains of throat pain, has a fever, and generally feels unwell. A throat culture confirms it: Your child has strep throat. Discover if strep throat is a serious condition and how to treat it.
May 31st, 2023

7 Key Benefits of Annual Well-Child Visits

One way to ensure your child gets the best possible start in life and grows up into a healthy, thriving adult is to ensure they attend regular well-child visits. Here are seven benefits your child receives from pediatric care every year.
May 15th, 2023

3 Signs of ADHD in Girls That You Might Not Realize

Girls as well as boys can have ADHD, but their symptoms can present a bit differently than the traditional symptoms seen in boys. Understand three unexpected symptoms in girls that can indicate your daughter has ADHD.
Jan 23rd, 2023

What to Expect From Your Child's Developmental Screening

As your child grows up, you can expect them to develop important skills that help them navigate life. Developmental screenings ensure your child is on track. This is what you can expect when your child comes to a developmental screening.
Dec 9th, 2022

Allergies vs. Asthma: How to Tell the Difference

You know something is wrong with your wheezing child but it’s not clear what it is — and whether it’s an emergency. Find out the differences between allergies and asthma, and what the connection is between these two conditions.
Nov 7th, 2022

At What Age Does a Child Show Signs of Autism?

Getting a diagnosis and the right help for your child with autism as early as possible helps them cope with their needs at home and school. Find out more about the signs of autism and the age children start to show them.
Jul 1st, 2022

Telltale Symptoms of Chickenpox

Your child could get sick with chickenpox if they haven’t received the vaccine or experience a breakthrough infection after getting vaccinated. Learn about telltale symptoms as well as treatment and prevention options.
Apr 1st, 2022

5 Common Allergens and How to Treat Them

Unpleasant allergies to usually harmless substances are common in children, but if the allergen trigger is identified, a treatment plan can help. Learn more about five of the most common allergens in children and how they can be treated.
Feb 1st, 2022

What Can Pediatric Care Offer My Child?

One of the best ways to ensure your child gets the best start in life is to ensure they receive high-quality medical care with a pediatrician. Keep reading to learn more about pediatric care and what it can offer your child.
Jan 5th, 2022

Does My Child Need to Carry an EpiPen?

A small and easy-to-carry device called an EpiPen® is a lifesaving tool for many children with allergies that put them at risk for experiencing anaphylactic shock. Discover more about the EpiPen and if your child should carry one.
Dec 6th, 2021

My Child Is an Athlete: Is a Sports Physical Necessary?

If your child is an athlete or is considering playing a sport, you might be wondering what you need to do to ensure they’re ready to play. Here’s what you need to know about sports physicals and why they’re important for active children.
Nov 3rd, 2021

How Behavioral Therapy Can Help Your Autistic Child

A diagnosis of autism can mean your child has behavioral challenges that make communicating, socializing, and coping at school and at home difficult. Find out more about what behavioral therapy can do to help your autistic child.
Oct 5th, 2021

What a Developmental Screening Can Tell You About Your Child

As your child grows, it’s important to notice whether they’re meeting various speech, growth, and learning milestones at the expected times. Understand more of what you can learn about your child by attending a developmental screening.
Sep 6th, 2021

How Can I Help My Child Manage Their Allergy Symptoms?

It isn’t easy to watch your child struggle with the symptoms of allergies. Luckily, you can help them reduce their discomfort and risk of a severe reaction. Learn more about how you can support your child in managing their allergy symptoms.
Aug 5th, 2021

The Importance of a Well-Child Exam

Attending well-child exams comes with a significant number of health and developmental benefits to your child. Keep reading to learn more about why getting well-child exams is extremely important.
Jul 6th, 2021

Help for Your Child's Autism

An autism diagnosis means your child has various complex needs. With support, children with autism can have a high quality of life. Discover more about interventions that can help your child with autism be healthy, happy, and have a sense of well-being.
Jun 17th, 2021

How Your Child's Pediatricians and School Can Work Together

Making sure your special needs child is succeeding in school involves advance planning, regular communication, and staff awareness. Learn more about how pediatric care teams can work with your child’s school to support their learning and development.
May 5th, 2021

Warning Signs Your Child Has ADD

ADD is a common diagnosis in children that can make school and home environments more challenging, but getting early treatment can help. If your child has any of these warning signs of ADD, it’s time to get an ADD consultation.
Apr 1st, 2021

