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Summertime Safety Tips for Children

With the warmer months soon in full effect, many parents have begun taking their kids outdoors to explore mother nature’s beauty. And to be perfectly honest, there’s nothing more satisfying than jumping into a pool or lake on a hot and humid day! Although it’s all fun and games when kids are playing with their…
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Developmental Milestones for School-Aged Children

One of the things many parents don’t consider early in their journey is how their parenting style will change as their child becomes older. While many of us anticipate the basics — changing diapers, buying school supplies, expanding their wardrobe annually, etc. — it helps to be prepared for the developmental milestones our child will…
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Developmental Milestones Birth to 5

As any guardian or parent-to-be knows, the early years of a child’s life are critical for their future. Their brains are hardwired to adapt, analyze and seek out patterns that facilitate their growth and help them move through life with ease. However, there are subtle (and not so subtle) events between the ages of 0…
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Talking to Your Child About Puberty

Coming into the age of puberty is, without a doubt, one of the most awkward, anxiety-inducing and stressful times in both a child and parent’s life. However, learning to navigate the unique road of a child’s changing body is imperative for their future health and sexual experiences. While you may be nervous approaching your young…
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Puberty for Girls

The changes that a girl goes through on her path towards womanhood are both subtle and dramatic. Some changes seem to happen overnight while others take years to unfold. The child development expert, Professor James M. Tanner developed a scale to track the progression and features of puberty.
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Tips to Help Your Baby’s Hair Grow

Your baby's hair growth is probably mostly controlled by genetics. However, there are some things that you can do to boost your child's hair growth. As holistic pediatricians, we believe a good diet and supplementation goes a long way. 
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Puberty for Boys

Do you feel like every time your boy leaves the room he comes back a little taller? Is your sweet little sugar monster turning into a sassy-mouthed grump? Congratulations! Your child has reached puberty! Let’s take a look at onset and features of puberty in boys.
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How to Set Up An Efficient Diaper Changing Station

During an infant’s first year, parents often feel like they are on non-ending “diaper duty.” This can be a huge time suck, considering that on average, our little ones can use up to 10-12 diapers daily. Would you believe it if we tell you that there’s an easier and smoother way of doing it?
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4 Best and Worst Solid Foods for Your Baby

Once your baby is ready for solid foods, introducing it to them can be a fun experience.If unsure, you can ask your pediatrician when you can start feeding your child with solid food.   However, it is important to remember that there are specific foods that should not be given to your young one until…
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Top 5 Sun Safety Tips For Your Baby’s Protection

Protecting your child’s fragile skin from the sun’s harmful rays is extremely important as your child’s skin is far more prone and vulnerable to sun damage than yours.
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Natural Ways to Prevent Dry Skin And Chafing

Irritated skin can also eventually develop infection, so as holistic pediatricians we recommend making sure your child’s skin stays moisturized and chafe free. 
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Childproofing Your Home For Toddlers

According to the CDC, the leading cause of death among young children is unintentional injury.
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