How Much Sleep Do Babies and Kids Need?

How Much Sleep Do Babies and Kids Need?

Babies, children, and teens need significantly more sleep than adults to support their rapid mental and physical development. Most parents know that growing kids need good sleep, but many don’t know just how many hours kids require, and what the impact can be of...
Fighting Fever Phobia

Fighting Fever Phobia

By Kristie S. Rohman, MD Fever is a common and frequently alarming symptom encountered in many childhood illnesses.  It can be the cause of parental distress and confusion on when to treat, what to treat with, and when to become concerned.  Many parents will...
Is it Allergies or a Cold?

Is it Allergies or a Cold?

Darren T. Scoggin, MDChildren’s Medical Group One of the challenges parents (and pediatricians!) face is determining if a child is experiencing symptoms consistent with allergies, or if an infectious process is to blame. There is considerable overlap between symptoms...
Spring Break Safety for Kids

Spring Break Safety for Kids

Spring break is coming up, and kids always find ways to get rid of pent up winter energy. The holiday can be relaxing for everyone, however, taking basic precautions reduces the risk of injury. Here are a few tips to help plan for a safe holiday: Protect against the...
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