Common Health Issues in Children

For most children, occasional health issues are a part of growing up, as their immune systems develop. These are some of the most common health issues seen in children and what you can do when your child develops symptoms.
Mar 3rd, 2021

How to Choose a Pediatrician for Your Child

Choosing a pediatrician for your newborn or child is a decision to be made carefully and intentionally with your family. These tips will help you choose the best pediatrician for your child.
Feb 7th, 2021

Start the New Year Off Right With a Well-Child Exam

Watching your child grow up is one of the most exciting parts of parenting. By starting every year with a well-child exam, you can ensure your child is thriving. Here’s why a well-child exam is important, and what to expect during the appointment.
Jan 1st, 2021

Managing Asthma in Children

Unmanaged asthma can lead to missed days of school, athletic practices, and even hospitalization. Fortunately, your child can flourish with proper asthma care. Discover how to manage your child’s asthma in a way that allows them to flourish.
Dec 1st, 2020

My Toddler Isn't Walking Yet. Is That Normal?

It’s understandable to feel worried when your toddler hasn’t joined their peers in walking yet. The good news is, this doesn’t necessarily mean they have a developmental delay. Here’s how developmental screenings help monitor your child’s progress.
Nov 1st, 2020

The Importance of Vaccinating Your Child This Flu Season

Autumn is the start of flu season, when the influenza virus begins to circulate more actively through the air. This increases your child’s chances of catching the flu. Learn why your child older than six months should get a flu vaccine this fall.
Oct 5th, 2020

How Can I Help My Child With ADHD?

Children with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) have different needs than other children and often require additional support to thrive. Follow these tips to help your child with ADHD succeed.
Sep 3rd, 2020

Treatment Options for Your Child's Allergies

When allergies kick in, it can be a frustrating and even miserable experience for you and your child. Discover more about the long-term treatment solutions available that can bring relief to children who experience allergies.
Aug 9th, 2020

Assessing Your Child's Speech Delays

Speech and language delays impact as many as 10% of young children. If your child displays symptoms, early intervention can help. Understand the most common symptoms and causes of speech delays and how to assess and treat your child.
Jul 20th, 2020

Pediatrics and COVID-19: What You Should Know

The spread of the COVID-19 virus has made this time an anxious one for families. Learn more about what your child’s pediatric care visit will look like right now and what to do if your child displays COVID-19 symptoms.
Jun 11th, 2020

Benefits of Choosing a Pediatrician for Your Child

When you have a new baby or move to a new area with your child, choosing the right doctor is an important decision. Learn the ways your child will benefit from seeing a physician who specializes in children’s medical needs.
Feb 1st, 2020

What's the Difference Between ADD and ADHD?

Attention deficit disorder (ADD) and attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) in children can be difficult to diagnose. Discover how you and your child’s pediatrician can help.
Jan 1st, 2020

Why Are Childhood Milestones Important?

Should you panic if your baby isn’t walking at a year or if you’re advised to wait to start your daughter in kindergarten? Absolutely not! Developmental milestones are certainly important benchmarks, but you need to put them into proper context.
Dec 2nd, 2019

Parenting a Child with Autism

Children with autism think and behave differently, but with some guidance and structure, they can thrive. There are resources to help you learn how to be the most effective in your parenting and help your child function at their best.
Nov 1st, 2019

What's a Well Child Exam?

You know that you need to take your child to the doctor when they’re sick. But a well-child exam ensures that your child is developing normally and catches any problems early, so they can be treated right away.
Aug 6th, 2019

Why Should Your Child Have Developmental Screenings?

An incredible amount of social, emotional, physical, and cognitive development occurs in early childhood. Referred to as milestones, those developmental patterns are the mark of a healthy child. So how do you find out if your child is on the right track?
Jun 14th, 2019

Why Autism Diagnoses Are Often Delayed

Is your child struggling with social interactions or speech issues? Does he or she have limited motor skills or make repetitive movements -- and you suspect autism? If so, prompt diagnosis is key for the best outcome.
Apr 17th, 2019

Can Children Outgrow ADHD?

ADHD is a common neurodevelopmental disorder that makes it hard for children to pay attention, sit still, follow directions, and control impulsive behavior. Find out how ADHD changes as children get older, and if it ever goes away.
Feb 1st, 2019