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A New Era in Pediatric Care

By april / September 8, 2023 /

At Harmony Pediatrics, our commitment to your child’s health and happiness has always been unwavering. We’ve continuously sought ways to elevate the quality of care we provide, ensuring that your child receives the very best in healthcare. It’s with this commitment in mind that we’re excited to introduce a new and innovative approach to our practice – the Direct Primary Care (DPC) model.

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Fever Facts

By Harmony Pediatrics / November 11, 2022 /

The following is for children who do not have chronic illnesses or special circumstances. Those patients have been given specific instructions about fever for their own care.  Fever is  a normal inflammatory response to an infection. Fever helps the body fight the infection and the fever will only ‘break’ when the virus or bacteria is…

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Bringing a Preemie Home

By Harmony Pediatrics / August 18, 2022 /

When your little bundle of joy arrives too early, it causes red flags to go off in your mind. For the parents starting their journey caring for their child, here’s what you need to keep in mind in subsequent weeks and months.

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Breastfeeding as a Vegetarian/Vegan: What You Need to Know

By Harmony Pediatrics / September 29, 2021 /

For new mothers, life is anything but easy. From juggling errands and maintaining their health to ensuring their newborns are safe and healthy.

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Colostrum: Your Baby’s First Meal

By Harmony Pediatrics / September 10, 2021 /

Nature provides colostrum as a newborn’s very first food. It’s a type of highly concentrated liquid food containing immune factors and other important nutrients.

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Talking to Your Child About Puberty

By Harmony Pediatrics / April 25, 2021 /

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

By Harmony Pediatrics / April 12, 2021 /

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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Puberty for Boys

By Harmony Pediatrics / March 31, 2021 /

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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Swaddling: What You Need to Know

By Harmony Pediatrics / January 21, 2021 /

Swaddling is a time-honored method of using a thin cloth or blanket to wrap newborns.

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Top Baby Names for 2020

By Harmony Pediatrics / January 7, 2021 /

Baby names change along with the times. Although the top two names for girls and boys, Sophia and Liam, held their own in 2020, others have slipped a bit.

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