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The Importance Of Scheduling A Prenatal Visit With A Pediatrician

November 28th, 2018 - UCI Digital
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It may not be the best idea to wait until you leave the hospital with your baby in your arms to start thinking about a pediatrician. The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) suggests that expectant mothers and their families schedule a pediatrician visit before the baby is born. This is an opportunity to address common […] Read More

5 Seasonal Allergy Tips That Can Help Your Kids

April 13th, 2018 - Media Coordinator
Child sneezing
In the United States, it is estimated that almost half of the population of children are affected by some form of allergy. After a few years of exposure to an outside allergen, children can develop allergic rhinitis. This type of allergy is generally found in children over the age of two. Indoor allergies can develop […] Read More

Looking For A Pediatrician? Follow These 5 Tips!

September 12th, 2017 - Media Coordinator
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Your child’s health is probably one of your biggest concerns as a parent. You put healthy food on the table, keep their clothes washed and ready, and try to teach them not to lick everything they come across. A large part of keeping your child healthy is finding the right pediatrician. Here are five tips […] Read More

5 Common Allergy Treatment Options For Children

August 11th, 2017 - Media Coordinator
Child blowing dandelion
For many people, allergy symptoms flare up when seasons change. Allergy sufferers want to enjoy the outdoors in any season, but their symptoms present a challenge. This can be especially difficult for children who love to play outside. Fortunately, there are several allergy treatment options for children that deal with environmental allergies. These treatments include […] Read More

5 Questions You May Have About Your Baby’s Soft Spots

April 10th, 2017 - Media Coordinator
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Newborn babies are delicate and require constant care and supervision. You will notice many things about your newborn baby that older babies do not have, including soft spots on the head. These spots, also called fontanels, are sections of your baby’s skull that have not completely formed yet. It can be dangerous if damage occurs […] Read More

Trumenba Meningococcal Vaccine

July 5th, 2016 - Media Coordinator
Meningococcal bacteria can cause an infection which often includes meningitis and damage throughout the body.  Although meningococcal infections are rare, they can be very damaging and deadly.  Serotypes of meningococcus which infect children and adolescents include A, B, C, W, and Y.  The meningococcal vaccine routinely given in our office, Menactra, protects against serotypes A, C, W, and […] Read More

Caffeine in Children & Adolescents

June 28th, 2016 - Media Coordinator
A mother asked about caffeine use in children: Caffeine is a stimulant – one of the few legal stimulants. We generally recommend no caffeine for children or adolescents. The Mayo clinic recommends no caffeine for children and 100mg or less for adolescents. 400mg or less per day has been found to be tolerated well by […] Read More