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7 Ways to Distract Your Child During Shots

Discomfort during an injection is typical, and so is the child’s reaction. Parents and caregivers may feel anxious when their child... Read more ›

Sleep Health Resources

Having trouble getting a good night’s rest? These days it can be hard to shutoff our worries and give into... Read more ›

Well Care is IMPORTANT, Now More than Ever

Many families have reached out, asking whether they should keep or cancel their children’s upcoming well visits. To that, we... Read more ›

Ask Dr. Doug: Missing Sweet Slumber

Q: We recently had our first baby, and while those first weeks were hard, she was sleeping for five- to... Read more ›

Ask Dr. Doug: The All-Too-Common Cold

Q: My child started preschool this year, and it seems like he’s constantly sick. What do you think about over-the-counter... Read more ›

Ask Dr. Doug: Eczema, the Itch That Rashes

Q: My 9-month-old baby has pretty bad eczema. Is it painful? She seems to be scratching all the time, even... Read more ›

Go Screen-Free! 4/30-5/6

International Screen-Free Week starts today! Think you can make it 7 WHOLE DAYS without digital devices?! Realistically, we know most... Read more ›

What about Juice?

Say NO to Juice In addition to avoiding soda and fruit drinks, our pediatricians recommend avoiding all juice — even... Read more ›

Pea Protein: An Alternative Protein Source for Vegetarians

Plant-based protein sources for vegetarians typically include soy, legumes, beans, grains, and nuts. From meat substitutes to dairy alternatives, products... Read more ›

Ready for Exclusion Day?

Do you know if your child’s immunizations are up-to-date? In a few days, your answer to that question could really... Read more ›

Constipation Frustration: A Dietary Approach to Your Child’s Bathroom Woes

Many parents worry that their child is not going to the bathroom enough and may wonder what they should do... Read more ›

Steps to Food Acceptance: A Practical Guide for Helping Your Picky Eater

Chances are your child doesn’t love every food he tries — and that’s normal! But when picky eating becomes a problem,... Read more ›

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